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  • Skin Repair – Calendula Salve for Cracked Skin.  This is an excellent natural remedy for dry skin, eczema, rashes, cracks, minor cuts, mild burns and many other skin conditions.  It can also be used as a daily regular moisturizer as needed.

    Calendula oil is an anti-bacterial, antiseptic, and anti-inflammatory agent. Therefore, it is ideal for treating and relieving many skin conditions such as eczema, dermatitis, irritated dry skin, mild burns, and minor cuts and scrapes. It can also help with hemorrhoids and baby eczema.

    Our natural Skin Repair Salve for Cracked Skin contains 70% calendula oil – organic calendula flowers infused in cold pressed olive oil.

    How to use:

    Apply to affected area and rub in gently until absorbed. To use as a daily moisturizer, apply to damp skin after washing. For external use only. Store in a cool, dry place.

    Other Properties:

    • Alcohol Free
    • Free of: alcohol, artificial fragrance
    • Non-GMO

    Net Size:

    1.05 oz / 30 grams

    Is Calendula good for face?

    Many of our customers tell us that they like to use Skin Repair Salve for face before bed time, and especially in the winter time when the skin tends to get dry quicker.

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  • Re Leaf – Comfrey Balm is a natural pain relief balm made from Comfrey infused organic olive oil, beeswax, castor oil, vitamin E, and essential oils. All together they combine to make a wonderfully soothing balm that helps provide topical relief for muscle and joint pain. So instead of reaching for analgesic cream or oral pain medication next time you are aching or overworked, try some stretches and massage with this natural balm. Read further to find out more about the history and potential usages of comfrey.

    Product Properties:

    • Non – GMO
    • Alcohol Free
    • Gluten free
    • Cruelty Free

    How to use:

    First, you should apply a small amount of Re Leaf – Comfrey Balm to the area where you are experiencing pain. Next, massage the balm onto the skin and muscle until it is fully absorbed.  We suggest repeating this process about three times a day for best results. Do not use this product on open cuts or wounds as it is not recommended for internal use.

    Store your Re Leaf – Comfrey Balm in a cool, dry place to extend shelf life.

    Ingredients:

    Infused Comfrey oil in organic cold pressed olive oil, organic beeswax, castor oil, eucalyptus essential oil, camphor oil, peppermint oil, birch oil, tocopherol (vitamin E)

    Why do we use Comfrey in our Re Leaf – Comfrey Balm?

    It is important to understand the history of using natural remedies when you are trying to understand their formulations. People have used Comfrey as an alternative remedy for joint and muscle pain as well as closed wounds for centuries.  First, it is interesting to note that Comfrey (also known as Symphytum officinale) acts as an anti-inflammatory agent that promotes healing of bruises, sprains, and open wounds when applied topically. The roots and leaves of this plant contain a protein called allantoin, which stimulates cell proliferation and promotes wound and bone healing.  In order to prepare this balm, we infuse organic Comfrey leaves in organic olive oil for 4-6 weeks. Next, we filter the oil infusion and combine it with the remaining ingredients resulting in  a topical balm that is easy to apply and has a soothing natural scent.

    Research suggests that Comfrey can even help many types of joint and muscle pain. These uses include, osteoarthritis, as well as some injuries, such as ankle sprains, back pain, and even headaches. Applying a Comfrey ointment to the affected area for up to 2 weeks improves mobility, decreases pain, and reduces tenderness and swelling of sprains. It’s interesting to note that the efficacy of applying Comfrey ointment to relieve pain and reduce swelling is somewhat comparable to the efficacy of diclofenac gel. Studies also suggest this type of balm can provide relief (“re-leaf”) when applied to patients with upper and lower back pain, or even for sufferers of headaches when massaged onto temples and neck. So next time you feel sore, reach for Re Leaf Comfrey Balm for your pain and find relief!

    Resources and recommendations:

    What Is Comfrey?

    For minor open wounds we suggest you try our Skin Repair – Calendula Salve

    Comfrey Root Eases Back Pain

    Net size:

    1.5 oz / 42 gr

    Disclaimer:

    Re Leaf – Comfrey Balm is an alternative treatment for soreness or pain. We suggest that you seek professional medical advice for long-term or severe pain.

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