$9.00 for 4 compress bags
Eczema is a condition where patches of skin become inflamed, itchy, red, cracked, and rough. Blisters can also occur. It affects a large section of the American population to a lesser or greater degree. The specific cause of eczema remains unknown, but it is believed to develop due to a combination of hereditary (genetic) and environmental factors. Bearberry has combines several herbs that have been traditionally used to help alleviate the symptoms and get at the root of the environmental issues causing the eczema. This compress is laced with Burdock root, Calendula, Comfrey, Echinacea and Oregon grape, all of which have been used for hundreds if not thousands of years to fight infection, detoxify the body and heal injuries. This blend has antibacterial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory and tissue healing properties, perfectly balanced to help with eczema.
For external use only. Do not apply to broken or abraded skin.
Do not use when nursing.
Not for use in pregnancy except under the supervision of a qualified healthcare practitioner.
Persons with allergies to other members of the Asteraceae family (such as feverfew, chamomile, or Echinacea species) should exercise caution as allergic cross-reactivity to Asteraceae plants is common.
General: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.
Information provided is based on historical and traditional use of herbs and is for educational purposes only
This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Also known as Carpenter’s Plant, Rose Noble, Scrofula Plant, Square Stalk, Stinging Christopher, and Throatwort
History: Figwort is closely related to Mullein and Rhemania, and like its relations, has been used throughout history to stimulate the body to heal itself. It was first used by the Native Americans and then later by the Eclectic physicians. Native American healers used it as a heal all for problems with the skin.
ModernUses: Specific for skin conditions like eczema and/or psoriasis, but can be used both internally and topically for any chronic skin condition (especially those accompanied by eruptions, itchiness and irritation). Will promote whole body detoxification and improve metabolic functions, which can be of benefit in rheumatism and gout. Can be used in lymphatic conditions, swellings, swollen lymph nodes and tumors. As a topical application for inflammation, infected wounds, blisters, boils and bruises.
Active Ingredients: Saponins, cardioactive glycosides, flavonoids, resin, sugar, organic acids
Actions: alterative, diuretic, purgative, heart stimulant
Complementary Herbs: Yellow Dock, Burdock Root
Arctium lappa L.
$3.00 per Ounce
History:Burdock is a vigorous weed that has spread across the earth. Over the past 3,000 years, Burdock plant has a built a reputation as a powerful tonic with the ability to stimulate vigorous health. Nearly all Native American tribes used Burdock as a wellness boast. Native Indians and early Americans took Burdock to increase urine flow, kill germs, reduce fever, and purify blood. It is also used to treat colds, cancer, anorexia nervosa, gastrointestinal (GI) complaints, joint pain (rheumatism), gout, bladder infections, high blood pressure, arteriosclerosis, complications of syphilis, liver disease and skin conditions, including acne and psoriasis. Today, healers across the globe use Burdock to increase well being.
Uses: blood purifiers, skin diseases, eczema,
Active Ingredients: Inulin, mucilage, sugar, a bitter, crystalline glucoside - Lappin-a little resin, fixed Tannins
Actions: antibiotic, antifungal, diaphoretic, diuretic, Alterative and antipyretic
Also known as Curacao Aloe, Indian Aloe, and Barbados Aloe
$2.94 per Ounce
History:The Aloe plant has been used for medicinal treatments since the time of the Greeks and has been included in traditional medicine such as laxatives and purgatives. Aloe Powder is derived from the more well-known Aloe Vera plant Made popular for its ability to aid healing in a variety of skin ailments, from sunburns to scrapes. Aloe Powder is made from the resin of the Aloe Vera plant, which is also used to create Aloe Vera gel.
Uses: purgative, burns, scrapes and rashes
Active Ingredients: aloins, resin, anthraquinones,
Actions: vulnerary, hepatic, cathartic, emmenagogue, vermifuge, external demulcent
Complementary Herbs: Carminatives
Warnings: Do not use if you have abdominal pain or diarrhea and consult a healthcare provider prior to use if you are pregnant or nursing. Discontinue use in the event of diarrhea or watery stools.
Also known as Garden Violet, Sweet Violet Herb, Violet, Wild Violet
History: The tricolored flowers of the Pansy have been mentioned in folklore since the times of Shakespeare and were even used as an ingredient in love potions. Medicinally, Pansy flowers have been used to create a bitter tasting tea and ointments that were used to help a verity of ailments.
Medicinal Actions: Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, anti-pyretic, anti-allergic, expectorant, alterative, capillary tonic, laxative, diuretic, vulnerary, anti-acne, anti-rheumatic
Medical uses: Specific for eczema and skin eruptions. Can be used both internally and topically for any skin disorder with purulent discharge (psoriasis, acne), and also for autoimmune diseases and edema. Topical use for cradle cap, diaper rash, weeping sores, itchy skin, varicose ulcers and ringworm. As a diuretic can be used for dysuria associated with cystitis and as well as STIs with discharge. Will also be of benefit in capillary fragility, easy bruising and atheroslcerosis.