The herbs were from up the street, though I don’t know where she got them from of course. The beeswax was local as was my lavender! We used baby food jars and an empty, but durable container that had body butter in it.
Herbal Healing Balm/ Salve Recipe
For rashes, scrapes, small cuts, bruises, and very dry skin.
*1 1/2 c. olive oil
*1/4 c. dried comfrey leaves
*1/4 c. dried calendula petals
*1/4 c. dried lavender buds
*2 oz. beeswax
*15 drops Tea Tree Essential Oil
*15 drops Lavender Essential Oil
Place dried herbs into a crock pot. Pour olive oil over them. Turn crock pot on low and let set for four to six hours. Strain infused oil. Discard herbs. Place infused oil into a 1 qt. saucepan and turn on low. Add the beeswax; stir until beeswax melts. Remove from heat and add essential oils. Pour into 1 oz. jars. Let cool and then seal.
*Makes approximately 14, 1 oz. jars. *Recipe may be halved, doubled, etc.