Calendula Healing Balm
Why is calendula cream a popular choice for Eczema?
It assists in wound healing, soothing itchy skin and helps reduces topical pain.
Calendula helps to reduce bacteria allowing the skin to heal from the infection. It assists in reducing scars from scratching and skin inflammation.
Why all the other ingredients and oils in this balm??
Calendula Oil: Calendula oil has antifungal, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial properties that make it like magic when it comes to healing wounds, soothing eczema, and even relieving diaper rash. It’s also used as an antiseptic.
Olive Wax: Olive wax is softening and soothing and has antioxidant properties. This gives our balm a silky texture and leaves your skin feeling hydrated and protected with the beautiful silky yet non greasy layer olive wax leaves on your skin.
Pure Beeswax: The anti-inflammatory properties of beeswax encourage the healing of wounds. It is also protective, helping form a barrier between the skin and the environment without clogging pores. Further, beeswax is high in vitamin A, which has been found to support cell reconstruction and health.
Certified Organic Extra Virgin Sunflower Seed Oil: Sunflower seed oil is rich in Vitamin A and Vitamin E which help in promoting skin health and healing. These vitamins act as antioxidants. They help in regenerating damaged skin cells and getting rid even getting rid of acne. The oil is light and non-greasy and thus, it gets absorbed in the skin easily without blocking the pores
Certified Organic Shea Butter: Contains high concentrations of fatty acids and vitamins make shea butter an ideal ingredient for softening skin, especially when it comes to healing eczema . Shea butter also has anti-inflammatory and healing properties.
Certified Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil: Coconut oil has many benefits for skin, including reducing inflammation, keeping skin moisturized and helping heal wounds. The medium-chain fatty acids found in coconut oil also possess antimicrobial properties that can help treat eczema and protect the skin from harmful bacteria. Too much coconut oil can have a drying effect so the right concentration and formulation is imperative.
Certified Organic Avocado Oil: Avocado oil contains a high percentage of Vitamin E, as well as potassium, lecithin, and many other nutrients which can nourish and moisturize your skin. The oleic acid also promotes collagen production, which helps grow new skin. This accelerates the healing process, helping with issues like eczema and even sunburn.
Jojoba Oil: Jojoba Oil has anti-inflammatory properties which help to reduce redness caused by drying, ease the effects of eczema and rosacea, and keep skin calm and comfortable. The Vitamin E and B-complex vitamins in the Jojoba Oil help in skin repair and damage control.
Sweet Almond Oil: Almond oil is used to help treat common skin conditions, such as dermatitis and eczema. Studies have shown that products containing sweet almond oil reduce the symptoms of moderate or severe hand dermatitis.
Hemp Oil: Hemp oil can prevent dry skin without clogging pores. Part of what makes hempseed oil so beneficial to the skin is that it’s rich in omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids. Applying these nutrients can help to treat skin conditions like dermatitis, eczema and psoriasis.
Vitamin E oil: Vitamin E may alleviate the dryness, itching, and flaking associated with eczema, or dermatitis. Vitamin E helps support the immune system, cell function, and skin health. It’s an antioxidant, making it effective at combating the effects of free radicals produced by the metabolism of food and toxins in the environment.
Lavender Essential Oil: Due to lavender’s antifungal properties and ability to reduce inflammation, it can help keep eczema under control. Lavender oil can also be used to treat psoriasis. Lavender helps cleanse your skin and lessen redness and irritation.
Eucalyptus Essential Oil: Research shows that eucalyptus oil can be an effective treatment for wounds and skin infections, thanks to its anti-inflammatory abilities. It is cooling and soothing as well as healing.
Chamomile Essential Oil: Chamomile is perfect for helping to sooth rosacea, eczema, or just general sensitivities. Itching is often caused by inflammation of the skin – chamomile is great for calming itch and irritation.