Infused with Cottonwood to help soothe achy, angry joints
Cottonwood is known for its wound healing benefits and anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and anti-rheumatic nature. It is also an exceptional herb for sore, arthritic joints and tender muscles. It is known as natures Aspirin! Combined with the warming action of cayenne (and cinnamon), this salve, speeds healing blood flow to painful areas, delivering speedy relief from pain.
Cottonwood balm is ancient medicine for modern times. It has been used by Native Americans and Europeans for millennia. It is often referred to as "Balm of Gilead."
It is a serious topical pain reliever for sore muscles, joints and inflammation. The salicylates found in cottonwood are relatives of Aspirin. It is also anti-microbial, anti-fungal and stimulates skin growth such as for burns and bruises. These properties give the cottonwood balm a huge range of uses including soothing dry skin. And of course there is the sweet honey-like aroma of cottonwood.Balsam Poplar (Populus balsamifera), aka Cottonwood, are native in Alberta are the largest and tallest of all the poplar species. Their big sticky buds are highly desirable for natural healing balms, salves, face cream and body butter.Mixed with cold-pressed organic oils, and beeswax makes the resulting pain relieving balm a true pleasure to apply to those aching muscles, joints and things that hurt.For external use only. Do not use if allergic to aspirin.
To use: Apply to sore and stiff areas as needed. Use within 1 year.
*This product is seasonal as it uses locally harvested ingredients, so get it before it’s gone!
Ingredients: Cottonwood buds infused in organic olive oil and organic coconut oil, locally sourced beeswax, organic cayenne flakes
Cinnamon (more intense warming properties. Do not put on open wounds!)
Ingredients: Cottonwood buds infused in organic olive oil and organic coconut oil, locally sourced beeswax, organic cayenne flakes, organic cinnamon powder
2 oz tin
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