[ Recipe: DIY lavender vanilla perfume ] ~ from Monterey Bay Herb Co
DIY lavender vanilla perfume

1/2 cup vodka
2 tablespoons vegetable glycerin
1 cup dried lavender flowers
2 whole vanilla beans
15 drops lavender essential oil
10 drops vanilla extract

Slice open the vanilla beans with a sharp knife. Place the beans and lavender flowers in a large mason jar. Pour the vodka into the jar and secure the lid. Let the mixture infuse for 7 days. Strain and discard vanilla beans and lavender flowers. Add the glycerin, lavender essential oil and vanilla extract to the reserved liquid and stir. Replace the lid and allow the perfume to age for four to six weeks. Strain the perfume once more through a paper filter and transfer to into decorative spray bottles.

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