Found in ancient herbal medicines, yarrow has been used for as an expectorant, pain reliever, and blood coagulant. The Navajo considered the yarrow a “Life Medicine” while the Miwok used it as a head cold remedy.
Applied topically, menthol crystals cool the skin while calming any itching and burning sensations.
We only infuse full-spectrum cannabis extract into our products due to the healing properties found within the entire spectrum of cannabis. Applied externally, cannabis extract is a powerful anti-inflammatory and pain reliever.
Rich in antioxidants, juniper berry may help reduce inflammation. A test tube study showed a reduction in inflammation due to juniper berry’s high concentrations of monoterpenes ( alpha-pinene, beta-pinene, myrcene, limonene, and sabinene).
This “oil of angels” supports wellness and vitality. It stimulates circulation and aids in relief from internal cramps.
When properly diluted, eucalyptus is used to treat nasal congestion, asthma, and act as a tick repellent. Applied topically, it has been known to relieve pains associated with arthritis and skin ulcers.
Also known as apricot vine, passion flower has been traditionally used by Native Americans for its analgesic properties. In Japan, they are known as tokeisō (時計草), meaning clock flower.
Our Oregon-sourced beeswax comes from GloryBee. Known as a humectant, beeswax naturally reduced dryness by binding water molecules to the skin. Beeswax is also an excellent source of vitamin A.
Indigenous tribes used Oregon grape root to treat a variety of ailments ranging from arthritis to jaundice. Today, clinical studies show that, when applied topically, Oregon Grape Root aids in treating Psoriasis.
This bright red resin is extracted from trees in South America by making diagonal cuts along the tree and allowing the sap to seep out and harden. After the “bleeding”, the sap hardens into teardrop-shaped resin. It is rich in protective antioxidant phenols and anti-inflammatory compounds. Known as “Sangre de Drago”, indigenous people used this resin as the primary topical aid for cuts, bites, burns, stings, and wounds.
Native to India, sandalwood oil has traditionally been used in the Ayurvedic medicinal system for treatment of inflammatory and eruptive skin diseases. In aromatherapy it is used to relieve stress and promote sleep.
Frankincense is made by steam distilling the resin from a tree in the Boswellia genus. The frankincense oil we use is from a specific species only found in India called Boswellia Settata. This particular species is known to produce special compounds that contain strong anti-inflammatory and astringent qualities.
Substance P is a neurotransmitter that relays pain to the nervous system and results in the pain we feel. Capsaicin, a major constituent of cayenne peppers, blocks substance P and therefore reduces pain. Capsaicin also contains other properties aiding in pain from arthritis, cramps, and muscle tension.
The berries and flowers of elderberry are packed with antioxidants and vitamins that may boost your immune system. They can help tame inflammation, lessen stress, and help protect your heart, too. Some experts recommend elderberry to help prevent and ease cold and flu symptoms