This is a comprehensive list of every ingredient in our products and what its purpose is. We source the most natural and effective ingredients possible, without compromising safety or quality. The asterisks denote certified organic ingredients.
With regard to preservatives, unless a product is going to be refrigerated immediately, it is impossible to avoid preservatives altogether if the product is to remain free of harmful microbial and fungal growth. We have reviewed each ingredient for its safety and benefit, and have chosen the safest yet most effective preservatives available. We give you this information so you can make an informed decision on which product is right for you, and so you can trust us to provide accurate and conscious labeling.
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice
A rich source of antioxidants and vitamins that help nourish and protect your skin. The important compounds in aloe vera have also been shown to neutralize the effects of ultraviolet (UV) radiation and repair your skin from existing UV damage
Apricot (Prunus Armeniaca) Kernel Oil
Contains essential fatty acids; helps sooth irritated or delicate skin while also moisturizing. Readily absorbs without greasy feeling.
Has been used for centuries to treat bruises and sprains and reduce inflammation. Recent studies suggest it may be useful for treating burns.
Beeswax (Cera Alba)
A replenishable, non-petroleum wax used to stiffen emulsions or balms. Protects against moisture loss.
*Bergamot (Citrus Aurantium Bergamia) Fruit Extract
Has a bright sweetness that has a powerful mood stabilizing effect, helpful for reducing stress and anxiety; has an analgesic action of promoting secretions that reduce nerve sensitivity.
*Bulgarian Lavender (Lavandula Angustifolia) Oil
Research suggests that it may be useful for treating anxiety, insomnia, depression, and restlessness; studies have shown that it demonstrates potent antifungal activity on a wide spectrum.
*Calendula (Calendula officinalis)
Has high amounts of flavonoids, plant-based antioxidants that protect cells from being damaged by unstable molecules called free radicals. Calendula appears to fight inflammation, viruses, and bacteria; has been shown to help prevent dermatitis or skin inflammation in people with breast cancer during radiation therapy.
*Cedarwood (Cedrus atlantica) Oil
Helps relieve muscle spasms and reduce inflammation; can also help to reduce the symptoms of Seborrhoea, a painful dysfuction of the sebaceous glands.
*Chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla)
Chamomile is widely used to treat inflammations of the skin and mucous membranes, and for various bacterial infections of the skin; A study in human volunteers demonstrated that chamomile flavonoids and essential oils penetrate below the skin surface into the deeper skin layers. This is important for their use as topical anti-inflammatory agent; Topical applications of chamomile have been shown to be moderately effective in the treatment of atopic eczema.
Derived from citrus fruits; mild preservative and antioxidant.
Made using the pulp of the coconut; high in lauric acid and anti-oxidants to help nourish and protect the skin.
*Coconut (Cocos nucifera) Oil
Extracted from the kernel or meat of mature coconuts; the high fat content has been shown to help improve certain skin conditions by healing wounds, and reducing rashes; its anti-inflammatory effect works wonders for soothing skin ailments.
*Comfrey (Symphytum officinale)
Used on the skin to reduce inflammation from sprains and strains. Contains allantoin, a substance that helps new skin cells grow, along with other substances that reduce inflammation and keep skin healthy.
*Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale)
High in antioxidants beneficial for protecting the skin; high alkaline levels help fight off infection in the skin's tissues, including itching, eczema and the bacteria that promotes acne.
*Devil’s Claw (Harpagophytum procumbens)
Widely used in Europe for treatment of arthritis pain, headache and low back pain. A number of scientific studies have found that it can help relieve the pain and stiffness of osteoarthritis, particularly when it affects the knee or hip.
*Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus Globulus) Oil
Antibacterial and anti-viral properties make it effective for treating respiratory infections. Effective for easing sore muscles, especially after exercise or strain.
*Full Spectrum Hemp Oil (Cannabis Sativa)
Rich in terpenes and cannabidiol (CBD), this oil has a broad range of effects on the body's endocannabinoid system. Read more here.
