alkanet root: (Batschia canescens) natural coloring agent used by ancient Greeks and Egyptians for adorning purposes.
apricot oil: high Gamma Linoleic Acid (GLA), it enables your skin to maintain its moisture balance, tone and firm up your skin. Containing both Vitamin A and Vitamin E which help to slow down the signs of aging. Since this oil contains anti-inflammatory properties, it can be used to soothe minor skin conditions, like eczema.
avocado oil: high amounts of vitamins A, B1, B2, D & E, and amino acids, sterols, pantothenic acid, lecithin and essential fatty acids directly into the skin.
beeswax: secreted by hard working honey bees, helps create a bond of moisture to your skin.
bergamot oil: (Citrus bergamia) provides a floral, fruity aroma. Uplifting, relaxing, refreshingly astringent.
blue chamomile oil: rich in alkaloid chamazulene, soothes and feeds the skin with anti-inflammatory properties. Excellent for encouraging healthy skin growth, and for assisting with damage due to acne, scars, sun exposure, or other excessive damage.
borage seed oil: has the highest concentration of gamma linolenic acid (GLA) naturally found, higher than in any other plant source! GLA is an Omega-6 fatty acid, an essential fatty acid and is great for our skin because it has an anti-inflammatory affect which helps to calm and soothe angry, irritated skin. GLA also helps to retain moisture and to stay supple and flexible. It absorbs quickly into the skin and repairs the skin barrier, one of the major functions of skin.
calendula oil: one of the most effective topical oils, it is gentle, cooling, and soothing. It is the most successful oil for assisting us with dry and damaged skin, skin inflammations, rashes, diaper irritations, and other skin disorders.
carrot seed oil: It stimulates circulation, repairs and tones the skin, increases elasticity, reduces formation of wrinkles and scars. Useful for balancing oily and dry skin, and caring for mature skin.
castor oil: an excellent source of essential nutrients such as vitamin E, antioxidants and minerals that boost skin health and help to trap in moisture.
cedarwood: (Juniperus virginiana) used by both the ancient Egyptians and Greeks in the embalming process and as a perfume and cosmetic ingredient. They believed that it helped to make one immortal. Provides a cooling, refreshing & stimulating feeling.
clary sage oil: (Salvia sclarea) sweet, nutty and floral scent creates a sense of euphoria. 16th century englanders used it in beer and wine to heighten the effects of alcohol.
clove: (Syzygium aromaticum) is one of the oldest aromatic spices of the world, having many therapeutic virtues.
coconut oil: emollient & high saturated fat content acts as a preservative.
evening primrose oil: has the second highest concentration of gamma-linoleic acid, linoleic acid and other nutrients in this oil are essential for cell structure and improve the elasticity of the skin. These fatty acids also help to regulate hormones and improve nerve function aiding problems ranging from PMS to migraine headaches. The hormone balancing effect contributes to healthy breast tissue.
geranium oil: rosy, earthy, sweet/smooth, dry aroma acts to balance and relax the emotions while providing a mild astringent.
grapefruit oil: (Citrus paradisi) uplifting and invigorating, it is believed to relieve nervousness and depression while boosting one’s self-esteem.
grapeseed oil: provides a rich easily absorbable source of Vitamin E & seals in moisture.
frankincense oil: (Boswellia carteri) sweet, warm, elevating & stimulating to the mind. useful for visualizing, improving one’s spiritual connection, and centering. considered a holy anointing oil used in ceremonies for thousands of years during prayer and meditation.
french green clay: gently draws out skins impurities while leaving skins balance of natural moisture. It is marvelous for helping to clear problem skin. Mined from bedrock quarries in France.
honey: soothing and replenishing, this natural antibacterial helps fight off blemishes while acting as a natural preservative.
jasmine oil: (Jasminum grandiflorum) an evergreen shrub with star shapes flowers. in parts of asia a good hostess makes sure to have jasmine on hand to give to inebriated guests to clear their heads.
jojoba oil: non-greasy natural anti-oxidant, wonderful for your skin because it has absorption properties like our skin’s own sebum.
lanolin: the protective oil produced from sheep’s wool, a natural moisturizer with powerful emollient and protective properties. The compositional makeup is the closest resemblance to the intercellular lipids of the outermost skin, playing a crucial role in the skin’s moisture control.
