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~Argan Oil ~Castor Oil ~Jamaican Black Castor Oil ~Sweet Almond Oil Contains Vitamin A & E, Omega-3 Fatty Acids, and Zinc. Cleanses and removes makeup, reduces puffiness and under eye circles, improves complexion and skin tone, treats dry skin, improves acne, helps reverse sun damage, reduces appearance of scars and stretch marks. (Further info- can clog pores, might be too strong and irritating for people with sensitive skin, may cause an allergic reaction with people who have nut allergies. ~Fractionated Coconut Oil Moisturizes especially with skin conditions like eczema, reduces inflammation which may be a result of UVB rays, promotes wound healing, antibacterial/antifungal/antiviral, protects skin, minimizes the look of fine lines and wrinkles, calms temp redness, provides antioxidants, absorbs easily and is great for an exfoliant. ~Grapeseed Oil Manages acne breakouts, lightens acne scars, protects against free radicals, moisturized and balances the skin, absorbs easily, minimizes fine lines and wrinkles, antimicrobial and evens skin tone. ~Hemp Seed Oil Helps to balance oily skin, hydrating it and regulating the skin's oil production. Can moisturize without clogging. Relieves pain, anti-inflammatory and supports a healthy pregnancy (it helps to firm and tighten skin's appearance and provides antioxidant activity to help promote beautiful skin). ~Jojoba Oil Keeps oily skin at bay as well as so many other properties. Moisturizes, softens rough cuticles, nourishes and heals dry leaves, relieves sunburns, antibacterial, boosts skin glow, fades fine lines and wrinkles, can soothe Eczema, Non-Comedogenic, and can remove makeup. For hair it moisturizes, prevents split ends, and may promote hair growth. ~Vitamin E Oil Moisturizes skin and assists in wound healing, helps in skin cancer prevention, reduces skin irritations like itching, Eczema, Psoriasis/Plaque Psoriasis, prevents and minimizes the appearance of scars, and prevents and treats fine lines and wrinkles. *Always spot test and ALWAYS check product ingredients prior to use. Using Carrier and Essential Oils can have possible reactions/irritations just as anything else, stop use immediately and if needed, seek medical attention right away. If irritation does occur, you can also try using a mild Carrier Oil like Coconut or Olive Oil on soft cloth and dampen spot, water will not help. If other Essential/Carrier Oil works better for you, please reach out to us to see what options we can offer you!
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(Non-Photosensitive) ~Eucalyptus May help strengthen the skin's natural moisture barrier. Like many other oils, it helps trap water in the skin, which can help prevent and relieve dryness as well as related symptoms, like flaking and irritation. It reduces heat burns, infections, skin irritations and improves the overall health and appearance of the skin. Eucalyptus oil works wonders due to its soothing properties that prevent rashes and itching. There are several reasons why eucalyptus oil is a great choice for treating cuts, sores, bug bites, scrapes and sunburns. It can somewhat enhance and speed up the skin healing process, and its antiseptic properties can prevent the development of an infection. Acts as a decongestant and helps unclog pores thereby fighting bacteria build-up. ~Pineapple Oil Aside from its uses as a flavoring and as a supplement, pineapple oil is often used as a body oil. It promotes healing and evens out the texture of skin by stimulating the production of Collagen. It can provide nutrients to the skin and nails and is safe to use on the entire body. ~Sweet Orange Oil- Citrus Sinensis (Cold Pressed) Reduces dark spots and blemishes via vitamin C, fights off free radicals to prevent premature skin aging, antibacterial properties help fight acne, boosts circulation in the skin, promotes cell growth and Collagen synthesis, shrinks large pores, and firms' skin (astringent). ~Tea Tree Oil This is a popular choice for treating acne because of its anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties. It's thought to calm redness, swelling, and inflammation. It may even help to prevent and reduce acne scars, leaving you with smooth, clear skin, removes skin tags, prevents oily skin, treats acne, antiseptic for cuts and scrapes, reduces dark spots, and cures acne. Provides hair growth promotion and with the antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties, makes it a potent treatment for dandruff and improving overall scalp health. Tea tree oil is commonly used to treat acne, athlete's foot, lice, nail fungus and insect bites. ~Patchouli Hailed for its use in skin cell regeneration. Blessed with umpteen active ingredients and anti-bacterial properties, it facilitates wound healing, effectively reduces wrinkles, scars, blemishes, and other signs of ageing, and is awesome for relieving rashes and dry skin. With Patchouli you can have a complexion that looks vibrant and feels healthy and smooth. It is used to slow the look of aging by tightening and toning the skin, thereby reducing the appearance of wrinkles and blemishes as stated above. ~Tangerine Particularly helpful for treating skin conditions such as irritation and acne. Its antifungal and antiseptic properties help to prevent skin infections and treat dandruff and dry scalp. It also visibly reduces the appearance of stretch marks and scars. It is bright, refreshing, and rejuvenating. Its brightness can help clear the mind and reduce nervous tension. It is also a helpful support to the immune system. Tangerine can help quell digestive issues such as a queasy stomach when added to a carrier oil and applied to the abdomen. ~Lavender Lavender is probably the #1 essential oil when it comes to healing skin conditions, burns and cuts. With its anti-inflammatory, antifungal, antimicrobial and detoxifying benefits, lavender essential oil can help reduce redness, soothe and calm the skin and rapidly heal minor cuts and scrapes, as well as any rashes. It has the ability to lessen acne, help even skin tone, and reduce wrinkles. It can even be used to treat other things, such as improving hair health and digestion. ~Lemongrass Is an effective cleanser for all skin types; its antiseptic and astringent properties make lemongrass oil perfect for getting even and glowing skin, and thus part of your natural skin care routine. It can sterilize your pores, serve as a natural toner and strengthen your skin tissues. Lemongrass has purifying properties which make it perfect for skincare. These properties help to remove impurities, detoxify the skin and leave it feeling clean and clear. Reduces wrinkles. Non-comedogenic, will not clog pores. Treats oily skin. One of the greatest beauty benefits of organic lemongrass essential oil is how it can help reduce oiliness and control shine, that’s why this ingredient is used in skincare products as a natural astringent. Acne-fighting qualities, for centuries, lemongrass has been used as a natural remedy to prevent infection and heal wounds. Scientific research has backed up this historic belief that lemongrass has antibacterial qualities which now, as part of a skincare formula, makes it a great tool for fighting pimple-causing bacteria. Purifies skin. Organic lemongrass essential oil has purifying properties which make it perfect for skincare. These properties help to remove impurities, detoxify the skin and leave it feeling clean and clear. As a natural antioxidant, organic lemongrass essential oil is another defender in the fight against free radicals, which can be harmful to your skin. It is a natural antibacterial and anti-inflammatory agent used on the face to treat acne, psoriasis, and other skin conditions. Additionally, lemongrass oil can boost the immune system and fight infections. ~Rose Throughout history, rose oil has been used as a cicatrizing (wound-healing) ingredient, and many still use it for this purpose today. Rose oil is known to have a regenerative effect on cell tissue, making it especially beneficial for dry, sensitive or ageing skin. The best face oil for dry skin. It is a natural humectant, meaning it helps to keep the skin hydrated. It does this by drawing moisture from the air and sealing it into the skin. This is perfect for those with sensitive, dry or cracked skin, as it will help to keep the skin hydrated and prevent flakiness. It is used to lighten the skin. It improves skin tone and brightens the complexion. It also helps reduce blemishes, acne scars, dark spots, and stretch marks. Contains high levels of vitamin A, which increase skin-cell turnover and reduce wrinkles, and vitamin C, which helps even skin tone. It can help to boost