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Liniment for your Loved Ones

If you or your loved ones are very physically active or getting older with normal aches and pains, you might find that a good liniment is a nice valentine. This is a recipe for a liniment that can be made easily with common ingredients.
 
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Step 1: Materials Needed: You need wintergreen isopropyl alcohol (rubbing alcohol), glass jar with lid, and banana peels.

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You need wintergreen isopropyl alcohol (rubbing alcohol), glass jar with lid, and banana peels.

Step 2: Fill glass container with alcohol and banana peels.

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Fill glass container with alcohol and banana peels. You may need to add more alcohol to cover the peelings.

Step 3: Banana peel will turn dark.

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After a couple of weeks the banana peel will turn dark. This is okay and should happen.

Step 4: Give your valentine a massage

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You dip fingers into the solution with the dark peelings and apply liberally to aching joints or muscles. Give your valentine a backrub or massage.