All-Natural Beauty Recipe: Super-Healing Hand Balm

Soothe dry, chapped skin with this all natural hand balm made with comfrey.


| July/August 2004


Those who work with their hands, especially gardeners, appreciate a salve that soothes dry, chapped skin. This blend of all-natural ingredients, including healing comfrey, contains no harmful preservatives, colors, or chemicals.

Comfrey-Infused Olive Oil
Makes about 7 ounces

1 ounce comfrey leaf, dried and coarsely ground
1 ounce comfrey root, dried and coarsely ground
6 ounces cold-pressed olive oil

To Make Comfrey-Infused Olive Oil: 

• Place powdered leaf and root in a jar with a tight-fitting lid.

• Pour olive oil over herbs, stir, close the jar.





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