Make a Salve from THAT! Salve Recipes for Daily Life.
16 oz. Infused oil or oil combination of your choice.
2 oz. of wax, your choice (beeswax, carnauba wax). Adding a little more or less can alter the consistency of your salve.
20-40 drops of essential oil. You can use Lavender, Tea Tree, Eucalyptus, Rose, or Citrus oils. It tends to use less essential oils of Tea Tree, Eucalyptus, and Mints they can be too intense for some people. I also like to blend these with a little citrus oils too, lavender and tea tree make a great combination also.
Salve pots- you will also need salve pots, the amount needed will depend on the size you decide to use. Most salves are in 2 oz. and 4 oz. sizes.
Store the salve in a cool dark space.
If you live in a hot climate, you may want to add a little extra beeswax to help keep the salves hard.
Salves can last up to 3 years if properly stored.
Calendula (Calendula officinalis)- This infused oil has antifungal, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial qualities. These qualities make it preferred for healing wounds, soothing eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, and radiation burns, and relieving rashes, like diaper rash and hives.
Have fun, combine a few different infused oils to make your salves unique.
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