The Skin Reflects Our Holistic Profile
Our lives go through countless changes, trials, and errors. Holding ourselves back from how we experience these changes or living in denial opens the door to negative trials and errors, a response that needs a positive outlook to achieve a healthy outcome. Our skin is like a mirror, a reflection of our soul.
We need a focal point to counteract all the negative experiences, we have encountered. Meditation is an opportunity to rest and listen. Allow our spirit to come alive and discover the innate wisdom that resides within. The revelation will be made clear, lessons learned are a primary part of the healing process to bring our holistic profile back into balance.
The skin is a grounding mechanism for the body. It sounds alarms and reacts to ward off invasive attacks from emotional and environmental stress, disease, allergies, eczema, toxins, poisonous plants, etc. There are many simples, single herbs, and herbal combination synergies designed to relieve the ill effects of emotional stress and tension, disease, and toxins that may cause irritating inflammatory skin issues.
The nature of herbs holds ancient wisdom and the queue to help our body heal itself. The ill-effects we face are caused by the conditions we put ourselves in and herbs have their own nature and energetic system to help us balance our holistic system. The herb's energetic systems link people to balance, to support a healthy holistic profile.
The skin reveals a lot about the nature and physiological condition of a person. Optimal skin care is nurtured with botanicals extracts and infusions. Looking at the ingredients in some of our products may help you decide if the characteristics of the plant will nurture your body.
ALOE VERA (Aloe vera)
Properties: demulcent, emollient, rejuvenating.
Other: Contains allantoin, which regenerates new skin.
Indications: burns, rashes, sores, stings, wounds, skin conditions, eczema, psoriasis, acne.
CALENDULA FLOWER (Calendula officinalis)
Energy: neutral to warm
Properties: astringent, antispasmodic, antifungal, antiviral, antiseptic, demulcent, anti-inflammatory.
Precautions: Not for those who are allergic to Asteraceae family plants.
Indications: skin eruptions, rashes, skin fungus, diaper rash, stubborn wounds, skin ulcers, burns, bruises, boils, injuries, and varicose veins.
CHAMOMILE FLOWER ( )
Properties: nervine, diaphoretic, antispasmodic, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, analgesic
Precautions: not for those who are allergic to Asteraceae family plants
Indications: Externally for burns, cuts, sore muscles, painful joints, ulcers, wounds, diaper rash, and earaches
CLOVER (Trifolium pratense)
Energy: Cool, Moist
Indications: Soothing for dry skin and insufficient secretion, irritated skin,
improves circulation in the skin.
Topical first aid and an antioxidant nurtures the condition of the skin eliminating bacterial infections. Soothing for eczema and skin inflammation.
Energy: Cooling and Neutral
Properties: Tonic nervine, demulcent, astringent
Indication: Cutaneous inflammation, red patches, cools heat in the skin caused by allergies, stress, congestion, hives, itchy skin.
Synergy: Jewelweed soothes cutaneous Inflammation from environmental toxins and medications, rashes from allergies, itchy skin from stress, dry skin, eczema, psoriasis, red patchy skin, swimmers itch, and hives, all conditions that respond well to the simple and synergistic herbal design in our Jewelweed Herbal Salve. The tonic nervine, demulcent, astringent, and alterative herbs in Jewelweed Herbal Salve are designed for their synergistic assimilation of these discomforting cutaneous symptoms.
PLANTAIN LEAF (Plantago major; P. lanceolate) eastern
Energy: Cooling, drawing, moistening, and softening.
Properties: vulnerary, alterative, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and astringent
Indications: insect bites and stings, wounds, burns, scrapes, hemorrhoids, infections, and inflammations.
A must-have in our salves, it cleanses dirt out of wounds and draws out infection, and congeals the outflow of water and blood. It is beneficial for boils and abscesses.
Anti-inflammatory for the skin where there are itching, pricking, and burning pain.
Historically, plantain has been called a band. nature's own band-aid because it stops bleeding and regenerates' new skin.
SELFHEAL FLOWERING SPIKE (Prunella vulgaris)
Energy: Cool and soothing mucilaginous.
Indications: Topical first aid for open cuts, wounds fresh or infected, and burns. Draws heat and infection out of wounds. Insect bites and eczema.
ST. JOHN’S WORT AERIAL PORTIONS (Hypericum )
Energy: Warming with volatile oils that are calming and soothing for the skin.
Properties: anti-inflammatory, astringent, antiviral
Precautions: For external use only.
Indications: Tension, nerve pains, sciatica, surgical trauma, rheumatism, wounds, burns, skin ulcers, and skin irritations.
The astringent quality makes it a nice massage oil to tone the skin. As a nervine it relieves tension, calms the nerves and soothes pain. It is soothing to the nerves around the eyes and temple, the spine and lower back, hands and feet.
YARROW AERIAL PORTIONS (Achilles millefolium)
Properties: diaphoretic, anti-inflammatory, hemostatic, astringent, antispasmodic, antiseptic, and antifungal.
Indications: burns, cuts, bruises, inflammations, and wounds.
Yarrow normalizes water retention in the skin and congestion of blood that discolors the skin and clogs the circulation. It provides some relief for swelling in the joints such as arthritis, rheumatism, and gout. It is soothing for environmental allergies and sensitive skin.
It cools heat and reduces the sensitivity around the wound.
The synergy accompanying yarrow has a positive effect on inflammation, swelling, and varicose veins.
Yellow Wood Sorrel: Oxalis
Energy: Cooling, Moist
Properties: Astringent, Alterative, Anti-inflammatory
Indications: Increases circulation purifying for the skin.
Proliferates new skin to seal wounds, reduces swelling and inflammation.
YELLOW DOCK ROOT (Rumex crispus)
Indications: skin diseases, eruptions, psoriasis, itching welts, eczema, bleeding of wounds, and swellings.
Yellow Dock tones and moisturizes skin.
Creation Farm's skincare products and SkinCare Guardian's Serums, Moisturizers, and Lotions are gentle and non-irritating. They are made with fresh whole-plant infusions, fixed oils, and essential oils that support the skin's immune system to balance and restore healthy beauty.