*Ginger Root (Zingiber officinale)
Highly effective pain reliever due to its analgesic and anti-inflammatory properities; multiple scientific studies have shown it to be an effective treatment for arthritis pain, showing similar effects as NSAIDs and an ability to suppress the inflammation response.
Grapefruit Seed Extract (Citrus paradisi)
Natural preservative used for its strong anti-microbial properties.
Grapeseed Oil (Vitis Vinifera) Extract
Helps to reduce swelling and improve circulation
*Holy Basil (Ocimum sp.)
Considered a potent adaptogen, an herb that helps with the adaptation to stress and the promotion of homeostasis (a stable internal environment). Read about the long list of healing properties in Holy Basil here.
*Jojoba (Simmondsia Chinensus) Oil
This oil, classified as a wax, is easily absorbed by the skin and is especially beneficial in treating inflamed and irritated skin conditions.
Increases circulation and detoxifies body. Helpful in reducing aches and pains, inflammation or swelling.
Derivative of the oil found in peppermint or other mint oils; its analgesic properties provide relief for muscle cramps, sprains, and joint pain by triggering a cooling effect that blocks pain receptors.
Natural Emulsifying Wax NF
Prepared from Cetostearyl Alcohol (a mixture of cetyl and stearyl alcohols), sourced from naturally occurring fats and esters; an emulsifier.
*Olive (Olea Europaea) Oil
High in Vitamin E-rich unsaturated oleic acid and antioxidants--vitamins A and E; can help repair skin damage from sun and environmental toxins. This warming oil restores moisture and nourishment to dry, rough skin. When saponified (made into liquid or bar soap), olive oil is very gentle.
*Orange (Citrus Aurantium Dulcis) Oil
Contains high amounts of Limonene, a proven cancer-fighting agent; in addition to its mood lifting properties, multiple studies have shown it to have powerful analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects. Portuguese researchers stated in a 2015 study that the myrcene found in orange oil had the ability “to halt or, at least, slow down cartilage destruction and osteoarthritis progression.”
*Rosewood (Aniba Rosaeodora) Oil
Has soft, floral top notes and sweet, woody undertones; has a balancing and harmonising effect that can be beneficial for nervous tension, fatigue and depression; soothes irritated and sensitive skin.
*Safflower (Carthamus Tinctorius) Oil
Very high in linoleic acid, an essential fatty acid needed to regenerate tissue and fight free radicals; has been shown to be effective in treating symptoms of eczema and psoriasis; penetrates the skin very well and fast and without feeling greasy.
*Shea Butter (Butyrospermum Parkii)
Moisturizing, promotes cell renewal and skin elasticity, and increases circulation. Contains cinnamic acid, a substance that helps protect the skin from harmful UV rays. Contains vitamins A and E, and has demonstrated both antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties.
Silver Dihydrogen Citrate
Ionic silver in a citric acid solution; strong anti-bacterial agent; found by the EUs Scientific Committee on Consumer Products to be non-toxic and non-irritating.
*St. John's Wort (Hypericum perforatum)
Used for the treatment of minor wounds and burns, sunburns, abrasions, and bruises. New research is showing it to be a promising topical treatment for atopic dermatitis and psoriasis due to its anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial properties.
Sweet Almond (Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis) Butter
High levels of essential fatty acids, antioxidants, and Vitamins A, B, and E; nourishing for dry skin.
*Thyme (Thymus sp. L.)
Strong anti-microbial properties; beneficial for fungal skin conditions.
A naturally occurring alcohol compound used as a humectant and skin protectant.
Vegetable Stearic Acid
A long chain fatty acid found in vegetable fats used as a surfactant/emulsifier.
Vetiver (Vetiveria Zizanoides)
Moisturizes and protects the skin from environmental stressors.
Vitamin E (Tocopherol)
Naturally occurring chemical compound used as a preservative and skin conditioning agent.