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Herbs for Health: Petroleum Jelly Salve

<p>This petroleum jelly salve is a very simple preparation; just mix the active ingredient into petroleum jelly.</p>
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<li>2 tablespoons chopped, dried herb</li>
<li>7 ounces petroleum jelly</li>
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<li>Simmer herb in petroleum jelly in a pan on the stove for 10 minutes, stirring well. Strain through fine gauze.</li>
<li>Pour hot liquid into container. Seal after it cools and hardens. Store and use for up to 6 months (checking for mold or bacteria growth if exposed to heat and moisture).</li>
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<em>Karta Purkh Singh Khalsa is an adjunct faculty member in the botanical medicine department of Bastyr University. He is currently writing a book about Ayurvedic herbs.</em>
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<p>Click here for the original article, <a href=”https://www.motherearthliving.com/health-and-wellness/herbs-for-health-become-salve-savvy.aspx”>Herbs for Health: Homemade Salves</a>.</p>

Published on Oct 13, 2009

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