Grindelia Salve And Ointment


Grindelia Salve and Ointment

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To make an of grindelia lotion use the aerial parts, leaves, stems and flowers, and infuse 1 ounce of plant material to 1 pint of water. Boil for 10 minutes to extract the healing properties. Strain out plant material and use the cooled liquid as a compress, or as the liquid portion of a lotion or cream. You can also use a 10% extract of grindelia in ointment, applied to the skin three times daily

Ingredients:
Grindelia * Cacao * Shea Nut Butter *
Additions: Essential Oils
Recipe Instructions: Balms/Salves : Combine
  • 10 liquid oz of grindelia infusion
  • 3 oz coco or shea butter
  • 1 oz beeswax
  • heat in a double boiler till melted together
  • Pour into clean jars and cap

Grindelia is also available in tincture form, which can be added to ointments.

Tags and Uses for this Remedy

  • Burns : Minor burns can be treated at home and will heal on their own. The best thing you can do is reduce the heat, by applying cold water or ice.
  • Insect/flea Bites :Herbal oils make excellent after-bite remedies because they calm the inflammation, reduce itching, are antibacterial and regenerative to damaged skin.
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