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REFERENCE GUIDE

Essential oils are natural extracts obtained by distillation. They have the characteristic fragrance and many of the therapeutic effects of the plant or source extracted from.

You have questions, we have answers.

Here you will find detailed information about every ingredient we use in our products. 

ALMOND OIL

Sweet Almond Oil

Sweet almond oil is full of vitamin E as well as vitamin A, making it an exceptional moisturizer with long lasting moisture retention. It can also improve complexion and tone and has natural antifungal properties.

Half an almond's weight is oil

ARGAN OIL

Moroccan Argan Oil

Argan oil is produced from the kernels of the argan tree in Morocco. High in vitamin E and fatty acids, it is deep penetrating moisture. Argan oil also boosts new cell production, stimulating growth in skin and hair.

Goats climb trees to access the kernels

COCONUT OIL

Cocus nucifera

Coconut oil is amazing, rich in fatty acids. Great to eat and great for skin, primarily because of its anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial properties

The fatty acids in coconut oil can kill harmful pathogens and prevent infection

EUCALYPTUS EO

Eucalyptus globulus

Eucalyptus is powerful for clear airways and clarity. A cooling, healing eo, eucalpytus is invigorating and soothing. It is also a natural decongestant, which is great for diffusing as well as wearing.

Eucalyptus is poisonous to most animals except for koalas who survive on it

FRANKINCENSE EO

Boswellia carterii

Frankincense is a holy oil with antimicrobial powers. It is also anti-inflammatory, making it great for skin. Because it promotes mental clarity and higher thought, it is perfect for meditation, yoga and other intentional exercises. 

Frankincense was one of the gifts of the three Wisemen

LAVENDER EO

Lavandula angustifolia

Lavender essential oil is a classic - the go to for sweet dreams and calm feelings. Like chamomile, lavender has amazing anti-inflammatory and soothing benefits for skin too. 

Diluted lavender oil is great for scars and burns

ORANGE EO

Citrus sinensis

Sweet orange oil smells just like the juiciest, perfectly ripe orange. It uplifts mood, cleanses air and smells bright. A welcome, familiar scent.

Oranges are very important for eye health and are high in vitamin A

PEPPERMINT EO

Mentha arvensis

Peppermint is herbaceous with a sweet, menthol. It is a powerful cooling agent that freshens and invigorates. Peppermint is great for boosting mood, for disinfection and for clearing the air. 

More than 250 pounds of peppermint leaves are needed to produce 1 pound of oil

ROSEHIP OIL

Rosa canina

Rosehip oil is full of skin nourishing vitamins and essential fatty acids. It is a hydrating, healing oil, perfect for maintaining facial skin.

You can make jellies, sauces and even fruit leather with from rosehips

SHEA BUTTER

Vitellaria paradoxa

What can't shea butter do? The key is to use 100% raw unrefined shea butter as we do for the best results in incredible skin health.

It is best to use shea butter up to 18 months after it has been extracted.

APPLE CIDER VINEGAR

Raw and Unfiltered

ACV is a powerhouse with a myriad of health benefits. For skin, it is a clarifier, improving tone while decreasing the appearance of blemishes. It also is a gentle cleanser because of its antimicrobial effects. ACV also restores pH balance to the skin, important for keeping acne and irritation away.

ACV can also help with weight loss (internally)

BASIL EO

Ocimum bacilicum

Basil EO is great for treating and preventing skin infections and acne. It also lifts residue and breaks through sebum. It has a myriad of uses internally, improving breathing and digestion to name a few. 

Basil EO has been used for centuries for many maladies

CEDARWOOD EO

Juniperus ashei

Texas cedarwood has a fresh, woodsy scent. It is calming, soothing and anti-inflammatory. A key therapeutic benefit is tension relief which can help headaches and mood. 

Ancient Egyptians used cedarwood nectar to embalm their dead

FIR EO

Abies alba

Fir is a deeply warming, resinous and satisfying fragrance. Fir helps to boost energy and breathing and is clarifying for air and environment.

