In the late winter, just before the snow melts, Element Botanicals harvests the juicy buds of the poplar tree right before they open. They infuse them into organic extra virgin olive oil to extract the amazing healing qualities of this traditional skin remedy.
Poplar buds have been used in folk remedies for ages, known also as Balm Of Gilead, which is a Biblical reference to Mecca balsam, the source of healing balsamic oils in the Old World.
It contains salicin which lends effective natural pain relieving and anti-inflammatory abilities, making it ideal for painful skin conditions.
Their poplar bud salve is blended with our signature botanicals and gentle emollients making it ideal for all manner of skin complaints.
Ideal for: Eczema, psoriasis, skin cracks, dry patches, feet, elbows, breakouts, minor cuts and abrasions, after shaving.
Poplar Bud Extract: Anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, analgesic (pain relieving).
Botanical Blend: Our signature blend of soothing botanicals offer deep nourishment to the skin.
Recyclable 60 ml tin