A-Z of Ingredients
Avocado oil is rich in vitamin E which reduces damage from UV rays. It's benefits include reducing the signs of aging, relieving pain and inflammation and moisturising the skin. It contains oleic acid which is recommended to people with dry skin, lecithin which boosts collagen and the pro vitamin A enhances skin's natural antioxidant store.
Used in Avocado & Tangerine Lip Softener.
Basil essential oil helps your body adapt to stress and promotes mental balance. It awakens the mind to clarity of thought, steadies the nerves, while easing sinus congestion, cooling down fevers and treating menstrual problems.
Bergamot essential oil is great for relieving signs of depression. It also helps to relieve headaches, helps soothe nerves, reduces nervous tension and lowers stress levels. It works to stimulate certain hormones creating feelings of relaxation and calm as well as having disinfectant and antibiotic properties.
Used in Calm My Mind Pure Blend
Calendula oil is an effective anti-inflammatory that can help treat eczema and dermatitis. It has antifungal and antibacterial properties which will help heal wounds, relieving nappy rash and many other skin conditions. Its an amazing oil!
Camellia oil is a natural source of antioxidants and vitamins like vitamin A and B. It can be used for moisturising dry skin and help with acne. It is a light, easily absorbed oil and is said to help prevent and smooth wrinkles and stretch marks and heal scars.
Used in Skin Glow Face Elixir
Castor oil has impressive anti-inflammatory properties due to it being a source of Ricinoleic acid. This oil is useful for helping heal wounds by stimulating the growth of new tissue, reducing dryness and preventing the build up of dead skin cells.
This oil has excellent calming properties and is perfect to help you sleep. It can help with irritation, impatience and feeling disagreeable. It is wonderful for treating PMS and other menstrual and menopausal problems too. Roman chamomile is superbly effective on the skin, not only to sooth and calm, but to heal and for tissue regeneration.
This essential oil is wonderful to use in aromatherapy. It fights exhaustion and helps to lift depression. Cinnamon oil can be used to help fight colds, flu and bronchitis and has powerful anti-rheumatic properties which can aid rheumatism and arthritis. Due to its very powerful antiseptic properties, it is also good for fighting any infectious diseases.
Used in Natural Guard
Clary sage has many useful benefits especially regarding women's health. It can reduce the effects of painful periods, menstruation issues and relaxation during labour, encouraging a less painful birth. With regards to the menopause, clary sage can reduce hot flushes, night sweats, irritability and headaches. In addition, one of it's greatest benefits is the calming of the nervous system which can reduce depression, stress, insomnia and tension.
Clove oil is another very versatile ingredient. It's many benefits include; relieving of pain, especially toothache, arthritis and rheumatism, treating acne, bruises, burns and cuts and it is useful for its disinfecting properties as well as an insect repellent. Clove oil can be useful for bronchitis and dizziness and to help lift depression, while strengthening memory and fighting weakness and lethargy.
Used in Natural Guard.
Cocoa butter is high in fatty acids which gives it the ability to hydrate and nourish the skin and improve elasticity. The fat in cocoa butter forms a protective barrier over skin to hold in moisture and has a denser feel than many other moisturizers. Due to the antioxidants and natural plant compounds called phytochemicals cocoa butter may improve blood flow to the skin and slow skin aging by protecting against damage from the sun’s harmful UV rays.
Fractionated Coconut Oil readily absorbs into the skin and is soluble with all essential oils. Fractionated Coconut Oil is colourless and odourless which means it is perfect for blending with essential oils as it preserves and maintains their original fragrance and benefits. It contains high numbers of proteins which replenish skin tissue making it an excellent moisturiser, reducing fine lines and wrinkles and restoring the skins natural glow.
Cypress oil has a calming and soothing effect on the nerves, is valuable for soothing muscular cramps, helping to regulate the menstrual cycle, easing arthritis and rheumatic pain and also has a antispasmodic action which is very useful for asthma, whooping cough, bronchitis, emphysema and influenza.
