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How to Make a Salve or Balm: Easy Herbal Home Medicine

A salve is a combination of soft oils and a hardener, such as beeswax or petroleum jelly. The beeswax or hardener makes the oils more workable and less sloppy to apply. Most recipes for salves ask for 1 part beeswax per 3 parts oil. These are measured by weight not by volume. Adding more oil will make the salve thinner. Adding more beeswax, makes the salve thicker. Essential oils or vitamin E oils are added at the end of the process as a preservative. This is important since all oils can go rancid over time.

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48.Body into Balance with Maria Noël Groves

Holistic Living encompasses a balanced approach to diet and lifestyle, often with an emphasis on herbals as a first stop to medical care. Once we’ve stepped into a standard medical care setting, we’re often bombarded with warnings against using the holistic approach, but the truth is herbalism offers an important compliment to all facets of life and healthcare.

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