Discover five amazing herbal salve recipes and how to prepare and use them at home for various specific health issues.
Want to learn how to make some of the most powerful herbal salve recipes? The middle of summer approaching is the ideal time to prepare these powerful herbal salve recipes at home. This is the time when the herbs are in full bloom, and these recipes are so, so easy to make. The herbal salve recipes we offer here are herbal salves with guaranteed therapeutic properties, as you will see. Each has its specific area of action and helps soothe different health issues. So without further ado, let’s get to our herbal salves and how to make them at home.
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How to Make Herbal Salves – General Rules
This is the general recipe for making herbal salves at home, however, some recipes require slight changes, as you will see below. Either way, this is how you can prepare any herbal salve at home with freshly picked plants/flowers.
- Finely chop two handfuls of fresh flowers or the whole plant and saute in 500 g of pork lard until it starts to simmer and bubble.
- Mix and turn 2-3 times with a wooden spoon, and continue sauteing.
- Remove from the heat, cover with a lid, and leave to sit overnight.
- The next day, heat up the salve on hot steam (double boiler), strained it through cheesecloth, and pour it into small glass jars.
- Keep the herbal salve in the refrigerator.
5 Amazing Herbal Salve Recipes and How to Make Them
1. Common Comfrey Salve Recipe
Finely chop 4-6 fresh and well-washed common comfrey plants and saute them in 250 g of pork lard for 2-3 minutes. Remove from the heat, and leave aside overnight. The next day, heat up the composition on a double boiler, strain the liquid, and pour it into small glass jars. Your common comfrey salve is ready. Seal and store in the refrigerator.
Health Uses: the best natural remedy for healing wounds, both in humans and animals.
2. Chamomile Salve Recipe
Heat up 250 g of pork lard in a pan, and put two handfuls of fresh chamomile flowers into it. The flowers will soon start to bobble and foam. Mix with a wooden spoon, cover with a lid, and leave to sit overnight. The next day, heat up the composition on a double boiler, strain it through cheesecloth, and press well to extract the chamomile essence. Pour the chamomile salve into clean glass jars, and keep it in the refrigerator.
Health Uses: hemorrhoids, open wounds, pimples, boils, skin irritations.
3. Lady’s Bedstraw Salve Recipe
Juice the fresh lady’s bedstraw plants to make a little bit of juice. Combine this juice with butter or raw coconut oil at room temperature, and put the herbal salve in a glass jar. Store in the refrigerator.
Health Uses: malignant tumors.
4. Common Agrimony Salve Recipe
Finely chop two handfuls of common agrimony leaves, and flowers, and then sautéed the plants in lard. Allow to cool down overnight. The next day, heat up the composition on a double boiler, strain it (squeeze all the juice out well) and pour it into small glass jars. Seal and keep in the refrigerator. Use the herbal salve to massage the affected areas.
Health Uses: varicose veins, muscle cramps, gynecological problems.
5. Yarrow & Raspberry Leaves Salve Recipe
(Achillea millefolium & Rubus idaeus)
Heat up 90 g of unsalted butter or pure pork lard on the fire. When it starts to sizzle, add 15 g of fresh crushed yarrow flowers and 15 g of finely chopped raspberry leaves. Allow to simmer briefly, mix, and remove from the stove. Leave to cool down and sit overnight. The next day, heat up the salve, strain it, and pour it into clean glass jars. Store in the refrigerator.
Health Uses: excellent for hemorrhoids, vaginal infections, itching, skin, and breast cancer.
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