100% natural, plant-based ingredients
SOOTHING NURSING SALVE: A powerful combination of highly medicinal botanicals in our pure herbal salve is meant to help soothe the redness and soreness of skin when the tissues around the nipple swell and crack during breastfeeding, as well as aid in its rapid healing. With ingredients know to be safe and harmless for the baby, our Nursing Salve gently moisturizes and softens the skin giving it much needed breaks between feedings.
Sweet Almond Oil (Prunus amygdalus var. dulcis): is one of most beneficial carrier oils used in natural skin care; with its simple composition, light texture, and emollient properties Sweet Almond oil is an excellent and safe carrier for herbs and essential oils. Sweet Almond oil has high levels of essential fatty acids, vitamins A and B, and especially rich vitamin E, a powerful antioxidant. This oil with its hypoallergenic nature makes a perfect soother for dry, sensitive and chapped skin as well as the delicate baby skin. More importantly, Sweet Almond oil is rich in zinc, a known natural tissue healer.
Calendula (Calendula officinalis): is one of the best tissue healers in nature. Calendula is potent anti-inflammatory, anti-tumor and anti-viral herb with incredible ability to mend wounds. Calendula soothes inflammations and helps speed up tissue healing while reducing pain and inflammation. Extensively used for its medicinal properties, Calendula is known to promote healing of tissues, relieve painful swellings and calm irritations. More so, Calendula is used in cancer prevention and as excellent antimicrobial agent.
Plantain (Plantago major): is undeniably superior tissue healing herb. High in mucilage and cooling by nature, Plantain is an excellent tissue soother in cases of sunburn, eczema, painful swelling and abrasions. Plantain is nature’s first aid against bee or yellow jacket sting as well as other insect bites. This herb is a potent anti-inflammatory agent and contains a significant dose of vitamins A, C and K – all beneficial for compromised skin as with acne, eczema and psoriasis. Plantain is a good astringent with antibacterial effect on minor wounds, cuts and scrapes.
Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale): The high antioxidant content in the Dandelion is well-known to help fight free radicals and oxidative stress. Dandelion is especially rich in potassium, magnesium, calcium and phosphorous - all essential for healthy and properly functioning skin. One of the most sought-after abilities of Dandelion is its amazing detoxifying effect on tissues. This herb helps keeping the pores clearer and the complexion more balanced as a result. Dandelion is an excellent herb to use with acne-prone and sensitive skin type. Soothing and mineral-rich Dandelion contains also zinc which helps to not only detoxify, but also speed up healing process by calming irritation and heat.
Chickweed (Stellaria media): is a tiny weed with powerful abilities to heal and soothe the damaged tissues due to its impressive list of medicinal constituents, such as vitamin C, beta-carotene, coumarins, gamma-linolenic-acid, and minerals magnesium, niacin, potassium, riboflavin, selenium and zinc among others. Chickweed is cooling on tissues and with its astringent and anti-allergenic nature acts as a perfect remedy for itchy, inflamed tissues. The lovely herb is a powerful fighter of free radicals and thus a must-have herb in anti-aging efforts.
CONTAINER: 1 oz tin
INGREDIENTS: Pure Sweet Almond Oil, Organic Coconut Oil, Organic Calendula Flowers, Organic Plantain Leaf, Organic Dandelion Root, Organic Chickweed Herb
* Best if used within 6 months of purchase.
OUR HANDCRAFTED NURSING SALVE IS CREATED WITHOUT:
Petroleum or petroleum derivatives // Mineral or essential oils // Artificial fragrances and colorants // Parabens // Unnecessary Fillers // Animal testing // Gluten
PLEASE USE WITH CARE: Although these products are made with natural ingredients, it is always wise to use care when trying a new body care product. Test on small area of skin before using all over body; if irritation develops, discontinue use. Keep products out of your eyes and please read ingredients carefully if you have allergies.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, cure, treat, or prevent any disease.