Chickweed Healing Salve
This soothing salve is something you will always want to have on hand. This salve is for external
application only. Many say they have found it to be especially effective for dry skin, cuts, burns and all sorts of
Instructions for Use:
Simply apply the Chickweed Healing Salve to external skin irritations. Apply externally at the
point of joint pain
|I had skin cancer removed 2 times from my face. The 3rd time it came back, I decided
to use Chickweed Healing Salve. Within 2 weeks, it was gone.
|Raymond Davis -New Washington, IN
Chickweed has been
used in folk medicine for skin conditions, indigestion and a variety of other conditions,
such as cough, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, stomach ulcers and as a "blood cleanser".
Today, chickweed is rarely taken internally. It's more common as a topical remedy for skin
Comfrey is used to
treat wounds and reduce the inflammation associated with sprains and broken bones. The roots
and leaves contain allantoin, a substance that helps new skin cells grow, along with other
substances that reduce inflammation and keep skin healthy. Comfrey ointments were often
applied to the surface of the skin to heal bruises as well as pulled muscles and ligaments,
fractures, sprains, strains, and osteoarthritis. Comfrey is for external use only.
Mint oil used
externally in a cold compress or rubbed directly into the skin can significantly reduce pain
in cases of arthritis and chronic joint pain.
Olive oil is one of
the oldest home-remedy agents. It is one of nature's best moisturizers. It has been used to
treat dry skin for centuries. Eczema and psoriasis can be treated with olive oil applications
alone or with a bit of beeswax for thickness
Lavender is a showy herb that can be included in a
medicinal, culinary or ornamental garden. The botanical name lavandula comes from the Latin
word lavare, meaning "to wash." Though many enjoy this wonderful herb for its soothing and
calming effects, you may not realize that it is also an incredible healing agent for burns,
wounds, insect bites and stings. Lavender oil has the special trait of being safe to used
neat, or straight on the skin. It soothes burns immediately and without any sting. The
flowers have an antibacterial action, so today's herbal remedies often include lavender for
either its sedative or antiseptic properties.
Rosemary has a long
history of medicinal use; in centuries past Rosemary was burned to clear the air of
infectious disease during the various plagues of Europe. Rosemary is distilled into a
valuable essential oil from the steam distillation of the flowers; Rosemary has healing
properties of being pain relieving, restorative, stimulating, anti=bacterial, decongestant,
diuretic and anti-fungal. Rosemary is used in the treatment of muscular pain, rheumatism,
circulation problems, mental fatigue, nervous exhaustion, cellulite, arthritis, colds,
bronchitis, fluid retention, sinusitis and is suitable for dry, mature skin and acne.
Rosemary is said to stimulate the memory and me be useful in restoring memory loss;
historically, both William Shakespeare and the 17th century herbalist, John Gerard, mentioned
the use of Rosemary as an aid for memory. Rosemary is also reputed to increase hair growth by
stimulating the oily secretions of the hair follicles.
The Eucalyptus tree is
one of the most useful trees in the world. Eucalyptus oil was in huge demand during World War
1, as it was used to control a meningitis outbreak and for the influenza of 1919. Eucalyptus
is one of the most universal and versatile of essential oils. Some of its many properties
include analgesic, antiseptic, deodorant, expectorant, and vermifuge (anti-parasitic).
Eucalyptus has a predominately stimulating effect on the nervous system and therefore should
assist those suffering from depression and lethargy. Known as a 'stimulating' expectorant due
to its invigorating action on the mucus membranes, it is widely considered an effective
remedy for respiratory ills. Additionally Eucalyptus is used to relieve muscular aches and
pains, in particular those of a 'cold' nature such as rheumatic pains. Although eucalyptus is
considered generally safe for aroma therapy, it is prudent to avoid use in infants. Today
Eucalyptus Oil continues to be a familiar ingredient in chest rubs, general antiseptics,
decongestants, cough remedies and muscle and joint ointments When used externally, Eucalyptus
is both non-toxic and non-irritating and is a must for every natural first aid kit and home
|I had a fungus infection on my arm. After 2 weeks of using the salve it was gone
except for a scar. After 2 more weeks of using the salve, even the scar disappeared.
|Jack - Houston, TX