Ingredients Glossary

INGREDIENT GLOSSARY:

Organic Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil* Organic

-Anti-inflammatory, soothes dry skin, help skin repair and damage control.

Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride

-A combination of coconut oil and glycerin. A great natural emollient and replenishes the skin.

Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax

-a wax derived from the leaves of the small Candelilla shrub native to northern Mexico and the southwestern United States, Euphorbia cerifera and Euphorbia antisyphilitica, from the family Euphorbiaceae. It is yellowish-brown, hard, brittle, aromatic, and opaque to translucent. Functions as a stabilizer, nourishes and replenishes the skin.

Coco-Caprylate/Caprate

-Emollient, helps oils spread, and nourishes skin.

Organic Symphytum Officinale (Comfrey) Leaf Extract

-Known to heal burns, bruises, dry skin, and possesses anti-inflammatory properties.

Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil

-Naturally antimicrobial, antibacterial, and antiseptic. Has a cooling effect, hence soothing irritation and anti-inflammatory.

Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil

-Soothing, relaxing, and calming. Also antiseptic and anti-inflammatory.

Eucalyptus Globulus (Eucalyptus) Leaf Oil

-Antibacterial, antimicrobial, and antiseptic, and soothes irritated skin.

Cinnamomum Camphora (Camphor) Oil

-Improves circulation ,anti-inflammatory, and reduces stiffness and pain in muscles.

Arnica Cordifolia (Arnica) Flower Extract

-Powerfully anti-inflammatory, and relieves pain topically for soreness or muscles, bones, and joints.

Menthol

-Causes a localized cooling sensation, alleviates physical discomfort when applied topically.

Piper Nigrum (Black Pepper) Seed Oil

-Antibacterial, antiarthritic, anti-inflammatory, and reduces joint and muscle pains.

Organic Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter* Organic

-Excellent moisturizer, skin soother, helps restore skin and prevent aging.

Squalane Oil (Olive)

-Hydrates and protects the skin.

Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Oil

-Antibacterial, eliminates redness and swelling, inhibits skin of aging and damage. Restores complexion.

Organic Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil* Organic

-Excellent moisturizer, nourishes skin, known to be anti-aging and reduce signs of aging. Sustainable, vegan.

Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E)

-Promotes cell regeneration, moisturizes skin, heals wounds, reduces skin itching and irritation, prevents and minimizes wrinkles, scars, and aging.

Cananga Odorata (Ylang Ylang) Oil

-Has properties of antiseptic, calming, relaxing, and very enjoyable aroma that has a positive effect on mental and physical wellness.

Lecithin

-Soothes, moisturizes, and hydrates skin.

Cymbopogon Flexuosus (Lemongrass) Oil

-Antibacterial, relieves pain and swelling, astringent, antifungal, and more.

Syzygium Aromaticum (Clove) Flower Oil

-Antibacterial, reduces swelling and acne, and relieves pain.

Citrus Sinensis(orange) fruit extract

-Maintains health, appearance, and texture or skin. Increases circulation and blood flow.

Citrus paradisi (grapefruit)peel oil

-Reduces blood pressure and stress, enhances mood, treats oily hair and skin.

Artemisia Pallens (Davana)

-Soothes nerves, restores emotional calm, smells uplifting.

Citrus Reticulata (tangerine)

-Anti-inflammatory, Antiseptic, relaxing and uplifting aroma.

Citrus Aurantium var dulcis

-Immune support, cooling, enhances mental clarity, promotes positivity.

 

INGREDIENTS MATTER

 

WHAT ARE ESSENTIAL OILS?

Essential oils (e.o’s) are the aromatic liquids extracted from various parts of plants — their bark leaves, roots, seedpods, stems, flowers and rinds of citrus fruits. They were used in ancient times not only for well-being longevity and courage but for sacred rituals in temples. Modern research is discovering more about the chemistry and action of these complex plant aromas. Essential oils reconnect us in a holistic way with nature and wellness.

ESSENTIAL OIL GLOSSARY:

Artemisia Pallens (Davana)

Steam distilled the warm, sweet aroma of Davana essential oil is the antidote to a stressful, unbalanced day. The davana plant is a member of the daisy family and is native to southern India, where it’s traditionally used by Ayurvedic healers to balance the three Doshas, or energies, throughout the body and spirit. This holistic approach to balancing health and wellness is thousands of years old and is still practiced today.

BASIL

ocimum basilicum

Essential oil is steam distilled from the leaves and flowering tops. It is restorative and good for mental fatigue.

BERGAMOT

citrus bergamia

Essential oil is extracted by cold expression of the peel of the fruit. It is the most delicate of all citrus plants and needs a special climate and soil. It is soothing yet uplifting according to individual needs.

Cinnamomum Camphora (Camphor) Oil

Is a terpene (organic compound) that's commonly used in creams, ointments, and lotions. Camphor oil is the oil extracted from the wood of camphor trees and processed by steam distillation. It can be used topically to relieve sore muscles.

CAMOMILE / CHAMOMILE

anthemis nobilis / chamaemelum nobile

There are two varieties of camomile. English camomile is reflected by the two latin binomial names above. The other is Blue camomile (Matricaria recutita). The essential oil is steam distilled from the flowering tops. It is calming and balancing.

