- Heterotheca inuloides
- Origin: Bulgaria
Mexican arnica flowers have many of the same properties and characterisitics as the more well-known European Arnica montana flowers. The flowers are generally infused into oil which is used to make body care products such as salves, soaps, or lotions.
- Betula lenta
- Origin: USA
The birch is a soft-wood tree native to cold, northerly climates. The name is a very ancient one, probably derived from the Sanskrit bhurga, meaning “tree whose bark is written upon.” The powdered bark can be used to make topical skin products, or made into infusions or extracts.