Distilled Aqua (Water), Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera), Organic Vegetable Glycerine (Flaxseed), Macadamia Ternifolia (Macadamia) Nut Oil, Calendula Officinalis (Calendula) Infusion (in Almond), Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Oil & Esters, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter, Cetearyl Olivate, Sorbitan Olivate, Organic Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Vitamin E Acetate, Orbignya Oliefera (Babassu) Seed Oil, Platonia Insignis (Bacuri) Seed Butter, Theobroma Grandiflorum (Cupuacu) Seed Butter, Shorea Stenoptera (Illipe) Butter, Crocus Sativus (Saffron, Kesar) Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Citrus Sinensis (Blood Orange) Peel Oil, Mentha Viridis (Spearmint) Leaf Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Citrus Reticulata (Tangerine) Oil, Citrus Nobilis (Mandarin) Peel Oil, Cinnamomum Zeylanicum (Cinnamon) Bark Oil, Eugenia Caryophyllus (Clove) Flower Oil, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil, Pinus Sylvestris (Pine) Leaf Oil, Cananga Odorata (Ylang Ylang) Flower Oil, Pogostemon Cablin (Patchouli) Oil, Sorbitan Caprylate & Phenoxyethanol & Parfum.
BABASSU OIL - Amazonian oil. Contains Glucosides, Vitamins & Fatty Acids. Lauric Acid; an antimicrobial kills viruses & bacteria, Myristic Acid; Lubricates skin & high rate of absorption by the skin. Palmitic Acid; Acts as a natural emollient, softens skin & helps retain moisture. Oleic Acid; Great for dry & thirsty skin, helps regulate sebum production & Linoleic Acid; light and fast-absorbing fatty acid nourishes skin, without clogging pores, aids healing skin & opens layers for faster absorption. Natural Vitamin E, collagen booster, nourishing & protecting. Phytosterols; Plant sterols, which stimulate pore detoxification and strengthens the skin’s lipid barrier.
BACURI BUTTER - Camu Camu Berry & jojoba came from South America, now another much newer, fabulous ingredient has come to the market. They kept this little beauty up their sleeves and it is used by the locals, it plays a very important role both socially & economically. Mainly known to increase energy production at the cellular level, delivering deep hydration. Clinical trials revealed a 40% increase in the chemical energy (ATP) within cells & volunteers over 45 years of age had a 30% improvement in their skin integrity & 15% increase in the skin moisture levels.
Rich in Vitamin D2, E & K, Magnesium, Zinc & Calcium. Additionally, due to it’s high nutrition content, Bacuri contains an Amino Acid called Tryptophan, which in the presence of light, it is metabolized into biologically active compounds such as Serotonin, this neurotransmitter associated with the sense of well-being. The indigenous people use Bacuri Butter as an anti-inflammatory, treating arthritis & rheumatic conditions, they call it the “Miracle Butter.”
CUPUACU BUTTER - Amazonian Butter. Rich in phytosterols; benefits dry, damaged skin.
Polyphenols; Combat free radicals in the skin tissue.
Fatty acids; Protect & moisturise the skin. Exotic Butters perform as active ingredients, delivering healing & restructuring benefits. It improves overall skin moisture, offers pure hydration, evidence of boosting elasticity & having anti-inflammatory activity. It is not recognised as an SPF, and it is well known for the capability to absorb damaging UVA/B rays, giving more natural sun protection. Contains a high amount of natural Stearic Acid, around 38%, which has many benefits for the skin, far better in natural forms such as Cupuacu, rather than animal or palm varieties. Stearic acid; Found in many plants and animal fats, and we use it to make sure we have clean products & better for our brand ethics.
ILLIPE BUTTER - Contains Oleic, Palmitic, Stearic & Linoleic Acids, which have many benefits for the skin, such as; antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, skin nourishing, skin repair, skin whitening, reduce hyperpigmentation, prevents pores clogging, wound healing & skin whitening.
SAFFRON (KESAR) OIL - Rich in nutrients & antioxidants like Calcium, Magnesium, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, & Carotenoids, which give it antioxidant, anti-microbial & anti-inflammatory properties. It can be used topically to hydrate the skin & treat scars, acne, discolouration, wounds, wrinkles & fine lines.
VITAMIN E - Nourishes & protects skin from the damage that is caused by free radicals. Effective at reducing UV damage. Boosts collagen production.
ALOE GEL – Contains approximately 75 active ingredients, which we call, Functional. Particular vitamins, minerals, enzymes, saponins, amino acids, natural salicylic Acids, Lignin & sugars.
Vitamins such as; A, B12, C, E, Folic Acid, & Choline.
Enzymes including; alkaline phosphatase, aliiase, bradykinase, lipase, amylase, carboxypeptidase, catalase, peroxidase & cellulase. Bradykinase is known to reduce inflammation when applied to the skin topically.
Minerals; Chromium, calcium, copper, selenium, manganese, magnesium, potassium, zinc & sodium. Minerals are important as they assist with the proper functioning of various enzymes.
Sugars; Glucose & fructose (Monosaccharides) & glucomannans/ polymannose (Polysaccharides). Recent research has discovered that there is a glycoprotein with anti-allergy properties, called Alprogen and an anti-inflammatory compound called C-glucosyl chromone has been isolated from the gel.
Anthraquinones; These are phenolic compounds, aloe contains around 12 anthraquinones, 2 which stand out are Aloin & emodin, known to act as antibacterials, antivirals & an analgesic.
Fatty Acids; Contains 4 plant Steroids, B-sisosterol, Lupeol, campesterol & cholesterol. All have antiseptic, anti-inflammatory & analgesic properties.
