How to Make Herbal Oils and Salves

Herbal oils and salves are easy, fun and inexpensive to make. They are much safer and better for you than commercial medications because there are no artificial chemicals in them to harm you or your environment.

Depending on what herbs you use in your  herbal oils and salves they can relieve pain, are antiseptic and moisturizing and they can repel insects. Use them to treat minor cuts, rashes, insect bites and stings, burns and bruises.

Some herbs, such as arnica and white willow bark, can be very beneficial on joint pain caused by arthritis or other injuries. All you need do is gently rub in the salve or oil and feel the pain begin to subside. You may need to apply the oil or salve more often than…

Source by Dina Hunter