Homemade Golden Vinegar with Fresh Herbs
To make vinegar with fresh herbs fill a pint (16-oz.) jar with equal parts of each herb and follow Directions for Herbal-infused Vinegars with Fresh Herbs. Add optional essential oils to strained vinegar. Note that fenugreek seeds will rarely be found fresh, so use 2 teaspoons of dried seeds per pint jar. Makes about 12 oz. of vinegar. The yield will vary depending on how tightly you pack the jar, how much moisture the herbs contain and how well you press the herbs during the straining process.
Midnight Beauty Vinegar Dark Hair
1 tablespoon black walnut hull 1 tablespoon rosemary
1 tablespoon sage 6 oz. organic apple cider vinegar
1 tablespoon comfrey root (cut or optional: water powdered)
Proceed to Directions for Herbal-infused Vinegars with Dried Herbs. Makes about 41/2 oz.
Optional: To every strained ounce of herbal-infused vinegar add 1 drop of tangerine essential oil and 1 drop of nutmeg essential oil.
Massage 1-2 tablespoons of vinegar into scalp and hair and leave in for a few minutes, or dilute vinegar with water, Short pixie haircuts for women using 1 tablespoon of vinegar to 1 cup of water for short hair and 2 tablespoons of vinegar to 2 cups of water for long hair. Pour water-vinegar solution onto head and place a bowl at the end of the hair strands to catch the liquid. Repeat several times until hair and scalp are well soaked. Rinse with plain water. Variation follows: