Ointments - Herbal Helpers Pack
Complete set of all Naturally Herbal ointments in 30mls or 60mls sizing.
- Tea Tree
Details of each ointment and traditional use below. Apply sparingly 2 times daily.
Full details of how herbs may assist specific conditions is given on consultation with degree qualified naturopath.
Vegan/plant based option is also available - ingredients as below but with Euphorbia antisyphilitica (Candelilla) Wax instead of beeswax.
Traditionally used to support the body’s natural response to physical shock or trauma and help aid the recovery process from bruises, sprained tissues and muscles after falls, sports injuries, muscle ache from exercise or gardening. It has also been known to help alleviate pain in sore joints including hands, knees, feet.
Arnica montana (Arnica) infused Olea europaea (Olive Oil), Cera alba (Beeswax).
Do NOT use on broken skin or where there is bleeding.
An extremely well known and favourite herb for many for it's gentle topical use, Calendula is recognised for supporting skin regeneration from wounds, cuts, grazes, and soothing inflammed skin including heat rash and nappy rash. It is a very fast herbal agent, so wounds need to be meticulously clean before applying.
Calendula officinalis (Calendula) infused Olea europaea (Olive Oil), Cera alba (Beeswax).
Traditional use of Chamomile is for skin inflammation due to chronic skin conditions, exposure to irritants or sunburn. Chamomile, applied topically, is particularly effective where skin is also itchy due to irritants or insect bites and soothes the affected part.
Matricaria recutita (Chamomile) infused Olea europaea (Olive Oil), Cera alba (Beeswax).
Contra-indication: Discontinue use if allergic reaction occurs. Do NOT use if allergic to Asteracea family (Daisy)
Traditionally known as “Knitbone” and used for bone and joint support where there are breaks, inflammation or joint distortions as well as soft tissue support for bruising and sprains, or over-exercise from sports or gardening aches. It is traditionally known to help reduce muscle pain, swelling and overstrain as well as support mobility of affected joints.
Symphytum officinale (spp.) (Comfrey) infused Olea europaea (Olive Oil), Cera alba (Beeswax).
EXTERNAL USE ONLY
Tea tree oil has been shown effective supporting skin integrity where there are bacterial infections and skin damage as well as supporting certain fungal skin conditions resolution. As the essential oil is diluted in the olive oil, it is safe to apply direct to the skin.
Olea europaea (Olive Oil), Cera alba (Beeswax), Melaleuca alternifolia (Tea Tree) essential oil.
Not for use in children. Harmful if swallowed or used on the eyes.
A sweet herb with a long medicinal tradition, the heart shaped leaves are used to soothe skin swellings, inflammation and also bruising. The leaves are steeped in olive oil to transfer their herbal properties before being strained and made into ointment. Sadly, there is none of the lovely violet fragrance as only the leaves are used. Use in conjunction with Chamomile for best results for skin conditions.
Ingredients: Viola odorata (Violet) infused Olea europaea (Olive Oil), Cera alba (Beeswax).
Contra -indications for all ointments:
- Do NOT use in pregnancy or breast feeding unless under the guidance of naturopath or qualified medical herbalist.
- If on other medications, please consult your medical practitioner or naturopath before using.
- If skin irritation arises as result of using ointment, cease use immediately. Seek professional healthcare advice.
- Not for long term use.