Sḵwálwen (skwall - win) is an Indigenous business creating small batch botanical skin care products by Styawat, from the Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) First Nation. Styawat, also known as Leigh Joseph, is a ethnobotanist, researcher and community activist, who aims to contribute to cultural knowledge renewal in connection to Indigenous plant foods and medicines. Honouring traditional Skwxwú7mesh plant knowledge, Sḵwálwen incorporates wild harvested plants and organic, high quality ingredients. Wild plant ingredients are harvested in a sustainable and respectful way and each product has a Squamish name to honour the place where this plant knowledge comes from.
KALKÁY (call-kay) is the Squamish word for wild rose bush.
Formulated with yarrow, wild rosehip and a blend of organic carrier oils, this multi-purpose salve is designed to aid in healing and soothing your skin. A powerful and restorative treatment for small wounds, skin irritations or minor burns.
Ingredients: Olea europaea (Olive) fruit oil*, Rosa acicularis (wild rosehip) oil*, Cera alba (Beeswax)*, Achillea millefolium (Yarrow) Oil**, Blend of Essential Oils
Instructions: Apply topically to any minor skin irritations, cuts, scrapes, bug bites or minor burns. Use within one year of opening.
60ml / 2oz