Body & Soul: Antifungal Wash & Salve


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• 2 parts calendula
• 1 part yarrow
• 1/2 part chaparral
• 1/2 part lavender

Use these herbs in a foot bath for athlete’s foot or infuse into oil to make a salve. When making the salve, add 1 teaspoon of lavender essential oil and 1/4 teaspoon tea tree essential oil per cup of infused oil.

Adapted with permission from Earth Mother Herbal (Fair Winds, 2002) by Shatoiya de la Tour

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