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
Which products to use it in
Psoriasis creams, lotions, gels and bath and shower gels
Used frequently in foot care products
After Sun products to heal sunburn
As an Infusion in deodorants
Water or oil-soluble?
Can I add it to ready-made products?
Storage and Shelf Life
2-3 years. Store in the dark and keep dry