St. John’s wort (Hypericum perforatum) has long been acclaimed for its healing, pain relief, hemostatic, anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial qualities. Its tannins and resins act as a natural antibiotic and counter inflammation. Geraniol and vitamins C, E and R work as stimulants for the immune system. Azulene and Hypericin stimulate regeneration in the treatment of various skin ailments, as well as injuries resulting from bruises, wounds or burns, without leaving scars.
Rosemary leaf (Rosmarinus officinalis) has traditionally been used as an antiseptic and a general tonic. Rosemary triggers active skin regeneration while blocking the development of pathogenic cells. The active ingredients in rosemary are antioxidants that have anti-inflammatory and anti-carcinogenic properties, slowing down oxidative processes (thus the aging of the skin), killing harmful microflora and activating cell regeneration.
Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea) has been found to have anti-inflammatory, antiviral, antifungal, antiseptic, and bactericidal properties. It has been used in traditional medicine to treat herpes, psoriasis, eczema and other skin diseases, as well as to promote skin regeneration after burns, wounds, and other superficial injuries.
Stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) has been traditionally found to have an immune-stimulating effect and used to stimulate healing of burned and wounded tissue. The extract helps to strengthen the skin’s lipid barrier. It has disinfecting properties due to the presence of phytoncides, which are useful in the treatment of skin ailments such as boils and acne.
Common marigold extract (Calendula officinalis) has beneficial properties that have been known since ancient times. It has pronounced antiseptic, mild analgesic, and anti-inflammatory effects, and promotes rapid tissue regeneration. Calendula extract contains phytoncides, which have a bactericidal effect, as well as carotenoids – antioxidants that resist the aging process and protect the body from the harmful effects of the environment.
Yellow sweet clover (Melilotus officinalis) is an herb that contains up to 1% of lactones, giving it a pleasant smell, as well as nucleic bases, flavonoids, and vitamins A and C. Preparations from sweet clover grass are used as an external skin stimulant, and a distracting and emollient agent that promotes the dissolving and expunging of abscesses. It is used to treat purulent and non-healing wounds, boils, the swelling of the joints, and rheumatism.
Eucalyptus leaf (Eucalyptus globulus) oil is used to relieve pain. It has anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, local stimulating and healing effects, destroying pathogens and fungi. It has been shown to aid in the healing of mastitis, abscesses and frostbite.
Oak (Quercus cortex) contains extract contains gallic and ellagic acids which are powerful antioxidants. It has astringent and cleansing properties and stops bleeding and inflammation. Oak bark extract is an antiseptic, a hemostatic, and a regenerating agent. In dermatological practice, it is used in the treatment of eczema and atopic dermatitis, acne or infected acne, bedsores, wounds that take a long time to heal, and purulent ulcers.
Olive oil (Olea Europaea) has been used since ancient times for food as well as its medicinal value. Used externally, it is believed to relieve itchy skin, the effects of stings and burns and as a vehicle for liniments.