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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.


- 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:



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

- 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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