A few months back I made a batch of Cayenne Salve. It was simple to do. After infusing the ground cayenne pepper in olive oil, I added some beeswax and was good to go. My feeling was this: if a catastrophic disruptive event occurred, after a year or two I would exhaust my supply of pain relieving essential oils and then what?
The answer, I hoped, was to infuse spices and herbs in a carrier oil and use the resulting concoction instead. If I could turn the results into a salve, all the better.. . . Read More