Sweet Fern (Comptonia peregrina) is a plant that was one of the most significant plants of the Native Americans of the Eastern Woodlands. It's aromatic leaves are an excellent insect repellant and are one of the best herbs to relieve poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac rashes. Sweet Fern brings relief and speeds healing even after the rash has been well established.
It is one of the best remedies for reliving itching and irritation from insect bites and is also an excellent support for skin rashes of all kinds. The fragrant salve may also help to keep insects away and may be used as an insect repellant.
Sweet Fern Properties: : tonic, astringent, digestive tonic, immune tonic, lymphatic tonic, anti-inflammatory, emollient, antibacterial, antiviral, anti fungal, anti-tumor, anaphylactic, bronchodilator, free radical scavenger, inhibits insulin degradation, muscle relaxant.
This is a limited edition seasonal item that is only available when the sweet fern is fresh.
Also see our Sweet Fern Oil Rollers.
Ingredients: organic olive oil infused with Maine grown Sweet Fern (Comptonia peregrina ), organic unrefined shea butter, beeswax.