Warming Salve For Pets

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The key ingredients in this salve are lavender, frankincense and black pepper essential oils. Lavender is great for its anti-microbial and restoration benefits. Frankincense is anti-inflammatory and also has regenerative properties. Finally, black pepper adds the warming benefit that is great for winter time.

Warming Salve For Pets

Makes (4) 4-ounce glass jars


  • 1 cup coconut oil
  • 1 cup organic extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 tablespoons beeswax pastilles

Per 4 ounce jar:

  • 12 drops lavender essential oil
  • 12 drops frankincense essential oil
  • 40 drops black pepper essential oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon vitamin e oil (optional)


Put the coconut, olive oil, and beeswax in a wide mouth mason jar or a 4 cup glass measuring bowl. Set glass container in a pan of simmering water. Stir occasionally until the beeswax melts and all the ingredients are combined.

Add the essential oils to each 4 ounce jar. Next, pour melted oils into the jars over the essential oils, you can stir the oils in but they should mix nicely without stirring. Fill to ¼ inch from the top. Cover with a paper towel and cool on counter for at least 8 hours before sealing with lid. Shelf life without the vitamin e oil is approximately 4 to 5 months.


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