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Nuwati Herbals

Tapestry Life Resources and Body Balance II Therapeutic Massage in downtown Hickory, NC, recommend the wonderful healing balms and natural healing line made by Rod Jackson of Nuwati Herbals in the sacred Native American way. Rod calls his products "Natural Remedies from the Medicine Cabinet of Mother Earth."

Rod JacksonRod Jackson walks the Good Medicine Path. He has been making healing teas, balms, and other natural remedies for many years. Rod's Cherokee ancestors influenced this unique line of herbal products. When he was only five years old, his grandmother sent to gather herbs, roots, bark and leaves from which she made Medicine. Under her guidance, he learned to gather in the proper way, so that later generations would also have access to Mother Earth's healing gifts. Thus, he developed a special attachment to Nature and a reverence for all living things.

Rod began to make balms and teas, which he sold in his own store. Then, he met marketing consultant Kimberly Stauder at a holistic expo. Together they began to sell Nuwati Herbals to a larger market.

Rod makes Nuwati Herbals in the sacred way. Once he has strained the herbs used to create his healing balms from the oils, he returns them to the Earth in ceremony. The reverence that Rod holds for Mother Earth and all her gifts is continued through conscious attention to the Circle of Life.

Suzanne began using Nuwati Herbals many years ago and now refuses to be without. To purchase them or to order other Nuwati products, please visit the Nuwati Herbal website.

Nuwati Healing Balms

Nuwati Balms contain a base of Extra Virgin Olive Oil blended with a variety of healing herbs and natural beeswax. We offer balms to soothe aching muscles and joints, help relieve burns and minor skin irritations, promote sleep and relaxation, moisturize dry or cracked skin, assist in opening blocked nasal passages, fade painful bruises and spider veins, and help relieve the pressure of headaches. Currently, there are six balms.

Indian Blanket Balm for Sore Muscles & Joints

INDIAN BLANKET BALM contains herbs that work deep into the muscles and joints and warm the body. Gently massage into sore, aching areas. It will feel as though you have a warm Indian Blanket wrapped around you.

Ingredients: Cayenne, Cinnamon, Cloves, Eucalyptus, Ginger, White Willow Bark, Camphor and Menthol in a base of Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Beeswax.

This is Nuwati's second best seller. Suzanne uses it in her massages. Clients love it! It works!

Black and Blue Balm
for Relief of Bruising & Spider Veins

Black and Blue BalmBlack and Blue Balm provides relief from painful bruises and shortens the length of time the bruising persists. Many customers have also experienced a reduction in spider veins and relief from the pain of varicose veins.

Ingredients: Arnica Flowers, Ginkgo, Gotu Kola, Horse Chestnut, Witch Hazel, and Wormwood, in a base of Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Beeswax.

Suzanne has several customers who order this large size of this balm regularly. It works!

Dream Catcher Balm for Sleep & Tension

Dream Catcher BalmDREAM CATCHER BALM promotes sleep and helps reduce tension. Apply it under your nose and on your temples, chest and back of the neck. Then relax and catch your good dreams while your bad dreams fade in the first light of day. Also try Dream Catcher when you are having a stressful day to calm your nerves and lighten your mood. Many people experience relief from the pain and discomfort of a headache with the smell of lavender.

Ingredients: Grade One Lavender Flowers and Lavender Essential Oil in a base of Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Beeswax.

Four Directions Balm
for Headaches, Colds, & Sinuses

Four Directions BalmFOUR DIRECTIONS BALM is a chest rub to fight the cough and congestion of colds. The herbs warm the skin and release vapors to open stuffy nasal passages. Apply in a circular motion, covering all four directions. Four Directions Balm can also be dotted under the nasal passages for instant breathing relief.

Headaches: Four Directions is very effective in relieving the pain and pressure of headaches. Rub the balm into the back of the neck, on the temples, on the cheekbones and dot under the nose. If desired, place a wet compress over the eyes, relax, and deep breathe. For added relief, take a whiff of Nuwati Healer tea, apply the Four Directions, and drink a cup of The Healer before lying down.

Ingredients: Cayenne, Cinnamon, Cloves, Chaparral, Comfrey, Eucalyptus, Feverfew, Ginger, White Willow Bark, Camphor and Menthol in a base of Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Beeswax.

This is Suzanne's favorite. She keeps one in her purse, beside her bed, beside the sofa, and at the office. It can sometimes keep her headaches from blossoming into migraines. "It's a great product. I started buying other Nuwati balms because of this product. It's that good."

Moccasin Tracks Balm
for Minor Skin Irritations & Burns

MOCCASIN TRACKS BALM is to be used for minor skin irritations, burns, poison ivy, insect bites, and fever blisters. Also very effective on animal "hot spots" and other minor skin and gum irritations. This balms helps to "draw out" infection. Provides quick relief from the pain of sunburn. Many people with eczema and psoriasis have experienced considerable changes in their skin tone and relief from dryness and itching.

The primary ingredient is plantain, an herb not found in North America before the Europeans came. Everywhere the White Man went, the natives noticed plantain growing. They quickly realized the medicinal properties of the plant and used it for skin problems.

Ingredients: Calendula, Mullein, Plantain, and White Willow Bark in a base of Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Beeswax.

Sundance Balm
for Softening Rough, Dry, Damaged Skin

Sundance balmSUNDANCE BALM contains herbs that work to soften rough, dry, damaged skin as well as soothing stiffness. It is very effective for diabetics and for people who work with their hands. Sundance balm also works to condition and soften cuticles. Apply it liberally to hands, elbows, knees, feet, and other dry or cracked areas.

Ingredients: Arnica, Calendula, Chaparral, Lemon Balm, Mullein, Olive Leaf, Oregano, Plantain, White Willow Bark, Yarrow, and Yellow Dock Root in a base of Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Beeswax.

This is fast becoming Suzanne's second favorite balm. "Massage therapy is hard on the hands. This winter I found the skin around my thumb splitting as a result of my very short nails and the pressure I was putting on my thumb. A massage therapist who can't use her thumb is at a real disadvantage. Sundance balm healed the thumb overnight. Now I use it every day. No more problems."


Disclaimer: These statements have not been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration. Nuwati Herbals makes no medical claims and our products are not intended to diagnose, treat, or heal medical conditions. Women who are pregnant or nursing or persons with known medical conditions should consult their physician before taking any herbal products.


Nuwati Herbals also offers teas, bath salts, bath bags, soaps and herbal masks, smudge sticks, music, books, t-shirts, and much more.

You can order directly from Nuwati Herbals by clicking here. Please mention Tapestry Life Resources when you order.

Cherokee Prayer Blessing

May the Warm Winds
of Heaven
Blow softly upon
your house.

May the Great Spirit
Bless all who enter there.

May your Moccasins
Make happy tracks
in many snows,

And may the Rainbow
Always touch
your shoulder.

~From the Nuwati Herbal website



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