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Lavender Body Butter



***always available locally***

Body Butter does not ship well in the summer heat. Come visit Hot Springs, Marshall, Mars Hill or Asheville and make a purchase at one of my local retailers if you can't do without. Otherwise, check back in October. Thank you for understanding!

A silky smooth, velvety rich whipped super moisturizer designed to heal dermatitis, skin eruptions, and chapped hands. It also helps to keep skin from getting to that itchy, erupted stage of dryness.

raw shea butter

coconut oil

olive oil infused with calendula flowers

essential oil

Raw, unrefined shea butter is nutrient rich and also provides Vitamins A, D, E & F. It is a super moisturizer and healer of skin inflammations, eczema and eruptions.

Organic refined coconut oil amongst many things is rich in Vitamins E & K and is a great antioxidant which delays & prevents some types of cell damage. 

The calendula flowers are infused in a verified 100% olive oil that is extra virgin and organic because of its high antioxidants and phenols, which is great for soothing dry, mature skin.

Calendula, Calendula Officinalis, is a gentle flower that is potent and soothing. Used externally, it helps heal the body by promoting cell repair and acts as an antiseptic, keeping infection from occurring in injuries. It is also anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory. 

The essential oils are great healers of mind and body, too.

Lavender essential oil is very calming as it soothes the nervous system. It has a healing, balancing and anti-inflammatory effect on the skin. It benefits all inflammations of the skin including wounds, cuts, bites and scarring.

Sandalwood essential oil is also very calming to the nervous system as it soothes anxiety & nervous tension. Physically, it is a great healer of dehydrated, dry, cracked skin, as well as aging & mature skin.

Frankincense essential oil calms anxiety, nervous tension & obsessive thinking. It also replenishes moisture to dry, aging, mature skin.

Available in four ounce jars.

Sore Muscle Salve


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Apply this to sore, swollen, stiff, bruised muscles, ligaments, or joints. It is also a great remedy for arthritis or any traumatic or overuse injury. Do not apply to broken skin.

All organic ingredients:

arnica flowers

comfrey leaves


Floating Leaf Farm turmeric root

ginger root

Spicewalla cayenne

coconut oil

olive oil


essential oils of:





Arnica, Arnica montana, is used for external application as an anti-inflammatory for reducing swelling and bruising caused by traumatic injury, pulled muscles or ligaments, and for treating arthritic joints.

Comfrey, Symphytum officinale, speeds healing of bruises, broken bones, pulled muscles and ligaments, and sprains. It relieves pain, inflammation and swelling of muscles and joints in the case of degenerative arthritis, sprains, contusions and strains after sports injuries and accidents.

Chickweed, Stellaria media, used externally is an anti-inflammatory treatment for arthritic or rheumatic joints. It also makes an excellent remedy for skin rashes, wounds that won’t heal, insect stings or eczema.

Turmeric root, ginger root and cayenne are specific anti-inflammatory and analgesic agents recommended against sprains, injuries and swellings. These three are infused together in an organic refined coconut oil because, amongst many things, it is rich in vitamins E & K and is a great antioxidant which delays & prevents some types of cell damage.

Lavender essential oil is very calming as it soothes the nervous system. It has a healing, balancing and anti-inflammatory effect on the skin. It benefits all inflammations of the skin including wounds, cuts, bites and scarring. Rosemary essential oil aids stress-related conditions as it benefits arthritis, muscle soreness, bruising and cramps. Peppermint essential oil soothes nervous stress and shock as it also treats muscle spasms and aches. Eucalyptus essential oil helps clear the mind and increase alertness as it aids in muscle stiffness, bruises, sprains and helps increase circulation.

Available in half ounce tins, one and two ounce jars.

magical salve


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Get rid of your petroleum-based antibacterial ointments


this is all you will need for any type of cut, abrasion, minor burn, rash, or insect bite. 

Do not apply to puncture wounds.

All Organic Ingredients:


comfrey leaves

calendula flowers

plantain leaves

olive oil


lavender essential oil

Available in half ounce tins, one and two ounce jars.

honey lavender lip balm


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Honey lavender lip balm made with local, chemical-free honey and beeswax.

Why honey?!

Honey is a natural humectant as it attracts & retains moisture. It helps keep your lips hydrated & fresh, as well as preventing them from drying. It traps & seals in moisture leaving your lips soft & supple.

What's in it?

shea butter*
coconut oil*
calendula infused olive oil*
Joe Mohr's beeswax+
Sunswept Flower Farm honey+
lavender essential oil*

+local, chemical-free

***These statements has not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.



Featured Item

Stamped 4"x6" 100% cotton muslin bag with 3 Mama Kat's products inside!