healthy collagen production, which will in turn help to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Does not clog pores and is considered a dry oil. ~Vanilla Vanilla is rich in antioxidants which neutralize free radicals and reverse skin damage caused by them and Vitamin B6, which proves to be an excellent remedy for treating dull and dry skin. It helps to slow down signs of ageing like fine lines, wrinkles and age spots. It not only leaves your skin feeling rejuvenated but also smelling lovely. More benefits are PMS relief, infection prevention, libido enhancement, blood pressure reduction, inflammation reduction, and depression relief, and has sedative properties in the body. Using vanilla essential oil regularly can help to protect your skin from several environmental factors and also keeps it moisturized for a long period of time. ~Ylang Ylang Includes hydrating properties that aid in maintaining the skin's oil production and keeps it well-nourished. Its natural antiseptic properties could even heal any kind of cuts or cracks caused by excessively dry skin. It can moisturize, replenish the skin as well keep it healthy. Purifying: The potent anti-bacterial properties of Ylang Ylang Essential Oil make it a very effective skin cleanser. It also acts as a healing powerhouse, boosting the regenerative process of the Epidermis. Balancing: Ylang Ylang Essential Oil works wonders to help regulate your sebum production. (Photosensitive) ~Lime Acts as a tightening and toning astringent that reduces the amount of oil production, useful during cold and flu seasons, benefits skin and hair, can uplift the mood, and purify the air. Helps in cold and flu seasons by alleviating flu symptoms, especially by clearing your nasal passages and reducing headaches. Gives a fresh energizing feeling. In hair care, it reduces dandruff and leaves the hair shiny. *Any Essential Oils added are diluted with Carrier Oils and All-Natural ingredients. 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Essential Oil Hair Benefits
~Lavender Regularly applying lavender oil improves hair texture by conditioning the hair follicles, reducing frizz, and making the hair fall control. This fragrant oil also helps averts hair loss by treating dandruff and reducing pattern baldness. Studies show it may promote hair growth and prevent thinning and helps to eliminate receding hairlines when combined with a carrier oil. Applying lavender oil to your hair helps to increase circulation to hair follicles, encouraging your hair to grow thicker and faster than usual. Helps darken the hair. If applied regularly, it can improve hair color and texture. ~Patchouli Is a triple threat against scalp ailments because it is an antiseptic, astringent, and fungicide. All three properties are very beneficial for mild to severe scalp conditions such as dandruff, psoriasis, and eczema. It can help keep the scalp clean and prevent infection. Moisturising Hair: Patchouli Essential Oil can penetrate the hair shaft and provide deep moisture to the hair. ~Pineapple Pineapple Seed Oil straightens and softens strands while nourishing, hydrating, and strengthening them.The oil can strengthen skin, hair, and nails; it has a great way to prevent scalp damage from its moisturizing properties. This can also act as a tool to prevent lice and itchy scalp. These are some of many reasons why some nail salons, like mine, use it on cuticles as well as faces after waxing. Rich in vitamin C and can aid in hair growth. Its rich source of antioxidants has the ability to prevent you from any sort of disease that you may be prone to. Vitamin C gives your hair an extra layer of silkiness and makes it look thick. ~Sweet Orange Moisturizes your hair shaft and prevents it from turning rough, dull brittle, or scratchy. Using orange oil on your scalp and hair will improve the texture of your hair strands and encourage hair growth, leading to less hair fall. Since oranges are rich in antioxidants, and other nutrients, they play a major role in facilitating hair growth. The antioxidants fight off free radicals, preventing hair damage and boosting hair growth. Oranges also contain vitamin B12 and vitamin E that further helps in repairing damaged hair follicles. beneficial for maintaining the health, appearance, and texture of skin by promoting clarity, radiance, and smoothness, thereby reducing the signs of acne and other uncomfortable skin conditions. Applied in a massage, Orange Essential Oil is known to increase blood flow. Honey, Orange & Lemon Essential Oils are great for lightening hair. ~Tangerine It may stimulate hair follicles and hair growth by unclogging the pores in the scalp. Also, it stimulates blood circulation. Tangerine essential oil for hair is great for conditioning and moisturizing the hair, as well as stimulating hair growth. good source of Vitamin B12 that reduces hair loss, promotes hair growth, and slows down the graying process. ~Tea Tree Its antimicrobial, antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory properties make it a potent treatment for dandruff, improving overall scalp health. Because of tea tree oil's antimicrobial properties, it can unclog the pores on your scalp and allow thicker, healthier hair to grow. Healthy hair and new growth start at the scalp, so improving your scalp health should be the first step in any attempt to increase hair growth. For those looking to reduce scalp irritation or dryness, tea tree oil can be used daily on a damp scalp. Those looking to reduce the appearance of dandruff can use tea tree oil weekly, as part of their regular hair care routine. For scalp spots: Tea tree oil can be used to treat skin and scalp conditions, such as spots. This is a pre-shower treatment where you add five to seven drops of the oil to a cup of water and mix. For best results, put the mixture in a spray bottle and spritz your hair 20 minutes before showering. ~Vanilla Using it on the scalp or hair prevent dry scalp, itching, and dandruff. The oil helps reduce hair loss and thinning. It enhances hair growth and makes your hair shiny. The sweet and floral aroma of this oil acts as an aphrodisiac. Vanilla essential oil is perfect for strengthening the hair and boosting blood flow to the scalp, leaving your hair nourished and strong. Vanilla extract is amazing, it really helps promote softness in the hair, you can cocktail it with your favorite stylers, mix it into conditioner, or just use it by itself to create a lot of volume and softness. Be sure to pick up the light colored or clear version of the extract. it makes your hair shiny and silky. It has been shown to strengthen hair and encourage hair growth. Mix with a bit of natural oil (such as coconut oil) and it can be used as a deep conditioning treatment! Vanilla oil is made from squeezing the beans to extract their oil. ~Ylang Ylang As a result, Ylang-Ylang Essential Oil can be used as a natural conditioner for persons with dry hair. It stimulates the sebaceous glands and boosts sebum production, keeping the hair healthy and conditioned. This also makes hair stronger and shinier while reducing the danger of breakage. Benefits for hair include regulating sebum production and nurturing thicker and healthier hair growth. How to use: Mix about 3-5 drops of this essential oil with a carrier oil like coconut or almond oil and apply it on the scalp as well as your tresses. ~Lime Helps promote healthy hair growth due to its high levels of Vitamin C, which helps strengthen the hair follicles by providing them with needed nutrients. In addition, the citric acid found in lime essential oil can help remove dead skin cells from the scalp, allowing for new healthy hair growth. Alternatively, you can add 1 to 2 drops of the diluted Lime Essential Oil to your shampoo, massage into your scalp and wash off as usual. This leaves your hair looking glossy and scalp feeling clean and fresh. Lime juice is beneficial in promoting hair growth. It has been used to treat baldness, hair thinning and hair loss problems for ages now. Apply it directly to the scalp and massage it with your fingertips. You can also apply it to the ends of your hair or use it as a conditioner after shampooing. Limes act as a natural hair conditioner while having strong antiseptic properties, so they're a great addition to a no 'poo routine. Limes are excellent for anyone looking to grow out their bangs, transition from relaxed hair to natural hair, or suffering from hair breakage. Lime/lemon juice is very popular as a natural hair lightener. The citric acid in the lime juice fades the colour and creates subtle, sunny highlights. Plus, the acidity of the lime flatten the cuticles (outer layer of hair), bringing out the shine and eliminating frizz.
