restorative salve with nourishing oils to replenish smooth skin

Viridian Organic Calendula and Hypericum Balm

  • £19.40

What is Calendula and Hypericum Balm?

What do MARIGOLD FLOWERS  Calendula Officinalis do?

Marigold is one of the best herbs for treating local skin problems. It is often used wherever there is skin inflammation, whether due to infection or physical damage. It may be used for any external bleeding, wounds, skin ulcers, bruising, or strains.

Marigold is a SKIN HEALER 

In ointment form calendula is an excellent cosmetic remedy for repairing minor damage to the skin such as broken capillaries or sunburn.


marigold exerts an apparent systemic anti-inflammatory action and is particularly called for wherever there are swollen lymph nodes.

Marigold tightens skin

calendula provides local astringent (skin tightening) effects due mainly due to the resin component and other water-soluble constituents.

Marigold is an ANTI-PATHOGENIC

calendula acts against fungal, amoebic, bacterial and even viral infections.

What does ST. JOHN’S WORT FLOWERS  Hypericum perforatum do?

St John's Wort is good for healing wounds.

Hypericum ointment has been shown to be helpful for a wide range of wounds including ulcers and burns. In Greece the herb is used externally for the treatment of shingles.


externally, hypericum is a valuable in the treatment of swelling, bruises, and is especially useful for the healing of sunburn. Early studies have shown that topical hypericum healed burns three times faster than conventional treatment.

St John's Wort is ANTI MICROBIAL

hyperforin an active chemical in hypericum is noted to exert anti- bacterial effects particularly against Staphylococcus Aureus a common offender in eczema and other skin lesions.

What does ROSEMARY LEAF.   Rosmarinus Officinalis do?

Rosemary is a native of the countries surrounding the Mediterranean. The parts used in medicine are the flowering tops and leaves which have a powerful, diffusive, camphoraceous odour, and an aromatic, bitter taste.

Rosemary helps improve circulation.

rosemary acts as a circulatory and nervine stimulant. Externally it has been used to ease muscular pain, sciatica, and neuralgia. Rosemary acts as a circulatory and nervine stimulant and is often used externally in hair lotions for stimulating hair follicles to renewed activity and preventing premature baldness.

Rosemary leaf is good for WOUND HEALING

rosemary is a traditional remedy as a poultice for poorly healing wounds and eczema these effects are likely to its anti-septic activity.

Rosemary leaf is an ANTIOXIDANT

extracts of rosemary have been found to exert superoxide dismutase (SOD) like activity. SOD is a powerful enzyme protecting cells against free radical damage.


What does LAVENDER OIL Lavandula Angustifolia do?


Lavender appears to provide pain relief by improving circulation, having anti-spasmodic effects and exerting a local anaesthetic effect.


Lavender is noted for its antibacterial, antiseptic and antifungal effects, due to the presence of large amounts of volatile oils.

Lavender is an ANTIOXIDANT

Several potent antioxidant phytochemicals such as limonene, provide free radical quenching activity.


Lavender is an aromatic stimulant often used in perfumery and is used to enhance the natural odour of the ointment.

Other ingredients: Beeswax, and sunflower oil act as an emulsion, carrier agent and protect the active herbal ingredients within the ointment.


Apply to skin as required.

Potential health benefits of organic Calendula and Hypericum Balm

Calming and soothing aid for sensitive skin. Healing and repair to sunburn and blemished skin.

Known contraindications

None known.

Interactions adverse effects

None known.

Useful links

Calendula and hypericum ointment may be particularly beneficial for skin healing and blemishes when used alongside nutrients such as alpha lipoic acid/DMAE, pycnogenol/grape seed extract, and antioxidants e.g. beta-carotene.


Directions: Apply to skin as required.  For external use only.

Ingredient Weight %EC NRV
Helianthus annuus seed oil
Cera flava
Butyrospermum parkii
Calendula officinalis flower extract
Hypericum perforatum flower extract
Rosmarinus extract
Lavandula angustifolia oil
Limonene & Linalool
Common names of ingredients listed above: organic sunflower oil, organic beeswax, organic shea butter, organic calendula(marigold)flower extract, organic St John's wort flower extract, organic rosemary extract, organic lavender oil, organic limonene & linalool are components of lavender oil.