Fir trees also produce turpentine, key to the pain industry

JASMINE EO

Jasminum grandiflorum

Jasmine smells sweet and delicate, a perfect note for perfumes. It is a natural aphrodisiac but is also a disinfectant, which is great for skin tone and general skin health. 

Jasmine oil is effective at reducing infections

LEMON EO

Citrus limonum

Lemon eo is exactly as it sounds - a refreshing, energizing and tangy citrus. It is a natural freshener and cleanser. Lemon is a key ingredient for a fresh scent.

Lemon trees are actually evergreens

PALMAROSA EO

Cymbopogon martinii

Palmarosa eo is a powerhouse. It has strong anti-septic properties, is used to treat eczema and psoriasis and even assists in arthritis. Additionally, it helps with depression and anxiety. All in a delicious citrusy scent. 

Palmarosa is antibacterial and antiviral

PINE EO

Pinus sylvestris

Pine is clarifying and purifying, great for cleansing. It is also stimulating and energizing, bringing in the freshness of the outdoors. 

One of the oldest surviving trees on earth is a pine, over 4800 years old

ROSEMARY EO

Rosmarinus officinalis

Rosemary is spicy and fresh. It is integral in stimulating hair growth through the follicles. Rosemary is also great for banishing headaches and easing sore muscles.

Stick a sprig of rosemary into a cooked meat and light the leaves like incense for a smoked rosemary flavor

TAMANU OIL

Calophyllum inophyllum

Tamanu oil promotes the growth of healthy, new skin cells making it a powerful healing and restorative agent.

Tamanu oil comes from Vanuatu, South Pacific

APRICOT OIL

Apricot Kernel Oil

Apricot kernel oil tones and firms the skin thanks to it containing gamma linoleic acid. It is naturally soothing and anti-inflammatory.

Apricot oil is great for treating eczema

BABASSU OIL

Attalea speciosa

Babassu oil has excellent skin absorptive and hydrating properties without being greasy. Because it is has powerful anti-inflammatory action it used to treat eczema and other inflammatory skin conditions. 

Babassu oil can be substituted in cooking for coconut oil and is considered superior

CHAMOMILE EO

Chamaemelum nobile

When we think of chamomile we think of tea and sleep because it is truly the relaxing herb. It is calming to mood but also soothing to skin, calming inflammations and irritations. 

Chamomile is used in holistic medicine for many uses, including treating depression

HONEYSUCKLE EO

Lonicera caprifolium

Honeysuckle has a sweet, fresh scent. It promotes uplifting of mood and positive thinking. Honeysuckle is great for soothing skin irritations and improving circulation.

You can suck on the insides of the honeysuckle flower for its sweet nectar

JOJOBA OIL

Simmondsia chinensis

Jojoba is so effective for skin and hair because its chemical properties mimic the sebum layer of our skin. It also removes excess oil and buildup, clarifying the skin. Jojoba is great for eczema and a strong emollient. 

Jojoba has strong anti-fungal properties

MELISSA EO

Melissa officinalis

Melissa eo is used commonly for mood disturbance, helping to curb depression and anxiety. Rich and tangy, it has been used medicinally for centuries.

Melissa is the same as lemon balm

PALO SANTO EO

Bursera graveolens

Palo Santo is a powerful energy clearer native to Central and South America.It is often used in preparation for meditation, cleansings and healing. It is also a powerful anti-inflammatory and healing agent, great for topical use.  

Palo Santo translates directly to "Holy Wood"

ROSE EO

Rosa damascena

Rose is a classic sweet floral with moisturizing properties. Rose is a natural aphrodisiac but also a pain reliever and soother. 

Black roses exist naturally only in Turkey

SANDALWOOD EO

Santalum spicatum

Sandalwood is spicy, woodsy and fragrant. It is a sensual and calming scent and a holy oil. It is uplifting for mood and great for maintaining skin health and clarity.

Sandalwood is a semi-parasitic plant

TUBEROSE EO

Polianthes tuberosa

Tuberose is a spicy, floral and exotic scent. A natural aphrodisiac, tuberose is great for tension relief. It is also great for room refreshment and lightened mood. 

Tuberose only blooms at night

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