About the Herbs

Fantastic Skin Care Products Begins With Natural Ingredients

 

What you put on your skin is important. What goes on your skin not only affects the skin but your entire body. The obvious choice in skin care products are ones that are designed to benefit you. You want skin care products that are going to feed, nurture, hydrate your skin and leave it feeling luxurious. Our experts know what excellent skin care is all about. We also know what herbs and natural ingredients are the best for bringing about the results you want. Our company only uses the finest natural ingredients and our products are created by experts in the finest laboratories. Depending on the product you are using you’ll get the full benefit of the following plant-based ingredients.

 

Almond – Prunus Amygdalus

Almond oil is probably one of the most known on the list. It’s also something that has been used in skincare and cosmetics for a very long time. Almonds and almond oil have properties that help dry skin and protect against harsh weather. It is used as a whitening agent in creams designed to lighten the skin.

 

 

 

Aloe Vera – Aloe Barbendensis

The Aloe plant is amazing. The average person knows that keeping an Aloe plant on hand helps sunburns or other types of burns and skin problems. Used in cosmetics Aloe Vera is a great moisturizing agent and skin softener. It helps the skin retain its youthful look. For overall health Aloe Vera is an antioxidant that fights against things like free radicals. It’s also an anti-inflammatory and helps treat acne. If you are looking for a skincare product that soothes chose something that has Aloe Vera as a key ingredient.

 

 

Camphor – Cinnamomum Camphora

 

Camphor can be considered a cure-all when it comes to skin care. If your skin is irritated or itching then products that include camphor can ease the symptoms. It is very soothing to burns and its analgesic properties help with pain. Camphor has anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties and is used in skin care products that help with things like nail fungus. Skin conditions like eczema and acne are easily handled by camphor. It can help heal and fill in the cracks in tough areas like heels. It’s soothing and is great for lotions, foot care, and topical treatments.

 

Carrot (Seed)  – Daucus Carota

 

When carrot seed oil is included in skin care products it is typically used as a protection for the skin. It’s an antibacterial and anti-fungal agent. Carrot seed oil is a natural sunscreen with a natural SPF of 40. When used in face creams and lotions it protects the skin from damaging UV rays. The vitamin E and vitamin C in carrot oil means smoother, toned and hydrated skin.

 

Chironji -Buchanania latifolia

 

There are different aspects to chironji when it comes to cosmetics and skin care. The seeds are used in fair skin preparations and help create healthy, glowing skin. When used in face packs or masks it’s cooling, relieves itching, improves skin texture and removes blemishes. Because of its high fatcontent it is easily absorbed by the skin and the skin loves it. Chironji leaves your skin feeling fully hydrated, smooth and soft. It can get rid of dark spots and facial hair when used in a scrub.

 

 

 

 

Cinnamon – Cinnamomum Zeylanicum

Cinnamon smells so good and is a common herb but not often thought of in connection with skin care. It purifies the skin, brings the blood to the surface and dries oily skin. Because it helps circulation it can help with fine lines and crow’s feet. This makes it a lovely ingredient in skin care products that combat acne or blemishes. When used in facial scrubs cinnamon exfoliates and soothes dry skin. It has an amazing effect on your complexion. It prevents skin infections and is used in things such as foot soaks to help with dry skin.

 

 

 

Clove – Syzygium Aromaticum

 

Clove is another one of those herbs we think of when cooking but is excellent for the skin. The main benefit of cloves is its antiseptic properties. Skin care products with cloves as an ingredient are used for acne products. It can clear up the bacteria that makes skin prone to acne. It exfoliates and, when used properly, acts a natural chemical peel that helps with scarring and blemishes.

 

Cucumber (Seed) – Cucumis Sativus

 

When it comes to being packed with nutrients cucumber seed wins the prize. It is packed with potassium, B vitamins, oleic acid, linoleic acid, palmitic acid, fatty acids, stearic acid, vitamin E, vitamin C, and magnesium. With all of these antioxidant components it’s a great anti-aging oil. Alpha tocopheral and gamma tocopheral, which are ingredients in cucumber seed oil, fight free radicals leaving your skin looking younger and healthier while feeling totally refreshed. Cucumber seed oil promotes skin regeneration and can even help maintain elasticity. Used in products designed for sunburn treatment it is very soothing to the skin. It also helps with acne and seems to be very calming in skin conditions like psoriasis and eczema.

