Soap by Sandy Calendula & St John's Wart Salve

Soap by Sandy Calendula & St John's Wart Salve

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Soap by Sandy Calendula & St John's Wart Salve

A salve is a medical ointment/balm used to soothe the surface of the body.

Calendula is a medicinal flower that has several health benefits. Taken internally as a tea, tincture, or extract, calendula is highly beneficial and soothing for ulcers, indigestion, colitis, heartburn, gall-bladder problems, liver problems, menstrual cramps, and chronic inflammation. Calendula’s antiviral properties also makes it a great support for the immune system and lymphatic system. Calendula extracts even have anti-cancer properties and have been known to benefit leukemia, breast, prostate, cervix, lung, pancreas, and colon cancer. Topically, calendula can be applied as a cream, salve, lotion, or oil and works wonders for skin problems such as eczema, psoriasis, boils, shingles, athlete’s foot, sunburn, chickenpox, measles, bee stings, diaper rash, yeast infections, warts, and acne. It is also a good eye wash for conjunctivitis and dry itchy eyes. A few drops of calendula oil can be applied directly into the ear to help ease the pain of an earache. The carotenoids contained in calendula reduce the signs of aging by decreasing the appearance of wrinkles and provide moisture and tone to the skin. On a cellular level, calendula also has the ability to help heal the after-effects of radioactive exposure, such as chemotherapy. As an anti-microbial, calendula is effective against ringworm and scabies. Calendula cream is also good to use for broken bones, sprains, bruises, and varicose veins as it will help to decrease swelling in bodily tissues. These brightly colored flowers can also be easily grown at home too. Use the fresh petals as a beautiful addition to your salad or dry the flowers and use as a delicious tea that you can enjoy anytime.

St. John's Wart has antibacterial and analgesic activity. Therefore, a Salve made with St. John's Wart flowers and leaves may help heal cuts, wounds, insect bites, boils, and bruises. St. John’s Wart in topical application in the form of a salve or tincture, it can speed the healing process of burns, bruises, and scrape by stimulating circulation of oxygenated blood to those skin cells so that repairs can begin. While it’s certainly most commonly used as an antidepressant supplement, the bright yellow flowers from St. John’s Wart will also make a potent oil infusion that’s excellent for a wide variety of skin issues, such as minor cuts, eczema scrapes, rashes, cold sores, chicken pox and shingles, and especially sunburn.

All that combined with the Soothing effect of beeswax, cocoa butter and sweet almond oil, you skin will be thank you in no time.

Unscented for even the most sensitive skin.

Ingredients: Organic coconut oil, calendula infused olive oil, St Johns Wart infused sunflower oil, beeswax, sweet almond oil, organic cocoa butter, organic castor oil.