lavender blossoms: stimulates sore & exhausted facial & neck muscles, natural antiseptic which helps to prevent pimples, acne, & puffy eyes. also helps to normalize the skins sebaceous glands & reduces puffiness.
lavender oil: removes nervous tension, penetrates down to the dermal layer, where new cells are formed. Relieves inflamed skin, acne, sunburns & wounds.
lemon oil: (Citrus limon) Lemons were mentioned in ancient Sanskrit texts as early as 800 BC, and sailors carried lemons and other citrus fruits with them during their arduous sea voyages because of their nutrient rich and healing abilities as an antibacterial and antimicrobial.
lemongrass oil: (Cymbopogon citratus) uplifting, refreshing and revitalizing scent was used to preserve ancient palm-leaf manuscripts in india.
myrrh: (Commiphora myrrha) comes from the Arabic word morr which means “bitter.” Used in purification rituals to beautify the women who were presented before a King.
oats: acts as a gentle exfoliator and cleans away dead skin cells while soothing and softening.
patchouli oil: (Pogostemon cablin) sweet spicy aroma, with a hint of musk, used to stimulate the nervous system, lift depressed moods, relieve stress and give a feeling of elation and wellbeing.
pecans & almonds: acts as a gentle exfoliator and cleans away dead skin cells while soothing and softening.
peppermint oil: (Mentha piperita) provides a cooling, refreshing & stimulating feeling.
rosemary oil: (Rosmarinus officinalis) provides a fresh, herbaceous, and purifying properties.. Stimulates and nourishes the hair follicle for longer and stronger hair.
rose petals: promotes exfoliating, skin tightening astringent and gently removes dead skin cells. In Roman Times these were floated in wine and bridegrooms wore these as crowns. acts as an exfoliating astringent and gently removes dead skin cells.
rosewood oil: (Aniba rosaeodora) warm, floral, fruity, a little spicy with a complex aroma. Provides a harmonizing, soothing and toning effect.
rose hip seed oil: (Rosa mosqueta) rich in Omega-6 fatty acids. used to aid in skin cell renewal, replenish a healthy glow & help repair skin damage.
rose hydrosol: (Rosa damascena) hand-distilled rose petals, we capture the essential fragrance & medicinal properties: a wonderful mild astringent for all skin types. Roses have an affinity with the heart & emotions.
rose otto oil: (Rosa damascena) elevating to the mind and spirit is considered the premier oil for allowing heart centered contact and outlook. revered throughout history as the ultimate luxury oil as it takes about 60 roses to produce one drop of oil!
sandalwood oil: (Santalum spicatum) natural antiseptic, astringent, sedative & aphrodisiac
shea butter: raw & unrefined vegetable butter from the Karite tree. exceptionally rich in fatty acids; soothes, softens & re-conditions the skin. natural SPF6.
st.john’s wort oil: topically used for its anti-inflammatory and antibacterial effects. also contains tannins, naturally occurring compounds, which are used to relieve skin irritations. When applied regularly, it conditions the skin be healthy and sun-tolerant, acting as a natural SPF.
sweet almond oil: raw & unrefined exceptionally rich in fatty acids; soothes, softens & re-conditions the skin.
tangerine oil: (Citrus reticulata)) rich in the powerful antioxidant d-limonene, it aids in lymphatic system detox and fluid retention. this sparkling scent helps with nervous irritability, uplifts the spirit and brings about a sense of security.
vegetable glycerin: assists in retaining moisture and is helpful in pulling oxygen into the skin. a natural emollient that adds a cooling effect for chapped skin.
vetiver oil: (Vetiveria zizanoides) nourishing, strengthening and grounding. belonging to a family that feeds the world, the roots reflect this richness and produce it’s scent.
vitamin e: natural anti-oxidant & preservative.
wild scotch pine oil: (Pinus sylvestris) Penetrating, refreshing and invigorating evergreen scent. Acts as both an antiseptic and anti-fungal while detoxifying the scalp.
ylang ylang oil: (Cananga odorata) translates to “flower of flowers” and is an exotic, aphrodisiac floral. native to tropical asia, the oil is pressed from the tree’s flowers. in indonesia, the petals are often strewn across a marriage bed for it’s calming and relaxing properties.