Fireweed is high in anti-oxidants which promotes cellular healing, as well as vitamin C which is essential for the production of collagen. The antibacterial benefits of fireweed help combat the microbes that cause blemishes and the anti-inflammatory properties soothe all types of skin irritation and reduce redness especially for acne prone skin. The natural compounds found in fireweed mimic the effects of hydrocortisone, a common
ingredient in over-the-counter acne treatments. It also is used to soothe dry, irritated skin types.