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Jethro Kloss Healing Liniment


To make your own supply of Kloss’ herbal liniment, gather the following ingredients:

  • 1 quart 70 percent rubbing alcohol
  • 2 ounces powdered myrrh*
  • 1 ounce powdered goldenseal*
  • ½ ounce cayenne pepper


  • *available online
    Mix all these ingredients together and let stand for seven days. Shake it periodically. At the end of seven days, decant and bottle with a label which reads, “For external use only.”
    How to use:
    For headache, Kloss recommends applying the liniment to the temples, back of the neck, and forehead. For sprains, he says to apply the liniment freely and massage for 15 to 20 minutes before the swelling sets in.
    Repeat three to four times a day. He also says to apply the liniment for bruises and back pain.
    Gladstar recommends using Kloss’ Liniment for disinfecting wounds from splinters, cold sores and fever blisters, poison oak and ivy, and warts.
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