What is plantain salve?

Answer Plantain salve is used to treat bleeding, insect bites, sunburn and rash. The herb bears the same name as the small bananas grown in tropical climates, but Plantago major is a common green plant t... Read More »

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What Is Hand Salve?

Hand salve is thicker than a traditional lotion or cream. It uses wax to create a thick emollient, which surrounds the hands and moisturizes the skin. Hand salves use natural ingredients that are k... Read More »

What Is Prid Drawing Salve?

Smiles PRID Drawing Salve is a homeopathic ointment manufactured by Hylands, Inc. for the treatment of boils and blisters. It is also used to "draw" splinters and thorns from under the skin. The Na... Read More »

What is black salve made of?

Black salve is made from the active ingredient bloodroot, an herb that is poisonous if ingested. Yet, it's safe when applied to skin lesions such as melanomas. Black salve also contains zinc chlori... Read More »

What is a good drawing salve?

On One Hand: Skin IrritantsThough designed to soothe and relieve, if you have especially sensitive skin, it may be difficult to find a drawing salve that is gentle enough. Check the labels when sho... Read More »