Black ointment soothes skin, muscles and ligaments. It works wonders on rashes and itchy skin, as well as aches and pains. Apply it to strains, sprains, backache as well as itchy irritated skin, scrapes, burns and rashes for relief that lets you focus on life, without irritation.
- Improves chronic skin conditions
- Brings relief to acute rashes, bites, scratches and irritation
- Adds moisture and healing to dry brittle skin and calms redness
- Speeds healing of rashes, scratches and other skin issues
- A first-aid kit must have
- Helps soothe muscles and joints
Ingredients & Benefits
Olive Oil, fruit, 61%
Olive oil offers strong anti-inflammatory properties that are useful with skin conditions such as psoriasis, eczema and contact dermatitis. It contains antioxidants that help to prevent cellular damage to the skin from sun exposure. Olive oil has antibacterial and antimicrobial properties to help control and treat infections. It is an emollient that helps to moisturize and also acts as a carrier oil to help other ingredients in the ointment to penetrate deeply for effective results.
Pine Tar 463mg / 2.5mg
Pine Tar has antiseptic, antibacterial and antipruritic properties that can help to clean and support the healing of many skin irritations and wounds. It is historically useful in treating scaly, itchy skin conditions such as psoriasis and eczema. It may also be helpful in soothing sunburnt skin and rashes associated with poison ivy and poison sumac.
Chaparral, herb, 45mg / 2.5mg
Chaparral helps to reduce infection and inflammation with antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal and antimicrobial properties. It is used for viral, bacterial and fungal dermal infections including eczema, dermatitis, scabies, acne, boils, warts and athlete’s foot. It appears to promote tissue repair and prevents decay making it useful for treating wounds and bruises.
White oak, aged bark 38 mg / 2.5 mg
White Oak is used for its anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and astringent properties. It contains tannins which account for its strong astringent capacity; the tannins bind with tissue protein making them impermeable to bacterial invasion and infection while also helping to strengthen the tissue itself. These qualities make it useful for cleaning wounds and injuries. This herb is also reported as having vulnerary, tonic, antiviral and antimicrobial properties which promote healing.
Chickweed, herb, 18 mg / 2.5 mg
Chickweed herb offers strong vulnerary properties for skin conditions – that simply means, it helps to heal. Chickweed has emollient properties and has wonderful cooling and drying effect on wounds, boils and rashes. Its anti-inflammatory, anti-itching and astringent properties are useful in treating splinters, cuts, rashes, minor burns, psoriasis, eczema, chapped skin, insect bites and skin wounds.
Comfrey, root 18 mg / 2.5 mg
Comfrey has antioxidant, demulcent, emollient and vulnerary properties that help to support healing of damaged skin tissue. It has astringent tannins that help to protect wounds and promote healing. It helps to soothe burns, insect bites and skin wounds. Used externally, comfrey has anti-inflammatory, demulcent and cell-proliferant properties which help to relieve pain and swelling due to inflammation and promote healing of damaged tissue. Traditionally used for bone fractures, strains, bruising and rheumatic conditions. Comfrey contains allantoin which may explain its soothing and wound-healing effects.
Lobelia, herb, 18 mg / 2.5 mg
Topically, Lobelia helps to reduce swelling and pain associated with wounds, poison ivy, insect bites and ringworm. It has been used to help draw out boils and also helps to soothe muscle tension. Lobelia is also helpful for its antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory properties. This herb has been said to provide relief for rheumatic conditions including rheumatic nodules and muscular inflammation due to strains and sprains.
Marshmallow, root, 18 mg / 2.5 mg
Marshmallow has been used for centuries as a topical anti-inflammatory with antimicrobial effects. Common uses include infected skin wounds, boils, ulcers, inflamed cuts, burns, insect bites and chapped skin. Marshmallow may help to boost immunity at a cellular level. It can also be useful in reducing the pain and swelling associated with chilblains. Marshmallow is a strong demulcent that helps to soothe irritated skin such as chapped skin, psoriasis and eczema. It is an herb that has demulcent, emollient and vulnerary properties that work synergistically in supporting the effects of other herbs such as Comfrey.
Red clover, herb top, 18 mg / 2.5 mg
Red clover contains the anti-inflammatory compounds eugenol, myricetin and salicylic acid which helps to reduce inflammation and pain associated with sores, burns, eczema and psoriasis. It also contains nourishing vitamins that help to support the healing process.
Eucalyptus, essential oil 0.5% / 2.5mg
Eucalyptus essential oil has a wide variety of uses and benefits. In this formula, it acts to temporarily relieves aches and pains of muscles & joints associated with simple backache, lumbago, strains & sprains involving muscles, tendons and/or ligaments. It works well for arthritic conditions, sports-related injuries and over-used muscles.
Goldenseal, root, 10 mg / 2.5 mg
Goldenseal provides strong antimicrobial and antibacterial properties along with anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and astringent properties that help to control infection associated with minor sores and wounds. Many consider Goldenseal, like Echinacea, to be a natural antibiotic.
Non-Medicinal Ingredients Bee’s wax (yellow), Tea Tree Essential oil
Directions for Use
Adults: Apply a thin layer to affected areas, massaging gently into skin. For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes. Keep the product clean by using a clean swab or finger for each application (no double-dipping!)
Allergy alert Contains Chickweed and Marshmallow. May cause severe allergic reaction
Ask a health care practitioner if you are pregnant or breastfeeding
When using this product:
- Application should only occur on intact skin
- Marshmallow may increase the topical anti-inflammatory effects of steroids
- Prolonged application may result in tar acne
- Some people are very susceptible to tar, erythema following the application of even dilute preparations of it have been known to occur
Stop use and ask a health care practitioner if skin irritation and/or rash develops or increases. If symptoms persist and/or worsen after 7 days or reoccur within a few days.
Keep out of reach of children. If overdose or accidental ingestion occurs, call a poison control center immediately