Where can I purchase black salve?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by purpletree23, Jun 12, 2009.

  1. purpletree23

    purpletree23 Songster

    May 15, 2009
    Many of the posts regarding how to treat an injury recommend black salve or I think coal tar. I would like to have some on hand just in case. I can't find it anywhere in New Hampshire. Can anyone help out?
  2. BlackBart

    BlackBart Songster

    Mar 29, 2009
    Is black salve the same as Ichthamal? super stinky, sticky and made from sulfur.
    We call Ichthamal, Black Salve where I come from.
    If it is the same, Google Ichthamal.
  3. Judy

    Judy Crowing

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    Or pine tar, maybe? It is used on horse hooves.
  4. Quote:here's my recipe for black salve:

    2 Tablespoons Bee's Wax
    3 Tablespoons Cocoa Butter
    3 Tablespoons Shea Butter
    2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
    1 Tablespoon Vitamin E
    1 Tablespoon Honey
    3 Tablespoons Activated Charcoal Powder
    3 Tablespoons Rhassoul Clay

    Put Bees wax, cocoa butter and shea butter in a small
    pot and heat. You want to keep it at 180 degree for at
    least 15 minutes.
    This is easier than it sounds. Just heat it on medium
    high until it is melted. Turn off the burner and let
    it sit. It should still be over 180 in 15 minutes. [​IMG]

    Add the rest of the ingredients and stir until well
    blended. The easy place to buy Activated Charcoal is
    in your local health food store or herbal medicine
    You'll probably have to open a lot of capsules, but
    it is the stuff you need for this.

    This makes about 4 ounces or about a baby food jar full
  5. TrixiePA

    TrixiePA Songster

    May 1, 2009
    South Central PA
    So sulphur gel, would that work? Aren't those not for ingestion? I'm trying to nip a feather picking prob. Coal tar?


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