Used in Breathe Balm
Epsom salt helps improve the body’s natural detoxification process and promote healing if added to a warm bath, especially if you suffer from skin conditions, such as psoriasis, eczema, acne or rosacea. It stimulates areas while also improving the health of the skin and helping to strip away dead skin cells. Due to its crystalline structure, Epsom salt is a great exfoliant and can be combined with essential oil blends for extra benefits.
Used in Hygge Salt + Scrub
Eucalyptus oil has a cooling and deodorizing effect on the body, helping with fevers and migraines. In aromatherapy it can help with coughs, asthma, throat infections, sinusitis and soothes inflammation. It is great for easing mucus and clearing the head from the stuffiness of colds and hay fever. Eucalyptus oil is useful as a warming oil when used for muscular aches and pains, rheumatoid arthritis, sprains and poor circulation. In addition, for skin it also has some amazing properties helping with burns, blisters, herpes, cuts, wounds, skin infections and insect bites. It can also boost the immune system and is helpful in cases of chicken pox, colds, flu and measles.
Frankincense is one of the oils that can really calm and soothe the whole body and mind. It helps to ease aches and pains and clears the lungs whilst acting as a skin tonic. When used in aromatherapy, frankincense can help with relieving bronchitis, colds, coughs and voice loss. Inhaling the vapours can reduce anxiety and has a wonderfully calming effect on the mind, while helping to sooth the respiratory and urinary tract and relieve pain associated with rheumatism and muscular aches. This oil also has a rejuvenating, balancing and healing effect on the skin.
This uplifting oil has a great all-over balancing effect on the mind and balances out oily and dry skin. Geranium oil helps to relieve feelings of stress, mild depression, PMS, menopausal problems and anxiety and also works on the adrenal cortex, which has a balancing effect on the hormone system. The strong smell is particularly good to ward off mosquitoes and head lice and also great for general energizing.
Glycerin can help lock in your skin’s natural moisture and prevent over-drying. Glycerin is also non-greasy which means it’s a good choice for anyone with oily or combination skin. Glycerin may also have anti-aging benefits as well as boosting skin hydration and providing a skin barrier to protect from skin irritants.
Used in Succulent Face Toner
Grapefruit has a high vitamin C content and It helps protect against colds and flu. It is used to combat muscle fatigue and stiffness while stimulating the lymphatic system and thereby clearing the body of toxins. It helps to clear congested oily skin and also assists with acne, while toning the skin and tissues. In aromatherapy, grapefruit oil has an uplifting effect on the mood and can be used for hangovers, headaches, over indulgence, mental exhaustion and depression.
Lavender oil is one of the most versatile oils as it can be used for such a variety of problems. It not only helps with nervous conditions, it is useful for the digestive system, the respiratory tract and skin problems. It also helps with muscle aches and pains and arthritis and rheumatism. Other benefits include relief from allergies, dizziness, sleeplessness, hay fever, headaches, depression, trauma, anxiety, and it works as an excellent insect repellent.
Lavender water soothes and invigorates the skin and helps calm inflammations and skin irritations. The antiseptic property of lavender water makes it ideal for treating acne. Lavender is also rich in vitamins and minerals. lavender and can help detoxify your skin and refine the appearance of wrinkles as well as effectively exfoliating the dead skin cells, leaving your complexion tightened and radiant.
Lemon oil soothes and relieves headaches and migraines and is helpful for rheumatism and arthritis. It is also used for clearing acne, cleaning greasy skin and hair, as well as removing dead skin cells. Other benefits include easing painful cold sores, mouth ulcers, herpes and insect bites and providing relief from muscular problems. Lemon oil in aromatherapy can be used for colds, voice loss, flu, depression, stress, lack of energy and fatigue and can improve concentration.
Marjoram oil has a warming action and calms emotions especially in hyperactive people. It has good muscle relaxant properties and the pain killing properties are useful for rheumatic pains as well as sprains, strains and spasms and painful muscles. In aromatherapy, marjoram oil can be used for headaches, asthma, bronchitis, poor circulation, physical exhaustion, insomnia, sinusitis, anxiety, nervous tension and stress.
