i am from the mennonite capital of the world, west liberty ohio, and there is a bunch of different salves and ointments out there, i.e. porter's drawing salve, tar oil, etc. here is the scoop on b&w:
b & w topical healing ointment is an amish formula. as the name suggests, it has been used by the amish (in pennsylvania and ohio, usa) for years to treat a variety of burns and wounds.
ingredients: honey, lanolin, olive oil, wheat germ oil, aloe vera gel, wormwood, marshmallow root, comfrey root, white oak bark, lobelia, vegetable glycerin, beeswax.