TAG : salve


Homemade Comfrey Plantain Salve

I've been experimenting with making and using infused herbal oils lately, so here's my recipe for a healing oil and salve made from Comfrey and Plantain. But first, a few interesting notes about these wonderful plants! Comfrey (Symphytum officinale) Comfrey is a magnificent plant, although ...

The Benefits of Chickweed Salve

Photo by Maxal Tamor ChickweedThe bane of many a gardener, Stellaria media, or chickweed, is in fact, a weed—or at least an unwanted plant in many areas. An invasive plant (non-native), it’s been found in every American state, so you’ll probably have good luck finding it growing wild in ...

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