Due to its anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties, mustard oil is effective in treating rashes and other skin infections. It prevents the skin from drying out, grayness and itching. Massaging with mustard oil rejuvenates and cleanses your skin by increasing blood circulation.
Neroli is one of the essential oils with the most sedative effects and is useful for treating depression, anxiety and shock and is also effective in calming heart palpitations, treating headaches, neuralgia and vertigo. On the skin, neroli oil can help to regenerate skin cells and is useful in preventing ugly scar tissue, thus promoting smoother skin, fighting stretch marks and broken capillaries.
Olive wax is considered to be an excellent substitution for Beeswax, making it easy to turn any recipe into a vegan approved version. It can provide significant improvement in both the skin barrier and deeper absorption thus improving skin health. It also helps remove makeup and has excellent anti-aging properties.
Orange oil is a warm and radiant oil which can help settle children to sleep and relax the mind. It can be used effectively on the immune system, as well as for colds and flu and to eliminate toxins from the body. Orange oil used in aromatherapy can help with colds and flu, nervous tension and stress and helps to create a feeling of happiness.
Orange wax acts as an antidepressant and can help relieve anxiety. It also helps balance combination and oily skins and helps to improve skin tone. It has abilities to soothe and cool skin which makes it ideal for dry and itchy skin conditions as well as for healing scars. lessening cellulite and many other protective benefits for skin.
Used in Face Spa Cleansing Balm
Patchouli oil has a beneficial effect on the skin. In wound healing, it not only promotes faster healing, but also helps to prevent ugly scarring when the wound heals. This oil is one of the most active and is a superb tissue regenerator, which helps to stimulate the growth of new skin cells. It also helps reduce infections and insect bites. When used in aromatherapy, patchouli oil can be used to fight anxiety and depression, while at the same time creating a very amorous atmosphere. Patchouli oil has a grounding and balancing effect on the emotions helping with lethargy while sharpening the wits.
Peppermint oil is excellent for mental fatigue and depression, refreshing the spirit and stimulating mental agility and improving concentration. Its many benefits include treating shock, headaches and migraine, nervous stress, vertigo and faintness and in general respiratory disorders. It also has uses for relieving dry coughs, sinus congestion, asthma, bronchitis, pneumonia, tuberculosis and cholera. When used in aromatherapy, peppermint oil can help to increase concentration and to stimulate the mind. It also has value as an insect repellent.
Potassium sorbate is used as a preservative to maintain the stability of skincare products and increase their shelf life. Preservatives help to reduce the growth of bacteria, fungi, and moulds. Potassium sorbate is safe in skincare because it’s only present in very small concentrations.
Red mandarin oil
Red mandarin has a sedating action which helps with relaxing and calming nervous afflictions and disturbances. It can calm attacks of epilepsy, hysteria, and convulsions. It is also another essential oil that is excellent for relieving stress and anxiety. In skin care, the essential oil of mandarin promotes the growth of new cells and tissues, thereby helping to speed the healing time of wounds.
In skincare, rosehip helps correct UV damage from the sun, the antioxidants that rosehip oil contains, such as tocopherols and carotenoids, help to protect the skin. It hydrates the skin and evens skin tone. Rosehip oil is rich in vitamin A which can help reduce signs of skin aging and thicken the deep skin layers. Rosehip oil also contains vitamin C, a collagen-stimulating nutrient that can help improve skin’s firmness and prevent fine lines. Vitamin C is also known to have a skin-brightening effect, which gives your complexion a radiant appearance.
Rose oil is beneficial for calming the mind and helps fight depression, anger, grief, fear, nervous tension and stress and at the same time addresses self-nurturing, self esteem and dealing with emotional problems. In aromatherapy, rose oil can be helpful with allergies, asthma, baby blues, headaches, migraine and is used as a relaxant.
