I devised this recipe yesterday after looking around online at other recipes. I'd never wanted to go buy any just to find out I didn't like it, so I decided it would be interesting and might turn out good. I discovered it was good when dad stole my first bottle. 

I think it smells tropically, and my dad said it smelled like a citrus musk. So I call it Island Musk. Try making it and let me know what you think.

Step 1: What You Need


  • Small funnel
  • Cool looking jar w/ cork


  • Rum (I use my dads Bacardi Limon for the citrusy scent)
  • Witch Hazel
  • Tea Tree essential oil
  • Blackpepper essential oil
  • ginger essential oil
  • tangerine essential oil
  • bay leaf
  • 3 cloves
  • piece of tangerine peel
  • two leaves off of some plant (I think it's basil)    :edit: AHA! Thanks to the power of google, I've discovered that it was catnip. Thanks for the thoughts everyone.

Note: You can change any of the scents and make your own. With the way I make it, it smells different each time, because I don't measure, just put in this or that.
I don't think that's basil- definately doesn't look like the sort of basil i know it doesn't have jagged edges like that
I was just thinking that that looked more like lemon balm or something - basil is smooth edged and a smooth, almost glossy leaf - this stuff looks furry, though that may just be photo quality.<br><br>Otherwise, great 'ible :D
Thanks guys, I've discovered the true herb, and edited the &quot;ible&quot; accordingly.
Cool, I bet that smells nice.

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