With cold weather descending across the United States, dry and cracked hands are a fact of life. In addition if you’re working out in the yard, it’s easy to get scratches and dings on your hands. This Tea Tree Salve recipe is great for all-purpose use on blemishes, small cuts, scratches and even insect bites. In a pinch, you can also use it as a hand lotion or lip balm!

Tea Tree Salve

Melt beeswax in a double boiler. Add oil. Beeswax may solidify; if so, just wait and stir a bit. When liquid, remove from heat and add essential oil. Mix thoroughly and pour into a jar.