RAW HONEY : Honey is a singular perfect substance as well as cosmetic gift. It is the muse and motive of this product to capture its benefit in an easy to apply form. Raw honey has traditionally been used as an antimicrobial poultice for wounds and infections for thousands of years. Honey is also a humectant, which means it protects the skin's inherent moisture barrier. During the product making process, our honey is never exposed to heat above 110 degrees so as to protect its raw enzymes. This honey is sourced from small apiaries the Catskills region of NY state.
CALENDULA FLOWER (Calendula officinalis) : We grow this calendula from seed on land we steward in the Catskills region of NY State. The flower heads are hand harvested on sunny days throughout summer and early fall and infused for many weeks in local sunflower seed oil. This process extracts the benefits of the plant and lends our cream its warm golden color. Calendula is historically known as a wound healer and is also famous in folk medicine for its anti-inflammatory properties.
COLD PRESSED SUNFLOWER SEED OIL (Helianthus annuus) : Sunflower seed oil is nurturing and uniquely encourages suppleness to depleted or inflamed skin. Naturally high in vitamin E, this oil is sourced from a non-GMO farm in Walton, NY.
UNFILTERED BEESWAX : We seek out the sweetest smelling, brightest yellow, unfiltered wax to form the base of our balm. By unfiltered, we mean it contains all the specks of propolis, resins, and other incidentals of the lady bee's work that lend its supportive heft. This beeswax is also sourced from small apiaries in the Catskills.
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