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DIY Healing Hand Salve

Ease and soothe dry, cracked hands with this easy, five-ingredient DIY Healing Hand Salve.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time45 mins
1 d
Total Time1 d 50 mins


  • 1 tbs shea butter
  • 1.5 tbs almond oil
  • 1 tbs dried calendula
  • 1 tbs dried lavender
  • 1 tsp beeswax pellets


  • In a heat-proof safe jar, add all ingredients.
  • Add the jar to a pot with 1-2 inches of water at a rolling boil. Let the ingredients melt for 20 minutes. Stir occassionally.
  • Turn the heat off and let the jar sit in the hot water for another 20-25 minutes to infuse the herbs.
  • Using a fine metal strainer, strain the herbs out as you pour the mixture into a holding tin. Make sure to press the herbs firmly and get all the liquid out.
  • Let sit for 24 hours on the counter to set.