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Bugbite balm

Bugbite balm

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This balm utilises one of our unique distillations: an essential oil of rooibos and lemongrass. Rooibos (Aspalathus Linearis) does not have an oil of its own, but by distilling it with lemongrass, which is rich in oil, we are able to capture its tar-like resin into pure oil. The result is soft, rich and fragrant. But bugs don't like it! Apply this balm liberally to deter insects, but also use it to remove the itch from existing bites. Lemongrass is also an excellent anti-inflammatory and this balm is excellent for massage.

This simple infusion contains beeswax, quality olive and grapeseed oil, and:

Rooibos (Aspalathus linearis)
Lemongrass (Cymbopogon Citratus)

 

REPAIR: Balms, oils, tinctures

There is profound wisdom to the way plants heal. Sometimes it is slower than we are used to with medications that mask and manage symptoms.

There are compounds in nature (often copied by modern medicine) that reduce inflammation, manage pain, fight infections and pathogens, calm the nerves and clear up wastes. Fascinated by all these capabilities and the complex intelligence behind them, we have created a range of balms, oils and tinctures for all manner of physical complaints. We use quality natural oils, raw beeswax and alcoholic distillations we make ourselves.

Please note that we are not registered with the Medicines Control Council of South Africa and do not claim to diagnose or treat any particular disease or condition.