About the ingredients:
Calendula has anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, astringent (tones tissues and staunches bleeding), antifungal, antiviral, and immunostimulant properties making it useful for disinfecting and treating minor wounds, conjunctivitis, cuts, scrapes, chapped or chafed skin, burns, athlete’s foot, acne, bee stings and other minor irritations and infections of the skin. It also stimulates the production of collagen at wound sites, helping to minimize scarring.
Yarrow is antiseptic (anti-infective), antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, astringent and analgesic (relieves pain), making it ideal for preventing infection, stopping blood flow, and reducing swelling and pain in wounds.
Plantain is analgesic, demulcent (moisturizing and soothing), astringent, antiseptic, and anti-inflammatory. It relieves itching and helps to draw splinters as well as venom from the skin. It is used to treat wounds, bruises, insect bites and bee stings, and it abates blood flow in minor cuts while helping to heal tissue damage.
Olive oil is used as a carrier oil in this salve which the above herbs are infused into. It contains the same healthy fats as avocado and is high in antioxidants including vitamins A and E, which moisturize and nourish the skin.
Vitamin E oil is a powerful antioxidant. It is nourishing for all skin types and prolongs the shelf life of the product.
Lavender essential oil has anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial and sedative properties that help to relieve pain.
Lemon essential oil is a strong antiseptic, making it beneficial for treating wounds and bug bites. Only a small amount is used in this salve in order to avoid irritation to sensitive skin or photosensitivity.
Tea tree (Melaleuca) essential oil has antibacterial, anti fungal, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antiviral and pain-relieving properties.
Verdant products are good for your body and good for the earth. We use natural, pure, plant-based ingredients that are local and organic whenever possible, and fair trade and sustainably sourced by trusted suppliers as well as sustainable packaging. None of our ingredients are tested on animals, and Verdant products contain no parabens, petroleum, sodium lauryl sulfates, sodium laureth sulfates, or phthalates.