A good salve can be the base to many amazing recipes.
Similar to the texture of petroleum jelly (but we want to stay very clear of the petro chemicals in petroleum jelly), you can customize this salve with essential oils to meet your needs.
Respiratory Issues: Try adding doTERRA Breathe® to help maintain feelings of clear airways*
Restful Sleep: doTERRA Serenity or Lavender to promote a good night rest
Uplifting/Energy Boost: Citrus Bliss for an invigorating moisturizer.
Combat Eczema: Frankincense, Helichrysum, Myrrh, Roman Chamomile, Tea Tree/Melaleuca, Copaiba - Swap these oils in the recipe below
½ cup grapeseed oil
½ cup almond oil
2 tablespoons beeswax/Shea/virgin coconut/Jojoba- any solid nut or seed carrier oil
½ tablespoon vitamin E oil
5 drops Lavender oil
5 drops Cypress oil
5 drops Melaleuca oil
5 drops Frankincense oil
5 drops Eucalyptus oil
Melt beeswax in double boiler.
Once melted, add grapeseed, almond, and vitamin E oil until melted.
Once combined, set aside for two to three minutes.
Add essential oils and stir.
Pour in container and allow to set for two hours.
To use, apply to skin or on chest.