Wash the glass jar and lid thoroughly in hot soapy water, rinse and dry thoroughly. Fill the jar full with cedar leaves, berries and bark. Pour almond or grapeseed oil or vodka over the cedar until the jar is full. Screw the lid on and store in a cool dark place for a week. Feb 05, Strain leaves from oil by pouring through a tea strainer or cheesecloth.
Hold the strainer or cloth over the open mouth of the jar, and pour the oil into your storage jar. The strainer will catch the leaves, which you can discard.
Wipe down any excess oil from your storage jar with a damp cloth%(2). Apply olive oil to a rag. Use the rag to loosen the paint from the tree's bark. Use the wire brush to further loosen the paint.
Use clean, glass jars with tight fitting lids.
Rinse the tree with the hose. Apr 21, To disinfect a cut or scrape, follow these steps: Clean the cut thoroughly with plain soap and water Mix one drop of tea tree oil with one teaspoon of coconut oil Apply a small amount of the mixture to the injury and cover with a bandage Repeat this process once or twice daily until a scab has Estimated Reading Time: 7 mins. Sep 21, Apply a water-based, biodegradable solvent to the tree.
Spray the solvent onto the affected area. Wait three minutes for the solvent to dissolve the paint. Wipe the solvent. Aug 18, Make sure to get both sides of the leaves and let the detergent spray soak the leaves. You can then either wait for the next good dose of rain to fall to wash the detergent off, or give your tree a good wash down with clean, clear water from the hose and you will see the black soot washing away.