Herbal Gardener’s Salve With Calendula & Meadowsweet
The hands of a gardener take much abuse.
Undoubtedly every gardener has good intentions to wear gloves when working in the dirt, but gardeners are easily distracted.
A trip to the garden to harvest just a few sprigs of rosemary for lunch turns into pulling a few weeds or fixing a trellis. Before long, the hands are taking all kinds of abuse.
Nourish the skin with this herbal gardener’s salve for hardworking hands. With skin-healing calendula and meadowsweet, this salve whips up in a hurry to repair, soothe, and smooth the skin.
Calendula blossoms are considered antibacterial. They are the focus of scientific studies for their sterilization properties.
These beautiful blooms are an ideal component in many lotions due to their softening and soothing nature.
Furthermore, calendula’s antibacterial properties may help with any small cuts or scrapes that are often found on a gardener’s hands.
Calendula Blossom Petals are perfect for a gardener’s abused hands.
Meadowsweet contains a naturally high amount of salicylic acid, the same compound found in aspirin.
Additionally, meadowsweet herb is traditionally used to fight inflammation. So it is an ideal herb to infuse into the oil for slathering on abused hands and inflamed joints.
Treat those hardworking hands to healing herbal goodness with this DIY salve throughout the gardening season. Make extra for gift-giving too!
- To use, simply spread the salve over clean hands, allowing it to be absorbed by the skin.
- Use this herbal gardener's salve up within 1 year.
How do you care for your hardworking hands? Would you like to try this herbal gardener's salve with calendula and meadowsweet?
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