Summer Salve is your warm weather friend! No matter how we try, bug bites, sunburn, rashes, and scrapes happen. This all natural, herb infused healing balm will soothe every one. Made with lightweight and skin friendly grape seed, sunflower, and safflower oils infused with rose, lavender, chamomile, calendula, marshmallow, plantain, St. John's Wort, and echinacea. These plant allies calm itching, speed healing, prevent infection, and decrease redness. Packaged in a handy tube for applying on the go. No added essential oils or fragrance. The only scent is a faint trace of flowery "hive smell." I'm a beekeeper and have no other way to explain it! It is an intoxicating, incredibly delicious scent. Summer sweetness. I hope you enjoy this lovingly made all natural product.
Grape seed Oil: Tightens skin, moisturizes, improves skin elasticity.
Safflower Oil: Safflower oil is less aggravating to skin and contains about 78% of linoleic acid, which is undoubtedly a secret weapon in fighting against acne problems. Linoleic acid, its principal fatty acid, is an essential fatty that cannot be synthesized by the human body.
Sunflower Oil:The anti-inflammatory benefits of sunflower oil for skin is evidently strong as the oil is high in Omega-6 (linoleic) fatty acid along with Vitamin E. The University of Maryland Medical Center reports that linoleic acid helps decrease inflammation in skin (i.e., acne, dermatitis, sunburns).
Lavender: Lavender is known as a calming and relaxing herb and has frequently been used for insomnia, anxiety, depression, and natural stress relief. Antihistamine, antiseptic and antimicrobial. Stimulating yet calming.
Rose: Rose contains high amounts of vitamin C, a powerful antioxidant. This important vitamin can help protect skin cells from damage, such as from staying out in the sun too long. Some evidence even suggests that rose water can help prevent sunburn. The natural oils found in roses help lock moisture into the skin, keeping skin feeling smooth. Rose is especially beneficial for those with sensitive skin because the sugars in its petals create a soothing feeling.
Chamomile: Chamomile is known to soothe inflammation because of its anti-inflammatory properties. It also reduces redness. hamomile is good for soothing sunburn with its skin calming and anti-inflammatory properties. It also cools the sun damaged and overheated skin.
Calendula: The acids held within the oils of this plant have powerful antimicrobial and antiviral effects, especially when fortified with sunflower oil. Calendula oil is a great moisturizer for dry skin and for severely chapped or split skin. It helps soothe the area and reduce the pain.
St. John's Wort: Known for many health benefits, including the ability to help ease your mind, St. John's wort is also beneficial for the skin. Full of powerful flavonoids, it helps protect and soothe. Can relieve the itch caused by rash, psoriasis, and eczema.
Comfrey Leaf: Being mucilaginous, comfrey is commonly used for helping heal wounds, preventing scars, and treating existing ones, along with decreasing dryness and flaking of skin.
Echinacea: Echinacea purpurea will work like a topical disinfectant on such wounds. It has an analgesic effect on irritated skin.
Plantain: This herb is used to heal wounds, cuts and scratches. Drastically decreases itching associated with bites and rashes.
Marshmallow: Treats burns and insect bites will adding softness to the skin.
Beeswax: Provides protection against irritants while still allowing the skin to breathe. Anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and antiviral benefits making it helpful in treating skin irritation.
This 2.2 oz tube is perfect for carrying with you wherever summer adventure goes! If this salve begins to melt or become soft just pop it in the fridge!
The above statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. Information presented here is not intended to be construed as medical advice or to prevent, treat, or cure any disease.