Hand and Body Salve – FREE 100% Natural Hand and Body Salve

Hand & Body Salve

Base formula Makes approximately 50ml

Salve

Instructions: makes 50ml

50ml Cranberry Lane’s “Body Blend” oils or equivalent carrier oil (Jojoba, Apricot, Almond, Avocado, Shea butter, etc)
3 to 4 tsp of your favourite herb (see chart below)
1 tbsp Beeswax pellets
If not using CL’s “Body Blend” use 1 tsp (5ml) Vitamin E oil
20 drops of your favourite Essential oil (see chart below)1. Gently heat oil on low heat until warm. Careful not to burn oils. Remove from heat and add herbs to oil, stir and set aside. Cover to keep warm. Set for one to two days in a warm location.
2 Strain oil from herbs. If now less than 50 ml of oil left, add more of your carrier oil to bring measurement back to 50ml.
3. Combine infused oils and beeswax together in a *double boiler until wax melts.
* Use stainless steel pots only.
4. Remove from heat when melted. Add remaining ingredients and stir.
5. Pour into containers, allow to cool completely before use.

Store finished product in a cool dark location. Avoid using fingers to dispense product as this will extend the shelf life of your product, dispense with Q-tip or similar device.

Create your own formulas using Botanicals and Essential oils to try:

Botanicals

Essential Oils

Moisturizing: Marigold, Patchouli, Rose Petals, Frankincense gum and Oakmoss.

Pain relief: Willow bark, *Arnica, Myrhh gum, Nettle leaf, Marigold
* Do not use this herb on open wounds

Healing: Lavender, Horsetail, Comfrey, Rosehips, Orange Blossoms and Chamomile
Add 1/2 tsp Honey per batch for it’s wonderful healing properties. (dark or buckwheat honey is best)

Moisturizing: Rose, Jasmine, Patchouli, Oakmoss, Peru Balsam, Frankincense, Sandalwood, Neroli or Vetivert

Pain Relief: Clary Sage, Sweet Birch, Peppermint, Marjoram or use: Cranberry Lane’s “Muscle Therapy” Essential oil blend

Healing: Lavender, Tea Tree, Chamomile, Geranium

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