These natural balms and creams are hand made, using New Zealand native plants and other herbs. The intent of creating these products is to assist the user with a physical form of wellness. Herbs are picked according to the moon phases. The traditional use for all the ingredients used are transferred into the remedies, through sacred practices and intention.
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A general skin tonic, may assist to sooth irritated & itchy skin. Can be used as a skin moisturiser & excellent for tattoo aftercare.
Kawakawa is traditionally used to ease pain of sore joints, bruises,healing of minor skin diseases, cuts, boils, abscesses, septic infections and old wounds. excellent healer of all skin ailments, particularly eczema, itching skin, wounds of all types. creates a strengthening of skin against damage by the sun, regulates oily and dry skin, useful for acne, excellent skin moisturizer, kawakawa has anti-fungal activity.
Traditionally used for intense sporting issues, useful for massage when aching. Useful as a chest rub, especially when there are breathing difficulties, has traditional use for deep set and worrisome skin issues
Traditionally one of the most common uses of Comfrey extract is as a skin treatment. One of the country names for comfrey was ‘knitbone’, a reminder of its traditional use in healing bone fractures.
May assist to reduce & soothe skin eruptions or weepy skin, particularly where skin is broken and compromised.
Kawakawa is traditionally used for excema, psoriasis, wounds, aching joints all skin ailments Hinau is traditionally used for weepy skin complaints, pus filled wounds, scaly scabby excema, cracks and wounds to cure the severest skin diseases. A powerful astringent, for skin disorders, rashes and inflammation.
Ease aching muscles, joints and sports injuries. Combines the benefits of comfrey and tupakihi cream and hypericum and comfrey cream with added extras. may assist with deep sports issues and any similar issues
Ingredients: Hypericum tincture, Comfrey tincture or leaves, Wild picked tupakihi, Arnica tincture, Vege glycerine, Extra virgin, cold pressed olive oil, Essential oils of camphor, frankinscence, peppermint, Beeswax, Manuka oil or T-tree oil 65ml Glass Amber Jar
Assists in soothing skin, especially helpful for irritated, crusty dry skin.
May assist to sooth areas of skin where there is redness, odor or irritation. It can be used beneficially as a skin moisturizer, especially where skin appears or feels hot Excellent for tattoo aftercare
Traditionally Plantain is used for soothing the skin from sunburns, stings, insect bites, poison ivy breakouts, rashes, burns, blisters, and cuts. It has cooling properties so may assist when there is heat in an area of the body.
May stimulate wellness where there is weeping and smells associated with irritated skin
This balm may draw out debris from skin. may assist to ease skin where there has been continuous pressure in one area very effective for spider bites (white-tail). stimulates repair to skin.
Externally, Tanekaha was traditionally used as a healing remedy for burns as well as for boils, abscesses and septic infections. tanekaha is a powerful healer, in that it draws out infection as it heals.
May be helpful with sleeping issues, excellent for babies and children. Helps clear congestion, useful for itchy skin, may ease tension or pressure in the head & nasal area. Roman and German camomile have excellent calming properties, Roman camomile is also effective for irritation, impatience and feeling disagreeable. It has great value in treating PMS and other menstrual and menopausal problems, while German camomile again is super effective on the skin, not only to sooth and calm, but to heal and to regenerate tissue. Lavender oil is a favorite essential oil, as it has wonderful qualities and smells great.
May use where skin is layered and dry, weepy or has an offensive odour. Suitable for dry skin irritations and rubbed areas, has traditionally used for other skin issues, an excellent moisturizer for skin, eases teenage facial issues.
Kumarahou is traditionally used as a treatment for skin disorders, applied to wounds as a soothing and healing agent. Its most common use is as a remedy for problems of the respiratory tract, such as asthma and bronchitis. However, it has also been used in the treatment of indigestion and heartburn, diabetes, and kidney problems.
May use on , dry, cracked skin with surface irritation. May also assist to sooth nappy irritation in babies and cracked nipples in breastfeeding, and may ease itching caused by insect bites Do not apply to deep puncture wounds
Topically, Calendula is valuable as a treatment for a wide range of skin conditions. It promotes wound healing and skin regeneration, it has astringent and anti-inflammatory properties, and its anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-fungal activity helps to fight infections.
May be beneficial by balancing hormones associated with PMS & menopause. Wild yam is used for a variety of female problems, including Premenstrual syndrome and menopause-related symptoms. A salve made from wild yam is a good substitute for estrogen creams used externally can help speed the healing of boils and abscesses. Wild yam has anti-inflammatory property used for rheumatoid arthritis.
May assist with painful sports injuries where the skin has been broken. May ease the discomfort and itching of the skin irritations
Comfrey extract is traditionally used as a skin treatment. One of the country names for comfrey was ‘knitbone’, a reminder of its traditional use in healing bone fractures. Modern science confirms that comfrey can influence the course of bone ailments.
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NATIVE HEALING HERBALS - PREPARATION AND USE
Individual herbs are combined to give a very powerful remedy. Herbs/plants are wild picked and all ingredients are organic where possible Products are made with the simplest of ingredients, to ensure they are not detrimental to the health of the user. I use no chemicals, additives, preservatives or any "nasties" These notes highlight some of the uses for each balm or cream however there are many possible applications. I recommend that you trust your intuition when choosing a balm, if you are drawn to it, then it will assist your issues Balm/cream applications are not specific you can't overdose, there are no known side effects of using these products however as with all new products, a skin test is advisable. If you have an allergy to bees please consider use carefully as all products contain beeswax Apply as needed. Often it is beneficial to massage the balm into the affected area. Alternatively apply a hot cloth over the cream and affected area to act as a poultice.
Always read the label and use as directed.
NATIVE HEALING HERBALS - LEGISLATION
We are not "allowed" according to government policy and pharmaceutical legislation, to make any claims for the therapeutic and medicinal use for any of our products, regardless of traditional use and vast amounts of documentation regarding the very successful use of native plants for healing. We can therefore no longer openly claim that our products can be used therapeutically or medicinally We can however "advertise" them as "cosmetic" and therefore that is what they shall be known as on this website - simply to avoid any penalization from government bodies! If symptoms persist, see your healthcare professional.
I deeply encourage you to look at the ingredients page for the list of individual components, plants, oils, herbs used in our blends, as well as read and research the traditional use of these powerful natural ingredients. The plants and ingredients we use have been proven over eons of time to have many benefits to the human body.
Please feel free to use our products with utmost confidence - as have many, many people over the 15 years we have been manufacturing.