Herbal Tisane Sitz bath
Herbal Tisane Sitz bath
Herbal Tisane Sitz Bath
Calming herbs have long been used to lessen the discomfort after childbirth. The soothing sensation from an aromatic herbal bath brings a sense of physical well-being; whereas pleasing aroma bouquet evokes an emotional calm. When used as appropriate (please follow the recommendations of your midwife/physician), a gentle herbal sitz bath can largely contribute to the recovery process as well as relaxation of the body after delivery of your precious little one.
Oats (Avena sativa) are known for their gentle, soothing touch to the skin. Highly nutritious, mineral-rich oats are naturally calming due to the high levels of moisturizing properties they possess. Oats are often used as an effective anti-inflammatory agent which also possesses antioxidant properties. Oats are known as for their gentle touch are a top remedy to reach for in cases of itching and another discomfort. Tender and skin-loving oats also have wonderful cleansing and purifying abilities with light foaming action once agitated in water or milk. High concentration of vitamin B1, B2 and E, and minerals zinc and magnesium makes oats a powerful tool against dull and lusterless complexion. Oats are most beneficial to sensitive and problematic skin prone to dryness and flaking.
Yarrow (Achillea millefolium) plant is mostly known for its ability to stop bleeding and speed up wound healing, for which Yarrow has been used for centuries. Yarrow with its bitter-sweet aroma and high tannin count is one of the most astringent plants in the world! The plant has been noted for its anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties as well. Yarrow is a valuable medicinal herb with many therapeutic properties used to help heal minor abrasions, soothe redness and effectively fight infections internally as well as topically. Because of its therapeutic constituents, Yarrow is a go-to herb for those who wish to tighten the pores and achieve a better appearance of their complexion.
Chamomile (Chamaemelum nobile) is well known for its benefits for the body and mind. Both Chamomile German and Chamomile Roman are known as anti-inflammatory agents capable of addressing various ailments needing soothing and calming touch. Chamomile is a superb herb for sensitive skin, and its calming aroma also helps suppress anxiety and fussiness. Chamazulene, along with other medicinal constituents in Chamomile German, is responsible for its healing nature making it a powerful antimicrobial and antibacterial agent, as well as giving Chamomile German essential oil its lovely blue color.
Slippery Elm (Ulmus rubra) is well known for its soothing action on sore throats. For this, it has been extensively used in making cough medicine across the world. Slippery Elm bark is a wonderful demulcent, meaning, it releases mucilage that coats the tissues like glue, providing for a soothing and calming action on irritations. Slippery Elm Bark is useful not only internally but also externally. When applied to the skin, it helps soothing minor inflammations and abrasions by its deep moisturization action.
Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) with its pretty purple flowers is known for its calming effect on the body. A powerful antioxidant, Lavender essential oil has been found to aid in clearing inflammations in the body. Lavender is known for its concentrated therapeutic constituents that affect the mood positively as well. By action, Lavender has a cooling effect on tissues and is highly praised as a mild, natural pain reliever.
Witch Hazel (Hamamelis virginiana) with its antioxidant and astringent benefits for skin is well known to clear and tighten complexion. Witch Hazel is used as medicine against inflammations, infections and tissue damage by sunburn. By action, the herb extract is cooling and pain-relieving on compromised tissues. Witch Hazel acts as a superior cleanser and tonic for dull and lusterless skin, fortifying it with vitamins and minerals necessary to return its youthful and radiant appearance.
Arnica (Arnica Montana) is a resilient, highly medicinal plant with cheerful yellow flowers known as one of the best pain relievers found in nature. Arnica is known to not only soothe and alleviate painful conditions but also help protect the skin from infections due to its antibacterial and antiseptic properties.
Uva Ursi (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi), also known as Bearberry; the herb is an anti-inflammatory herb often used for urinary tract infections. Topically, Uva Ursi herb is used for its amazing astringent properties. Its toning and tissue-constricting action is well sought-after. The herb is an antioxidant, and its leaves are known to be the only natural sources of hydroquinone, a compound that inhibits melanin (pigment) production. Uva Ursi also possesses natural cleansing properties and helps to balance the appearance of a dull complexion.
INGREDIENTS: Oats, Slippery Elm Bark, Yarrow, Lavender, Chamomile, Witch Hazel Leaf & Bark, Arnica & Uva Ursi
SUGGESTED USE: Place a scoop of sitz bath herbs into the included cotton baggie. Let the baggie steep in hot water for approximately 5-10 minutes to create a tea. Pour your tea into a a shallow sitz bath basin or your tub with shallow water (You can include the baggie too so it has more time to steep in your bath water) Soak for approximately 15-20 minutes. Please keep in mind, you can place the herbs in a full size bath, but more will be needed to achieve the same concentrated affect (up to 1 cup of herbs) *Please consult with your doctor or midwife to confirm that a sitz bath is safe for you and your baby.
CONTAINER: 8oz reusable glass jar
* Best if used within 9 months from purchase.
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 the body; if irritation develops, discontinue use. Keep products out of your eyes, and please read the 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.