Hormones; Gibberellins & Auxins assist with healing wounds & anti-inflammatory action.
Amino Acids; Aloe contains 20 of the 22 human required Amino Acids & 7 of the 8 Essential Amino Acids.
Salicylic Acid; anti-bacterial & anti-inflammatory properties.
Lignin; is considered inert as such, but does enhance the penetration ability of the other ingredients in the product.
Saponins; Form about 3% of the gel it is the gel soapy feeling that aloe contains, which has cleansing & antiseptic properties.
SWEET ORANGE OIL – Maintains the texture & appearance of the skin, promoting radiance, clarity & smoothness. It is an anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, anti-ageing, anti-wrinkle & has insecticidal properties.
BLOOD ORANGE OIL – Neutralises unpleasant odours, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory & brilliant for repelling pesky mosquitos. We use Steam distilled making it better in the sun, non-phototoxic, compared to cold-pressed.
SPEARMINT OIL – High in antioxidants, fights bacterial infections, assists with hormone balance. Has been found clinically to fight bacteria which cause foodborne illness, such as E.Coli & Lysteria.
MANDARIN PEEL OIL – Improves blood circulation & lymphatic movement, antiseptic, prevents infection, removes toxins, promotes cell growth. Protects wounds from becoming septic as well as anti-fungal, anti-bacterial & anti-viral. If there is a wound, it forms a protective cover over the wound then promotes the collection of leucocytes & blood platelets to the area which blocks the microbes from intruding. In 2018 a report was released by the International Journal of Molecular Sciences confirming that the oil has fungicidal & anti-bacterial properties.
CINNAMON BARK OIL – Calms dry skin, alleviating aches, stiffness, rashes, anti-acne, enhances circulation & effective against infections. Nourishes the skin, revives skin tone, eliminates viruses, reduces inflammation & is an anti-microbial. Contains Cinnamaldehyde, which is an anti-microbial, anti-fungal & anti-bacterial. Cinnamyl Acetate, which repels insects & enhances circulation allowing the body to receive oxygen, vitamins & minerals to sustain health. Eugenol, which soothes ulcers & related pain, reduces the likelihood of getting sores, anti-septic, analgesic properties & anti-inflammatory, the elimination of bacteria & prevents fungal growth. Eugenol Acetate, which has antioxidant properties.
CLOVE BUD OIL – Used in Traditional Chinese Medicine, because is a powerhouse of health benefits. High antioxidant properties, the oil acts as a free radical scavenger, improves immunity, fights infections, contains flavonoids, which have anti-inflammatory properties. Excellent pain reliever, it purifies blood & improves circulation & is great as an insect repellant.
YLANG YLANG FLOWER OIL – Makes an effective skin cleanser, has potent anti-bacterial properties, a healing powerhouse for the skin, regenerating the epidermis. Soothes inflammation & irritation, heals wounds, enhances the health of the nervous system & encourages the growth of new skin. Contains Linalool, which is an anti-inflammatory & analgesic. Geranyl Acetate, anti-fungal, anti-microbial & anti0inflammatory. Germacrene D, is believed to exhibit the following properties; anti-viral, anti-fungal, anti-microbial, anti-bacterial & insecticidal. Beta-Caryophyllene, is believed to exhibit the following; neuro-protective, antioxidant, analgesic, anti-bacterial & anti-inflammatory. Benzyl Acetate, is known to be anti-spasmodic. Geraniol, is known to be; anti-bacterial, anti-septic, analgesic & an antioxidant. Methyl P- Cresol, known to be an antioxidant, anti-bacterial, anti-septic & analgesic. Methyl Benzoate, is believed to do the following; anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory & anaesthetic. Geranyl Acetate is known to be; anti-fungal, anti-septic, anti-viral, warming, energizing & stimulating. Farnesene, known to be an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial & anti-fungal. Benzyl Benzoate, known to be an insecticidal, anti-microbial & provides a beautifully sweet, balsam fragrance.
PATCHOULI OIL – Soothes inflammation, deodorizes odours, breaks up cellulite, promotes faster healing of wounds by stimulating new skin growth. Reduces the appearance of blemishes & wrinkles. Treats skin conditions such as cracked skin, dermatitis & acne. Reduces inflammation & assists with healing burns, great as an insect repellant.
ROSEMARY OIL – Can help protect the skin against damage from the sun & free radicals. Has natural antiseptic properties. Superior as a skin disinfectant. Repels some bugs, including mosquitos & ticks. May increase circulation, by expanding the blood vessels. May reduce inflammation with injuries and rheumatic conditions. May weaken the cell walls of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Calms irritated skin & rejuvenate the skin.
PINE OIL – Soothes itchy, dry skin, reduces inflammation, prevents fungal infections & protects minor abrasions from developing infections. Great for circulation & slows the appearance of ageing. Promotes the regeneration of new skin, facilitating the healing of cuts, wounds, scratches & burns. Used to treat boils, athlete’s foot & other difficult infections. Wards off fleas & lice. Pine is must-have in any sanitizing product.
LAVENDER OIL – A powerful antioxidant & anti-microbial. Heals wounds, cuts & burns as well as being beneficial in the treatment of irritated skin, eczema, age spots & acne. Lightens skin, reduces wrinkles, used to treat psoriasis & reduces redness, while cleansing. Wound healing properties, in 2016 research found that lavender oil aids in the healing of the skin tissue. Great for repelling insects, or relieving irritation if bitten & ease the pain from bites.
TANGERINE OIL – Treats skin conditions including acne. Great to relieve irritation, has anti-septic & anti-fungal properties. Treats skin infections, reduces marks & scars. Prevents sepsis, purifies the blood, soothes inflammation & helps when applied to open wounds.