What is in our Herbal Healing Salves, Balms, Lotions and Cremes that makes them so special?
WHY WILDCRAFTED PRODUCTS?
A selection of the herbs used in our line are hand picked in the mountains where they grow wild, ideally without human intervention and harvested following wildcrafted guidelines. When we use wild-crafted herbs, we know that no commercial farming methods have been used, and that the plants are hearty, vibrant and full of skin-nourishing nutrients. These herbs are collected in areas where pesticides have not been sprayed and ready for use in our formulas. Our Signature Herbal Healing Salves & Balms are Handcrafted in Small Batches of the Finest & Freshest of Ingredients...and Love!
Our Signature Herbal Healing Salve and Lip Balms are made with the purest of ingredients starting with fresh herbs such as garden fresh comfrey root, leaf and flower, common garden plantain from our botanical gardens, organic goldenseal root & leaf, wild crafted herbs such as wild geranium & yarrow from surrounding mountain woodland, meadows and valleys in a base of pure Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Argan Oil, Golden Jojoba Oil, Sweet Almond Oil, Apricot Kernel Oil, Montana Bees Wax - and now with Shea Butter and freshly pressed Organic Nicaraguan Coconut Oil straight from the source~to make this an exquisite Herbal First Aid All Purpose Ointment and your lips will smile all day with our succulent Herbal Healing Lip Balm!
So many uses!~ including natural first aid for wounds, burns, cuts, abrasions, skin rashes and irritations of all kinds. It is an excellent natural first aid cream for wind and sun burned skin, rough knees & elbows, chapped skin and lips, and not to forget diaper rash. A wonderful hydrating and healing cream for hands and feet, cracks on fingers, cuticles, cracked heels and so much more. It has been used as a night cream, eye cream, and as an intensive skin moisturizer for everyone young and old, as well as your animal friends. I have heard some use it as a leather conditioner. Use as you may, but enjoy!
Meet Your Herbs
Comfrey has impressive wound healing properties due to the presence of allantoin, a chemical that stimulates cell proliferation. It is a demulcent mucilage making it a powerful healing agent. For those familiar with natural medicine and chronic pain, comfrey is likely on your list of remedies. This herb has been used for centuries to treat a variety of pain- and inflammation-related issues.Among its clinical uses, comfrey can help relieve pain, reduce inflammation of muscles and joints, speed the healing of bruises and contusions and potentially aid in the treatment of fibromyalgia.
Goldenseal Root has natural antibiotic and antiseptic properties and is used for all inflammations. Goldenseal contains berberine, which has been proven to be antimicrobial, anti-tumor, anti-inflammatory. Native Americans historically used goldenseal for various health concerns including skin diseases.
Common Garden Plantain, also know as ‘Mother of Herbs’, offers many health benefits. It has traditionally been used for cuts, skin eruptions, rashes, hemorrhoids and for aiding the healing and recovery of skin. The astringent, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effect of the plant makes it helpful in treating minor wounds, cuts, and scrapes.ts natural antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties make it great for speeding recover of wounds, and for itching or pain associated with skin problems. Plantains has traditionally been used in ointments for cuts, bruises, skin eruptions, hives, rashes of all kinds, hemorrhoids and so much more.
Wild Geranium was used by early Native Americans for its many medicinal purposes including anti-hemorrhaging and anti-inflammatory properties.Wild geranium medicinal uses. A poultice from the base or pounded roots of the plant was used to treat burns and hemorrhoids. The leaves and roots were used to treat sore throats, hemorrhages, gonorrhea, and cholera. Like many other tannin-containing substances, Native Americans also used Wild Geranium (Cranesbill) as an anti-diarrhea treatment.
Red Clover The use of red clover as an herbal remedy goes back centuries, and the plant enjoys a history of both topical and internal applications. As a topical aid, red clover is often an ingredient in liniments and balms, for relieving the pain of both eczema and psoriasis, for sores, burns, and as an aid against skin cancer. The pain-relieving properties of red clover are likely due to the presence of the anti-inflammatory compounds eugenol, myricetin and salicylic acid in the flowers. Salicylic acid also demonstrates activity against eczema.