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Jewelweed Goat Milk Soap ("Poison Ivy Soap")

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SCENT: Very mild earthy/floral/powdery scent. 

A great natural alternative to help soothe poison ivy & other natural skin irritations! Contains natural jewelweed & calendula as well as our goat milk.


What is jewelweed?


Jewelweed, also known as Impatiens capensis, is a wild plant commonly found in North America. It has succulent stems and orange or yellow trumpet-shaped flowers.


How is jewelweed used for poison ivy exposure?


Jewelweed is often used as a natural remedy for relieving the symptoms of poison ivy exposure. The sap from the stems and leaves of jewelweed is believed to have anti-inflammatory properties that can help soothe itching and irritation caused by poison ivy rashes. 


How do you identify jewelweed in the wild?


Jewelweed can be identified by its distinctive appearance. It has smooth, succulent stems with a watery sap and alternate leaves that are oval-shaped with serrated edges. The flowers are trumpet-shaped and hang from the stems. Jewelweed is often found in damp, shady areas near streams, ponds, or woodland edges. 


What are the benefits of jewelweed in soap?


Jewelweed is added to soap for its soothing and calming properties. When used topically, jewelweed can help alleviate itching, redness, and irritation, making it an excellent ingredient for skincare products designed to soothe sensitive or irritated skin. 


How does jewelweed work to relieve itching?


The active compounds in jewelweed, such as flavonoids and tannins, are thought to have anti-inflammatory and antipruritic (anti-itch) properties. When applied topically, jewelweed may help reduce inflammation and block the histamine response that triggers itching, providing relief from discomfort caused by poison ivy rash or other skin irritations.


Can jewelweed soap be used for other skin conditions?


Yes, jewelweed soap can be beneficial for other skin conditions beyond poison ivy rash. It can help soothe and calm irritated or inflamed skin caused by eczema, insect bites, allergic reactions, and minor burns. Jewelweed soap is often used as a natural remedy for various skin ailments due to its gentle and nourishing properties. 


Is jewelweed safe to use on all skin types?


Jewelweed is generally considered safe for use on all skin types, including sensitive skin. However, individuals with plant allergies or sensitivities should perform a patch test before using jewelweed products to ensure they do not experience any adverse reactions. If irritation occurs, discontinue use and consult a healthcare professional. 


Our goat milk soaps are made from scratch the old fashion way featuring raw, unprocessed milk straight from the goats on our farm and are completely free of chemical detergents. The full fat milk is rich and creamy, chock full of vitamins, minerals and fatty acids that help support healthy skin. Our soaps are formulated to be gentle and nourishing for all skin types including those that are dry and irritated, and feature a super luxurious, creamy lather that will pamper you from head to toe.

To extend the life of your soap, we advise not leaving it sitting on a wet surface so that it can dry between uses.

INGREDIENTS: Goat Milk, Coconut Oil, Jewelweed & Calendula infused Olive Oil, Organic Palm Oil, Castor Oil, Sodium Hydroxide, Dried Jewelweed, Fragrance.

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  • 5
    Haven't had the need to try it yet.

    Posted by Dottie Dunham on May 2nd 2024

    But, I will say I love the soap for dirty gardeners hands. Works so well and smell good too