Tag: salve

Kawakawa Balm

Kawakawa Balm

I’m a true believer in kawakawa now! I’ve enjoyed the heart-shaped leaves and peppery fragrance of this native NZ plant (Macropiper excelsum) since I was introduced to it and its healing properties shortly after arriving in my new home country almost five years ago. But 

Making Calendula Salve

Making Calendula Salve

Calendula BALM INGREDIENTS 1 cup calendula infused oil *see note 30g Beeswax Lavender essential oil (optional) You’ll also need sterilized jars, a fine sieve strainer, and a small pot METHOD Heat the calendula infused oil in the small pot on a low to medium heat 

Newsletter – October 2015

Newsletter – October 2015

Getting busy in the garden through spring, you may need to pamper your skin with some calendula salve – a recipe in this newsletter, as well as a lot of information on companion planting! Enjoy! October 2015