This book is for you if you are looking for a thorough understanding of herbal ointments, salves, and balms, their differences and how to use them, basic and advanced practices used when making them, and some well-used herbal ointment, salve, and balm recipes.
This book is an easy to read, it teaches you all about making your own preparations.
Searching the internet these days can result in a lot of various methods for these products depending upon where you are getting your information from. This can not only be confusing when trying to learn something new, but frustrating as well.
This book cuts the chase and covers in detail, how to make herbal ointments, salves, and balms and the best way to formulate them.
As a skincare business owner, I have formulated a number of products, and there is a lot of information to share in a condensed form to get you started immediately.
In this book you will get a thorough overview of the different methods of making formulations as well as detailed information of base products, additives and instruction on basic / advanced techniques.
Our Books & Guides will teach you:
- What supplies you will need to make basic and advanced ointments, salves and balms.
- How to store and naturally preserve your products to prevent spoilage.
- The how-to behind basic and advanced practices to making these herbal preparations.
- Get to know the key raw ingredients which are the building blocks of unique formulations.
- Plus you will get formulations that you can personally make.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- BALMS, OINTMENTS & SALVE - DEFINED
- BALMS, OINTMENTS & SALVE - DIFFERENCES
- BUILDING BLOCKS OF FORMULATIONS
- CARRIER OILS USED IN FORMULATIONS
- BUTTERS USED IN FORMULATIONS
- WAXES USED IN FORMULATIONS
- USING INFUSED OILS IN FORMULATIONS
- MAKING INFUSED OILS FOR FORMULATION
- METHODS FOR MAKING INFUSED OILS
- CLASSICAL METHOD: MACERATION & SOLAR INFUSION
- LOW HEAT EXTRACTION METHOD
- OVEN EXTRACTION METHOD
- ALCOHOL INTERMEDIARY OIL METHOD
- INFUSED OIL TIPS & CAUTION
- USING HERBS & EXTRACTS IN FORMULATIONS
- HOW TO MAKE HERBAL TINCTURES
- MAKING A FRESH HERB TINCTURE
- MAKING A DRIED HERB TINCTURE
- MAKING A PROPOLIS TINCTURE
- ALCOHOL PERCENTAGES
- EXTRACTION TIME & BOTTLING
- USING ESSENTIAL OILS IN FORMULATIONS
- POPULAR ESSENTIAL OILS FOR FORMULATIONS
- ESSENTIAL OILS FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT FORMULATIONS
- ESSENTIAL OIL SAFETY
- CREATING YOUR OWN ESSENTIAL OIL BLENDS FOR FORMULATION
- THE GOLDEN RULES
- USING ZINC OXIDE IN FORMULATIONS
- ZINC OXIDE USAGE
- ZINC OXIDE & “SPF” FACTOR.
- MAKING YOUR OWN BASE FORMULATIONS
- BALM BASE – FORMULATION
- BALM BASE FORMULA
- VEGAN BALM BASE FORMULA
- BALM BASE – FORMULATION
- SALVE BASE FORMULA
- VEGAN SALVE BASE FORMULA
- MEDICINAL SALVE BASE FORMULA
- OINTMENT BASE - FORMULATION
- LIP BALM BASE - FORMULATION
- LIP BALM BASE (COCOA BUTTER)
- LIP BALM BASE (SHEA BUTTER)
- FORMULATION - GUIDELINES
- FORMULATIONS TO GET YOU STARTED – EXPERIMENT, MODIFY & ENJOY!40
- UNIVERSAL BASE FORMULATION
- HEAL COLD SORES LIP BALM
- HONEY COCOA LIP BALM
- HEAL SORES BALM
- HEMP OIL LIP BALM
- CALENDULA - COMFREY SALVE
- VEGAN SKIN SALVE
- SUPER HEALING COLD SORE LIP BALM
- HOME MADE TIGER BALM
- HAND & NAIL BUTTER – CUTICLE BALM
- ANTI WRINKLE BALM
- CHAPPED LIPS BALM
- HERBAL VAPOUR BALM
- PSORAISIS OINTMENT
- PILEWORT OINTMENT
- THUJA WART PASTE OINTMENT
- PAIN DRAWING PASTE OINTMENT
- TIGER BALM ALTERNATE FORMULA
- JOINT PAIN BALM
- ZINC OXIDE FORMULATIONS
- DIY SUNSCREEN
- DIAPER RASH BALM
- ACNE CONTROL OINTMENT
- ZINC OXIDE SUN BLOCK
- ZINC CREAM – AN EXPERIMENT
- FORMULATIONS – TIPS & GUIDELINES
- CAUTIONS & NOTES
- HOW TO DILUTE ESSENTIAL OILS
- TIPS FOR ADDING ACTIVE INGREDIENTS
- CONVERSION TABLES
- METRIC VOLUME CONVERSIONS
- METRIC WEIGHT CONVERSIONS
- TEMPERATURE CONVERSIONS
- SELLING THE PRODUCTS
- PRODUCT SAFETY
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