How to Make Dandelion Oil

10 Minutes

Learn how to make dandelion oil in this super easy diy tutorial. Your homemade dandelion oil can be uses in many recipes, including these beautiful dandelion lotion bars.

How do you make dandelion lotion?

Here is a great recipe for dandelion lotion bars. It’s actually quite easy to make using this dandelion oil recipe.

What can I make with dandelion flowers?

There are so many things that you can make with dandelions. I’ll bet you may not even know just how versatile dandelions are! They can be used in recipes like this Dandelion Jelly, diy beauty recipes, and so much more.

Is dandelion oil good for your skin?

According to Healthline, there are 13 potential health benefits of dandelion. I encourage you to check them out here.

What other easy DIY projects should I try?

what supplies will I need for this dandelion oil?
  • Dandelions
  • Sweet Almond oil, or carrier oil of choice
  • Cheesecloth
  • Canning funnel
  • Mason jar


  • Dandelions
  • Sweet Almond oil, or carrier oil of choice
  • Cheesecloth
  • Canning funnel
  • Mason jar
  1. Pick a bowl or jar full of dandelion heads.
  2. Rinse them under water, and lay on a towel to dry out over night.
  3. Add dried dandelion heads to a jar, and fill the jar with oil, to cover the dried dandelions.
  4. Set the jar in a sunny window for 1-2 weeks.
  5. Cut a cheesecloth about 8” x 8” and set it over the mason jar.
  6. Put a canning funnel into the jar, over the cheesecloth.
  7. Pour the dandelions that have been in the oil filled jar into the funnel, into the other jar. Allow as much liquid through as possible, so you may want to let everything sit for 5 minutes or so.
  8. Discard dandelions, and put a lid on the jar that is now filled with oil.
  9. Use your homemade dandelion oil in numerous recipes.

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Melissa Hagan
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