Healing Balm of the Little Spokane River

March 12, 2024

By Rose Richardson, INLC Stewardship Director

Glen Tana Salve Ingredients

  • Organic vegetable oil
  • Organic beeswax
  • Organic shea butter

Ingredients foraged from Little Spokane River Valley:

  • Common Yarrow, flowers
  • Saint John’s Wort, flowers
  • Blue Elderberry, flowers
  • Water Birch, bark
  • Common Mullein, leaves
  • Stinging Nettle, leaves
  • Kinnikinnick, leaves and stems
  • Nootka Rose, flowers
  • Big Sagebrush, leaves and stems
  • Common Plantain, leaves
  • Organic Lavender, flowers

Medicinal Benefits of these plants

  • Soothes joint pain (St. John’s Wort, Water Birch, Mullein, Stinging Nettle)
  • Cools skin (Common Mullein, Nootka Rose)
  • Insect Repellent (Common Plantain, Lavender)
  • Antibacterial/antifungal (Common Yarrow, Big Sagebrush, Kinnikinnick)
  • Moisturizes skin and soothes sunburn (Blue Elderberry, Water Birch)

To support the permanent protection of this beautiful place, as well as many more special places in the future, give below or contact us at donations@inlandnwland.org.