Comfrey (Symphytum officinale ) is used to treat wounds and reduce the inflammation associated with sprains and broken bones. The roots and leaves contain allantoin, a substance that helps new skin cells grow, along with other substances that reduce inflammation and keep skin healthy. Comfrey oils were often applied to the surface of the skin to heal bruises as well as pulled muscles and ligaments, fractures, sprains, strains, and osteoarthritis.
Black seed solar oil is for a variety of ailments including; relieving joint pain, arthritis pain, aches, muscle pain, backache, neck pain, sprains, chest rub for congestion, acne, spots, skin blemishes, wrinkles, and all this below too. Black seed oil for skin is an effective beauty treatment in that it moisturises, fades scars and dark spots and tames redness.
Black Cumin seed Oil can even be used to treat several serious skin conditions when applied directly to problem areas such as:
* Burns * Eczema * Acne – Black Cumin seed oil fights bacteria that causes acne
* Psoriasis Scales
* Skin Fungal and other infections
* Skin Boils * Ringworm
Calendula the natural healer.
Anti-inflammatory Swollen, inflamed tissue is the ideal place to apply the healing properties of calendula oil. Dry skin, eczema and hemorrhoids respond to calendula's high triterpenoid content. Reducing inflammation is also key to reducing pain. Parents can rely on calendula oil to ease the pain and irritation of diaper rash.Antibacterial Use calendula oil to fight bacterial infections in skin abrasions. Nutritional consultant Phyllis A. Bach, states in her book "Prescription for Herbal Healing" that external treatment with this herb will "kill Staphylococcus aureus, a common germ that infects abrasions, burns, and cuts." This translates into extra healing power for skin that gets battered by abrasive work such as landscaping and woodworking.Antiseptic The antiseptic properties of calendula make this oil a top choice for every first aid kit. Use this herb to prevent infection from bug bites, scratches and minor cuts and burns. Oil should not be used on deep tissue burns and cuts. Discontinue use if allergic reactions to calendula are noticed
Freshly made as are all of my products, this nettle salve has extremely favorable benefits for skin and scalp. Made with quality organic nettle seeped for weeks or months in quality olive oil and then added to beeswax and coconut oil and a drop of Vitamin E for preservation. It works wonderfully as an ant-wrinkle salve too, best applied at night as it tends to be a little greasy. Definitely worth trying!
The oil is an excellent treatment for hypersensitive or stressed skin and scalp as it helps reduce irritation, and reverse inflammatory reactions. Warm Nettle oil has been traditionally used as restorative anti-wrinkle facial masque for thin sensitive skin. It helps combat irritations, redness, itching, improve skin conditions in sensitive areas.
What else? Here goes.
1. Helps In Treating Acne
Dried nettle leaves are used externally and topically for treating acne and blemishes. Dried Nettle leaf extracts are also used as a skin tonic for oily, acne-prone skin as it not only helps in reducing acne but also does that without leaving any scars or blemishes behind.
2. Astringent Properties
Nettle leaves have astringent properties, which helps in treating skin diseases like eczema, insect bites and chicken pox. Its extract or an oil concoction prepared with nettle leaves can be applied topically to treat eczema.
Nettle leaves have anti-inflammatory properties and can be used for treating skin burns and reducing the burn scars.
4. Treats Eczema
Consuming nettle leaf tea regularly helps in curing many stubborn skin diseases including eczema. Drink 2-3 cups of nettle tea a day, which will cleanse your body of toxins and unmask the beautiful you. You can also apply the tincture of nettle leaf topically for quick healing of patchy rashes that accompany eczema.
Nettle Leaf Benefits For Hair
Can nettle leaves help our hair too? They surely can! Here are some of the benefits of nettle leaf for hair:
5. Treats Hair Loss Problem
Using stinging nettle is one of the oldest treatments for combating hair loss. Stinging nettle remains a good scalp massage oil to combat hair loss effectively.
6. Helps In Hair Re-Growth
Not only does stinging nettle help in combating hair loss, but it also helps in hair re-growth. Nettle leaves are rich in silica and sulfur. This helps in making hair shinier and healthier. Massaging with nettle oil can result in re-growth of lost hair and also helps in restoring the original hair color.
7. Treats Dandruff
Massaging your scalp with nettle oil and leaving it overnight is a very effective treatment for dandruff.
Health Benefits Of Nettle Leaf
As mentioned before, the nettle leaf packs a punch when it comes to nutrients. Here are some of the nettle leaf health benefits:
8. Treats Arthritic Pain
Stinging nettle has pain relieving and anti-inflammatory properties, which makes it a good cure for arthritic pain. It also treats other joint related diseases like rheumatism, gout, bursitis, and tendonitis. Nettle oil rubbed and massaged over the joints relieves the pain.