A sweet and floral infusion that has cleansing, calming and nourishing properties.
All of those benefits make it a great natural support for people suffering from eczema and minor skin conditions.
Drink it and soak in it! Indeed, soaking in a herbal bath is great for the skin and detoxifies.
Scroll down to find out how to make a botanical bath.
What's in it?
Organic Oat straw
Caution: If you are sensitive to gluten – oats are often cross-contaminated with gluten.
Organic Milk thistle
Organic Lavender Flowers
Organic Marigold Flowers
Caution: Calendula can stimulate menstruation, so pregnant women should not use it internally without consulting first with their GP.
Infuse 1 or 2 heaped teaspoons in water heated at 80-90°c, for 4-6 minutes.
Whole leaves take longer to infuse but it is definitively worth it!
Crush or grind the herbs prior to use.
Make sure that all ingredients are well mixed. Lighter particles and powders tend to sink at the bottom of the packet.
Do not leave herbs to steep in water as this may result in a slightly bitter infusion.
For best results, drink twice a day every day.
Natural herbal remedies can take longer to act and require regular use but it is definitively worth it if it means not poisoning yourself with artificial substances.
Also, check out Eczema Remedy.
In the case of skin conditions like eczema, it is actually one of the best ways to reduce symptoms and heal but a herbal bath is great for everyone. Fantastic for the skin, soothing and detoxifying.
Simply add about half a cup of Calming Detox to a bath tea ball or an old clean sock.
Alternatively, you can also make a 'tea bag' by wrapping the herbs in a square of muslin or cotton (use an old t-shirt), close with a piece of string or make a knot.
- Calming Detox
Note from the Alchemist:
We describe and promote our products in good faith. The information provided about the beneficial properties of all of our products is derived from the use and characteristics commonly attributed to them. Benefits of our products may vary from person to person. It is always advisable to seek the opinion of a professional herbalist or your GP.