Brown lye water mixture

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whitewitchbeauty

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I infused rosemary into my distilled water on my slow cooker. I strained it and let it cool. When i added it to my lye it the water/lye mixture turned brown. I mixed it with my oils and not sure if this is ok or what.
 

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Any plant materials, flower buds, leaves, fruits, vegetables, etc will turn brown in contact with lye.
There are few exceptions, but most of them will.
What you got was probably some sort of green colour? I think your soap will be fine to use (unless there's a weird scent to it), but the colour might not be nice.
Some soapers infuse herbs into oils, but I'm not sure if that helps with colour
 

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