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This is  a Badge Bit (BB) that is part of the PEP Curiculum. Completing this BB is part of getting the sand badge in Natural Medicine.

For this BB you will create a salve out of peppermint leaf.

- Make a journal page about a recipe for peppermint leaf salve along with dosage information.
- Make the peppermint leaf salve, and take a picture of it being made, and of it being finished.

Optional:

- Make a journal page about the uses and attributes of peppermint leaf and how to harvest it. Add it to the herb section.



source: https://www.almanac.com/plant/mint


Website pages on how to make peppermkint leaf salve and the benefits of it:


https://thriveglobal.com/stories/how-to-make-a-fresh-mint-salve/

http://yourbeautyinbloom.com/how-to-make-a-fresh-mint-salve/



To show you've completed this Badge Bit, you must post:
- a picture of your journal page about your recipe for peppermint leaf salve along with dosage information
- a picture of your peppermint leaf, freshly harvested
- a picture of the peppermint leaf in the oil with a description of what oil and other ingredients you used
- a picture of your completed salve in its permanent, labeled container/jar

Optional:
- a picture of your journal page about peppermint leaf attributes
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Here is my BB submission!

My peppermint plant:


Harvested mint:


Prepped mint & olive oil:


Heating mint & oil:


DIY double boiler:


Straining mint leaves out the next day:


Heating oil and beeswax to sam temperature:


Mixing oil and beeswax:


Finished salve!:



Journal entry:


Staff note (Mike Barkley) :

I certify this BB is complete.

 
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Staff note (jordan barton) :

I hereby certify this badge bit complete!

 
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