Medicinal Plants For Treating Skin

Chamomile, Comfrey, Aloe, Sage Licorice, St John's Wort, Echinacea, Evening Primrose oil - herbs and oils used in Nutrient Day Cream and other JR formulations - all exhibiting evidence of dermatological improvement many in all parameters of anti-inflammatory activity and benefit in clinical research: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3834722/ 

Aloe Vera as an effective skin penetration enhancer:
 
Medicinal plants in treatment of inflammatory diseases:
Studies have demonstrated that topical chamomile shows improvement in induced contact dermatitis (Bisset N.G, Wichtl M. Herbal Drugs and Phytopharmaceuticals. 2nd ed. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press; 2001). 
 
Eighteen children completed the year of treatment and showed 90% reduction in eczema activity scores - The 10 herbs used were Potentilla Chinensis, Tribulus terrestris; Rehmannia glutinosa, Lophatherum gracile; Clematis armandii, Ledebouriella saseloides, Dictamnus dasycarpus; Paeonia lactiflora, Schizonepeta tenuifolia; and Glycyrrhizia glabra, (Sheehan M.P, Atherton D.J. A controlled trial of traditional Chinese medicinal plants in widespread non-exudative atopic eczema. Br J Dermatol. 1992;126:179–84).
 
 
Vitamin D permeability effective in balms and creams:
 
Regarding nettle, according to a human study, a combination of amica and stinging nettle liquid and gel treated grade two burns faster than placebo.
 
[Johnson TA, Sohn J, Inman WD, Bjeldanes LF, Rayburn K. Lipophilic stinging nettle extracts possess potent anti inflammatory activity, are not cytotoxic and may be superior to traditional tinctures for treating inflammatory disorders. Phytomedicine. 2013; 20:143]

 

According to a study conducted in Finland, hemp seed oil helps alleviate dermatitis, an inflammation of the skin. This is due to the balance of omega-6 and omega- 3 fatty acids. The study was carried out in 2005 by researcher J. Callaway and published in the 2005 "Journal of Dermatological Treatment." Callaway found that symptoms of skin dryness and itching significantly improved in dermatitis sufferers after using hemp seed oil for 20 weeks.

 

Clinical testing on skin conditions with Hemp Seed Oil proving successful treatment:

 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16019622