Essential Oil Mind Benefits
Eucalyptus Invigorating and stimulates the senses. This oil not only helps refresh and re-energize the body, but also has a calming, soothing effect on the mind. It can also be used to reduce stress and mood disorders. Some research shows that eucalyptus oil helps decrease activity in your sympathetic nervous system (aka the stress response system) promoting possible relaxation and stress reducing benefits. For folks about to have surgery, one study showed in 2014 it helped to reduce anxiety. Helps to stimulate the brain and increase focus, as well as reduce brain fog. Also used on the nose and chest to relieve congestion. Eucalyptus oil helps loosen phlegm, many people breathe in eucalyptus steam to help treat bronchitis, coughs, and the flu. This essential oil is perfect for treating physical symptoms which may arise through an unbalanced Throat Chakra. It is a powerful oil to help boost our immune systems and is one of the most useful to have around when struck by a cold and sore throat.
Lavendar Calming and soothing, reduces mood swings, depression, and stress levels. Improves sleep quality in older adults. Contains anti-anxiety by affecting the body's fight-or-flight response and has anti-depressive effects. Lavender is perhaps the best essential oil for brain injury patients with anxiety problems or sleep disorders. According to studies, lavender oil causes a significant decrease in blood pressure, heart rate, and skin temperature, which indicates that it triggers a calming response in patients. Lavender essential oil is the universal healing oil for the seven major chakras, helping bring them into balance. Lavender is associated with the Third-Eye Chakra whose attributes include intuition, imagination, visualization, and concentration. And in terms of the Sixth Chakra, Lavender can be used for treating the physical symptoms such as headaches, migraines, whilst also helping to calm the mind.
Patchouli This oil is very popular in use due to is depressant remedying properties. Because of the impact that inhaling Patchouli has on our hormones, it encourages the release of serotonin and dopamine; these endorphins ease feelings of anger, anxiety, and anxiousness. Can be particularly helpful in releasing negative emotions such as anger, fear, and sadness. It has grounding and calming properties that can help bring a sense of balance and harmony to the mind and body, allowing for the release of negative emotions and the cultivation of positive ones. Improves concentration. Spiritually and magically used for money and prosperity, love and lust, and for fertility. Associated with the Root Chakra, grounds, secures, and brings contentment to the individual while voiding unwanted fears.
Pineapple Stress relieving effect, thus promoting a sense of calm and relaxation, may bring a sweet mood and recalls of having fun in the summer with family or friends. Spiritually pineapple represents good luck. Associated with the Solar Plexus or Third Chakra (located above the naval). This chakra is the source of your individual power and ability to make commitments. It is used to enhance one's will and self-confidence.
Sweet Orange Uplifting and calming, ideal as an overall mood enhancer and relaxant. Sweet Orange has a balancing effect for the mind and body, and is warming and joyful. Effective at reducing levels of stress and anxiety and may also be beneficial for depression, more studies are needed. In magic orange is particularly related to the ability to attract love. Spiritual and ancient folk recipes say that orange essential oil boosts optimism, natural charm and self-confidence, restores aura after serious illness or emotional stress. Sweet Orange Essential Oil can help to invigorate the mind when our creativity is suffering at the hands of a blocked Sacral Chakra. It is believed to improve focus and enhance brain function to bring back our creative vision while also encouraging a positive mood.
Tangerine Contains both energizing and sedative properties, depending on its concentration, which can help increase your focus and mental alertness and find your zen. Increase your sense of fun, creativity, spontaneity, and playfulness, use in stressful or days or when it's time to think outside the box. Spiritually Tangerine is clarifying and may be used to stop recurrent or circular thoughts that get in the way of achieving one's goals. Embrace change with enthusiasm and grace. Helps to balance the Sacral Chakra, promoting emotional stability and positive physical emotions. Additionally, can help to release negative emotions, which can improve overall emotional health.
Tea Tree Mind freshener and nerve treatment: Tea tree oil has found great usage in mind freshening and nervous disease treatments. That's because of the soothing effect of the oil in boosting the mind and body. In fact, it is also used in fighting fatigue, tiredness, phobias, fear, stress etc. Known to treat and help many sufferers of mood swings, panic attacks, manic episodes, anxiety and depression. Its aroma is relaxing and renewing for many psychiatric conditions, both acute and chronic. The jack of all trades in the essential oil world, tea tree oil takes the mindfulness category. Not only does the purifying oil provide antibacterial qualities, it eases mental health in stimulating memory and improving cognitive thinking processes. Boost immunity and ward off sickness. Associated with the Throat Chakra.
Vanilla used as a home remedy since the 17th century for added nutrition and has proven very effective for relieving anxiety and depression. lowers blood pressure, alleviates muscle tension and has a calming effect on the brain, which helps with stress, insomnia and irritability. helps relieve tension and calm the mind, helping you fall asleep faster, and stay asleep longer. reducing startle reflex.
