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DIY: Herbal Salves Salves are such a simple, effective, and useful medicine! They can easily be slipped into a purse, pocket, or first aid kit. Although semi-solid at room temperature, salves soften once applied to the skin, making them less messy to apply than oils. They also make great gifts and are an easy and approachable way to introduce newbies to the medicinal properties of herbs. Plus, salves can be crafted for a wide variety of topical uses including: arthritis, bruises, cuts,
DIY Thieves Oil Recipe: 1) 20 drops clove essential oil. 2) 18 drops lemon essential oil. 3) 10 drops cinnamon bark essential oil. 4) 8 drops eucalyptus essential oil. 5) 5 drops rosemary essential oil Combine all oils and store in a dark glass container (such as the little amber bottles you can get at the health food store). This makes a fairly small amount, so feel free to double or triple the recipe.
I would only recommend using therapeutic grade Young Living essential oils Essential Oil Blending Guide (F-L)
home made organic garden hand salve Makes: 3/4 cup The Goods: -10 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil -1/4 cup beeswax (pastilles or grated wax)* -3 Tablespoons virgin coconut oil -8 drops lavender essential oil -8 drops tea tree oil -8 drops rosemary essential oil -1/2 teaspoon Vitamin E oil
DIY Sleep Salve For Sweet Dreams (& Soft Feet!) - All-Purpose Salve Recipe: 1 Cup Organic Virgin Coconut Oil (Tropical Traditions Gold Label makes the silkiest salve!) 1 Cup Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil 4 T. Beeswax Pastilles 1/2 t. vitamin e oil (optional) Makes enough for (4) – 4 ounce jars.