CARDAMOM

elettaria cardamomum

Native to the Middle and Far East. The essential oil is steam distilled from the seeds. It is what gives Indian chai tea a warm, spicy flavor. It is uplifting yet soothing.

CEDARWOOD

cedrus atlantica

Essential oil is extracted by steam distillation from wood. The lumbar was used to build ancient temples. It has a stimulating, elevating and opening effect on the mind.

CINNAMON

cinnamomum zelylanicum

Essential oil is extracted by steam distillation from both leaf and bark. It is stimulating and restorative.

Clove

Eugenia Caryophyllus

Essential oil is steam distilled from unopened dry flower buds. clove is the dried flower bud from the Eugenia caryophyllus, an evergreen tree that is native to the Maluku Islands in Indonesia. The leaf oil is extracted from the leaves and twigs once a year via steam distillation. The result is a yellowish-brown oil with a woody, spicy, and warm aroma.By blending the therapeutic effects of Clove oil with the essential oil of Peppermint, can produce a highly effective product for relief of muscular and joint aches.

EUCALYPTUS

eucalyptus globulus

Essential oil is extracted from the leaves and twigs. A traditional household remedy in Australia and can be found here, in the west, at the local drugstore in vapor rubs. It is refreshing and purifying.

FIR

abies alba

Essential oil is steam distilled from twigs and needles. It is stimulating and energizing.

FRANKINCENSE

boswellia carteri

Essential oil is steam distilled from the oleo gum resin. Valued for thousands of years for meditation and prayer. It has a soothing and elevating effect that is calming for the mind and body.

GERANIUM

pelargonium graveoloens

Essential oil is steam distilled from leaves, stalks and flowers. It is balancing and soothing yet revitalizing.

GINGER

zingiber officinale

Essential oil is steam distilled from the sun dried rhizomes. It is stimulating and uplifting.

GRAPEFRUIT

citrus grandis peel oil also citrus paradisi (another variety)

Essential oil is cold pressed from the peel. It is revitalizing and balancing.

JASMINE

jasminum officinale

Usually solvent extracted into a concrete then the absolute is obtained from the concrete by separation with alcohol. Known as the “King of flowers”. It is euphoric, intoxicating and uplifting.

LAVENDER

lavandula angustifolia

Essential oil is extracted by steam distillation of the flowering tops. It is highly regarded for its relaxing, calming and soothing properties.

LEMON

Citrus medica limonum (Lemon peel oil)

Essential oil is extracted by cold expression from outer part of the fresh peel. It is refreshing, stimulates the mind and is purifying for the air.

LEMONGRASS

cymbopogon citratus

Essential oil is steam distilled from the fresh and partially dried leaves. It is invigorating and lifts the spirits.

LIME

citrus aurantifolia

Essential oil is extracted by cold expression of the peel of the unripe fruit. It is stimulating and purifying.

LITSEA CUBEBA

may chang

Essential oil is extracted by steam distillation from the fruits of the small tree. The small fruits are shaped like peppers. It is

calming and uplifting.

MANDARIN

citrus nobilis peel oil

Essential oil is extracted by cold expression from the outer peel. It is cheerful and has an uplifting quality.

MARJORAM

origanum majorana

Essential oil is steam distilled from the dried flowering herb.

It is comforting and relaxing.

NUTMEG

myristica fragrans

Essential oil is steam distilled from the dried seeds. It is stimulating and good for mental focus.

ORANGE

citrus sinensis

Essential oil is cold pressed from the almost ripe outer peel. It is soothing, calming and comforting.

PALMAROSA

cymbopogon martini

Essential oil is steam distilled from the fresh or dried grass. It is said to be able to refresh and clarify the mind. It is closely related to Ginger grass.

PATCHOULI

pogostemon cablin

Essential oil is steam distilled from dried leaves. It has an earthy and grounding quality.

PEPPERMINT

mentha piperita

Essential oil is steam distilled from the flowering tops. It is refreshing and mentally stimulating.

PETITGRAIN

citrus aurantium

Essential oil by steam distillation from the leaves and twigs. It refreshes the mind and soothes the emotions.

ROSEMARY

rosmarinus officinalis

Essential oil is steam distilled from the leaves, tops and flowers. It is energizing and good for mental clarity.

SPEARMINT

mentha viridis

Essential oil by steam distillation of the flowering tops. Can be joyful and helpful for stress relief.

TANGERINE

citrus reticulata

Essential oil is cold pressed from the peel. It is from the same botanical source as Mandarin but it represents a lower stage in the development of the fruit as it tends to be harvested earlier, has a deeper orange color and a slightly weaker aroma. It is soothing, helpful for stress relief.

TEA TREE

melaleuca alternifolia

Essential oil by steam distillation from leaves and twigs. It has a long history of use by the aboriginal people of Australia. It has antibacterial properties.

VANILLA

vanilla planifolia

The immature pods are picked and then placed on trays and left to ferment. When the pods (or beans) turn brown, they become very fragrant. The best quality beans accumulate white Vanillin crystals on their shells exterior. Vanilla is calming.

YLANG YLANG

cananga odorata

Essential oil by steam distillation from the freshly picked flowers. The aroma is intoxicating and euphoric. It encourages a relaxed attitude and is valuable in stressful situations.