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Pine salve is a traditional drawing salve, that draws infections, slivers, and inflammation out of the body. It reduces pain and swelling, helping the body heal itself. One way it works is by increasing peripheral circulation by counter irritation. While you could make pure pine salve with just pine oleoresin, beeswax, and oil, this recipe uses infused oils to work synergistically reducing pain and inflammation.
In Europe, evergreens have been used as medicine since the Middle Ages. They act as a stimulating antiseptic for respiratory infections and congestion, and are useful for bronchitis, and at onset of colds and flus to stop infection. Pine is also used for coughs and asthma. - Pinned by The Mystic's Emporium on Etsy
Dried chamomile flower is an age-old medicinal drug known in ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome. Chamomile's popularity grew throughout the Middle Ages, when people turned to it as a remedy for numerous medical complaints including asthma, colic, fevers, inflammations, nausea, nervous complaints, children's ailments, skin diseases and cancer. Anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-allergenic and also a sedative.