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INGREDIENTS

These are some of the herbs we use in our products.

There will be more ingredient information coming soon…

Arnica

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Arnica montana
Asteraceae Family
PROPERTIES:

  • Contains helenalin and thymol which reduce inflammation
  • Relieves pain associated with bruises, soft tissue injuries and muscle soreness
  • Encourages rapid recovery from physical trauma
  • Warning: For external use only (Homeopathic solutions are an exception)
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Balsam Poplar:

Populus balsamoides
Salicaceae Family
PROPERTIES:

  • Traditionally used in Native American medicine for sprains, inflammation and muscle pains
  • Contains a resinous sap rich in Vitamin C and salicylic acid (aspirin)
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Calendula:

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Callendula officinalis
Compostae Family
PROPERTIES:

  • Has aromatic qualities that promote relaxation and relieve tension headaches
  • Used as a sleep aid, antispasmodic, antidepressant and analgesic
  • Highly effective in treating minor burns (including sunburn)
  • Prevents scarring; soothes eczema and insect bites, also works as an insect repellent
  • Helps reduce inflammation and heal rashes, bruises, minor cuts and sores
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Comfrey:

Symphytum officinale
Boraginaceae Family
PROPERTIES:

  • Historically called knitbone or bruisewort to describe its rapid healing powers
  • Contains allantoin which stimulates cell proliferation
  • Expedites healing of sprains, broken bones, arthritic joints and other wounds
  • Effective in treating eczema, dermatitis and viral skin infections
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Green Tea:

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Camellia sinensis
Theaceace Family
PROPERTIES:

  • Synergistically enhances the sun protective qualities of zinc oxide by stopping free radicals
  • Extensive research confirms the high polyphenol anti-oxidant activity found in green tea
  • Protects against skin cancer and helps reduce inflammation in association with rosacea (skin condition)
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Lavender:

Lavandula angustifolia
Labiatae Family
PROPERTIES:

  • Works as an astringent, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and anti-fungal
  • Provides nutrients for the skin to regenerate new tissue and heal wounds
  • Soothes pain from injuries, irritations, and wasp or bee stings
  • Used to treat cuts, scrapes, bruises, minor infections and burns.
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Rose:

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Rosa spp.
Roseaceae Family
PROPERTIES:

  • Concentrated source of Vitamin C
  • High in Vitamins A, D and E
  • Contains antioxidant flavonoids that reduce effects of aging on the skin and can contribute to cancer prevention.
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St John's Wort:

Hypericum perforatum
Hypericaceae Family
PROPERTIES:

  • Soothes aches from gout and arthritis
  • Works as an analgesic for neuralgia, backaches and sciatica
  • Applied effectively on tennis elbow and general joint inflammation
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Yarrow:

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Achillea millefolium
Compositae Family
PROPERTIES:

  • Used topically for wounds, cuts and abrasions
  • Relaxes peripheral blood vessels, cleans wounds, encourages clotting and reduces swelling
  • Historically associated with the Greek warrior, Achilles, for using the herb to heal wounds of his soldiers in battle
  • Can be planted in the garden to combat soil erosion
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