The name Sea Buckthorn doesn’t readily roll off my tongue, but this fruited plant is definitely aesthetically pleasing to my eye. The plant, which is very rich in Vitamins C and E and essential fatty acids, was written about by ancient Greek scholars and Tibetan physicians. It is touted for its environmental benefits and its antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and regenerative properties.
Sometimes, we might forget to apply the sunscreen and the result is a painful, red, hot-feeling skin. For those times, it’s good to know about natural remedies against sunburn. There are a number of sunburn lotions for just those times, and many of these are simple, common food ingredients already found in our homes.
For many of us, another season of summer fun and sun can be pretty hard on the skin causing heat rash, bug bites, sunburns, and various scrapes and bruises. Well, if you’re looking for some topical relief without all of the synthetic chemical strings attached, look no further than a fabulous little flower called calendula.