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Round Apricot Kernel: Finely ground. Seeds are sterilized for bacterial control. Due to the small round grain, it is considered a “skin friendly” scrub that is unlikely to cause damage.  We specifically use round kernels to gently remove dead skin instead of jagged kernels that form tiny cuts into the skin making it feel smooth after using but actually causing skin to callus as time goes on.

 

Argan Oil: Often called ‘liquid gold’, argan oil is an organic product extracted from the kernels of the argan tree, which is native to Morocco. It is extremely rich in beneficial nutrients including fatty acids and vitamin E.

  • Full of vitamins A & E, omega 6 and omega 9 fatty acids, as well as phenols

  • Treats and prevents acne

  • Anti-aging and anti-wrinkle

  • Reduces under eye circles

  • Keeps skin elastic

  • Promotes hair growth and mends split ends

  • Treats inflammation

  • Prevents stretch marks

  • Fades sun spots

  • Protects against environmental damage

 

Bentonite Green Clay:  healing clays have been used by cultures throughout history for their nutrients and to help rid the body of toxins. Many animals will also turn to eating dirt and clay to help remove poisons from their systems or during times of illness or distress. Bentonite Clay is composed of aged volcanic ash. The name comes from the largest known deposit of Bentonite Clay located in Fort Benton, Wyoming. Bentonite Clay is a unique clay due to its ability to produce an “electrical charge” when hydrated. Upon contact with fluid, its electrical components change, giving it the ability to absorb toxins. Bentonite is known for its ability to absorb and remove toxins, heavy metals, impurities, and chemicals.

  • Removes toxins, heavy metals, impurities, and chemicals from body

    • High concentration of silica, calcium, magnesium, sodium, iron, and potassium

  • Calms skin

  • Good for eczema and psoriasis

  • Heals and regenerates tissue

  • Unclogs and shrinks pores

  • Prevents blackheads

  • Reduces scarring

  • Evens skin tone

 

Castor Oil: The oil is derived from the seeds of the Castor plant (Ricinus communis) or it also has another common name – the seeds of the Palma Christi plant, and documentation of its use for medical purposes can be found as far back, as 1550 B. C., when the ancient Egyptians used it to treat eye irritation.  It is an anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant oil which has been used for centuries for its therapeutic and medicinal benefits. It is believed that most of castor oil's benefits are derived from its high concentration of unsaturated fatty acids.

  • Promotes hair growth

  • Rids skin of wrinkles and fine lines

  • Cures and clears acne

  • Fades stretch marks

  • Treats sunburn

  • Stimulates the production of collagen and elastin

  • Treats fungal skin infections

  • Reduces age spots

 

Citrine Stone:

Chakras - Sacral Chakra, Solar Plexus Chakra, Crown Chakra

Birthstone - November

Zodiac - Aries, Gemini, Leo, Libra

Planet - Jupiter

Element - Air

Typical colours - yellow to yellowish brown or smokey grey-brown

Citrine energises every level of life.  It cleanses the chakras and opens the intuition.  Citrine attracts wealth, prosperity and success.  It imparts joy, wonder, delight and enthusiasm.  Raises self-esteem and self-confidence.  Stimulates the brain, strengthening the intellect.  Citrine promotes motivation, activates creativity and encourages self-expression.  Enhances concentration and revitalises the mind.  It releases negative traits, depression, fears and phobias.  Emotionally balancing. Energising and recharging, Citrine also reverses degenerative disease.  Stimulates digestion, the spleen and pancreas.  Negates kidney and bladder infections.  Citrine helps eye problems, increases blood circulation, detoxifies the blood, activates the thymus and balances the thyroid.  Relieves constipation and removes cellulite. (CharmsOfLight.com)


 

Clear Quartz:

Chakras - Crown Chakra

Zodiac - All birthsigns

Planet – Sun

Element – All (Earth/Fire/Air/Water)

Typical colours - Pure Quartz is colourless or white

Clear Quartz is known as the "master healer" and will amplify energy and thought, as well as the effect of other crystals.  It absorbs, stores, releases and regulates energy.  Clear Quartz draws off negative energy of all kinds, neutralising background radiation, including electromagnetic smog or petrochemical emanations.  It balances and revitalises the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual planes.  Cleanses and enhances the organs and subtle bodies and acts as a deep soul cleanser, connecting the physical dimension with the mind.  Clear Quartz enhances psychic abilities.  It aids concentration and unlocks memory.  Stimulates the immune system and brings the body into balance.  Clear Quartz (Crystal Quartz, Rock Crystal) harmonises all the chakras and aligns the subtle bodies. (CharmsOfLight.com)


 

Coconut Oil: Delays the appearance of wrinkles and sagging of skin

Helps in treating various skin problems including psoriasis, dermatitis, eczema and other skin infections.

