Carrier oils and other natural ingredients

 

 

The following oils are best if cold pressed and even better if organic as well. When these oils are refined (not cold pressed) they are not as nourishing as they have lost their vitamins during the processing of the oils.

 

Sweet almond oil Prunus amygdalus var dulcis

Contains vitamins A,B & E Good for itching, dryness, inflammation, burns, thread veins and chapped hands. Good for massage.

Apricot Kernel Oil Prunus armenica

Good for most skin types, especially mature, sensitive, dry, prematurely aged and inflamed skins. It relieves the itching caused by eczema and is good for removing makeup. It has a light texture and is good for massage.

Avocado Oil Persea americana

Contains vitamins A, B, D & E. Good for skin types including dehydrated and dry skins, climate damaged, parched, undernourished and ageing skins and also good for eczema and nappy rash.

Borage Seed Oil Borago officinalis

Good for regenerating skins, psoriasis, eczema and prematurely aged skins. An excellent moisturiser

Camellia oil Camellia sinensis

Contains vitamins A, B & E. Good for dry and damaged skin, dandruff, hair and nails. It penetrates quickly.

Castor Oil Ricinus communis

This oil is lubricating and waterproofing. It is good for dry chapped skin, conditioning hair, dissolving warts, cysts, growths and softening corns.

Coconut oil Cocos nucifera

Good for dry hair and good emollient.

Evening Primrose Oil Oenothera biennis

High in GLA (a fatty acid used for skin repair). It is good for psoriasis, eczema, wounds, premature ageing, scaly skin, dandruff, hair, nails and rheumatoid arthritis.

Hazelnut Oil Corylus avellana

It contains vitamin E. It is a fast absorbing and fine textured oil. It is good for stimulating circulation, and oily skins.

Jojoba Oil Simmondsia chinensis

Is very similar to skin sebum and is absorbed very quickly and is nourishing to skins. It is good for psoriasis, eczema and hair care.

Olive Oil Olea europaea

Good for bruises, sprains, rheumatism, prevention of stretch marks in pregnancy, nail and hair care.

Pumpkin seed oil Cucurbita pepo

It contains vitamins A,C, E and zinc. It is highly emollient.

Rose Hip Seed Oil Rosa mosqueta, Rosa rubignosa, Rosa canina

It is high in GLA. It is very good for skin regeneration, aged skins, dry skin, burns, eczema, scars and wrinkles.

Sesame Oil Sesamum indicum

It contains vitamin E. It is good for psoriasis, eczema, dry skin, rheumatism and arthritis. It is a thick oil.

Shea butter Butyrospermum Parkii

It is good for eczema, psoriasis, preventing stretch marks, dry skin and regenerating skincare.

Sunflower Oil Helianthus annuus

It contains Vitamins  A, B,D, & E. It is light and easily absorbed. It is good for leg ulcers, diaper rash and cradle cap. It is good for massage.

Walnut oil Juglans regia

This oil is good for eczema, sunburned skin, dry, rough and mature skin and dandruff.

Wheat germ oil Triticum vulgare

It is good for dry and cracked skin, eczema. It contains vitamins A, D & E. Do not use with wheat allergies

 

Infused oils- these oils are given healing qualities by infusing plant matter in a carrier oil. The healing benefits contained in the plant matter are then transferred to the oil. They consist of the following oils:

 

Arnica oil Arnica montana

Good for muscular injuries, injuries involving tendons and swellings

Calendula Oil Calendula officinalis

Good for wound healing, burns, eczema, broken veins, scars, bedsores and varicose veins

Carrot Oil Daucus carota

It contains vitamins A, B, C, D & E. It is good for skin rejuvenation, dry ageing skins, itching, burns and eczema. It aids in scar tissue formation.

St. John's Wort Oil Hypericum perforatum

It is good for bruises, burns, wounds, arthritis, inflammations, sciatica, neuralgia, haemorrhoids and varicose veins. Causes photosensitivity- do not apply before going out into the sun (for 12 hours).

 

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