Lavender and Calendula Soothing Salve
Our Lavender and Calendula Soothing Salve is an amazing all purpose product! Use it to moisten chapped lips, soften dry heels, sooth skinned knees and burns, treat eczema, minimize scars and hydrate cuticles! There's nothing this little pot of salve won't do! Lavender has an analgesic effect on the skin, which helps with pain relief, but it is the antiseptic and stimulant properties which make it very effective for use on wounds and burns.It also contains ursolic acid, which is not only antibacterial, but also active against lipid oxidation and inhibits elastase – which results in tissue degeneration as well as inflammatory processes such as psoriasis and eczemas. On the skin, lavender oil tones and revitalizes it and it is useful for all types of skin problems, such as abscesses, acne, oily skin, boils, burns, sunburn, wounds, psoriasis, lice, insect bites, stings. It also acts as an insect repellent. Calendula can be used to treat eczema, ringworm, athlete's foot, varicose veins, and other minor injuries and skin problems.It's beneficial in the treatment of diaper rash and cradle cap in babies, and sore nipples in nursing mothers.In cases of slow-healing wounds, as well as burns, eczema, hemorrhoids and dry skin, it is most effective. It is ideal for dry, dehydrated, irritated and delicate skin. The presence of essential oil and salicylic acid gives it an antimicrobial and anti-oxidizing action, which results in an antiseptic action great for any infections, including acne. Made with calendula-infused olive oil, beeswax, lavender essential oil, and love. 1/2 ounce tin.