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Organic Cleavers Herb

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Dried cleavers herb used for its astringent and antiseptic properties in natural skin and hair care products - also good for healing wounds

Inci:Gallium aperine

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

From the whole plant.
 
Galium aparine is an herbaceous annual plant of the family Rubiaceae and more commonly known as Cleavers.
 
It is native to North America and Eurasia.
 
It has several common names including Clivers, Goosegrass, Stickywilly, Stickyweed, Catchweed, Robin-run-the-hedge and Coachweed.
The variety of Tannic Acids in Cleavers have an astringent and antiseptic effect and this makes the herb good for healing wounds.
 
In skin care, it is useful for dry skin conditions such as psoriasis as it purifies the blood and is often used in combination with Yellow Dock and Burdock in Baths, Compresses, and Creams for this purpose.
 
Cleavers are also useful for treating burns and wounds that are hard to heal.

HOW TO USE IT

Which products to use it in
Psoriasis creams, lotions, gels and bath and shower gels.
Detoxifying baths.
Compresses.
Used frequently in foot care products.
After Sun products to heal sunburn.
As an Infusion in deodorants.
Water or oil-soluble?
Water soluble.
 
Can I add it to ready-made products?
Not appropriate
 
Storage and Shelf Life
2-3 years. Store in the dark and keep dry.