Aloe Vera Gel
Aloe Vera Gel moisturises, softens and helps hydrate dry and sensitive skin. This can be applied to stretch marks, scars, dry, chapped skin, sun burn, skin irritations and minor burns. This non-greasy gel is odourless and easily absorbed into the skin.
Beneficial properties: soothing, cooling, moisturising, nourishing.
Derived from the flower heads of the alpine Arnica Montana plant. Arnica Oil contains sesquiterpene lactones, phenol carbonic acid, flavonoids and coumarins that help soothe and renew the skin after exposure to stress. It also stimulates the formation of the granular tissues that accelerate the healing process. Can be used on bruises, sunburn, minor burns and phlebitis.
Calendula & Marigold Petals
Calendula can be used both internally and externally and is one of the most useful herbs in found in skincare products. It is useful for cuts, abrasions, wounds, bruises, fungal infections, rashes and insect bites.
Extracted from the leaves and twigs of the cinnamon plant, this is a stimulating oil, with strong antibiotic and antiseptic properties. Helps to improve circulation and targeting fatty cellulitic deposits.
Eucalyptus is obtained from leaves of the evergreen eucalyptus tree (Eucalyptus Globulus). The main producer of eucalyptus oil is Australia.
Eucalyptus oil contains the compound eucalyptol which is used in a variety of over the counter medicine. It has a pleasant aroma and effect as a deodorant, antibacterial, antiseptic, and antimicrobial agent.
Green tea has powerful anti-inflammatory properties and is a potent antioxidant, it can also prevent collagen breakdown and reduce UV damage to skin. It also contains Methylxanthines that stimulate skin microcirculation and improve the tone and health of the skin. Tests have shown that green tea extract can improve the appearance of wrinkles and also make you appear younger.
The strong citrus aroma of lemongrass oil is widely used as a home remedy for aches, muscular fatigue, jet lag, and lethargy. It helps tone the muscles and tissue, relieves muscle pains by making muscles more supple. It can improve poor circulation and as an insect repellent. It also is used for clearing up oily skin and acne, as well as athlete’s foot.
Lotus Leaf Extract
Lotus Leaf Extract contains compounds that benefit the skin including antioxidants, flavonoids, fatty acids, proteins, vitamins and minerals. It helps stimulate blood flow and restores elasticity.
This is extracted from the seaweed variety Porphyra tenera using water, it adds moisture, rejuvenates and firms skin.
When used as an extract (in our case maceration), nettle has soothing anti-inflammatory and anti-allergenic properties.
There are many benefits of nettle extract. Some of the uses that are commonly popular are in treating anemia, because nettle leaves contain a high amount of iron.
Other benefits include treatment for arthritis and rheumatism.Nettle extract can be beneficial for the treatment of asthma and benign prostate. It also helps protect from hair loss (alopecia).
Has a wonderful cooling effect on the skin leaving it feeling fresh and revitalised. It also has useful anti-bacterial properties and can be used to help combat bacterial infection and malodours.
Is a powerful tonic with its intense fragrance and stimulating properties, which increase blood circulation and reduce pain and inflammation. It gives excellent relief from muscular pain and spasms caused by excessive physical activities and can also be used on the pulse points to relieve headaches and tension.
St Johns Wort
A highly effective astringent and analgesic. It calms and soothes the skin and works especially well in conjunction with Chamomile and Lavender to relieve dry and damaged skin.