INCI - Calendula officinalis
Use the whole flower for your calendula infusions.
Calendula is antiseptic & antibacterial & is excellent for burns, scalds, stings & impetigo. Also being antifungal, it can help cure yeast rashes & infections. Wonderful for inflamed or ulcerated conditions. Calendula is one of the best herbs for treating local skin problems. Calendula may be used safely wherever there is inflammation on the skin, whether due to infection or physical damage. It may also be used for any external bleeding or wound, and bruising or strains. From Viable Health website. For digestive problems, Calendula may be used with Marshmallow Root and American Cranesbill. As an external soothing application, it can be used with Slippery Elm and any other relevant remedy. A useful antiseptic lotion will be produced by combining it with Goldenseal and Myrrh.
Avoid during pregnancy.
Camu camu berries, which are native to the Amazon region, contain about 30 times the amount of vitamin C found in oranges. They're also rich in ellagic acid, an antioxidant that can help protect
skin against free radicals.
Camu camu is also jam-packed with other vitamins and minerals including iron, niacin, riboflavin, phosphorus, potassium, beta-carotene, calcium, and amino acids.
Proponents claim that camu camu can boost the immune system and preserve eye health.
In addition, camu camu is purported to protect against acne, arthritis, atherosclerosis, cancer, cold sores, depression, diabetes, gum disease, herpes infection, and rosacea.
An oil enriched with camu camu is sometimes applied on hair as a hair oil or conditioner. Proponents claim that the hair oil can promote hair growth and guard against hair loss. It is also used in skin products, like face masks, creams, lotions, and moisturizers.
INCI: Matricaria chamomilla.
Makes a wonderful tea, for drinking or the bath.
Chamomile is antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, antifungal & antibacterial. Compresses can be applied to ulcers, sores, burns, scalds & hemorrhoids. Steam inhalations can help relieve asthma, hay fever, catarrh & sinusitis. Can soothe all kinds of digestive upsets and is recommended for colic, gassiness, heartburn, nervous indigestion & acidity. Helps relieve mouth ulcers, inflamed gums, sore throats, gastritus, peptic ulcers, colitis & irritable bowel syndrome
INCI - Camellia sinensis.
Green Tea was shown to neutralize the damage done by exposure to UV rays, helping to prevent skin cancer & premature aging. It is chock full of antioxidants which fight damage by free radicals. Helps soothe & prevent infammation, useful for skin conditions such as psoriasis, rosacea, acne and dandruff. Antibacterial. Helps increase elasticity when used continuously, so it may help reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles. Thought to help lighten skin.
INCI: Althaea Officinalis
Strong & aromatic!
INCI: Pogostemon patchouli
INCI: Plantago major
INCI - Rosa canina
Awesome in bath and facial teas.
The petals, hips and galls are astringent, carminative, diuretic, laxative, ophthalmic and tonic. Roses are recommended for normal, dry, and mature skin.
Free of pesticides and herbicides, and are not fumigated or
inci Artemisia Absinthium