Ylang Ylang helps us connect to our heart and become balanced by releasing negative emotions and deep emotional sadness. It calms the heart by balancing emotions during times of high stress, crisis, tension, or depression. More importantly, it opens the heart to receive more love and acceptance. alleviating anxiety and lowering blood pressure in some people. Anecdotal evidence indicates that it's calming effect may also make it beneficial for relaxation and for conditions such as headache. Spiritually- promotes spiritual awakening by helping to open the heart and therefore deepen the connection to the divine and sense of spiritual awareness. The fragrance is believed to enhance sensuality and promote a deeper connection between partners and is often used in love spells. In the wiccan tradition, Ylang Ylang is associated with the planet Venus. Ylang Ylang can be used as a love charm, and it is said that the aroma helps dispel fear and promote self-confidence. Helps to balance the Sacral Chakra, promoting emotional stability and positive physical emotions. Additionally, can help to release negative emotions, which can improve overall emotional health.
Lemongrass Is a 'nervine'- a herb that specifically supports the nervous system to combat symptoms of stress and anxiety. Acts as a tonic for frazzled nerves, making it beneficial in the treatment of various nervous disorders such as vertigo and uncontrollable shaking. Uplifting and stimulating. Freshens the air and boost mood, some find it helps with headaches, body aches, and mental exhaustion. Promotes a good night’s sleep and can help you to drift off into a more peaceful night’s rest. Ancient folk remedy to help promote sleep, relieve pain, and boost immunity. Associated with the Solar Plexus or Third Chakra (located above the naval). This chakra is the source of your individual power and ability to make commitments.
Lime Refreshing and uplifting and has been suggested to increase mental clarity, enregy, and creativity, may also help manage stress, as well as symptoms of anxiety and depression. Settles, calms, and refreshes the emotions. Good to use during the cold and flu seasons, can purify the air. Spiritually Lime is very beneficial for revitalizing body and spirit, as well as for creating protection in one's space, cuts through delusion to help create clarity- very helpful during important decision making. Helps to balance the Solar Plexus or Third Chakra (located above the naval). This chakra is the source of your individual power and ability to make commitments.
Rose (plant Genus Rosa)- Rich in Citronellol, and preliminary evidence suggests sedative, stress relieving, and anti-depressive effects from the aroma and is most often used for mental health. Relaxes the body and mind, used for romance. During rose aromatherapy, the essential oils move deep into your skin and the air in your lungs, regenerating skin while comforting the mind. The Heart Chakra is associated with Rose, stongly tied to love and romance, hleping it to bring us feelings of oneness and heal a blocked Heart Chakra. It works to balance and uplift our emotions so that we are in tune with ourselves and open to connecting with others.
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Herbs and Flowers Body Benefits
Calendula Flowers Calendula officinalis belonging to the Asteraceae family, commonly known as Pot Marigold or English Marigold, is used in traditional medicine for treating herpes, wounds, ulcers, skin damage, blood purification, scars, and frostbite. It is used to treat burns, bruises, and cuts, as well as the minor infections. Calendula also has been shown to help prevent dermatitis or skin inflammation in people with breast cancer during radiation therapy. It can help calm redness and inflammation and ease skin discomfort. In addition to being soothing for any type of skin, this means that calendula can provide some relief from conditions like eczema or diaper rash. It can firm your skin, helps slow down the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and other signs of skin aging, it can help fade the appearance of dark spots, acne marks, and hyperpigmentation. Adding this oil to your skin regimen also boosts skin hydration and helps to promote clear, youthful, glowing skin, reduces wrinkles, dark circles, puffiness and swollen eyelids. Calendula banishes dark spots, blemishes and acne scars, restoring skin elasticity, smoothens and softens texture and conferring an even complexion, antifungal, can be rubbed directly on fungus affected nails and also in between the toes, where the fungal microorganisms tend to thrive (if/when given the excess moisture and warmth).
Hibiscus Flowers This high mucilage content of Hibiscus enhances the skin's ability to retain moisture, which is a key factor in retaining a youthful complexion. The naturally moisture rich qualities of Hibiscus help skin stay hydrated, soft and supple for longer, keeping dry, dull skin at bay. Rich in antioxidants such as beta-carotene, vitamin C and anthocyanin which helps promote collagen production in the body. It has the ability to tighten up your skin and make the connective tissues firmer.
Chamomile Contains antioxidants, polyphenols and phytochemicals and using chamomile on the skin brings along powerful antioxidants which help the skin to regenerate, tightens pores, and slows down ageing effects in the skin. Skin lightening: Blemishes and redness can be lightened by chamomile which is sometimes referred to as 'natural skin bleach'. It accelerates cell and tissue renewal, reducing the appearance of fine lines giving skin a youthful glow. Especially suited for use and treatment of overly dry, tender and sensitive skin. It's soothing, refreshing and purifying effects help to heal and cleanse sensitive skin without irritating any existing conditions.
Rose Buds Roses have a variety of vitamins, antioxidants, and minerals and its natural oils are fantastic for tackling dry skin. It also offers astringent properties, making it an excellent combatant of acne, redness, and inflammation. Roses can help lighten spots, even tone in pigmented skin, and heal acne scars. Rose petals for the face have anti-bacterial properties to fight acne and breakouts. Rich in antioxidants and vitamin C, which help to brighten the skin for skin whitening properties and reduce inflammation, also helps in boosting Collagen production in human body. Collagen helps keep your skin supple and firmer. Roses can also be used to gently exfoliate the skin, removing dead skin cells and revealing brighter, smoother skin. The natural oils found in roses help retain moisture in the skin. This results in your skin feeling smooth and soft. The sugars in rose petals especially benefit those with sensitive skin and protects your body from cell damage.
Ashwagandha Root The plant contains vitamin C, iron, calcium, and carotene. It improves the skin condition and quality of life in photo aged healthy individuals, pain reliever, cures and corrects acne, repairs dull and dry skin, retains natural moisture, promotes skin reparation, nourishes the skin, naturally pumps the skin, rejuvenates the scalp, encourages healthy hair growth, helps reduce stress levels which can increase hair loss, keeps scalp healthy, acts as an antioxidant with anti-inflammatory properties, also said to contain flavonoids which regulate the activities of unique Dermal Papillae cells. These DP cells are known to regulate hair follicle formation and growth cycle, encouraging vascular regrowth. Antioxidant properties helps to protect the skin against free radicals, which can damage your skin's DNA and cause premature aging, Ashwagandha Root is the solution to wrinkled, dry, sagging skin, dark spots, blemishes, etc. Enhances the life span of healthy skin cells by increasing the activity of telomerase. Keeps the elasticity of the skin intact, keeps skin soothed, clarified, and replenished.
Tribulus (Bai Jili)- For skin disorders including allergies, in leprosy patients it has effectively reduced redness and skin lesions, Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis), Psoriasis, scabies, skin volume augmenting, increases elasticity, wrinkle improving agent, and is anti-inflammatory. Especially orally Tribulus has aphrodisiac properties, however it can help topically to improve sexual desire, increase sexual satisfaction, and reduce symptoms of erectile dysfunction (ED) in men, and enhance libido in women.
