Balm of Gilead Organic

Balm of Gilead Organic

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Balm of Gilead (Poplar Buds): A Heart Soother for Body and Soul (1 oz)

Balm of Gilead, also known as Poplar Buds, offers a fascinating history of medicinal uses and a deep connection to matters of the heart. Let's explore its multifaceted properties.

Traditional Uses:

  • Skin Soother: The resin of Balm of Gilead has antibacterial and antifungal properties. It has been used traditionally in salves to help heal minor wounds, cuts, and scrapes. (Limited scientific evidence)
  • Other Potential Benefits: Some historical uses include its mildly analgesic properties, potentially offering pain relief. The resin is also an ingredient in some cough syrups. (Limited scientific evidence)

Magical Associations:

  • Love & Healing: The heart-shaped buds of Balm of Gilead and its historical use as a healing balm connect it to matters of the Heart Chakra. It may be incorporated into rituals for emotional healing, mending a broken heart, or attracting new love.
  • Protection & Comfort: The resin's historical use as a salve connects it to themes of protection and comfort. It may be used symbolically in rituals for emotional safety and fostering a sense of security.

Suggested Use:

This Balm of Gilead pouch comes in 1 ounce (28g). Due to potential risks, consult a healthcare professional before internal use or topical application on open wounds.

Embrace the potential benefits and rich symbolism of Balm of Gilead, incorporating it into your self-care rituals, magical practices, and endeavors for emotional healing, love, and a sense of comfort!


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