Basket Plant Oil Infusion
The basket plant oil infusion is used for treatment of skin diseases, as well as for rubbing onto arthritic joints and for all types of massages. To prepare the oil infusion you can use the fresh juice from the plant as well as the finely chopped new shoots.
Extract the juice from some fresh basket plant leaves and stems (2-3 leaves and 10 cm of the stem). Then dry up the leaves and stem, chop them finely and pour some olive oil over them (about 1.5 cups). Leave to soak for 3 weeks. After that, strain the mixture through a piece of gauze. Store the remedy in a dark-glass container, in a cool place.
Chop finely the new shoots (moustaches) of the plant and place them into a heat-resistant glass vessel, pour some vegetable oil and place into the oven at 40 degrees Celsius for 8 hours. After that strain the oil and pour it into a dark-glass container. Keep in a cool place.
Chop finely 20-25 basket plant trailing stem chunk, place them in a heat-resistant glass vessel, pour 1 l of vegetable oil over them and put the vessel in a 40 оС warm oven. Let steep for 7-8 hours. Then allow the mixture to cool, strain the oil and pour it in a dark-glass container. Keep in a dark and cold place.