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Avocado Oil (persea americana)

General Information A nutritious, nourishing, and restorative oil containing vitamins A, E, B & D, lecithin, zinc and fatty acids.
Usage Excellent for dry/aged skins and eczema, while having a balancing effect on oily skins.

Calendula Oil (calendula officinallis)

General Information A nourishing regenerative oil that is excellent for dry chapped and cracked skin. Contains Vitamins A, E, B & D, Lecithin, zinc and fatty acids.
Usage Anti-inflammatory properties aid ulcers, bed sores, varicose veins and bruises.

Carrot Oil (daucus carota)

General Information A valuable source of beta carotene and rich in vitamins A, B, C, D and E has many uses including burns, anti-inflammatory and skin rejuvinating properties, which help delay the ageing process when used repeatedly.
Usage it is useful for the treatment of dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis, wrinkles, and that it aids dry skin and revitalises the basal layer. There is also evidence that it assists circulation and aids muscular tension.

Hazelnut Oil (corylus avellana)

General Information A gentle, lightweight oil that is very compatible with the skin and leaves no greasy residue. Contains vitamins, minerals, fatty acids and protein.
Usage Good for all skin types, especiallly dry, damaged skin. It stimulates circulation and has a slight astringent action.

Jojoba Oil (simmondsia chinensis)

General Information From the jojoba nut, a unique liquid wax that mimics collagen, very similar to our own skin oil - sebum. A very stable oil readily utilized by skin tissue. It's resistance to oxidation means it inhibits oxidation on the skin tissue and has a balancing effect on the body fluids and all skin types.
Usage Excellent in treating inflammed skins, acne, dry scalp, eczema and psoriasis. A good medium for arthritic conditions. Highly penetrative, good for all skin types.

Kukui Nut Oil (aleurites moluccans)

General Information Kukui nut oil contains essential fatty acids (linoleic acid and linolenic acid) which are similar to skin lipids. It presents moisturizing and restructuring effects on skin, film forming and conditioning on hair.
Usage Excellent for nourishing shampoo, anti-wrinkle creams, body massage oils, emollient creams for dry, sensitive and delicate skin; after sun-products; lip balms; softening or anti-aging creams.

Rosehip Oil (rosa rubiginosa)

General Information Aids in tissue regeneration for conditions such as burns, post surgery scar treatment and visibly reducing wrinkles and signs of premature ageing, especially around the eyes and mouth area, due to the high level of fatty acids linoleic 47% and linolenic 33%.
Usage Assists with reducing formation of keloid scar tissue and reducing redness in scars.

Sesame Oil (sesamum indicum)

General Information It is highly nutritious, rich in vitamins A, B and E as well as the minerals iron, calcium, magnesium, copper, silicic acid and phosphorus. It contains linoleic acid and alpha linoleic acid as well as lecithin, proteins, and amino acids.
Usage Its relaxing properties ease pain and muscle spasm, such as sciatica, dysmenorrhoea, colic, backache and joint pain. The antioxidants explain its reputation for slowing the ageing process and increasing longevity. It also has sunscreening properties.

St. Johns Wort Oil (persea americana)

General Information An effective external oil for mild burns, bruises, hemorrhoids, varicose veins, wounds, sores and ulcers.
Usage A great medium for bruising where open skin is present and arnica cannot be used.

Wheatgerm Oil (triticum durum)

General Information From the germ of the wheat grain, a highly nutritious food source which provides near complete protein. Rich in Vitamins A, B and E (190mg /100g) and essential fatty acids. A natural antioxidant that helps preserve oil blends.
Usage Effective for dry skin or keloid scars. Taken internally to help blood circulation, the formation of skin cells and removal of cholesterol build up on arteries.
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