Herbs

Arnica: Arnica has been used from the oldest of times as and herb to cure wounds. It has a long history among Native Americans as a major healing plant. It is an excellent topical solution for muscle sprains, strains, stiffness, bruising, swelling and local tenderness.

Calendula: Calendula also known as Marigold flowers, has a long history of use in wound care and skin care. The flowers and their oil, is used to heal skin and reduce inflammation. A versatile wound healer and skin soother, Calendula is used to heal burns and scrapes

Chamomile: Chamomile has many uses and applications both topically and internally. Topically it is soothing to the skin, calming to the nerves and is especially beneficial in treating eczema and other skin irritations.

Comfrey: A “magic herb”, Comfrey has been considered a healing herb since ancient times. The ancient Greeks and Romans, used this wonder herb for alleviating a number of ailments including bronchial problems, wounds, heavy bleeding and broken bones. The main active ingredient of comfrey is allantoin, which has the ability of stimulating cell proliferation. Thus, it can be effective in replacing the damaged cells of the body. This makes it an amazing herb for any wound healing.

Chaparral: Chaparral is one of the best herbal antibiotics that is useful against bacteria, viruses, and parasites, both internally and externally. Chaparral’s greatest ability is to move the lymphatic system, this helps to draw toxic chemicals and harmful drugs out of the cells. Chaparral is a good blood purifier. It contains powerful antioxidants that protect against the formation of tumors, cancer cells, and over-exposure to sunlight. It can help remove boils and abscesses. It has a strong anti-inflammatory effect. It is helpful against athlete's foot, nail fungus, ringworm and vaginal yeast infections. It is applied to wounds as an antiseptic liniment made from chaparral or a bath made by soaking the leaves in the water is used for rheumatism.

Echinacea: Echinacea is an herb that is native to North America. Both the roots and the above-ground parts of the plant have been found to contain substances that stimulate our immune system and help fight off infections. Used by many for centuries as a “cure all” herb, from colds to cancer. Echinacea applied topically can cure wounds, cuts, burns, boils and insect bites. Antiseptic, anti-viral

Ginger: This rhizome has been used through out time by many cultures for numerous ailments. Spicy and pungent, the aroma of ginger root helps promote a sense of well-being. One of the main benefits of ginger is its ability to stimulate the circulatory system. Warming and soothing for aching muscles. Ginger is a powerful anti-oxidant, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory for the skin.

Green Tea: Containing a high level of antioxidants, green tea has the ability to detoxify the skin, promote healing, and soothe irritation and inflammation.

Lavender: Lavender herb and the essential oil has been used throughout history for numerous applications, medicinally and spiritually. Lavender is antibacterial, antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, it is good for the mind, body & soul, and helps support a calm composure and reduces irritability, apprehension, stress, nervous tension, insomnia, nightmares, and is generally balancing to the psyche as well as the body. Lavender in skin care works well in the treatment of acne, eczema, dermatitis, fungus, burns and wounds. It can alleviate aches, pains and swelling from arthritis, injury, headache, and other maladies

Palmarosa: Palmarosa is a grassy herb with a fresh, floral, sweet scent, and smells similar to geranium and rose. It originates from India, where it has been used in traditional Indian medicine to reduce fevers and fight infectious disease. Palmarosa essential oil is steam distilled from the leaves of the grass plant, and has many beneficial properties that make it a wonderful addition to natural skin care products: It is considered a rejuvenating oil and is often used in anti-aging products to help smooth out wrinkles . Palmarosa helps balance sebum production of the skin, and is good for all skin types. It has anti-bacterial and antiseptic properties, making it great for acne prone skin as well.

Peppermint/Spearmint: The mint family has many uses medicinally, therapeutically and in aromatherapy. The effective properties of the essential oil come from its component menthol, which has a relaxing and cooling effect on the nerves and muscles, which helps relax contraction in case of spasms and thereby gives effective relief from aches, aches in abdominal region and intestines, muscle pulls or cramps, nervous convulsions. It is stimulating to the nerves and blood circulation, clarifying and restorative it is useful for acne. This oil has a relaxing and cooling effect on brain, taking stress away from it. It helps to concentrate. Being a Cephalic, it helps cure headaches and other stress related neurological problems.

Rosemary: In aromatherapy, rosemary has a mesmerizing aroma and is used for mental energy and clarity, an excellent brain and nerve tonic and it clears the respiratory tract. Applied to the skin, rosemary essential oil helps strengthen the capillaries and has a rejuvenating effect. Rosemary extract helps protect the individual components of skin cells, which may prevent age-related skin damage such as wrinkles

Vanilla: The aroma is lingering, sweet and exotic. The aromatherapy benefits are calming, comforting and balancing. Vanilla has been considered an aphrodisiac since the time of the Aztecs.

 
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