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    Gardener’s salve

    Summer has finally arrived, and many of us are busy working in our private or community gardens. As enjoyable and healthy as that can be, however, it’s not without its minor annoyances such as cuts and scrapes. No doubt you’ll also have your share of dry, rough, or painful hands in need of a little TLC. To soothe and heal your hands (and ours too!), we’ve developed a recipe for an antiseptic, anti-fungal, healing, moisturizing salve. It includes essential oils known to promote healing: hô wood promotes cellular regeneration; camomile is an anti-inflammatory; palmarosa has strong anti-infective properties, and lavender aspic has a healing effect and soothes insect bites. The…