A super natural organic healing salve for cuts, insect bites, bee stings and minor abrasions. Very popular with beekeepers, walkers, campers etc. . A must have for every home first aid kit. Lughnasa Botanicals Sting & Bite Salve Comfrey and Plantain plants are Organically grown by Lughnasa Botanicals on my small holding in Moynalty, Co. Meath.
Comfrey and Plantain Healing Salve
This all natural handmade salve is great for stings, insect bites, skin ulcers (external) minor cuts, scrapes, dry chapped or cracked skin.
This healing & drawing salve is made with organic Sunflower, Organic Comfrey Leaf, Plantain, Lavender & Tea Tree Essential Oils & Vitamin E Oil.
some of the Benefits of using Lughnasa Botanicals Sting & Bite Salve are as follows.
Comfrey – Has been used for millennia in herbal medicine as has Plantain. Comfrey is well known for healing wounds, insect bites, and other dermatological conditions. The healing properties of comfrey are: Moisturising and soothing, helps to reduces inflammation & nourishes the skin in the form of vitamins and minerals. Renews skin cells as it promotes more rapid skin-cell growth.
Plantain is another great healing herb as it is very common and grow in the wild.
Perhaps the best first aid plant for insect bites and stings. It quickly deals with these as well as cuts and ulcers of the skin. Plaintain’s healing properties are:
Antibacterial, Antimicrobial, Antioxidant, Anti-inflammatory, Antihistamine affects, Purifying – draws out venom.
Tea Tree Essential Oil – Tea tree, also known as melaleuca, is well-known for its powerful antiseptic properties and ability to treat wounds.
Lavender Essential Oil – antimicrobial properties, lavender has a rich history of being used to prevent various infections and combat bacterial/fungal disorders. In fact, studies have shown that lavender oil speeds the healing of burns, cuts, scrapes and wounds and a big part of this is because of it’s anti-microbial properties.