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- 2 cups (500 ml) sunflower oil
- 2-4 fresh whole red chilies (cayenne), chopped
- 50 g gingerroot, chopped or crushed
- 50 g mustard powder
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[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ]In the top of a double boiler, place the sunflower oil, chopped chilies, gingerroot, black pepper, and mustard powder. Stir to mix. Heat the mixture gently for 1 hour. [/step-item]
[step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ] Strain through a sieve lined with cheesecloth. Filter the oil into sterilized dark glass bottles. [/step-item][/step-list-wrapper]
USE Rub a little of the oil directly into the feet at night to encourage circulation.
NOTE: This oil does heat the skin, so wash your hands after use; keep away from eyes and other sensitive areas.
STORAGE Keeps for up to 6 months.
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