Coconut oil also helps in preventing premature aging and degenerative diseases due to its well-known antioxidant properties.

  • Anti-bacterial

  • Anti-fungal

  • Vitamins E &K

  • Rich in iron

  • Moisturizes and softens skin

  • Slows aging

  • Gives a glow

  • Tones skin

  • Stimulates hair growth

  • Strengthens hair

  • Treats hair loss

 

Grapeseed Oil: Grape seed oil contains linoleic acid that strengthens the cell membranes and improves the overall quality of your skin. Its regular usage cures various types of skin troubles including acne and pimples. Its antioxidant characteristic prevents the pores from clogging and further prevents the outburst of acne. It also has anti-inflammatory properties that not only prevent outbreaks, but also help to cure existing ones. Rich in antioxidants. Prevents premature aging. Grape seed oil has astringent properties. Regular application of this oil results in skin tightening and toning. It is especially beneficial for people who have oily skin.

  • Astringent

  • Antiseptic

  • Highly Moisturizing and Softens Skin

  • Anti-aging

  • Treats Acne

  • Removes dark circles under eyes

  • Tightens skin

  • Repairs damaged or broken capillaries and blood vessels

 

Himalayan Pink Salt: Packed with 80+ beneficial minerals like magnesium, calcium, potassium, borate, and fluoride.

  • Eliminates toxins

  • Detoxifies

  • Balances PH level

  • Lowers blood pressure

  • Improves circulation

 

Jojoba Oil: Jojoba oil is more like a wax than an oil. It mimics sebum, the oil your skin naturally produces. Because of this similarity, jojoba oil dissolves the sebum on your skin, unclogging its pores and allowing it to breathe more freely. It’s an amazing moisturizer and naturally softens skin. Not only does it add moisture it prevents it from escaping your skin as well.  There are many other benefits listed.

  • Anti-inflammatory

  • Antibacterial

  • Treatment for psoriasis, sunburn, and eczema

  • Prevents premature aging

  • Lightens sun and age spots

  • Increases Vitamin D absorption

Raw Mango Butter (unrefined): This butter is highly emollient, softening and soothing to the skin. Mango butter has protective effects against UV radiation and also helps treat skin rash, eczema, insect bites, and poison ivy. Mango butter can help protect and heal skin from the damage caused by sunburn and frostbite. While mango butter is excellent for skin.  

  • Stimulates cell regeneration

  • Vitamins A, C, and E

  • Promotes healthy hair

  • SPF

  • High levels of fatty acid

  • Extremely hydrating

 

Marula Oil: This multipurpose oil contains powerful antioxidants, high concentrations of nutrients, minerals and essential fatty acids that protect against environmental aggressors, reverse photodamage, boost cellular activity, hydrate at the deepest levels and repair the skin.

  • High levels of important antioxidants including

  • Contains vitamin C and E

  • Neutralizes free radicals

  • Builds collagen

  • Marula Oil is rich in essential fatty acids Omega 9 - oleic and Omega 6-linoleic that deeply hydrate reduce redness

  • . Marula Oil is ideal for dry, dehydrated, sensitive, sun damaged skin, post-treatment, stretch marks and scar tissue while providing nutrition to the skin.

  • Softens & minimizes the appearance of fine lines & wrinkles.

  • Clears acne

 

Olive Oil: Olive oil was commonly used in Egypt as a cosmetic, and is still used in many Mediterranean countries as a natural medicine. Uses of Olive oil are many and it is so versatile that it can be used both internally and externally. Health benefits of olive oil range from promoting better digestion, stimulating metabolism to lubricating mucous membranes and as olive oil is full of vitamins, minerals and proteins, it can also be used to keep skin, nails, and hair healthy and beautiful.

  • Alternative to soap

  • Fades stretch marks

  • Increases elasticity

  • Superb for anti-aging

  • Regenerates skin tissue

  • Improves circulation

  • Anti-inflammatory

  • Stimulates healing

  • Prevents cell damage

  • Rids skin of free radicals

  • Treats sunburn

  • Strengthens fingernails

  • softens cuticles

  • Extremely hydrating, great for eczema, psoriasis, dry skin

 

Dried Orange Peel: Orange Peel is considered as a boon for face and skin care as it cures blackheads, dead cells, acne, pores, blemishes, dark circles, dry skin, and brightens your face. It contains vitamin C not only combats free radicals that destroy functioning skin cells but also helps add a glowing shine to your skin, which makes orange peels a potent beauty product for skin.The calcium in orange peep contributes in renewing worn out skin cells and preventing DNA damage. Dry itchy skin is also attributed to low levels of calcium.

