Balms & salves. Ointments & unguents. Why are there so many words that seem to mean exactly the same thing? Get the low down on balms vs. salves so you can start making your own healing skincare products!

Balms vs. Salves: Is There Really A Difference?

Balms and salves. Ointments and unguents. Why are there so many words that seem to mean exactly the same thing? Is there really a difference between a balm and a salve? It is certainly a confusing subject! I have recently spent a great deal of time researching, reading other blogs, and even talking to an herbalist friend of mine to …