Bloodroot, Black Salve, Natural Medicines

Gentle Bloodroot Salve


Please note that we have discontinued this product due to a lack of interest.

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Nervous about full-strength salve? Gentle Salve gives you a slower, kinder reaction. Its main ingredients are:

This salve is designed for a gentle action. It is also ideal for re-applications and resalving.

As with any salve, you should test it first on normal skin to satisfy yourself that it does no harm.

By definition, an escharotic compound contains a botanical ingredient and a caustic. Zinc chloride is the safest and most effective, as many doctors have attested. Its pH is not highly alkaline and cannot burn a hole in your skin! The pH of the salve is not far from neutral.

Secondary Ingredients

Additional ingredients that improve its action are:

  • Chaparral (Larrea mexicata/tridentata)
  • DMSO to increase transdermal transfer
  • Galangal root (Alpinia officinarium)
  • Graviola (Annona muricata)
  • Glycerine (a humectant)
  • Methylcellulose (thickener)