Herbal salves are very useful preparations and should be stored in every home. It can be used similarly to the way many people use something like Neosporin.
How a salve is used depends on what herbs are in it and what you are making it for, such as wound healing, moisturizing, aches and pains, bruises, insect repellant and so on.
Making a salve is a very convenient way to preserve medicinal qualities of the plant material and a form that can be easily applied to various conditions.
I have compiled a list of the 7 best DIY herbal salves that every home should have.