Grass-fed Tallow Salve for Hand & Body

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This is the simplest skin ointment I make, simply 90% grass-fed beef or sheep tallow, and 10% liquid shea oil.  Grassfed tallow is loaded with vitamins and nutrients for our skin, as fellow animals our skin is best nourished by animal fats. These fats contain fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E, and K as well as other nutrients that are amazing for our skin's health.  Shea oil is also a fantastic ingredient - Shea is high in numerous vitamins, especially A, E, and F, has lots of beneficial fatty acids, and unlike other oils (including coconut) is suitable for even oily skin as it won't clog pores (also a thumbs-up for facial use).  All these vitamins and fatty acids make it super-moisturizing and healing for our skin, and a great oil to pair with the grassfed tallow.

This is amazing stuff - less waxy-feeling than my regular beeswax-based Body Balm or Tallow Balm (which I still love, don't get me wrong!) - this soaks right in and really moisturizes.  I actually prefer to use both this Salve and my Tallow Balm together for very dry skin - the Salve to quench the dryness, and the beeswax-based Balm afterwards to seal in the soothing moisture. This salve is gentle enough to use anywhere, in fact I use this as my facial moisturizer.  If you would like to see some wonderful photo testimonials, stop by Flying Cow Tallow's website, they have amazing results from their happy customers - it's impressive how effective such a simple product can be.

Grass-fed Tallow is really great for skin, and is local, sustainable, and much more eco-friendly and ethical than many oils that contribute to deforestation, labor exploitation, etc.   I love that 90% of my ingredients for this product come from within a few miles of us, if not our own farm, rather than the other side of the world.  We render all the tallow ourselves here on the farm, from either our own Scottish Highland steers, or from the grass-fed steers of 2 fellow small, sustainable, diverse farms just down the road - we try to respect the sacrifice our beautiful heritage cattle have made to feed and aid us, and use all that we can from the animals. We also use the creamy tallow from our sheep and the sheep of two other fellow small, sustainable, diverse farms just down the road :-)  I actually personally prefer the sheep tallow, it makes a slightly creamier, softer balm - possibly only perceptible to me, but I can indeed tell, and it's what I use myself.  If you have a preference, just add a note and I'll make sure your Salve is made to order :-)

I offer this salve in a variety of essential oil and fragrance oil scents - the essential oils are designated with "EO" so choose which is best suited to your needs from the drop-down box when placing your order.  Under FDA regulations, I cannot make health claims about the use of essential oils, but if you have any particular requests of EO blends based on your own research and beliefs, I am happy to make that blend for you, just add a note in the "Custom Scent" box at checkout.  

This handmade salve is available in 4 sizes of metal tin, each labeled front and back with my signature brown paper labels:

.5 oz

1.5 oz

2.5 oz

4 oz