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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,
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
Ingredients 4 drops citronella essential oil 4 drops lemongrass essential oil 4 drops rosemary essential oil 4 drops eucalyptus essential oil 4 drops mint essential oil 1/4 cup pure witch hazel Directions 1. Add all ingredients into a small glass or plastic atomizer. Shake. 2. Shake well and apply liberally.