Horny Goat Weed gives a natural glow, contains chemicals that may increase oxygen levels in your blood flow and improve sexual function, promotes hair growth and prevents hair loss.
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Herbs and Flowers Hair Benefits
Calendula Flowers are blessed with several B vitamins, vital minerals and antioxidants that foster the growth of thick hair. Massaging the scalp with calendula oil stimulates the hair roots or follicles and ensures the growth of robust, dense and silky tresses. High in regeneration properties, making it an excellent remedy for thin hair. This oil encourages hair follicle growth, and the antioxidant properties protect your scalp against cell-damaging free radicals. Calendula is an excellent scalp moisturizer. It also has antibacterial and antifungal properties, making it suitable to treat dandruff and seborrheic dermatitis. It also helps hydrate the scalp and helps reduce itching. But it does one more thing: it can promote hair growth by reducing inflammation of the scalp.
Hibiscus Flowers rich in essential nutrients and vitamins that strengthen hair follicles, stimulate hair growth and prevent hair fall. Hibiscus is known to improve the build-up of keratin and boost the formation of new hair follicles, thereby stimulating hair growth. It also thickens the hair strands to reduce hair fall. It also acts as a natural hair colour to mask greys. Did you know that hibiscus leaves for hair are an age-old remedy to control bald patches? Since it is loaded with vitamin C and also helps with blood circulation, the leaves stimulate weak and dormant follicles. This in turn helps in regrowing hair and in some cases also recovering from baldness. Full of amino acids, which thoroughly conditions your scalp, thereby keeping your hair looking thick, healthy and shiny.
Chamomile known to brighten up those sun-faded tresses, help promote hair strength, prevent split ends, and even lighten the hair strands. It will restore vibrancy and free your hair of lackluster appearances, as it contains substances that restore shine to dull-looking natural locks. The balancing properties of chamomile keeps your hair stay hydrated and well-nourished. It repairs dry and brittle hair. It detangles your hair and keeps it frizz free all day long. It adds gleam to your hair strands and makes them astoundingly manageable. A regular chamomile tea hair rinse can cleanse and condition your scalp... leading to healthier, more nourished hair follicles, and less risk of dryness or dandruff.
Rose Buds within the petals of a rose, you'll find antioxidant and antimicrobial agents. These cleanse and nourish your scalp...fortifying your follicles to grow thick, sturdy hair strands. Rose petals also serve as a potent natural conditioner... moisturizing your tresses and preventing potential outbreaks of dandruff. As a mild astringent, rose water for hair helps to prevent excess oil on the scalp. When the scalp is oily, it can lead to dandruff and irritation. The pH level in rose water (5.5 on a scale of 14) is on the low side. This allows it to nourish the scalp and reduce oiliness. If you are allergic to rose petals, you may find that it causes burning, redness, or itching if it is applied to the scalp. Because rose water is beneficial to the overall health of the scalp, it can help establish a good foundation for hair growth and help prevent hair loss. Rose petals are also high in vitamins A, B3, C, and E, which nourish the scalp and stimulate hair follicles, promoting hair growth.
Ashwagandha Root helps in the visible reduction of hair loss, by strengthening the hair follicles. It is a great ingredient for stress induced hairfall, but it is recommended to consult a certified Ayurvedic Doctor before using Ashwagandha. Helps strengthen your hair and scalp barrier, thereby reducing hair breakage. Ashwagandha promotes the production of melanin in your hair. Melanin is the pigment produced by our cells to give your hair its colour. Ashwagandha also prevents early greying of hair. Can bring your stress levels down within a week on regular usage. However, for an overall optimization of your hair health, ashwagandha can take at least 12 weeks. Block the effects of DHT on the hair follicles to stop hair loss and encourage thicker, healthier hair regrowth. Ashwagandha Increases the Production of Dhea, Which Is an Antioxidant Hormone in The Body. This Hormone Reduces Oxidative Damage Caused by Free Radicals. Reduction of Free Radicals and The Associated Damage Ultimately Leads to Thicker and Healthier Hair.
Tribulus may increase the activity of melanocyte stimulating hormone (MSH) in hair follicles in the lab. MSH increases melanin levels, which gives hair a darker color. It can enhance secondary sexual characteristics like growth of body hair.
Horny Goat Weed promotes hair growth and prevents hair loss.
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Herbs and Flowers Ingestion Benefits
Calendula Flowers In addition to being a skin-healing wonder, calendula also stimulates the immune and lymphatic systems, supports liver health, and is antimicrobial. The herb's antifungal and antimicrobial properties help prevent infection and heal injuries to body tissues. Calendula is also known to have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant components, which might help to fight cancer, protect against heart disease, and ease muscle fatigue. Drinking calendula tea is reported to help heal gastric ulcers, congested lymph nodes and sore throat. It can potentially help break a fever by causing a sweat. Dosage is no more than 2 to 3 cups per day. (Not for pregnant women since it can stimulate menstruation. Can also reduce inflammation in the gut wall, detoxify pathogens in your body, help fight amoebic infections and worms and help to heal pelvic and bowel infections. It's very diverse, gentle, and effective for clearing the gut and helping to heal your damaged gut wall. Calendula, or marigold, is a detoxifying herb that helps regulate the female reproductive system, relieve menstrual pains, and regulate estrogen excess, has a weak estrogenic effect, as well as diminishing menopause symptoms like vaginal dryness. If you're allergic to ragweed, daisies, marigold, or plants in the Asteraceae/Compositae family, you shouldn't use calendula. You also should not use calendula if you're pregnant or breastfeeding. Calendula might cause sleepiness and slowed breathing. Some medications, called sedatives, can also cause sleepiness and slowed breathing. Taking calendula with sedative medications might cause breathing problems and/or too much sleepiness.
Hibiscus Flowers Hibiscus sabdariffa (Roselle) is an herbal compound that is emerging as a treatment option for dyslipidemias. The compound protects against cardiovascular, kidney and liver diseases. It contains polyphenolic compounds with antioxidant and hypolipidemic activities. Hibiscus is considered safe when consumed in moderate amounts in tea (2 to 4 cups per day) and foods. However, high doses can cause toxicity. Hibiscus may interact with certain medications, especially those used to treat high blood pressure or diabetes. It may help promote weight loss, reduce the growth of bacteria and cancer cells, and support the health of the heart and liver. Some studies showed decreased markers of liver damage and some showed an increased concentration of detoxifying enzymes in the liver. It helps in easing symptoms of depression and anxiety and can prevent and reduce inflammation in the body. It contains anti-inflammatory properties that enable the body to process the stress hormone cortisol. The build-up of this hormone leads to high blood pressure, clots, and inflammation. Drinking hibiscus tea can be enjoyed on a frequent basis, but like with most things, it can be overdone. Side effects of consuming too much hibiscus tea include transient dizziness and fatigue due to how it may affect blood pressure. Avoid hibiscus if you are allergic or sensitive to it or members of the Malvaceae plant family. Use with caution if you have low or high blood pressure. Interactions. Hibiscus tea may interfere with the effectiveness of some anti-malaria drugs like chloroquine. If you take medications for high blood pressure or diabetes, it can cause a significant drop in blood pressure. Has potential to reduce the level of estrogen, it gives direct effect to women's reproductive ability. For women who plan to have children are advised not to drink hibiscus tea because its quality to lower estrogen may lead to complications.