 

Eucalyptus – Eucalyptus Globulus

 

Eucalyptus oil is an antiseptic and beneficial to healing skin with blemishes, bug bites or other minor skin problems. It encourages better circulation and is cooling to the skin. Its cooling nature makes it a great natural ingredient in skin care products such as facial wipes, lotions and foot creams. It does well in hair products as it stimulates the follicles and helps hair look healthier and fuller.

 

Geranium – Alkanna Tinctoria

 

Geranium oil is one that can often be used by those with sensitive skin making it perfect for skin care products geared toward that type of skin. It’s a very diverse oil and can help with everything from dermatitis to clogged pores. Geranium oil is an astringent and helps tighten, tone and reduce wrinkles. Because of is cicatrisant properties it improves circulation and healing of scars and skin irritations making it a great skin enhancer. It’s wonderful in deodorants as it is a natural deodorant itself. Geranium oil is also used in insect repellants for the skin.

 

Lavender – Lavandula Officinalis

Lavender is soothing and calming making it the perfect ingredient for soaps, lotions, bath products and skin creams. Lavender is believed to help skin at the cellular level which means better skin rejuvenation. It is useful in products used to treat psoriasis, acne, eczema, and dermatitis.

 

Lime / Lemon – Citrus Aurantium

 

Lemon and lime contain astringent properties and it helps clear up skin. Dark skin or spots lighten with the citrus benefits of lemons and limes. Citrus is antibacterial and treats conditions like blackheads and acne. Vitamin C is one of the main ingredients and helps reduce free radicals. It brightens skin and enhances collagen production. It’s used in skin care products such as peels and masks.

 

Mint – Mentha Sylvestris

 

Mint is wonderfully cooling and is a fine ingredient in any kind of foot care product. It soothes dry, itchy skin. Mint has anti-bacterial properties that make it useful in controlling acne, blemishes, and eczema. The salicylic acid in mint is another acne fighting ingredient. The vitamin A in mint rejuvenates skin and gets rid of excess oils. Mint is a fantastic ingredient in face care, foot care, and skin care products of all kinds.

 

.Neem  – Azadirachta Indica

 

Neem oil is a natural skin care oil that has fantastic properties. It’s an antioxidant for the skin that protects it against the daily bombardment from the environment. One of the main antioxidants is the carotenoids. Other benefits from Neem include being a natural insect repellant and, a great source of vitamin E and high levels of fatty acids. Because Neem is high in fatty acids it is wonderful for treating damaged, dry skin. Neem oil is used in soaps, creams, shampoo, and cosmetics. It’s used to make non-toxic insect repellant.

 

Nutmeg – Myristica fragrans

 

The cosmetic world knows nutmeg as a great skin lightening treatment. It helps make your skin tone even and treats pigmentation problems. Dark spots and blemishes disappear when treated with skin care products which include nutmeg. Its abrasive nature makes it a nice exfoliate ingredient and treatment for acne. Nutmeg’s anti-aging properties help skin look younger, healthier and improves skin complexion.

 

Orange – Citrus Sinegis

 

One of the properties of oranges is that it increases blood circulation which means better looking skin all over. The vitamin C and antioxidant content combat free radicals and skin care damage from environmental factors. Ingredients in oranges treat blemishes, dark spots and make great skin peels. The citric acid removes dirt, blackheads, and debris that build up on the skin. It’s a great skin toner and astringent. Orange is used in products designed to brighten dull skin.

 

Papaya – Carica Papaya

 

Papayas have natural bleaching properties that make it superb for skin care products designed to lighten skin. These properties also lighten dark spots. Vitamin A helps remove dead skin cells leaving skin feeling soft and supple. It’s very hydrating and vitamin E and C totally rejuvenates your skin. Crow’s feet and wrinkles disappear with papaya’s amazing antioxidant factors. This little fruit can fight acne, pimples and blemishes too. The skin care products that use papaya are varied and diverse.

 

Pineapple – Annanas Comosus

 

Pineapple is extremely high in bromelain and vitamin C. Bromelain is well known for its anti-inflammatory properties which can soften skin and get rid of acne. The amino acids and vitamin C in pineapple aid in repairing the skin’s tissue and cells. Pineapple helps keep skin firm but supple. The enzymes in pineapple break down dead skin cells and clear up dirt leaving your skin healthy and glowing when used to exfoliate.

