Comfrey and Rose Mask to Supercharge Cell Renewal.

Spring has fully sprung and the garden is coming alive and pumping. That means it’s time for me to start drying out my herbs for my masks which I use on my own skin and for my clients. The small quantity of dried and powdered comfrey in the jar above seems like a pitiful amount…

Watching the Herbs dry

While watching paint dry and watching herbs dry can be very tedious, this is how we patiently dry the Comfrey, Chocolate Mint and Calendula grown in our Spa gardens and used to make Ichykoo Exfoliating Herbs. The herbs are then mixed with the Red Rose Clay Cleanser to make a kicker anti- wrinkle mask which…

Comfrey, Allantoin and the Experience of amazing skincare

I love comfrey. I’ve been using it for years on bruises and sprains with great results, but one day, while walking in my garden, choosing herbs for a mask, I intuitively chose comfrey, along with calendula, nettles and mint. It was kicker. Back then, I didn’t know why, but now I know that comfrey is…

Comfrey

Comfrey is an amazing plant and well worth cultivating. It is one of the best sources of allantoin, a cell regenerator, which is great for the skin and also internal tissues. It’s common names tell it all- heal all, boneset, knit bone, bruisewort. Comfrey Poultice The leaves can be used to make a very effective…

Peppery Liver Cleansing Juice

Today is day three of my juice fast and I’m feeling great in the joints, my body pain has settled after my 2 hour deep tissue massage, but I’m feeling I still need to be gentle with myself. This morning as I strolled the garden for my breakfast I started at the young silverbeet patch…