We are so excited to share with you some of the profound healing benefits of the plants we utilize in our formulas. Each week Lori is sharing a short video on our Instagram account about one particular ingredient. Some of them will be new, and sometimes they’ll be ones that have been right under our nose all along, thus calling to us to see them, play with them, and welcome them into our experience.
Chamomile is just such a plant! Most of us know her as she graciously gives of her herself regularly in teas. But that is only scratching the surface of her gifts! She is considered to be one of the most ancient and versatile medicinal herbs known to mankind. Containing a high level of terpenoids and flavonoids, she decreases inflammation and soothes the skin.
The Incredible Effects of Chamomile for the Skin
Just as Chamomile calms our nervous system she has the same effect on our skin. A magical medicine in the metamorphosis creme and the Illuminating eye essence this precious and beautiful flower has the ability to gently and effectively:
+ improves the speed at which damaged skin heals.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
+ relieves skin irritations like eczema, psoriasis, and rosacea⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
+ contains antioxidants also help boost skin health ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
+ brings out an inner glow ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
+ fades dark spots and under-eye circles⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
+ treats and heals wounds ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
+ speeds up cell regeneration, reducing the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and scars⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
+ contains polyphenols that reduce harmful free radicals⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
protecting our skin from environmental damage⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
+ slows the signs of aging⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
It still makes our hearts beat quickly when we look at what magnificent achievements Chamomile is capable of! This delicate flower is a pillar of strength and medicine, and teaches us that sometimes it’s within gentleness and ease that the most profound transformations occur.
If you would like to learn some rituals to work with herbs and call upon their ancient plant powers, visit our blog.
As we begin to see the gifts surrounding us we remember we are so intimately connected to all of these precious spirits…because we are all, in fact, a living extension of our great Mother Earth.
Lori, Tracy, Judit