Reduce Arthritis Inflammation with this Homemade Cream

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons cayenne powder
  • 1 cup coconut oil
  • 1 coffee filter or cheesecloth
  • 1 heat-proof glass jar or bowl
  • 1 glass jar with a tightly fitting lid for storage

Directions

  1. Add olive oil and cayenne powder into a heatproof glass jar.
  2. Place that glass jar into a saucepan that contains about an inch of water to create a double boiler.
  3. Stir the mixture in the glass jar while the water simmers for 15 minutes over medium heat.
  4. Remove the jar to cool for 30 minutes.
  5. Strain the newly infused oil through a coffee filter or cheesecloth into storage jar.
  6. In a separate bowl, microwave the coconut oil for 20 seconds.
  7. Add the coconut oil to storage jar and mix with the infused oil.
  8. Chill the mixture in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  9. Apply daily as needed for pain.
  10. Store mixture in the refrigerator when not in use for up to 10 days.