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Homemade Chest Rub Salve to Help Congestion

  • Author: Chris


A chest rub salve based on essential oils for decongestion



Note: If you are using this for a child under 6 ** use 45 drops Plant Therapy (#ad) No More Sniffles Blend in place of all three essential oils. If a child is younger than 3, use half the number of drops of the kid-safe blend.

Do not use more than 45 drops of essential oils in this recipe, a 2% dilution rate, for adults or children.



  1. Make a double boiler using a glass measuring cup.
  2. Place olive oil and beeswax into measuring cup.
  3. Add water to the saucepan and simmer over medium heat until the beeswax in the glass measuring cup is melted.
  4. Remove from heat.
  5. Stir in essential oils.
  6. Pour into two salve tins.
  7. Allow to cool completely before capping.
  8. Label and date. Chest Rub will last one year.

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