Granny's Medicine Leaf Balm
An easy to use, natural remedy for those annoying (and painful) bites that are just part of summer. It works great for hang nails, dry cuticles and the itch that comes with healing cuts and scrapes.
When I was a kid my granny used to call it medicine leaf. When we were out working in the yard and I would get a bite she'd point to the weed and tell me to mash the leaf and rub it on, it worked everytime!
It turns out grandma's “weed” was actually broadleaf plantain (Plantago major), and it's nearly miraculous for treating bug bites, stings and many other ailments. I added Jewelweed as an extra kicker for relief from the itch of poison vines and camphor to help with the pain (I put that stuff on everything)!
Simply scrape a little bit out and rub it in your palm until it melts, then apply to the affected area. You can also rub your finger directly on the balm in a little circle until it melts in the tin. Always make sure to wash your hands before and after applying.
•Shea Butter, Cocoa Butter, Sweet Almond oil
•Essential oils Plantain, Jewelweed and Camphor
2 and 4 oz screw top metal tins.
We try to keep 0.5 oz sample sizes available under our sample skincare listing--
All ingredients are cruelty free as well as responsibly sourced and harvested.
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WARNING: For external use only.
Avoid contact with eyes. Keep out of reach of children. These statements have not been evaluated by the US Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, mitigate, treat, cure or prevent any disease or ailment.
The magical plant properties are listed for holistic, homeopathic and aromatherapy use and should not be taken as medical advice.
Please contact a member of your personal healthcare team if skin irritation continues or worsens, with or without use of any of our products.
In other words, this isn't a cure, (miracle or otherwise) and if you think your issue needs to be seen by your doctor, you are probably right.
I'm a Registered Nurse (named Teresa) but I'm not Mother Theresa, be smart about your healthcare and talk to your provider if you have a serious skin issue.
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