*Yarrow is safe for most people. Yet some should use caution. Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding should not ingest yarrow. People who are taking blood thinners should avoid yarrow because of its blood thinning effect. Furthermore, the herb should not be consumed 2 weeks before or after surgery. Also yarrow may cause a reaction to anyone allergic to ragweed or related plants.
*Clary Sage can heighten the effects of alcohol, so should not be combined with drinking. Use Clary Sage oil with caution during pregnancy, especially during the first trimester or when using on abdomen. It can cause uterine contractions that may be dangerous.
*It is suggested that Sage should not be consumed in excess. Do not take if taking blood pressure medications and medications that lower blood sugars. If known to experience epileptic seizures do not drink sage tea. Anyone with hormonal cancer conditions or with kidney or liver conditions should avoid using sage teas and oils.*
Mullein Oil Infusion
Only the lovely little yellow blossoms from our plants in the garden were used in this infusion. Our mullein blossoms were infused within organic olive oil.
Using a mullein oil infusion increases the mullein plant benefits for topical use. Massage on the chest for respiratory concerns, Mullein has been known to help relieve cough, congestion, bronchitis, and asthma, Mullein has also been used to reduce pain and inflammation and gout. Mullein oil has also been known to help relieve skin disorders such as eczema and psoriasis and skin allergy symptoms. Mullein oil has historically been known to help ear infections and aches. .5 oz bottle $7.00, and 1 oz bottle $13.00.
Clary Sage Oil Infusion
Only the sweet lavender/lilac colored blossoms of our Clary Sage plants were used in the oil infusion. The blossoms were infused with organic olive oil.
Using Clary Sage oil infusion is beneficial for topical needs. The use of the Clary Sage oil helps to reduce stress, and there has been studies that it reduces convulsions and spasms, offers antibacterial properties on wounds, is a natural antidepressant, alleviates menopausal symptoms, and also reduces menstrual cramps. .5 oz. bottle $7.00. and 1 oz bottle $13.00
Yarrow Oil Infusion
Only the tiny white flowers from our Yarrow plants were used in our oil infusion. The blossoms were infused with organic olive oil.
Using Yarrow oil infusion is beneficial for topical needs. It is known that yarrow oil has been beneficial for circulation and good for those who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis symptoms. Yarrow prevents accumulation of uric acid in the joints and muscles. Yarrow has been known to fight off infection and prevents wounds from turning septic. Yarrow also has a relaxing effect on nerves, intestines and respiratory system. Yarrow also has contraction and astringent properties for muscles and tissues as well as helps tighten gums strengthen hair and skin which can also diminish scars. Yarrow has been known also to help digestion, bronchial congestion and also with menstruation and menopause. Using as a topical massage oil in problem areas are best for infusion usage. .5 oz $7.00, and 1 oz (not pictured) $13.00
LUTEA's Calendula Salve
We produce our calendula salve using our very own calendula and marigold flowers grown by seed (that we continue to save) in our gardens. We dry the petals and infuse them with organic virgin olive oil for 6 weeks. We combine the infused oil with shea butter, organic bee's wax, vitamin e and helichrysum essential oil.
Calendula salve has been a balm for many gardeners who take on cuts, scrapes and bites in the day's work. Calendula is an ancient ancestor with no known origins, but used through the centuries to be a beneficial aide for many skin maladies.
Our salve has also been used as a lip balm and to soothe aches and pains.
2 oz tin. $25.00 Check out how to make the salve yourself at Crescent City's Champions for Change.