Chamomile has been valued as a digestive relaxant and has been used to treat various gastrointestinal disturbances including flatulence, indigestion, diarrhea, anorexia, motion sickness, nausea, and vomiting. Chamomile has also been used to treat colic, croup, and fevers in children. Chamomile tea is loaded with antioxidants that may play a role in lowering your risk of several diseases, including heart disease and cancer. Chamomile has properties that may aid sleep and digestion, as well. It may help to keep your blood sugar levels in check. Drinking it regularly can have a noticeable effect on average blood glucose levels and may also help to protect your pancreas, the organ responsible for making insulin. Safe to drink daily unless you're pregnant, have floral allergies, or are on medications such as cyclosporine (Restasis), in which case there may be adverse reactions. People with a hormone-sensitive condition, such as endometriosis, fibroids, or cancers of the breast, uterus and ovaries should avoid using chamomile because it may act like estrogen in the body. Widely recognized as a mild tranquilizer and sleep-inducer. It is thought that chamomile may increase brain neurotransmitter activity (serotonin, dopamine, and noradrenaline) and thereby have positive effects on mood and anxiety. Chamomile may make asthma worse, so people with asthma should not take it. Pregnant women should avoid chamomile because of the risk of miscarriage. If you are allergic to asters, daisies, chrysanthemums, or ragweed, you may also be allergic to chamomile. It contains sesquiterpene lactone content which helps the liver clear its detoxification pathways. And, finally the anti-inflammatory property of the herb further allows the body to effectively deal with the smooth functioning of the detoxification process. Flavonoids, one of the most important compounds in chamomile, increase progesterone levels through their direct effect on the pituitary gland, so this plant can be effective in modulating premenstrual mood symptoms. It is also an indirect helper of testosterone.
Rose Buds Rose petals contain polyphenols, antioxidants that work to protect your body from cell damage. The polyphenols in rose tea have been shown to reduce the risk of heart disease, diabetes, obesity, and cognitive diseases.
Ashwagandha Root Ashwagandha is an ancient medicinal herb that contains chemicals that might help calm the brain, reduce swelling, lower blood pressure, and alter the immune system. Since ashwagandha is traditionally used as an adaptogen, it is used for many conditions related to stress. Adaptogens are believed to help the body resist physical and mental stress. Daily doses of 225–600 mg for 1–2 months have been shown to significantly lower cortisol levels. It is perfectly safe to take ashwagandha daily, for up to eight weeks. However, more studies are needed to demonstrate the long-term safety of ashwagandha. You should be mindful not to take more than the recommended dose, and you should also try to avoid taking it on an empty stomach. It enhances cognitive function, boosts energy levels, regulates blood sugar levels, lowers blood pressure, improves cardiac health, reduces inflammation and pain, and supports immunity. The disadvantages of ashwaganda include possible liver damage, drowsiness, nausea and vomiting, and potential aggravation of autoimmunity, may interact with certain medications, and may cause gastrointestinal issues. Can increase immune response, so it's recommended that individuals with autoimmune diseases (such as multiple sclerosis, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, type 1 diabetes, or other conditions) avoid taking ashwagandha. It is not prohibited for use by Military Service Members, and it should not produce a positive result on a routine military drug screening test. If you are taking ashwagandha to help with sleep, it is generally recommended to take it in the evening before bed. This is because ashwagandha has a calming effect that can help promote relaxation and sleep. If you are working to reduce stress and anxiety, ashwagandha can be consumed at any time of the day.
Tribulus (Bai Jili)- It is used in traditional medicine for chest pain, heart problems, dizziness, skin and eye disorders, to expel kidney stones, and as a diuretic and tonic. Tribulus is also marketed as a dietary supplement to improve sexual function and for body building due to the belief that it acts like testosterone in the body. Enhancing testosterone levels can also have negative side effects, such as oily skin, acne and increased aggression, and it can enhance secondary sexual characteristics like growth of body hair. Tribulus can take up to two weeks to have an effect on testosterone levels, but a lot of men will notice a boost in their libido within the first week of use. To prevent the body from adapting to the effects of this powerful testosterone enhancer, it is best to take a break once in a while. It significantly increases levels of estrogen (female sex hormones) and helps increase libido. Women with menopause appreciate the action of Tribulus to suppress insomnia, stress, depression, hot flashes, mood swings and irritability. Tribulus is possibly safe for most people when taken at doses of 750-1500 mg daily for up to 90 days. Side effects are usually mild and uncommon, but might include stomach pain, cramping, and diarrhea. Taking tribulus as a supplement for a short time is probably safe, provided that you're healthy and you are not pregnant or breastfeeding. Side effects can include trouble sleeping, an upset stomach, and irregular periods. Most research evaluating possible side effects of tribulus terrestris is limited to animal studies. In these studies, large doses of the herbal supplement were shown to cause damage to the heart, liver, and kidneys. It's best not to use tribulus if you are pregnant or nursing. Prostate problems or prostate cancer: There is a concern that tribulus might make prostate conditions such as benign prostate hypertrophy (BPH) or prostate cancer worse. Developing research suggests that tribulus can increase prostate weight. Diabetes.
Horny Goat Weed contains chemicals that might help increase blood flow and improve sexual function. It also contains phytoestrogens, chemicals that act somewhat like the hormone estrogen. 2 caps (1,000 mg, may vary with manufacturer) orally per day. 3-4 caps orally 90 minutes before sexual activity. May also be taken as a tea. Increase testosterone production. Increase estrogen levels, particularly in post-menopausal women Improve libido, promote blood circulation, normalize cortisol levels, a stress hormone that can depress the sex drive. Prevent bone loss, May boost libido and help with ED, may help with menopausal symptoms and enhance bone health, may protect the heart, otentially reduces aging symptoms. Horny goat weed’s active ingredient, icariin, may protect the brain by reducing excessive oxidative stress and inflammation, which often underlie cognitive dysfunction. Additionally, it may help eliminate beta-amyloid peptides, protein fragments that build up as clumps in the brain and disrupt cell communication. Uncommon Possible side effects can include dizziness, vomiting, dry mouth, thirst, nosebleed, spasms, severe breathing problems, irregular heartbeats (arrhythmia).
