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Winter Wellnes - Introducing new products

Three new products added to the Andrea's Herbs range which are perfect to protect your skin this winter. As with all our products, these are made using only natural oils and herbs with CBD added for extra benefit. For cuts, scrapes, light burns, insect bites, rashes and other localised skin irritations, the Healing Balm is an excellent product to have in your home and part of your medicine cabinet.. It has anti-bacterial and anti-biotic properties which quickly heal the skin, reducing and healing inflammation. The Lotion Bar is a solid bar which is applied to the skin after a shower or bath and is perfect for keeping the skin hydrated and moisturised.  It is a rich formulation of  several natural...

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Chilblains - prevention and treatment

Chilblains (in afrikaans they are referred to as wintershande or wintersvoete) are uncomfortable, painfully itchy swellings often affecting hands, feet as well as ears and the nose during the winter months.  They often develop as a direct result of exposure to cold followed by the cells in the extremities warming quickly when coming into warmth.  Women and children are more likely to develop chilblains than men. These swellings are really uncomfortable and often take several weeks to heal.  Andrea's Herbs makes a solid chilblain lotion bar which can provide some healing.  The ingredients include cinnamon and ginger which are not just healing, but also warming.  Infused into the natural oils are stinging nettle and comfrey which help restore the cells...

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