Ingredients Glossary

Alfalfa Leaf:

contains high levels of Vitamin K, said to be good in healing bruises and varicose veins.

Almond Oil (Sweet):

is cold pressed from 100% almond nuts. Well suited for eczema, psoriosis, itchy, dry and inflammed skin. It is rich in fatty acids and vitamins A, B1, B2, B6 and E.

Aluminum-Free Baking Soda:

is made from the deposits of mineralized sodium bicarbonate. It is extracted by an all-natural water process that uses no chemicals. It is used to absorb odor.

Apricot Kernel Oil:

is high in oleic and linoleic acids. It is recommended for mature, sensitive, inflammed, irritated or dry skin.

Argan Oil:

pressed from fruits of the Argan Tree that is native to Morocco. It has a high ability to nourish, moisturize and improve skin elasticity. It is high in lipids including Omega-9 Oleic & Omega-6 Linoleic acids. Argan Oil is effective in treating dry skin, eczema, psoriasis, acne and sunburned skin. It is a strong antioxidant and posses anti-inflammatory properties.

Arnica Flowers:

have pain relieving properties, anti-inflammatory & anti-biotic properties. Helps prevent bruising, relieves swelling associated with carpel tunnel syndrome & arthritis. Used to treat overworked muscles.

Arrowroot Powder:

is from a perennial plant found in rainforest habitats. It is a gluten-free starch used as a thickener. It is a healty alternative to cornstarch.

Avacado Oil:

is good for dry skin and eczema. It is said to have healing and regenerative qualities.

Beeswax:

is a wax produced inside the bee hive of the honey bee. It helps improve skin conditions, locks in moisture, softens the skin, adds a protective barrier to the skin from elemental factors. It also is a naturally nourishing moisturizer as well as being anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, anti-allergenic and a germicidal antioxidant.

Bentonite Clay Powder:

is a detoxifier, helps rashes, itching, wounds, tightens skin & pores. Useful for healing insect bites.

BTMS Emulsifying Wax:

It is naturally derived from Colza oil and is noted for its exceptional mildness. It is used to bind water and oil together.

Calendula Flowers:

promotes cell repair, acts as an antiseptic, helps keep infection from occuring in skin injuries, used to treat diaper rash, eczema, acne, varicose veins & capillary engorgement.

Castor Oil:

is a vegetable oil from the Castor bean. It is used for relieving burns, cuts, sunburn and abrasions. It penetrates the skin deeply, is a natural preservative and also an anti-inflammatory.

Citric Acid:

is a bitter acid found naturally in many fruits. It is a weak organic acid used as a preservative.

Cocoa Butter:

is extracted from the cocoa bean. Unrefined, it has a slight chocolate odor. It helps improve the appearance of scars, stretch marks, dry, damaged skin, uneven skin tone, aging skin and fine lines and wrinkles.

Coconut Oil:

is pressed from the edible white meat of the coconut from the Coconut Palm tree. It has many many wonderful properties and uses some of which are relieveing dry, irritated skin. It can reduce the protein loss in hair, can help fight viruses and bacteria. It is also said to have properties such as antimicrobial, antioxidant, antifungal, antibacterial, soothing, etc.

Coffee:

promotes excellent moisture retention and is high in fatty acids. It is good for mature, aging skin, dry cracked skin, eczema, psoriasis, dry brittle hair and cellulite.

Evening Primrose Oil:

defends against infection and inflammation. It is good for dry skin problems including eczema and psoriasis.

Flaxseed Oil:

is used to treat eczema, psoriasis, rosacea, acne and aging skin. It is high in fatty acids. It helps to soften skin abrasions, reduces swelling and redness of lesions due to skin disease, also improves overall skin heath.

Grape Seed Oil:

has mild astringent and emollient properties that sooth the skin. It does not clog pores and is great for using on hair. It is used to help treat eczema, dry skin and stretch marks. It can also be used on delicate areas of the face.

Grapefruit Seed Extract:

is a liquid derived from the seeds, pulp and white membrane of the grapefruit. It possesses anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-fungal properties.

Hemp Seed Oil:

is a key nutritive ingredient in anti-inflammatory formulations. It is said to aid in the healing of skin lesions, dry skin, inflammation of the skin and joints.

Hibiscus Flower:

is a high source of Vitamin C, good for acne & skin care, also benefits hair & scalp.

Jojoba Oil:

is classified as a liquid wax. It closely resembles the natural sebum within our own skin. It contains a natural anti-inflammatory and is a natural antioxidant.

Macadamia Nut Oil:

is said to have regenerative properties. It has natural concentrations of vitamins, anti-oxidants and enzymes. It also resembles our skin's natural oils for protection, has a high absorbtion rate, and has been successfully shown to heal scars, sunburns, minor wounds and other irritations.

Mango Butter:

is rendered from the seed kernel of the Mango Tree.  It is a great source of fatty acids, similar to Cocoa butter but is naturally unscented.

Marshmallow Root:

has anti-inflammatory properties, good for eczema & psoriasis, good for treating flesh wounds, cuts, scrapes & burns. Is high in calcium content and trace minerals.

Neem Oil:

has anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-fungal, anti-parasitic and antiseptic agents. Used to treat eczema, psoriasis, ringworm, scabies, syphilitic sores and chicken pox. It also eliminates lice, repels bugs and controls dandriff. When used in toothpaste, it helps relieve swollen, bleeding gums and kills bacteria that causes gingivitis.

Olive Oil:

is a great moisturizer and a good cleanser. It is used to help treat acne, dry and cracked skin, dry or damaged hair.

Pau d'Arco Powder:

used for eczema & psoriasis. Helps fight infections, has anti-fungal properties. Is an excellent source of Calcium.

Red Clover Blossoms:

good for eczema, sores & acne. Used to treat arthritis, rheumatism & muscle cramps. Is a good source of Vitamin C, trace minerals & isoflavones.

Red Palm Oil:

is naturally red in color. It has high concentration of beta-carotene (Vitamin A) and tocopherols (Vitamin E) which provide powerful anti-oxidants and free-radical protection.

Rice Bran Oil:

is extracted from the inner husk of rice.  It is a high source of Vitamin E and is packed full of antioxidants that help fight free radicals that damage the skin. It is also beneficial for mature, delicate or sensative skin.

Sandre de Grado (Dragon's Blood resin):

has wound healing & anti-oxidant properties. Has been used by South American Natives for centuries.

Shea Butter:

is derived from the nut of the Africa Shea-Karite tree. It is very moisturizing, has anti-inflammatory and emollient properties. It smooths the skin and helps relieve dryness, rash, blemishes, wrinkles, skin allergies and eczema.

Stearic Acid:

Naturally derived from palm or soybean oil. Helps to bind and thicken creams.

Sunflower Oil:

is an excellent source of Beta-Carotene. Anti-oxidant properties can help prevent premature signs of aging.

 

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