Gabriola Arbutus Hand Heal

Gabriola Arbutus Hand Heal

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This balm Is made with Gabriolan Arbutus bark that was Wildly foraged. Arbutus sheds its bark naturally making it a easy days work collecting to make this amazing hand heal. 
Arbutus Menziesii traditionally was used topically for sores and small wounds, and a tannic. 

 

ingredients-

Wild crafted Arbutus bark oil, coconut oil, shea butter, tea tree oil, thieves oil, bees wax, emulsifying wax, Vitamin e oil. 

Madrone Bark -Arbutus Menziesii

The beautiful papery red bark of this iconic Northwestern tree was an important medicine for many Native peoples in the northwest. It peels off the tree in gorgeous cinnamon like curls making it easy and sustainable to harvest. Traditionally a decoction  made from the bark was used topically for sores and small wounds, and a tannic, at times astringent tea was used to sooth an upset stomach, and to treat colds.  The flavor has been described as a combination of cinnamon, mushrooms and wood - foraged & found