Calendula and Marshmallow Soothing Salve acts as a barrier balm, while it soothes and renews dried, sensitive and irritating skin patches, keeping your skin in tip top condition.
Calming Calendula has properties that speed up skin cell regrowth. Moisturising Marshmallow conditions and provides a protective coating to your skin, giving it a wonderfully soft feel. Calsalve can also be used by runners or mums with tender nipples.
Calendula, also known as Pot Marigold, Calendula officinalis helps to speed up the renewal and regeneration of skin cells, helping to repair hacks and cracks in hands exposed to the elements or irritating chemicals.
Marshmallow root, Althaea officinalis, has a demulcent, soothing quality.
A beeswax based balm, it also acts as a barrier ointment.
For skin under stress with a tendency toward dried, irritating skin patches. A firm favourite of chefs, gardeners, mechanics, nurses, hairdressers, french polishers and others with hard-working hands exposed to a lot of hand washing or chemical use.
Apply a tiny amount to the dry area. It melts on contact with the skin so a little goes a long way. This 30g tin lasts for ages!
Our soothing herbal salve is made with calendula and marshmallow herbs by the monks of Pluscarden Abbey.
Contains: Helianthus annuus seed oil, cera flava, calendula officinalis (marigold) flower extract, althaea officinalis (marshmallow) root extract, rosmarinus officinalis extract, lavandula angustifolia oil, †limonene, †linalool.
†Naturally occurring fragrance compounds
This ointment has also been found to be helpful to recondition dry skin in delicate and intimate areas in women prone to lichen vulgaris.
Calendula ointment has traditionally been used to soothe and condition nipples for breast feeding mums. Napiers Organic Calendula Nipple Ointment is a calendula-only balm in a small 15g tin.
Calendula flowers have been found to have antifungal properties.
More about Calendula flowers.
More about Marshmallow herb.
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