An essential in a medieval lady’s medicine cupboard, calendula ointment was kept on hand to treat the scrapes and skin wounds of every household member.
Ingredients: Rice Bran Oil, Beeswax, Rosewater, Jojoba oil (to replace spermicetti), Rosehip oil, Vitamin E, Calendula Petals, Calendula Tincture.
Quantity: 30 g
Packaging: a traditional amber glass jar with a gold tone lid and caska seal.
Use: Calendula has long been known to be beneficial for anti-inflammatory action, helpful with stubborn wounds, acne, ulcers, bed sores, varicose veins, rashes, eczema, and related conditions. It also addresses sore, inflamed, and itchy skin conditions, as well as soothing and softening the skin.
As with any new product, please try a little of the ointment on a small patch of skin first, such as on the inside of the wrist, and wait for 30 mins to ensure that you have no reaction.
This is a topical cream and not to be taken internally.
Always check ingredients list before use in case of any allergies;
if unsure, try a very small amount on the inside of the wrist and wait for at least 30 mins. Wash off immediately if there is any adverse reactio and seek medical advice if the symptoms persist;
This product is not intended to diagnose, treat or cure or prevent any disease.
Storage: We suggest keeping the ointment in a cool, dark place.
From the ladies of the Medieval Still Room:
The products created by Medieval Still room are based on period receipts using ingredients sourced as close to those used in period while eschewing those ingredients (and therefore those recipes) which contain dangerous (such as lead) or illegal ingredients (such as civet musk or spermicetti).
All of the ingredients used in this product are either organically grown by us or sourced locally from organically certified growers. As with any product made on organically grown heritage plant matter, there may be slight variations in colour and consistancy between batches however, we do our best to ensure that there is no change in the efficacy of the product.