Some uses of Skinner's Salve are decongesting the chest, relieving sore muscles and treating cold sores. It can also be put in a humidifier, put on cuts or splinters to possibly prevent infection and used to relieve headaches.
Other possible uses are to ward off bugs, such as ticks and mosquitoes, and treat toenail fungus. If people place Skinner's Salve on an area they do not want their cat to scratch, the smell of the salve may deter the cat from doing so. Placing Skinner's Salve on the floors may also deter dogs or cats from urinating in this area.