2 tbsp alkanet root, 30 g beeswax, 60 ml almond oil, 3 drops tincture of benzoin
Crush alkanet. Put in glass jar. Add the warmed almond oil. Seal. Leave in sunlight for 14 days. Strain.
Melt the beeswax in double boiler. Stir in the warmed alkanet oil.Remove from heat. Add benzoin and beat until thick
and creamy. Store in small glass jars.
A gloss can be made using the above method: use 1 tsp alkanet root, 15 g beeswax, 60 ml almond oil, 3 drops benzoin