Formulated for dry, cracked skin, this salve is made with ingredients renown for their anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, analgesic and emollient properties. It penetrates deeply to nourish the skin, while the beeswax provides a protective barrier to lock in moisture, helping to soften cracks, reduce scaling, and ease itching.
Rice Bran oil is rich in fatty acids and Vitamin E. This combination allows it to penetrate the skin layers to deeply moisturize and hydrate. Vitamin E is directly connected to the health and wellness of the skin. It speeds up wound healing, increases cellular regeneration, smooths the skin, reduce wrinkles, and provides protection from sunburn. Vitamin E also helps boost the protective quality of skin cells.
Calendula properties include antibacterial, antimicrobial, antiseptic, anti-fungal, anti-histamine and antibiotic. It promotes healing by reducing inflammation and soothing dry, irritated skin.
Chamomile is an outstanding skin-soother. It's properties include anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antiviral and analgesic making it beneficial for dry skin, calming redness, scrapes, bruises, razor burn, and diaper rash. It may also help with anxiety and mild insomnia.
Comfrey Leaf has high levels of antioxidants, vitamin C, calcium, anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties, making it beneficial in reducing inflammation, stimulating circulation and collagen production, promoting skin cell regeneration and wound healing, while helping to ease pain.
Nettle Leaf is a powerful herb rich in vitamins and minerals. It’s properties include antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and anti-microbial. Its antioxidant properties help to speed wound healing and reduce the appearance of scars and blemishes.
Bacuri Butter contains a high percentage of palmitic, oleic and palmitoleic fatty acids, which provide its amazing emollient and moisturizing properties. Bacuri Butter is also rich in the amino acids L-Lysine. which helps to stabilize collagen and elastin production, making it beneficial in treating irritated/damaged skin .
Kukui Nut Oil has been used by Hawaiians for centuries to protect and heal skin exposed to harsh, drying sun, wind, and water. The oil helps to soothe skin with minor sunburns, soften and moisturize dry skin, and alleviate the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.
Castor Oil contains undecylenic acid, which has germicidal and disinfectant properties. It is useful for skin issues and skin ulcers, particularly those caused by bacterial or fungal infections. Castor oil is also used to protect burns/wounds from infections, in treating acne and blemishes, in pigmentation issues, for reducing stretch marks and for dry skin.
Beeswax is an excellent skin softener and emollient that helps protect and repair rough, dry and/or chapped skin and maintain a smooth skin texture. It promotes collagen production, protects the skin, retains water and locks in moisture and can help reduce stretch marks. It has mild anti-swelling effects, helps in relieving pain and inflammation and can help treat fungal skin infections.
The salve is unscented, however the natural aroma of the oils and butter, which is reminiscent of roasted peanuts, is a light smell that does not linger.
May stain light fabrics before fully absorbed.
Ingredients: Rice Bran Oil infused with Chamomile, Calendula, Comfrey and Nettle Leaf, Bacuri Butter, Kukui Nut Oil, Castor Oil, Beeswax