Breastfeeding can be a challenge at the best of times but cracked nipples needn't cause you pain. An all natural, toxin free option to soothe and restore sore nipples enriched with the healing properties of wildcrafted Calendula or organic Plantain. Perfect for lips as well!
Directions for use:
Apply a small amount to nipple after feeding and allow time for the balm to be absorbed. Wipe excess with a dry cloth before next feed if there is any residual balm remaining however it is safe if a small amount remains at next feed. For topical use only. Store below 25 degrees (C).
100% Natural and Toxin Free
Handcrafted on the Mornington Peninsula using sustainably sourced ingredients
Calendula (Calendula officinalis)
Calendula infused oils can contain anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties which makes it an all amazing wound healer and all round soothing addition to this bug bar.
Plantain (Plantago lanceolate)
Plantain is well known to alleviate inflammation, contains wide ranging antibacterial activity attributable to the biochemical aucubin and can also behave as an analgesic, soothing superficial wounds. The component allantoin aids in tissue regeneration and so accelerates healing.
Unrefined Coconut oil
Studies have found that coconut oil not only nourishes and hydrates the skin but also promotes collagen production as well as stimulates cellular repair. It has shown to possess anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties helping prevent infections taking hold. It doesn't stop there, this oil is rich in polyphenols which impart antioxidant effects to minimize oxidative stress to wounded skin.
Our beeswax is sourced from Australia, local when available, and is unrefined maintaining its powerful healing properties. Beeswax is rich in fatty acids and has been shown to possess antimicrobial activity and be effective for the treatment of atopic dermatitis and psoriasis with local application. It is excellent at helping keep moisture in the skin while Vitamin A gets to work to stimulate the production of new skin cells.