 

Palo Santo: (Burseara Graveolens) Palo Santo or "Holy Stick" is a natural wood aromatic incense used for centuries by the Incas and indigenous people of the Andes as a spiritual remedy for purifying and cleansing. It is used to bring good fortune and intento to a space and has many medicinal purposes.  It has a fine citrus aroma with underlying notes of frankincense, its close relative. It is often used by shamans in sacred plant spirit ceremonies. Our Palo Santo is sustainably wild harvested from a reserve in Ecuador from naturally fallen trees and branches that lie dead for 4-10 yrs. before they are harvested. For physical healing, Palo Santo benefits include relieving symptoms of common colds, stress, headaches, anxiety, inflammation, emotional trauma and more. It is also wonderful for setting good intentions. We include a stick of paulo santo in every order to promote well being on all fronts.  

To Use: Let your wood burn for around one minute and then blow the flame out. Holding the wood your hand, visualize and say your intentions (or prayers) aloud. It will eventually burn out and can be relit many many times.  


 

Rosemary (Herb): Fresh herb.

  • Antimicrobial

  • Elimintates excema, dermatitis, and acne

  • Antibiotic

  • Slows effects of aging

  • Tightens sagging/loose skin

 

Rose Quartz:

Chakras - Heart Chakra

Zodiac - Taurus, Libra

Planet – Venus

Element – Earth, Water

Typical colours - rose pink

Rose Quartz is the stone of universal love.  It restores trust and harmony in relationships, encouraging unconditional love.  Rose Quartz purifies and opens the heart at all levels to promote love, self-love, friendship, deep inner healing and feelings of peace.  Calming and reassuring, it helps to comfort in times of grief.  Rose Quartz dispels negativity and protects against environmental pollution, replacing it with loving vibes.  It encourages self-forgiveness and acceptance invoking self-trust and self-worth.

Rose Quartz strengthens and balances the physical heart and circulatory system, and releases impurities from body fluids.  It hastens recovery, reduces high blood pressure, aids chest and lung problems, heals the kidneys and adrenals, and alleviates vertigo.  A good energetic support for those with leukaemia. Rose Quartz has the power to increase fertility and to protect both mother and unborn fetus from miscarriage. (CharmsOfLight.com)



 

Rose Water: Since the ancient times, Rosewater has claimed to be highly prized for its source of perfume, medicinal use and nutritional properties. Its importance and potential in the skincare regimens is unmatched. Rosewater is known to help the skin maintain its pH level, and when used as a toner and cleanser. It helps the skin bound with the goodness of the world.

  • Stimulate the circulation of tiny blood vessels underneath the skin, thus helping reduce the appearance of thread veins and broken capillaries

  • Maintains skin’s pH balance, calms acne, dermatitis and eczema

  • Strengthens skin cells and regenerate skin tissues

  • Treats hair loss.

  • Recovers the quality of hair

  • Treats mild scalp inflammations, and dandruff caused by fungal infections.

  • Revitalize the aging skin

 

Raw Organic Shea Butter (unrefined): Shea Butter has a plethora of benefits for skin and hair. The raw or deodorized Shea butter is what you want to use because it has retained all its precious skin moisturizing, anti-aging and healing properties. We use organic and unrefined shea butter. Unrefined means that it was not processed in any way and is in it’s most natural state therefore loaded with all the goodness it was born with, delivered straight to your body.  

  • Protects against harsh climate, dehydration, and pollution

  • Repairs wrinkles and fine lines

  • Antioxidant and Anti-inflammatory

  • Fades Scarring

  • Stimulates cell regeneration

  • strengthens skin

  • SPF

  • Anti-aging

  • Collagen producing

  • Heals eczema, psoriasis, rashes, hives, insect bites, minor cuts, and burns

 

Pure Cane Sugar: Sugar contains glycolic acid, an alpha-hydroxy acid that is crucial for maintaining healthy skin.  The natural glycolic acid in sugar not only helps condition and moisturize skin, but protect it from toxins. When you regularly exfoliate your skin with a sugar scrub, it becomes healthier in appearance and function.  After dead skin has been exfoliated, your body’s largest organ works more efficiently to expel toxins and take in nourishment.  Skin becomes more uniform in appearance, is softer to touch, and has a radiant glow.

