The following oils are available to include in the formulation of your lip balm or skin cream
Many of our oils are certified organic.
The oils all have different properties and are used to treat various skin and medical conditions.
Several of the oils also have antioxidant, antifungal, antiviral, antibacterial properties which help extend the shelf life of skin creams.
Several of the oils also have sun protection factor properties.
Below is a table providing information on these oils, their properties and their uses:
|Eucalypt||anti-inflamatory, decongestant, anti-microbial||pleasant fresh flavour and cool feel|
|Tea Tree||anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, antiseptic||mainly as antibacterial to increase shelf life|
|Sweet Almond||carrier oil||has a fine texture, is easily absorbed, and helps to leave the skin soft and satiny smooth yet it is non-greasy|
|Castor||preservative, mould inhibitor||skin disorders such as psorasis and ezcema, burns, sunburns, cuts, and abrasions|
|Rose Geranium||scent||pleasant rose flower scent, harmonises and pampers skin and senses|
|Lavendar||calming, relieves stress & anxiety, healing||aromatherapy, headaches, migranes, relieve nervous tension, mild anxiety, stress and insomnia|
|Lemongrass||scent||increases skin elasticity, pleasant lemony scent|
|Citronella||scent||fresh, powerful lemon scent|
|Sanctuary||calming, stress relief||pure essential oils of patchouli, ylang ylang, sweet orange and geranium|
|Evening Primrose||relief of the symptoms of Atopic Eczema||
helps maintain healthy skin. Can be beneficial in the relief of eczema & dry skin conditions.
|Flaxseed||vegetarian source of Omega 3 and 6 essential fatty acids||beneficial for maintaining healthy hair, skin and nails and useful for the relief of arthritis symptoms and supporting cardiovascular health|
|Vitamin E||anti-oxidant, anti ageing, skin repair, skin healing||promotes wound healing and may assist in relieving minor skin disorders, helps improve physical endurance, increases energy, reduces muscle damage after exercise, and improves muscle strength|
|Rosehip||source of vitamin C, along with smaller amounts of vitamins A and B and bioflavonoids||helps regenerate damaged skin tissue, nourishes and hydrates the skin.|
|Argan||provides hair and skin with an immediate moisture infusion and superior hydration||helps reduce the appearance of wrinkles by softening the skin and increasing
elasticity as well as repairing the appearance of damage caused by the
sun, pollution, stress, smoking and environmental factors
|Coconut||anti-fungal, anti-bacterial, anti-viral properities to boost the immune system||keeps the skin's connective tissues strong, which prevents sagging and wrinkles|
|Shea Butter||natural moisturising and healing properties||traditional medicine for the treatment of eczema, rashes, psoriasis, dry skin, stretch marks, chapped lips, skin discolorations & dark spots, burns, scar prevention|
|Cocoa Butter||natural moisturising and healing properties||high in anti-oxidants, stretch mark reducer, deep hydration and sensitive skin healer, allieviates psoriasis, eczema and dermatitis|
|Rice Bran||prevents skin disorders such as acne and eczema||reduces skin inflammation and helps in curing several skin disorders such as eczema and psoriasis|
|Sesame Seed||anti-bacterial, antifungal, anti-viral, anti-oxidant, and anti-inflammatory||rich in antioxidants, thus it pulls toxins from your skin. Sesame seed oil can help prevent blackheads, clear the skin of pimples, and fade dark spots. You can either leave it on overnight or you can wash your face in it. It’s packed with Vitamin E, lecithin, minerals, proteins, and amino acids.|
|Grape Seed||anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, anti-histamine, anti-aging, anti-allergic, antimicrobial, and adaptogenic||beneficial for treatment of arthritis, edema, dermatitis, acne, wrinkles, dry and itchy skin, age spots, sun burns, chapped lips, wounds, bruising, stretch marks,
varicose veins, hemorrhoids, chronic venous insufficiency, premature
aging, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), weight loss, stress, dandruff, hair
loss, warts, cardiovascular diseases especially atherosclerosis,
hypertension, high cholesterol levels, diabetes, visual impairment,
cataract, and macular degeneration.
Studies also suggest that its free radical scavenging activity may
strengthen the immune system and reduce the risk of developing cancer.