The antioxidants in rose water protect the cells in the skin against damage. Rose water also has anti-inflammatory properties, which means it can be put on the skin to soothe the irritation caused by skin complaints such as eczema. Rose water is known for its ability to clarify and balance your skin, it can help reduce the look of temporary redness and is used as a toner to reduce puffiness of the eyes and soothe sunburn.
Used in Succulent Face Toner
Rosewood oil can help with colds, coughs, infections, headaches, nausea and stress-related problems, for example lifting depression. It is an excellent oil to use in skincare for treating dull, dry and oily skin, while having a cell stimulant and tissue regenerating action on the skin which promotes rejuvenation.
Used in Love Self Care Blend
This oil is very gentle to the skin, it helps lock in moisture and has anti-inflammatory and regenerative properties giving an even skin tone. It is particularly good for treating irritations caused by skin complaints such as eczema. The linoleic acid in safflower oil works with sebum to unclog skin pores and prevent blackheads.
Used in Face Spa Cleansing Balm
Sandalwood oil has skin-friendly cleansing properties. It helps with acne, pimples and eczema and decreases the chances of developing them again. Sandalwood oil is beneficial for anti-aging, as it is useful for sagging and aging skin. It is also a great choice when relieving the effects of prickly heat.
Shea butter when applied to the skin provides immediate softness and smoothness. It is rich in different kinds of fatty acids helping clear your skin of excess oil but at the same time, shea butter restores moisture to your skin and locks it in to your epidermis, so your skin doesn’t dry out. Shea butter can encourage tissue cell regeneration and softening of the skin, which can help to decrease the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Used in Little Pot of Wonder
Squalane has tremendous benefits, it boosts hydration and can help your skin appear more vibrant and healthier. The antioxidants in the oil fight skin damage and slow down the aging process. Squalane benefits include a soothing quality that can help prevent and alleviate irritation, it offers a pleasant, calming sensation and has a gentle effect on the skin lessening the appearance of temporary redness. Squalane is excellent for alleviating discomfort and promotes an even, revitalized skin tone.
Used in Skin Glow Face Elixir
Sunflower oil has emollient properties that help trap moisture inside skin cells, keeping skin hydrated for a longer period. Sunflower oil is extremely high in Vitamin E which is an antioxidant that helps protect skin cells from harmful UV rays from the sun and is also rich in vitamins A, C, and D, making it effective in the treatment of acne and skin conditions. Sunflower seed oil has anti-inflammatory properties that help lower skin redness and roughness.
Tea tree oil
This oil is used for a wide variety of health and medicinal purposes, including the healing of acne, blemishes, cold sores and surface wounds. It is excellent for soothing dry, itchy skin. It has anti-inflammatory, antifungal, antiseptic and antimicrobial properties, all of which can be utilized to treat many common skin issues.
Thyme oil is another ingredient which has antifungal, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial properties. Thyme Essential Oil’s antibacterial properties are an exceptional element for cleansing and purifying skin. It is able to rejuvenate by boosting circulation, stimulating blood flow to leave your skin glowing and youthful. Thyme oil works to drain congestion and kill infections in the chest to help you breathe more easily giving back the ability to relax the body and open up your lungs, veins and mind. It has the ability to relieve stress and anxiety, regulate hormones and boost metabolism.
Used in Breathe
Vetiver essential oil is a great reliever of mental health conditions like stress, anxiety, and depression. It is also beneficial for insomnia and irregular sleeping patterns. Vetiver oil also has very strong anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties.
Used in Savasana
White camphora along with many of the other oils listed has antifungal and antibacterial properties that may help in alleviating some skin-related issues like itching and irritation. Camphora is a well-known decongestant aiding the treatment of colds, congestion and asthma. It is also beneficial for muscular aches and pains, Rheumatism, contusions, bruises and serves as an insect repellent.
Used in Release
The soothing properties housed in Ylang-Ylang oil are useful for relieving stress and speeding the healing process. Its calming and soothing smell and has the ability to lift your mood. This oil is also great for hydration and can improve your skin texture by moisturizing as well as cleansing dead skin cells and restraining bacterial infection due to its anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties.