I think everyone should have one of these in their first aid kit, purse, pocket or car. This handy stick goes anywhere you go!
One .15 oz tube Contains: Virgin Sunflower oil infused with Jewelweed, unbleached beeswax, Shea butter and essential oil of Myrrh.
Native Americans used the Jewelweed plant as an anti-inflammatory and folk medicine. It has been used to heal poison ivy rashes, nettle stings, hives, burns, and even the measles. The Jewelweed plant contains chemicals that have anti-inflammatory and even fungicidal properties. It has been said that it contains the same chemical that is the active ingredient in Preparation H. All of these different chemicals do their toll on urushiol oil, the chemical found in poison ivy, poison oak & poison sumac and thus relieve the itch. It has also been said that Jewelweed also has medicinal properties that go beyond healing your everyday itch. Studies have found that Jewelweed contains anticarcinogenic (cancer-preventing) compounds as well.
Myrrh oil is known to have a many benefits. It is considered to be antimicrobial, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, and can be used as an astringent. As myrrh is also an anti-fungal, it has been shown to assist in the treatment of excessive itching, as with poison ivy, poison oak, poison sumac, ringworm, eczema, and athlete's foot.
Sunflower oil has many medicinal and cosmetic uses and may be helpful if you are suffering from acne, eczema, inflammation, general redness and irritation of the skin. Sunflower oil is also high in vitamins A, C and D, all of which have protective qualities. Studies have shown that sunflower oil may help to protect the skin of infants born prematurely whose skin is more susceptible to skin infection and disease.
Shea butter helps the healing of skin disorders and skin problems such as eczema, psoriasis, rash, hives, insect bites, poisonous plants contact dermatitis, skin cracks, burns & minor cuts.
It' is safe to say Shea butter is deeply soothing and calming on any irritation and inflammation.