Lavender Gardener’s Salve Recipe

It’s great for chapped or dry hands or knuckles. Massage it into fingernails to help prevent splitting. Works great on dry winter elbows and knees. Choose any healing essential oil and you’ll have a wonderful pot of healing.


Ingredients Needed:

Makes about 8 oz or 2~4 oz tins

  • 4 oz light or virgin olive oil (feel free to use infused as well)
  • 1 1/2 oz beeswax pearls
  • 1 1/2 oz cocoa butter
  • 1/2 oz lavender (fine) essential oil (or any healing essential oil)
  • You will also need: small pan, glass measuring cup, metal tins, stirs, labels.

In a small pan melt cocoa butter over low heat then add the beeswax until melted. Add the olive oil and remove from heat and transfer into the glass measuring cup. Add your essential oil, stir and pour into metal tins. If the mixture starts to harden in the measuring cup, re-melt over very low heat and pour quickly.