 

Rose / Rose Water-  Rosa Centifolia

 

Rose water has been used for centuries in skin care products. It cleanses the skin and gets the dirt and oil out of the pores. If you have oily skin rosewater balances the skin’s pH. It has anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties that heal, revitalize, help regenerate and restore skin to its natural beauty. Rose water is a natural astringent which tightens and tones skin. It smells good and is often used in perfumes.

 

Saffron  – Crocus sativus

 

Saffron is a wonderful herb for cooking but it’s also wonderful for your skin. It is used in skin lightening products and gives the skin a delightful glow. Because it is an anti-fungal it can be used to treat acne. If your skin is looking dull and needs toning look for a product with saffron as one of the main ingredients. It won’t take long before both problems are a thing of the past. It improves skin texture, heals damaged skin and can prevent, or lessen, scarring.

 

Soya – Glycine max

 

Soya is often used in night creams and other types of creams designed to reduce wrinkles and improve collagen protection. The soy isoflavones in soya are the main ingredient that provides the properties needed for those products. If you want lighter, brighter skin products with soy isoflavones included are just what you need. It’s another natural product that has anti-oxidants, and therefore, fights skin damage and helps prevent anti-aging. One of the unique benefits of soy is that it can decrease oil in areas that are oily while hydrating skin areas that are dry.

 

Tulsi – Ocimum Sanctum

 

In India Tulsi is known as the Queen of Herbs. It has many healing properties. It’s purifying and helps prevent skin problems. When issues do come up tulsi has excellent antiseptic properties. Skin ointments with tulsi are great anti-bacterial products. It lightens scars, adds a glow to your face. It also has antibacterial, anti-fungal and antioxidant properties which means its great in anti-aging creams and lotions.

 

Turmeric – Circuma Longa

 

Many people take turmeric for their overall health but not many know about its amazing skin care properties. Turmeric is a very powerful anti-inflammatory which means it can combat skin issues that come naturally with aging and issues like acne. When used in cosmetic products such as face masks it does a great job of exfoliating and getting rid of dry skin. If you are fighting acne or oily skin it reduces sebum production. It improves circulation which means a healthy glow on your face and its vitamin C content can improve age spots.

 

Vetiver (Root) – Vetiveria zizanioides

 

One of the best uses for vetiver is even skin tone. It does a phenomenal job. Vetiver is very moisturizing and soothing to dry skin. It’s full of antioxidants which protect against free radical damage. This herb firms and tones the skin. The result is an herb that is amazingly hydrating and a powerful anti-aging ingredient. Look for it in face creams, sunscreens, and lotions.

 

Walnut (Shell) – Juglans Regia

 

Walnut shells are excellent as an exfoliate in scrubs. Even the thickest layer of dead skin will disappear with a good walnut shell scrub. It leaves our skin feeling abundantly soft and clean. Very finely ground walnut shells can be used in facial scrubs. Skin cleansers, peels, scrubs, and lotions can all be enhanced with walnut shells.

 

 

Wheatgerm – Triticum Sativum

 

Wheatgerm is at the top of the list of natural skin care powerhouses. It absorbs easily into the skin which means its properties are absorbed quickly, making it the perfect moisturizer. Loaded with vitamins A, B, and D as well as antioxidants wheat germ is very healing. It not only helps with dry or cracked skin but can help reduce scarring. Wheatgerm is a basis for many creams and skin care products designed to aid in collagen formation. We simply can’t say enough about the benefits of wheat germ to our skin care products.

 

Yashtimadhu (Mulleti / Licorice) – Glycyrrhiza glabra

 

Yashtimadhu, or licorice as it is better known, has many skin care benefits. It helps brighten skin and reduce blemishes. It has antiseptic, demulcent and anti-inflammatory properties that can help fight many skin conditions including psoriasis, severely dry skin, rosacea or eczema. Licorice traps in moisture making skin well hydrated. This means healthier, younger looking skin. Licochalone is an ingredient in licorice which helps control oil formation on your skin. It’s great in face and body cleansers, creams and lotions.

 

 

 

 

When we combine all these fantastic natural ingredients the result is a line of skin care products that you can trust. You only have one body so pamper it with the natural goodness that comes with the things of nature.