We're all familiar with essential oils thanks to the MLMs taking over the aromatherapy industry. Couple that with the conflicting information we have surrounding essential oils, its no wonder why some folks are hesitant to explore natural remedies.
But before you totally overlook the healing power of plant extracts, we urge you to consider a different type of plant extraction that is more sustainable, less toxic, even containing more herbal constituents to help heal your skin and body.
Herbal oil infusions, also known as herbal oil extracts, involve steeping herbs in a carrier oil like olive or sunflower, and then allowing the oil to absorb the plant's beneficial properties. Here are just a few of the benefits of using herbal oil infusions on your skin:
Nourishing and moisturizing: Herbal oils are rich in vitamins, minerals, and fatty acids that help nourish and moisturize the skin. They protect the dermis from environmental damage.
Anti-inflammatory and soothing: Many herbs have anti-inflammatory properties that can help to calm and soothe irritated or inflamed skin. This makes them beneficial for use in treating conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, and acne. Check out our Blossom Nursing Balm that can help with these skin conditions!
Antimicrobial: Certain herbs have natural antimicrobial properties, which can help to fight off bacteria, viruses, and fungi. This makes them useful for treating conditions such as athlete's foot, ringworm, and candida overgrowth.
Pain relief: Some herbs have analgesic properties, meaning they can help to relieve pain. When these herbs are infused into a carrier oil and applied topically, they can be an effective natural alternative to pain relief creams and ointments. See our Glacial Cooling Balm for pain relief!
Aromatherapy benefits: Many herbs have pleasing scents and can provide aromatherapy benefits when used topically. This can help to relax the mind and body, reduce stress and anxiety, and improve overall well-being. We also blend most of our products with a low dilution rate of essential oils to offer you well-rounded herbal wellness for all skin types to enjoy.
As you can see, herbal oil infusions offer natural and effective ways to care for your body and provide a range of therapeutic benefits. We proudly handcraft our herbal oil infusions through a 30 day cold infusion process, using organic herbs from local farms on Vancouver Island.
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