Medicinal Salve

Here’s a quick and easy salve you can make to have on hand for cuts, scrapes, burns, rashes, and insect bites. We’ll make it antibacterial, antimicrobial, antiviral, and soothing for the skin. This recipe is safe for the whole family! Buy organic ingredients when possible especially when your going for medicinal.

Here’s what you’ll need:

•1 cup of non-hydrogenated vegetable shortening  

•25 drops of Calendula tincture 

•15 drops of both Lavender & tea tree essential oil (30 drops total)

•5 drops vitamin E oil

•Wide mouth jar or container

Making your salve:

Melt down the non-hydrogenated vegetable shortening in a small saucepan, stirring frequently. Once melted take off the heat and add in all other ingredients. Let your mixture cool and pour into your jar or container. Let this cool for several hours or over night. 

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