Here is an old but excellent herbal cooling and healing ointment:
- 1/2 lb fresh Elder leaves
- 4 oz fresh Plantain leaves
- 2 oz Ground Ivy
- 4 oz fresh Wormwood
Cut small and heat in 4 lb of petroleum jelly until the leaves are crisp. Strain and press out the ointment for storage.
Source: The Complete Illustrated Holistic Herbal