Lemongrass oil has a lot of amazing benefits. It’s no wonder why a lot of people want to know how to make lemongrass oil. That’s why I’ve come up with this guide to show to the readers how easy it is to make one. Follow the steps below to create the best lemongrass oil at home.
– Lemongrass Stalks – Oil – Bottles – Cheesecloth
Cold Infusion – Canning Jars – Mortar and Pestle Hot Infusion – Glass Jug – Double Boiler – Wine Press
Cold Infusion Method Step 1: Get your lemongrass stalks and cut them in smaller pieces. Step 2: Place the lemongrass pieces in your mortar and pestle and crush them. Step 3: Add the crushed pieces into your canning jars Step 4: After two days, strain the lemongrass using a cheesecloth wile pouring it into another canning jar. Step 5: Repeat steps 1 and 2. Step 6: After 2 days, you can already place the lemongrass oil in your bottles.
Hot Infusion Method Step 1: Boil water in your double boiler. Step 2: Cut the lemongrass into pieces and add them in the double boiler with the oil of your choice. Step 3: Let the lemongrass and oil simmer in the double boiler gently for 3 hours. Step 4: Prepare your wine press with a plastic tube and place it on an elevated surface so that you can place your jug underneath it. Step 5: Place the cheesecloth to the winepress’ rim and pour the lemongrass oil through it. Step 6: Transfer the oil from the jug to the bottle. Store them in a dark and cool place.