Meet the stars of NatureSavvy

Plant medicines have long provided comfort and healing.  In their unique ways, plants absorb nourishing aspects of nature through their roots, leaves, and flowers.  This gives rise to each plant's signature medicinal characteristics.  There is an extraordinary synergy that occurs when plants are formulated together.  It is this full array of benefits that we bring to you in NatureSavvy.

Here we introduce you to the amazing plants of NatureSavvy so you can learn more about what the healing power of nature offers you.

 

St. John's wort (Hypericum perforatum)

Each year we look forward to wildcrafting St. John's wort around the summer solstice.  The delicate yellow petals produce a beautiful red oil when steeped.

Applied topically, St. John's wort:

  • Relieves pain, including phantom pain
  • Soothes & heals inflamed nerve, muscle and joint tissue
  • Use to treat burns, scrapes, and sores.
  • Mildly antiseptic

Calendula (Calendula officinalis)

One of our bright & cheery garden favorites, calendula promotes the healing of wounds and irritated tissues by promoting healthy cell regeneration. Calendula is used externally for bruises, burns, sores and skin ulcers.

Other benefits of calendula include:

  • Prevents bacterial growth and infection
  • Soothes inflamed tissue
  • Improves circulation
  • Invigorates lymph flow
  • Great for sensitive skin

Comfrey (Symphytum spp.)

A favorite among pollinators, Comfrey strengthens skin integrity and stimulates healthy skin growth. We love the sweet melon fragrance of freshly harvested leaves in the summer. Comfrey stands tall when it comes to healing sprains, bruises and bone wounds.

Comfrey is topically used for:

  • Strengthening skin integrity
  • Stimulating healthy skin growth
  • Quickly healing broken, irritated skin
  • Treating strains, torn ligaments, bruises and bone injuries
  • Pain relief and soothing inflamed tissues

  Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)

 Yarrow is an abundant wild flower with a history of wound healing dating back to the Trojan wars. We include yarrow in NatureSavvy because of its unique ability to support healthy circulation and tone tissues.

 Benefits of yarrow include:

  • Gently invigorates circulation
  • Tones skin and circulatory vessels
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Antiseptic 
  • Anti-fungal

 

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Self-Heal (Prunella vulgaris)

A summertime favorite, self-heal soothes, tones and heals skin. We enjoy harvesting the fresh flowering tops and always leave plenty for the bees.

Benefits of self-heal:

  • Anti-bacterial
  • Promotes wound healing
  • Cools inflammation
  • Tones the skin

 


Marshmallow (Althea officinalis)

Taking its botanical name from a Greek word, altho, meaning "to heal", marshmallow has been used since Ancient Egyptian times. We infuse organic marshmallow root and cherish this healing plant for its powerful soothing qualities.

Marshmallow root is famous for:

  • Quickly soothing inflamed, irritated skin
  • Strengthening skin integrity
  • Promoting healthy skin regeneration
  • Healing wounds

 


Plantain (Plantago spp.)

Watch where you step! This familiar plant is probably growing near you. A classic first-aid herb, plantain is highly regarded for its ability to heal wounds and draw out impurities.

Plantain is known for:

  • Healing wounds
  • Drawing out impurities
  • Soothing skin inflammations 
  •  Anti-microbial properties

 


Sunflower (Helianthus annuus)

One of nature's most cheerful flowers, sunflower, provides our therapeutic base oil. Sunflower brings many healing qualities, including a bright, sunny disposition. Who doesn't want to rub that all over?

Why organic sunflower oil?

  • Rich in antioxidants & vitamins A,D & E
  • Sunflower oil nourishes, protects and heals skin
  • Supports healthy skin regeneration
  • Decreases inflammation
  • Light in color
  • Very mild scent

And one more special ingredient, beeswax...

  • Creates a protective, breathable barrier for skin
  • Promotes healthy skin regeneration
  • Soothes skin inflammation
  • Natural stabilizing ingredient

As you know, bees play a crucial role in our planet's ecosystem. By thoughtfully utilizing beeswax, we are collectively supporting bee keepers and those dedicated to the preservation of pollinators. 

Disclaimer: The information provided on this page is for informational purposes and has not been approved by the FDA. Therefore,  information contained herein is not intended to treat, diagnose, cure or prescribe. 


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