Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Healing Salve aka Homemade Natural Neosporin

Healing Salve aka Homemade Natural Neosporin

Ingredients
    1/2 cup Coconut Oil
    1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
    1/4 cup Dried Comfrey
    1/4 cup Dried Calendula
    2oz Beeswax (equals out to 2 of the 1oz bars or 4 tablespoons)
    2 tablespoons of Honey (optional)
    10 drops Lavender Essentila Oil (optional)
    jars
Instructions
In a medium pot - mix the coconut oil, olive oil, dried comfrey, & dried calendula. Cook on medium heat, stirring occasionally, for 20 minutes. Strain the herbs from the oil using a cheesecloth or coffee filter. Discard of the herbs.
Wipe any remaining herbs from the pot you used, and add the oil back to the pot. Turn the heat to medium. Stir in the honey (if using) until completely combined. Then, add in the beeswax - stirring until completely melted. Mix in the lavender essential oil, if using.
Pour the mixture into your jars. Stir it occasionally while it cools to ensure even settling. Seal once set.


2 comments:

  1. This is BRILLIANT and timely for all the camping adventures this time of year in Alaska. We have shared your recipe and highlighted your site on our Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/SmartMomsAlaska . Keep up the good work and we will be back for more wonderful ideas!

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