A major herbal powerhouse dynamic duo, Calendula and Chamomile, makes this an amazingly powerful yet gentle soap. Calendula has been used for centuries for medicinal purposes, calendula oil [an ingredient in this soap] is believed to be a mildly effective treatment for a variety of superficial skin conditions, including acne, eczema, and psoriasis. Calendula oil has been shown to reduce inflammation and hasten the wound healing process. The flavonoids contained in Calendula are believed to have antiseptic properties that inhibit the growth of acne-causing bacteria. Calendula is found in many cosmetic skin care products because it's widely perceived to be a powerful skin regeneration and anti-aging ingredient. Calendula is rich in antioxidants, and vitamin A. Chamomile, the other main ingredient in this soap, is a natural and safe ingredient. Chamomile has grown in popularity as an ingredient in skin care and beauty products. Its health benefits have been proven through time and scientific research. Chamomile is good for dry, red, and sensitive skin and is said to have anti-allergic properties. The polyphenols in chamomile help to tackle free radicals, helping to arm our skin against environmental damage, such as air pollution. It is free radicals that speed up the ageing process. Using chamomile on the skin brings along powerful antioxidants which help the skin to regenerate, tighten pores and slow down ageing effects in the skin. And there you have it--Calendula and Chamomile Soap.