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

For this BB, you will create an arnica flower salve using plant material you harvested.

(from: Britannica)

Additional Information:
  Homemade Arnica Salve Recipe
  Benefits of Arnica
  DIY Arnica Salve

Minimum requirements:
  - Create a healing salve
  - Use arnica flowers

To document completion of the BB, provide proof of the following as pictures or a video (< 2 minutes):
  - Harvested plant material (either being harvested or just harvested)
  - Flowers in oil with a description of the oil and other ingredients you used in the oil or added to salve
  - Making the salve
  - Finished salve in a labeled container
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Made a salve using arnica flower oil and beeswax.

6oz finished oil (volume) to 1.3oz beeswax (weight).

Melted in a water bath.
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With beeswax chunks
With beeswax chunks
Finished salve
Finished salve
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Nicole Alderman approved this submission.
Note: I hereby certify that this badge bit is complete!

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