African Black Soap removes bacteria, deep cleans your skin, exfoliates to help improve skin texture and tone, reduces or prevents razor burn, helps with mild skin rashes, treats fungus, moisturizes without stripping essential oils, may reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines, protects against oxidative stress, reduces inflammation, treats acne, and treats dandruff.
18-in-1 Hemp Baby Pure Castile Liquid Soap Allows your skin to breathe and encourages the natural process of shedding dead skin cells. While synthetic soaps can irritate and block pores, castile soap keeps them clean and clear. Natural free radical protection. Castile soap has amazing antibacterial properties, mild enough to use on your face and strong enough to potentially prevent acne and kill harmful bacteria, does not kill contagions, but cleans surfaces by lifting off dirt, grime, and pathogens including bacteria and viruses. great exfoliator, may be effective in reducing dark spots, natural and biodegradable, whereas body wash often contains toxins and preservatives that can harm the environment.
Epsom Salt Can soften rough, dry skin, and exfoliate dead skin cells. It may also soothe skin affected by skin conditions, including Eczema and Psoriasis/Plaque Psoriasis, loosens blackheads, great for acne-prone areas, and helps with fine lines around the eyes and mouth or anywhere with fine lines. Hair benefits includes adding volume to oily hair types, and definition to dry hair types. Its magnesium might also nourish and strengthen your hair and scalp. Body Scrubs as well as baths relieve pain and discomfort, relax the muscles, provide stress relief, and helps to flush out toxins and heavy metals.
Dead Sea Salt Improves skin barrier function, enhances skin hydration, and reduces inflammation in atopic skin. The magnesium in sea salt may also help reduce water retention (i.e., bloating) in the body. It is an excellent natural exfoliator that removes dead skin cells while also boosting circulation, leaving you with softer and smoother skin. Rich in Zinc and Bromide, both being anti-inflammatory agents, which in turn helps with reducing inflammation and itching to soothe skin and improves blood circulation, resulting in healthier skin cells and a lower number of skin scales.
*There is low risk when using Dead Sea salt for treating psoriasis. It is also useful for washing hair, cleansing the face, and soaking fingers or toenails to alleviate fungus.
Himalayan Pink Salt known for its ability to absorb dirt and toxins from the skin, balance pH levels, moisturize dry skin, and reduce inflammation. It is a brilliant natural exfoliator that will blast away dead cells for softer, brighter-looking skin. Brightens skin tone. Himalayan salt contains essential minerals that brighten your complexion by stimulating circulation in the underlying layers of your skin. Not only does this improve blood flow, but it also helps to bring out a natural glow to your face. Whilst regular salt can be drying, the minerals in Himalayan salt help to restore deep hydration to the skin. Can help tone and soften skin's texture. It calms irritated, itchy, and rough skin due to its anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties. Moreover, its cleansing characteristic helps improve the skin's health and reduces the appearance of dark spots. Helps to dissolve dandruff and product buildup on the scalp and it also helps stimulate blood circulation which improves the scalp condition, thus promoting the healthy growth of hair. It also absorbs excess of oil from the scalp and at the same time helps to keep your scalp moisturized. Acts as a mechanical exfoliant and scrub, removing dead skin cells. This leaves the skin feeling smoother, softer, and brighter. Through osmotic actions, salts absorb toxins and draw out dirt and oil. Improved pore size is another benefit. A Himalayan salt bath is an intensely relaxing experience, but intense nonetheless so try not to exceed bathing more than 1-2 times a week.
Arrowroot Beneficial for acne-prone skin because it absorbs excess oil, helps to remove impurities from the pores such as dirt, dust, oil, filth, etc., and helps in preventing outbreaks. It also helps with absorbing into the skin.
Corn Starch Beneficial for acne-prone skin because it absorbs excess oil, helps to remove impurities from the pores such as dirt, dust, oil, filth, etc., and helps in preventing outbreaks. It also helps with absorbing into the skin.
Finely Granulated Cane Sugar Has a natural anti-aging effect on the skin. It does not allow toxins to attack your skin cells, so it helps to slow down the aging process. It contains antioxidants, phenolic acid, and flavonoids. It helps in moisturizing the skin and making it soft and glowing from the inside. Glycolic acid in sugarcane helps to maintain the radiance of the skin too. Good for all skin
Raw Brown Sugar Naturally exfoliates and removes dead cells. It hydrates the skin and promotes healthy skin cleansing and circulation. Those prone to acne can opt for brown sugar facials to prevent acne and pimples, and to capture that perfect selfie with glowing skin. Best to use once per week. Helps to moisturize and even skin tone. Raw contains more essential minerals and has anti-aging properties.
Pineapple Terpenes Both the fruit itself and peel are rich in Vitamin C, the nutrient that helps in boosting our immunity. Pineapple's also have a very important enzyme in the peel called Bromelain, known for cutting down inflammation in and out of the Body. They also have antioxidants and antibacterial properties.
Aloe Vera Distilled Liquid Soothes sunburn, helps to fade dark spots, moisturizes skin, provides healthy aging benefits for the skin, can help to clear up acne, soothes Psoriasis/Plaque Psoriasis and Eczema, has anti-inflammatory, antifungal, antimicrobial properties, exfoliates, replenishes hydration, helps restore the skin, stimulates hyaluronic acid and Collagen and elastin fibers in the skin to keep it hydrated, firm and supple which declines in age and also helps in lessening the appearance and spreading of stretch marks. It is a natural source of salicylic acids which can help in blackheads and whiteheads. It is also a natural antiseptic and acts against fungi, bacteria, and viruses. Hair benefits include treating and preventing dandruff, smooths and strengthens hair follicles which makes a restorative scalp mask and eliminates dead skin cells and keeps hair shiny.
*Psoriasis and Plaque Psoriasis- helps with reducing the scaling, redness and irritation that is caused.
Aloe Vera Distilled Liquid
Aloe Vera Distillate is pure aloe vera juice collected through process of distillation and is recommended for creams, lotions, and liquid soaps.
Adjective- Tending to prevent the growth or spread of bacteria. Noun- A substance with antibacterial properties.
Adjective- Used to prevent fungal growth, active against fungi. Noun- An antifungal drug or other substance.
Adjective- (Chiefly of a drug) used to reduce inflammation. Noun- An anti-inflammatory drug.
Antimicrobial products kill or slow the spread of microorganisms. Microorganisms include bacteria, viruses, protozoans, and fungi such as mold and mildew.
Noun- A substance that inhibits oxidation, especially one used to counteract the deterioration of stored food products. A substance such as vitamin C or E that removes potentially damaging oxidizing agents in a living organism.
Noun (Medicine)- an antiviral drug or medicine. Adjective (Medicine)- (Chiefly of a drug or treatment) effective against viruses.
Adjective- Causing the contraction of skin cells and other body tissues. Noun- i.e., "An astringent lotion applied to the skin to reduce bleeding from minor abrasions or as a cosmetic to make the skin less oily".
