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Refugio Gardens Botanicals

Soothing Skin Salve (with Sustainably Wildcrafted California Figwort Leaf)

Soothing Skin Salve (with Sustainably Wildcrafted California Figwort Leaf)

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This healing salve incorporates luxurious organic oils and beeswax with California native Sage and Figwort botanicals and packaged in Cobalt Blue Glass. Native Americans used a Figwort leaf poultice or juice to treat fungal and bacterial infections, wounds, boils, hives, burns, scabies, cradle cap, and rashes. The fresh tincture or tea of several species of Figwort being useful for fungal infections including athletes foot, cradle cap, and eczema. Figwort is anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial. Calendula is useful for many skin conditions including cuts, wounds, scrapes, burns, sunburn, fungal infections (ringworm, athlete’s foot, diaper rash, cradle cap, and thrush), and acne. Plantain is soothing and anti-inflammatory. Its leaf has been used as a moleskin for blisters and quickly staunches bleeding while repairing damaged skin tissue. It is useful for hemorrhoids and ulcers. Malva is an effective demulcent, reduces swelling, and draws out toxins. Lavender, sage, and tea tree essential oil are antibacterial, antifungal, and regenerate skin tissue.

 

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