BENEFITS OF OUR INGREDIENTS
There are many wonderful, pure and natural ingredients that we use regularly in our products, but here are some benefits of just a handful of them!
Distilled from the plant Lavandula angustifolia, Lavender oil promotes relaxation and is believed to treat anxiety, fungal infections, allergies, depression, insomnia, eczema, nausea, and menstrual cramps. In addition, it is reported to work as an anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, anti-depressant, antiseptic, antibacterial, as well as having antispasmodic, analgesic, detoxifying, hypotensive, and sedative effects.
Eucalyptus comes from the fresh leaves of the tall, evergreen eucalyptus tree (Eucalyptus globulus) and is well known for providing relief from cold and flu symptoms, hair care, wound healing, relieving mental exhaustion, improving muscle and joint pain, reducing fever and helping sinus problems and allergies. It also does a whole lot more, including having antibacterial properties, helping the immune system, skin and fungal infections!
Although also commonly used in Asian cooking, lemongrass has also traditionally been used to treat digestive problems, high blood pressure, relieving stress, anxiety, and depression. In addition, it has antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory and antioxident properties. It is even known for easing nausea and diarreah!
Peppermint has a wide range of uses, including helping with a variety of conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome, nausea and other digestive issues, colds, headaches and muscle pain.
Frankincense oil is extracted from the gum or resin of frankincense or olibanum trees, and is said to improve arthritis because of it's anti-inflammatory qualities, as well as helping with digestion, reducing asthma and aid better oral health.
The sweet-smelling aroma of Sweet Orange uplifts your mood and is said to make you feel better, being one of nature's most potent antidepressants in aromatherapy. The mood-enhancing smell of Sweet Orange eases stress and anxiety. Other benefits include protecting the skin from free radicals and healing it from acne, reducing dark spots and blemishes via the vitamin C, preventing premature skin aging, antibacterial properties and boosting circulation in the skin.
A rose geranium is a type of geranium plant with leaves that smell strongly like roses, and has antioxidant, anti-aging and anti-inflammatory properties. In beauty, the Rose Geranium is especially great for acting as an astringent that tightens, brightens, and removes dead skin cells.
There are so many more, here are just a few!
Rosemary - Diuretic, strengthening, invigorating
Chamomile - Soothing, calming, naturally antibiotic
Basil - Mentally stimulating
Cedarwood - Diuretic, toning
Marjoram - Calming, sedating.