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Health in the New Age

‘Balms & Salves’

Homemade Tattoo Balm Recipe

Print Homemade Tattoo Balm Recipe Recipe type: First Aid For: Balms & Salves   Infuse oils for the salve with calendula, which is good for healing and anti-inflammatory; and chamomile, which is soothing and itch relieving. Lavender essential oil was used, because it calms inflamed skin and provides some pain relief, too. The beeswax makes it more salve-like by thickening it a bit, but beeswax has some anti-inflammatory properties, as well. Ingredients 4 oz of equal parts sunflower oil & apricot kernel oil (infused with calendula & chamomile flowers) ½ oz beeswax pastilles 20 drops lavender essential oil Instructions Fill a small jar halfway with equal parts of calendula and chamomile flowers, then fill the jar the rest of the way with sunflower and apricot kernel oils. Place the jar (with no lid) into… Read More