Choose between 4 different collections:

Hand Healer:
Lavender Thyme Hand & Body Balm (.5 ounce tin)
Magical Salve (.5 ounce tin)
Stay Well Hand & Body Balm (.5 ounce tin)

Body Healer:
Sore Muscle Salve (.5 ounce tin)
Honey Lavender Lip Balm 
Lavender Thyme Hand & Body Balm (.5 ounce tin)

Outdoor Enthusiast:
Sore Muscle Salve (.5 ounce tin)
Honey Lavender Lip Balm
Magical Salve (.5 ounce tin)

River Runner:
Lavender Thyme Hand & Body Balm (.5 ounce tin)
Magical Salve (.5 ounce tin)
Sore Muscle Salve (.5 ounce tin)



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Apply a large pea-sized amount of the lotion (or a giant handful) to your lower back, the soles of your feet or your calves (or wherever you feel drawn to, you know your body best) before bed to relax both your nervous and muscular systems promoting a healthy, deep, more restful sleep. It helps reduce inflammation, cramping, muscle and joint pains. It is also an incredibly useful remedy for helping your muscles recover after all types of athletic adventures.

Ingredients: (*organic)

arnica flower infused olive oil*

shea butter*


magnesium chloride


frankincense essential oil*

vetiver essential oil*

spikenard essential oil*

Available in two ounce jars.


~plant based skin care products~

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facial cream


A purely luxurious, rich, smooth moisturizer that permeates and hydrates the layers of your skin while it coats, soothes and protects.



pesticide-free rose water

aloe vera gel*

pumpkin seed oil*

hemp seed oil*

grapeseed oil*

coconut oil*

cocoa butter*


helichrysum essential oil*


Available in one ounce bottles and two ounce jars.

stay well balm bar


Heal and protect dry skin with this product which is solid at room temperature but softens when applied to the skin. 

All Organic Ingredients:


shea butter

plant infused olive oil

essential oils

~Stay Well~

A moisturizing hand sanitizer that contains essential oils of clove bud, lemon, cinnamon bark, eucalyptus, & rosemary.

*Available in half ounce tins and two ounce bars in a tin.*

~Lavender Thyme~

A moisturizing balm that contains essential oils of lavender & thyme which helps restore dried, cracked or chapped skin as it calms nervous tension, exhaustion, anxiety & helps balance emotions.

*Available in half ounce tins and two ounce bars in a tin.*


A moisturizing balm that contains essential oils of frankincense which hydrates dry, aging, mature skin and also calms anxiety, nervous tension & obsessive thinking.

* Available in a 1.25 ounce push-up paper tubes and two ounce bars in a tin*

~No Bug~

The essential oils of rosemary, lemongrass, cedarwood, peppermint, citronella and clove have proven effective against repelling mosquitoes, ticks and other biting insects.

*Available in half ounce tins and 1.25 ounce push-up paper tubes.*

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High quality ingredients are most important to me. Chemical-free, certified naturally grown, or certified organic, and good business ethics are all very important. I source locally as well, when available.

***These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.


~plant based skin care products~

Hot Springs, NC 28743, USA


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I started studying plants and their amazing healing properties about 13 years ago. I most love the weeds that grow wild right here at our feet in Western NC. Every spring as the plants start to emerge from their winter hibernation, I set out to harvest these amazing weeds and try and make the most of them by using them in every way possible; from eating fresh as a daily tonic, to infusing in oils to make into body butter and salve. The more I got to know the plants, the more I wanted to use them to keep me healthy or help mend my scrapes, bumps and bruises or nurture me back to good health. But I also wanted to share the magic with others. This is how Mama Kat’s came about. 

Mama Kat's is a one-woman designed, owned and operated plant based skin care product line that I, Katherine Bender, started in 2013 and run in Hot Springs, NC. Healing mind and body through olfactory and transdermal application with high quality ingredients is most important to this company as well as good business ethics.

Highest quality, locally grown, chemical-free, certified naturally grown, or certified organic ingredients are all sought to be employed in these products.

The act of self-care is so very important to our overall physical and emotional well-being. Taking the time every day, even if it's just for a short moment, to sit, close your eyes and breathe, and hydrate your skin after a shower before running off to conquer your day or tend to that sore spot in your lower back by rubbing on some salve, is a very healthy and healing ritual to add to your every day. The aromatherapy is emotionally calming and grounding while the physical application is soothing and healing. 

It's important to me that my product is in a glass jar. Glass isn't going to leach anything into the product. Mama Kat's is a simple, all natural product that deserves to maintain it's properties throughout it's life span. And then if you would please reuse the container again and again.

Please store in a cool, dry place and avoid direct sunlight. There are no preservatives in this product so if stored properly it has a shelf life of 5 years.

***These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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