POISON IVY RELIEF Tip #1
Clinical Herbalist Reviewed on January 6, 2011 by Paulina Nelega, RH
Calendula Lotion – Sooooothe that itch – to be applied topically.
The Calendula flower stems from the pot merigold plant. This flower is said to provide anti-viral, anti-genotoxic and anti-inflammatory properties. These properties help to sooth and comfort the skin. They aid in reducing that irritating itch, and reduce the spread of the rash so the body can naturally heal at a faster rate.
Paulina Nelega, RH, has been in private practice as a Clinical Herbalist for over 15 years. She has developed and taught courses in herbal medicine, and her articles on health have appeared in numerous publications. She is very passionate about the healing power of nature. Ask Dr. Jan