Dr Melva Martin - for a Wellness & Energy Generation

Home Remedies

Friars Balsam

Friars Balsam is a compound benzoin ticture with ecclesiastical origins.  It's main value lies in it's anticeptic properties and makes a mild and gentle inhalation for chest problems.  1 teaspoonful of Friars Balsam to 600mls of boiling water to make a steam inhalation.  Friars Balsam can also be used directly on the skin as protection - like a second skin - for bedsores and ulcers.