Calendula is an easy to grow herb which produces beautiful yellow and orange flowers in midsummer and has wide ranging healing properties. If you’ve never grown a garden before, you can still get calendula to thrive and if you chose to, you can pay it no attention to it and it will still be happy.
I’m so excited for this post as this is something that I’ve been wanting to do for a long while! If I had known how easy this is I would have done it years ago. I’m going to show you how to make an herbal salve with herbs that you can forage or are most […]
Comfrey is an amazing herb. It has anti-inflammatory, analgesic and decongestant properties that make it a must have for many home herbal apothecaries. I like to have it as a salve to use on bumps and bruises, and to help soothe pain from sprained wrists and ankles.
Yarrow is an amazing natural remedy that works wonders to help stop bleeding, reduce itching from bug bites, and pain relief from burns. Learn how to make a homemade yarrow medicinal salve with this tutorial
Do you have dandelions in your yard? Some may think they are weeds, but they actually have some medicinal purposes. Here’s a tutorial on how to make dandelion salve.This salve will nourish dry, chapped skin and soothes aches and pains.
This healing balm can be used on animals as well as people, and has a variety of uses: lip balm, dry skin, superficial wound care, as a salve over broken bones, rashes and other skin irritations, poison ivy/oak/sumac, brittle nails, diaper rash, mosquito bites and bee stings, and as a chest and foot rub for […]