Skin care tips

Anti-inflammatory effects of macerated oil (healing herb leaching oil)

Anti-inflammatory effects of macerated oil (healing herb leaching oil)

In the last blog we looked at the positive effects of shea butter’s anti-inflammatory action. Today, let’s look at some different oils that also have anti-inflammatory properties, but that work better on specific areas of the body (e.g. muscles, skin, nerves etc). These herbal infusion oils are known as maceration oils, and are made by leaching oils from herbs.

Using shea butter in autumn and winter | For rough, chapped or cracked skin, dryness, muscle aches

Using shea butter in autumn and winter | For rough, chapped or cracked skin, dryness, muscle aches

When winter is on its way the temperature and humidity gradually fall, causing the skin to become thinner and dull and the hands to become chapped and cracked. The body will also feel stiff and cold at these times, and the symptoms can get worse the further into the season we go.