arnica-lavender-strawberry-salveThis arnica salve is one of the most powerful combinations.

Lavender as essential oil has a huge ability to eliminate nervous tension, relieve pain, disinfect the scalp and skin, enhance blood circulation and treat respiratory problems. The Latin name of Lavender is Lavare, which means “to wash”, due to its aroma which has a particular delicious aroma. Lavender is extracted mostly from the flowers of the lavender plant. The flowers of lavender are fragrant in nature, and lavender essential oils are used widely to make perfumes and aromatherapy infusions, gels, soaps, lotions, etc. To find lavender on a extracted, very concentrated form is a very difficult task, because is also expensive. Yogi’s has designed this fabulous combination of lavender and strawberry to make this salve more concentrated and pure, as you will note as soon as you start using it.

Lavender induces sleep, helps to calm nerves, to concentrate and focus better, is great treating migraines, headaches, depression, anxiety, and insomnia. According to dermatologists lavender is great to prevent and treat acne skin. Because lavender inhibits the bacteria that causes the infection, and help to regulate some of the over-excretion of sebum by hormonal manipulation, and can reduce the signs of scarring after the acne has begun to heal. The content of lavender in this salve will greatly increase the potential for relief and healing. It is also great to treat pain, sore and tense muscles, muscular aches, rheumatism, sprains, backache and lumbago. Lavender oil is used for various respiratory problems including throat infections, flu, cough, cold, asthma, sinus congestion, bronchitis, whooping cough, laryngitis, and tonsillitis. It will improve the blood circulation, specially during exercise, so the organs will increase the levels of oxygenation, promoting muscle strength and health, and the brain activity will have a noticeable boost, the skin will remain bright and flushed with blood.

On the other hand strawberries apart from being delicious, are a rich huge source of vitamin C which is great for the skin as it fights free radicals that steal oxygen from healthy cells and destroy collagen, encouraging pronounced lines to appear on the skin. The folic acid content of the fruit helps with cell rejuvenation and regeneration. They are a rich source of antioxidant ellagic acid, which prevents collagen destruction that is one of the main causes of wrinkle formation. Ellagic acid works against UV damage helping with the production of enzymes to prevent the destruction of collagen. It also reliefs acne and great for skin lightening in case of blemishes and acne scars.

So this powerful combination makes a great salve to be used daily.

This salve can be used before, during, and after your workout. The fragrance will remain for a long time, and the arnica montana benefits will work for hours. Remember arnica has several benefits for the treatment of bruises, swellings, inflammation, pains, and is a great complement for your skin when is used with essential oils and chamomile. The natural infusions of the oils will mix together and create a great compliment for your overall health.

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