Cattail Apothecary has gorgeous, handmade face and body products. They were born of over 20 years of study and at least ten years of dreaming of making and selling products. Their organic Roses and Myrrh skin and scar balm is a bestseller.
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From their website:
Organic, non-petroleum, multipurpose rose salve moisturizes dry, chapped skin and lips and can help lighten and reduce scars, stretch marks, wrinkles and fine lines. Use it on lips, face, cuticles, elbows, and even itchy spots caused by eczema or psoriasis. Works great as an anti-aging under eye treatment.
Packaged in a reusable 1 oz screw top tin. Each tin also contains a few pieces of myrrh gum resin.
Ingredients: organic olive oil, organic apricot kernel oil, organic sunflower oil, organic argan oil, organic rosehip seed oil, organic jojoba oil, organic red rose petals, organic myrrh gum resin, organic kokum butter, organic beeswax, non-gmo vitamin e oil, myrrh essential oil, rose absolute.
Apply a small amount to the affected area as needed. For scars, apply small amount to the area 2-3 times daily.
More Information on the Ingredients Used:
MYRRH // Commiphora myrrha // antimicrobial, anti fugal, astringent, vulnerary // stimulates the production of white blood corpuscles and has direct anti-microbial effect, aiding and supporting natural process of defense and immunity. especially useful for skin conditions such as chapped/cracked skin, eczema/psoriasis, stretch marks and scar tissue. rejuvenates mature skin, reduces fine lines and wrinkles, helps promotes healthy new skin growth
ROSE PETALS // Rosa spp. // analgesic, antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, nervine, astringent // contain natural oils and sugars that lock moisture into dry skin cells
ROSEHIP SEED OIL // Rosa spp. // a skincare powerhouse extremely high in essential fatty acids and rich in vitamins and antioxidants, especially Vitamin C, Vitamin A (retinol), and linoleic and linolenic acids. evens skin tone and helps to correct dark spots and sun damage. absorbs quickly to help reduce appearance of scars and fine lines and improve complexion.
ARGAN OIL // Argania spinosa // penetrates deeply and helps skin retain moisture and restore the skin’s natural barrier against the environment. antibacterial and anti-inflammatory, promotes tissue and scar repair. 80% unsaturated fatty acids. stimulates the skin cell growth, increasing elasticity
OLIVE OIL // Olea europaea // gentle oil rich in vitamins and antioxidants, great for sensitive skin
APRICOT KERNEL OIL // Prunus armeniaca // a mild, moisturizing oil, and is readily absorbed into the skin without leaving behind any residue, excellent for mature and sensitive skin
SUNFLOWER OIL // Helianthus annuus // deeply nourishing and conditioning oil that is easily absorbed. beneficial amounts of lecithin, unsaturated fatty acids, oleic acids and vitamins A, D, and E
JOJOBA OIL // Simmondsia chinensis // liquid plant wax with absorption properties that are similar to our skins own sebum. seals in moisture and creates an effective barrier against external elements.
KOKUM BUTTER // Garcinia indica // quickly absorbed. softens skin and restores skin flexibility. non-comodegenic (non-pore clogging.) antioxidants help in the regeneration of cells and regular use helps to prevent wrinkles.