Cooling Joint Cream

Cooling Joint Cream

Ingredients: 30g comfrey cream 1ml arnica infused oil 1ml white willow (Salix alba) tincture 4 drops peppermint essential oil To make combine in a bowl until the cream, infused oil and essential oil are one.  Now, stir in the tincture until its combined well.  Store...
Warming Liniment

Warming Liniment

A liniment is an oil and tincture mixture.  It doesn’t contain an emollient so needs to be shaken thoroughly before applying. Ingredients: 4mls Horsechestnut 2mls Calendula infused oil 1ml St Johns Wort Oil 1ml Arnica infused oil 6 drops black pepper essential oil...
Comfrey and Rosemary Cream Recipe

Comfrey and Rosemary Cream Recipe

Here is my comfrey and rosemary cream recipe – it is a water and oil combination. Ingredients: 6g beeswax, 30mls of very strong Rosemary leaf decoction, 20mls Comfrey infused oil, 10mls Rosemary infused oil.   Method: Melt the beeswax and oil in a pyrex jug...
Warming Cream for Osteoarthritis

Warming Cream for Osteoarthritis

Some people with osteoarthritis find applying warmth to the area to be really helpful. Here is a warming cream, that’s really easy to make.   Ingredients: 30g comfrey and rosemary cream 1ml gotu kola infused oil 1ml st johns wort tincture 3 drops ginger...
Using Hydrotherapy for Inflammatory Conditions

Using Hydrotherapy for Inflammatory Conditions

Hydrotherapy, referred to as the ‘Water Cure’ in the 1800s, is the use of water to maintain health. One method of hydrotherapy is the provision of contrast (i.e. applying hot then cold water to the area) to increase blood flow to and through the area. Some...