  • does not clog pores

  • helps eliminate blemishes

 

Tea Tree Oil:  Blemishes, dark spots, pimples, etc, tea tree oil is your solution. Dab a few drops of this essential oil on a cotton swab and apply it over the affected areas on the skin. This is a lot better and a natural alternative, rather than using harsh chemicals and alcohol. Razor burns and ingrown hair can become quite uncomfortable and painful if not treated properly.

  • Antifungal

  • Antiviral

  • Antiseptic

  • Reduces acne without negative side effects

  • Cure for corns, chapped lips, warts, etc.

  • Treats dry skin

  • Treats respiratory issues such as cold, cough, asthma, and bronchitis

 

Vitamin E Oil: Also known as alpha-tocopherol, vitamin E is considered to be a wonder drug. Besides its ability to treat problems pertaining to heart, varicose veins and high blood pressure, this oil is extremely beneficial for proper nourishment and development of healthy skin and hair.

  • Removes age spots and wrinkles

  • Heals cold sores

  • Fights free radicals

  • Increases skin elasticity

  • Boosts production of collagen

  • Improves circulation

  • Prevents gray hair

  • Stimulates hair growth

  • Deep conditions

  • Repairs split ends


 

Bergamot Essential Oil

Botanical Name – Citrus bergamia

Botanical Family – Rutaceae (citrus)

Plant Origin – Italy, Morocco

Skin Types – Bergapten-free bergamot is suitable for most skin types.

Aromatic & Emotional Effects – Helps to relieve stress, anxiety, depression, fear, anger, negative thoughts, and mental fatigue.  Bergamot is known for its mood lifting qualities.

Medical Properties – Antibacterial, antidepressant, anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory

Key Constituents – d-limonene, terpinene, linalyl acetate, geraniol, nerol

Lavender Essential Oil

Botanical Name – Lavandula angustifolia

Botanical Family – Labiatae (mint)

Plant Origin – France, Idaho, Utah

Skin Types – Suitable for all skin types.

Aromatic & Emotional Effects – Helps with anxiety, hysteria, and balancing the body

Medical Properties – Analgesic, antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, sedative, regenerative

Key Constituents – Linalol, lavendulol, geraniol, nerol, d-limonene, camphene, octanon, camphor

Lemongrass Essential Oil

Botanical Name – Cymbopogon citratus

Botanical Family – Gramineae (grasses)

Plant Origin – Southeast Asia

Skin Types – Suitable for all skin types.

Aromatic & Emotional Effects – Helps raise psychic awareness, reduces stress, and sedating

Medical Properties – Analgesic, antibacterial, anticancer, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic

Key Constituents – Geranial, neral, farnesal, geraniol, borneol, nerol, linalol, citronellol

Peppermint Essential Oil

Botanical Name – Mentha piperita

Botanical Family – Labiatae (mint)

Plant Origin – North America

Skin Types – Suitable for all skin types.

Aromatic & Emotional Effects – Helps with anger, depression, fatigue, headaches, memory

Medical Properties – Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, antibacterial, antiseptic

Key Constituents – Menthol, pulegone, jasmone, l-limonene, menthyl acetate, terpinen, linalol

 

Rosemary Essential Oil

Botanical Name – Rosmarinus officinalis

Botanical Family – Labiatae (mint)

Plant Origin – France, Tunisia, USA

Skin Types – Suitable for all skin types.

Aromatic & Emotional Effects – Helps with depression, headache, fatigue, fluid retention, hair loss

Medical Properties – Antispetic, anticancer, anticatarrhal, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial

Key Constituents – Cineol, humulene oxide, l-limonene, myrcene, thujone, verbenon, borneol, terpineol, linalol

Avoid during pregnancy. Avoid if you have epilepsy.

Tea Tree Essential Oil

Botanical Name – Melaleuca alternifolia

Botanical Family – Myrtaceae (Myrtle)

Plant Origin – Australia

Cosmetic Use – Acne, oily hair, dermatitis

Skin Types – Suitable for all skin types.

Aromatic & Emotional Effects – Builds strength

Medical Properties – Antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal, antiparasitic, immune-stimulant

Key Constituents – g-terpinene, terpinene-4-ol, a-terpineol

*all essential oil information via ElevateAromatherapy.com

 




 

Essential Oils

Lemongrass

Lavender

Rosemary

Clove

Grapefruit

Peppermint

Eucalyptus

Neroli

Bergamot