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How to Make an Herbal Salve with Calendula (Video)

An herbal salve with calendula can be used to soothe a variety of skin problems, from mild burns to acne.

By Gina DeBacker

Our skin is bound to endure some cuts, burns and rashes. Prepare your medicine cabinet to treat such ails with an herbal salve. Salves are thickened ointments made from infused oil, beeswax and some essential. They are used to soothe various skin problems, depending on the plant the salve was made from. Massage a homemade salve on your skin to treat chapped hands, wounds, mild burns, bites, stings, rashes, boils, acne and inflammation. The salve from this video is made with infused calendula oil. Calendula is a natural antiseptic that has been show to stimulate physiological regeneration and skin healing in recent studies. Use a calendula salve on rashes, minor cuts and burns, bruises, eczema, psoriasis, sunburns and chapped lips.

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