salve

April 10, 2018
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Camphor Chest Rub Recipe

This Camphor Chest Rub Recipe is like a homemade version of the vick’s brand rub.  Adults, apply around neck and chest or on feet to help with congestion. Camphor Chest Rub Recipe Ingredients 2 ounces of coconut oil 1 ounce of bee’s wax 10 drops of eucalyptus or niaouli EO […]
April 12, 2018

Gumweed Poison Ivy Salve

Try  this Gumweed Poison Ivy Salve if you have gotten tangled up with this three-leaved itch-causing plant. Gumweed Poison Ivy Salve Ingredients 2 ounces of fresh gumweed flower tops (Grindelia camporum) 1 cup of olive oil 1/4 cup of beeswax 1 Tbsp of sea salt 1/2 cup of dried oats, ground […]
April 12, 2018

Manuka, Tea Tree, & Lemon Foot Salve Recipe

This Manuka, Tea Tree, & Lemon Foot Salve Recipe may help with chapped feet and fungal issues. Manuka, Tea Tree, & Lemon Foot Salve Ingredients 30 drops Manuka essential oil 30 drops Tea Tree essential oil 30 Drops Lemon essential oil 12 Tbsp sweet almond oil 6 Tbsp cocoa butter […]
April 20, 2018

Plantain & Lavender Salve Recipe

This Plantain & Lavender Salve is great for bug bites cuts and scrapes, burns, inflammation, and skin irritations. Plantain & Lavender Salve Ingredients ​​16 ounces of dried plantain leaves – not exposed to chemicals 16 ounces of fractionated coconut oil (liquid at room temperature) 2 Tablespoons of bees wax 1 […]
April 20, 2018
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Mosquito Repellent Salve

There are many essential oils that have shown bug repelling activities.  Try this Mosquito Repellent Salve or mix and match with additional essential oils.  Click here to read some bug repelling essential oil research. Mosquito Repellent Salve Ingredients 6 drops catnip EO 6 drops citronella EO 12 drops geranium EO […]
April 20, 2018
Basic Salve

Basic Salve Making Recipe

Making salves is easy.  Depending on the essential oils or herbs added, salves can be used topically for a variety of purposes.  These include: dry lips, chapped feet, tight muscles, and to help with various skin types of issues.  Start with the basic recipe listed below.  Add more beeswax to […]
April 30, 2018

Honey and Lavender Wound Salve

Honey and lavender have shown in research to help with wound healing. Try this easy to make salve with only 4 ingredients for a gentle and effective way to help with cuts, scrapes, and mild burns. Honey and Lavender Wound Salve Ingredients 1 cup of olive oil 1/2 cup of […]
May 15, 2018

Juniper Muscle Rub

This quick and easy Juniper Muscle Rub works great for massaging into a local area of overworked or stiff muscles.  The juniper plant has long been used to help with muscle and joint pain, and has shown in vivo pain reducing and anti-inflammatory activity.  More studies are warranted. Lavender and […]