GardeningHow To Grow Plants For A Medical Healing Salve Garden

How To Grow Plants For A Medical Healing Salve Garden

Homesteaders who are trying to embrace alternative medicine are learning how to grow plants for a medical healing salve garden. What is a natural remedy salve ? A salve is a medical ointment infused with different plants that have healing properties to soothe the surface of the body.

Here are just a few plants suggestions and what they can be used to cure or prevent each ailment:

Goldenseal: (antiseptic and antibiotic) heals:

    • infections,

    • minor cuts

    • scrapes,

    • chapped skin

    • skin irritation


    • minor cuts

    • scrapes

    • bruises

    • dry skin

    • deeply lubricating

    • joint and muscle pain

    • arthritis pain


    • congestion

    • bronchitis

    • asthma

    • muscle pain


    • dry chapped skin

    • sleeplessness

    • burns

    • skin repair and speeds up healing time

    • drawing salve for thorns and slivers

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CHAMOMILE: ( anti-inflammatory and antiseptic)

  • itch relief

  • hemorrhoids

  • wounds

  • muscle relaxing

  • eczema

  • sunburn



    • itchy skin

    • bug bites

    • stings

    • chicken pox

    • measles

    • rashes

    • dry skin

CALENDULA (pot marigold):

  • skin healing

  • prevent wrinkles

  • scarring


  • pain reliever

  • muscle ache

  • joint pain

  • tension

  • headaches



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Melissa Francis
Melissa Francis
Greetings! I'm Melissa Francis, the founder and primary contributor to The Homestead Survival. With over 20 years of experience in homesteading, sustainability, and emergency preparedness, I've dedicated my life to helping others achieve a simpler, more self-reliant lifestyle.

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