Atopic Skin-Atopic dermatitis (Eczema)
A condition that causes dry, itchy and inflamed skin. It's common in young children but can occur at any age and be lifelong.
Noun- A small mark or flaw which spoils the appearance of something.
Dilute the essential oils and help “carry” them into the skin. People also sometimes use aloe vera gels and unscented body lotions as carriers. Carrier oils are usually vegetable oils, such as coconut oil or avocado oil, derived from the seeds, kernels, or nuts of a plant.
Noun- The main structural protein found in skin and other connective tissues, widely used in purified form for cosmetic surgical treatments.
Eczema- Noun- A medical condition in which patches of skin become rough and inflamed, with blisters that cause itching and bleeding, sometimes resulting from a reaction to irritation (eczematous dermatitis) but more typically having no obvious external cause, many people use it to soothe sunburns and reduce skin itchiness.
Noun- corn·starch -ˌstarch: a fine starch made from corn and used in foods for thickening, in making corn syrup and sugars, and in making adhesives and sizes for papers and textiles.
It is known to improve the skin's absorption abilities and is often used to dry out breakouts without causing dryness or irritation on the skin.
Dead Sea Salt
Dead Sea salt refers to salt and other mineral deposits extracted or taken from the Dead Sea. The composition of this material differs significantly from oceanic salt. It is rich in essential minerals like magnesium, calcium, sulfur, bromide, sodium, potassium, and iodine, which have been proved in research as beneficial to the body and particularly to the body's skin, hair, and nails.
Noun (word created by BBSJ, not in the dictionary)- These are Essential Oil combinations created by Body By Snow Jay LLC, to provide to-die-for all-natural scents that are not overpowering and can last a long while throughout your day and can also offer topical and emotional health benefits.
A natural oil typically obtained by distillation and having the characteristic fragrance of the plant or other source from which it is extracted.
Noun- The surface epithelium of the skin, overlying the dermis.
Crystals of hydrated magnesium sulfate used as a purgative or for other medicinal use.
Epsom salt is used to relax muscles and relieve pain in the shoulders, neck, back and skull. For example, by relaxing the muscles surrounding your skull, the magnesium in Epsom salt may help release a headache or migraine. This benefit can also aid sore muscles in the recovery period after a workout.
Adjective- Belonging to or forming the outer surface or structure of something. Noun- The outward features of something.
A salt or ester of folic acid
Noun- an uncharged molecule (typically highly reactive and short-lived) having an unpaired valence electron.
Further Defined- Free radicals are oxygen-containing molecules with an uneven number of electrons. The uneven number allows them to easily react with other molecules. Free radicals can cause large chain chemical reactions in your body because they react so easily with other molecules. These reactions are called oxidation.
Draws in moisture from its surroundings into the skin and helps to retain any moisture the skin absorbs.
Noun- A localized physical condition in which part of the body becomes reddened, swollen, hot, and often painful, especially as a reaction to injury or infection.
These occur in the skin when Keratin, a protein found in the skin and hair, and dead skin cells become trapped.
A butter extracted from the mango seed (pit)
The chemical element of atomic number 12, a silver-white metal of the alkaline earth series. It is used to make strong lightweight alloys, especially for the aerospace industry, and is also used in flashbulbs and pyrotechnics because it burns with a brilliant white flame.
Adjective- Denoting a skin-care product or cosmetic that is specially formulated so as not to cause blocked pores.
A family of unsaturated fatty acids which have in common a final carbon–carbon double bond in the omega−9 position; that is, the ninth bond from the methyl end of the fatty acid.
The most common type of psoriasis, plaque psoriasis causes dry, itchy, raised skin patches (plaques) covered with scales. There may be few or many. They usually appear on the elbows, knees, lower back and scalp. The patches vary in color, depending on skin color.
Noun- A skin disease marked by red, itchy, scaly patches.
Adjective- Having a chemical, electrical, or other response to light.
Noun- A condition in which certain facial blood vessels enlarge, giving the cheeks and nose a flushed appearance.
Saponified Vegetable Oils
No synthetic surfactants that can potentially irritate the skin
The outermost layer of your skin, known as your skin barrier, defends your body against a constant onslaught of environmental threats while simultaneously protecting your body's critical water balance. Symptoms such as dryness, itching, and inflammation can alert you to a disturbance in this important barrier.
An odorless, tasteless white substance occurring widely in plant tissue and obtained chiefly from cereals and potatoes. It is a polysaccharide which functions as a carbohydrate store and is an important constituent of the human diet.
Bending readily without breaking or becoming deformed; pliant; flexible: a supple bough. characterized by ease in bending; limber; lithe: supple movements.
Noun- 1. The combination of ideas to form a theory or system. 2. The production of chemical compounds by reaction from simpler materials. 3. (In Hegelian philosophy) the final stage in the process of dialectical reasoning, in which a new idea resolves the conflict between thesis and antithesis.
Any of a large group of volatile unsaturated hydrocarbons found in the essential oils of plants, especially conifers and citrus trees. They are based on a cyclic molecule having the formula C10H16
Noun- Ultraviolet radiation of relatively short wavelengths.
Further Defined- Invisible rays that are part of the energy that comes from the sun. UVB radiation causes sunburn, darkening and thickening of the outer layer of the skin, and melanoma and other types of skin cancer. It may also cause problems with the eyes and the immune system.
Further Defined- Exposure to UV rays can cause premature aging of the skin and signs of sun damage such as wrinkles, leathery skin, liver spots, actinic keratosis, and solar elastosis. UV rays can also cause eye problems. They can cause the cornea (on the front of the eye) to become inflamed or burned
Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine)
This B vitamin helps diminish the effects of hormonal imbalance, which can lead to acne breakouts. Use B6 to take on hormonal acne, inflammation and redness. Vitamin B7 (biotin): Biotin gives skin a naturally revitalized appearance, making it well-suited to dull and aging skin.
*Further Defined- Vitamin ingredient vital for healthy-looking appearance of skin and hair care. Vitamin B6 may stimulate the healthy-looking appearance of hair and contributes to the efficacy of anti-dandruff products. In skin care applications, the vitamin B6 appears to reduce sebum levels and limit the area of oily spots.
Noun- Tocopherol; plural noun: Tocopherols- Any of several closely related compounds, found in wheat germ oil, egg yolk, and leafy vegetables, that collectively constitute vitamin E. They are fat-soluble alcohols with antioxidant properties, important in the stabilization of cell membranes.
A nutrient that the body needs in small amounts to function and stay healthy. Vitamin C helps fight infections, heal wounds, and keep tissues healthy. It is an antioxidant that helps prevent cell damage caused by free radicals (highly reactive chemicals).
The chemical element of atomic number 30, a silvery-white metal that is a constituent of brass and is used for coating (galvanizing) iron and steel to protect against corrosion.