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How much calendula infused oil to use?

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sasha_88

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I've been making 1:10-1:15 calendula olive oil infusion and I've been including it in my soap at 42% of my oils. Is it too much in your opinion? I use half of my water as calendula tea, too. I looked at other recipes these days and some people say 10% of the oils is more than enough.
Any advice appreciated!
 

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It sounds reasonable to me, but if your results suggest otherwise, then change it up. Are you getting nice color from it?
 

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The difference between gelled and ungelled soap is huge - pale pastel yellow for ungelled and dark orange for gelled.
I was hoping by putting a lot in the soap, just maybe some of the wonderful properties might survive, it is my favourite herb.
 

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