A salve offers a way to mix different herbs and use the combined properties of those herbs to help the body.
In this article, the Herbal Academy of New England, shares two different salves: Aches and Pains Salve and Winter Salve-ation. The recipes use calendula, meadowsweet, and lavender. There’s a great explanation of the properties of the herbs, how to make an herbal oil infusion, and how to make the salve. Finally, there’s an explanation of how to use the salve.