A spice derived from the flower of Crocus sativus (which also is the scientific name for Saffron) is extremely rich in manganese, has lots of benefits to health, skin, and hair. Saffron induces radiant skin, helps treat acne and blemishes, tones your skin improves & skin texture, prevents hair loss, hair damage and alopecia.
A rich source of energy, protein, and fiber, almonds benefit the body internally & externally. Apart from benefiting upon consumption, using them directly on the skin also helps make your skin radiant. Highly rich in Vitamin A, almonds have moisturizing and emollient properties which benefit your skin and hair.
Argan is an evergreen Moroccan tree, which has heavy wood and yields seeds whose oil is widely used in cosmetics. Argan oil is rich in Vitamin E and fatty acids benefiting our hair and skin in many ways. It acts as a skin moisturizer and also possesses anti-aging & antioxidant properties. Argan based products are widely used for acne & dry skin, as well as in hair conditioners to give your hair a silky texture.
Fenugreek (Methi) is a herb whose leaves and seeds have been used since millennia. The benefits of fenugreek seeds and oil for hair and skin has been proven without a doubt. It helps moisturize our skin with anti-aging effects and is also a cure for acne. It benefits our hair by curbing hair loss, adds shine, fights dandruff & prevents premature greying. Fenugreek also has various health benefits such as suppression of diabetes & cancer, and it also reduces cholesterol & prevents heart attacks.
Salvia officinalis (sage) is a perennial, evergreen subshrub with woody stems, greyish leaves with blueish purple flowers. Sage oil and extracts benefit the hair and skin in multiple ways: Antioxidant properties which help with anti-aging, wrinkles, dark spots, acne, skin impurities, hair loss, stimulation of hair follicle growth, prevents premature greying, anti-inflammatory applications and is also used to treat excessive sweating.
A member of the Lamiaceae plant family species, commonly called “mint“ or “deadnettle”, it grows as a bushy herb and bearing small, pale pink-white flowers. Patchouli extract and oil acts as an antiseptic, has anti-aging & anti-inflammatory properties, keeps insects away, used to treat acne, prevents hair loss and removes dandruff, and is also used to treat chapped skin & remove scars.
Citrus tangerine is an orange citrus fruit rich in Vitamin A & C and is closely related to the mandarin orange (Citrus reticulata). Benefits of Tangerine fruit extract and oil are it is rich in antioxidants, fights skin diseases, induces smooth and youthful skin, has anti-aging properties, helps rebuild damaged skin tissue, prevents wrinkles & dull skin, promotes hair growth, delays the onset of greying, fights against pollution.
Aloe vera (aloe) is a succulent plant species of the genus Aloe. Aloe vera leaves and its extract contain vitamins and minerals which possess multipurpose benefits and is often used in cosmetics and health care. It acts as a natural moisturizer & sunscreen, contains antioxidants & antibacterial properties which aid in the healing of burns & reduces acne, anti-aging properties induce glowing skin, promotes hair growth & prevents dandruff, reduces inflammation, cholesterol, blood sugar and helps builds immunity.
Cananga odorata is a tropical tree known as the Cananga tree. Ylang-Ylang flower extract and oil benefits are that it contains anti-inflammatory properties that fight skin rashes, itching, eczema, infections, acts as an antidepressant & fights anxiety and stress. It is extremely effective in maintaining the moisture and oil balance of the skin and keeps it looking hydrated, smooth, and young.
Chamomile or camomile is the common name for several daisy like plants of the family Asteraceae, its also known as (Water of Youth). The flowers of the plant are filled with antioxidants, soothing and anti-inflammatory properties. It’s renowned for its medicinal properties and beauty benefits such as a natural skin moisturizer help control acne, soothes skin irritation, protects the skin from damage, prevents dandruff, enriches hair color and radiance, calms muscle pain, boosts immunity, promotes sleep & calmness and also helps get rid of migraines.
Rosmarinus officinalis, commonly known as rosemary, is one of the most commonly found herbs in a spice rack and for good reason - not only does it have a wonderful taste and aroma, but also benefits health and wellness, alleviates mood and removes stress, boosts immunity, contains antibacterial & anti-inflammatory properties which detoxifies the body, anti-aging properties which heals blemishes, increasing shine and hydrating the skin.
Limnathes alba is a species of flowering plant in the meadowfoam family. Common known as white meadowfoam, the seed oil and it’s extracts are highly used in hair care and skin care products as it is resistant to oxidants due to naturally occurring tocopherols and is one of the most stable lipids known. Meadowfoam seed oil has moisturizing and rejuvenating properties for the skin and helps to prevent dandruff and hair loss, hydrating the hair and scalp
Eucalyptus tereticornis belongs to family “Myrtaceae” also known as “Nilgiri”. The Eucalyptus tree leaves and oil are famous for their medicinal properties and are widely used in herbal beauty products. It is a natural antiseptic with antifungal, antiviral, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties making it highly effective in treating acne, boils, skin infections, insect bites and hair follicle stimulation thus improving shine & thickness.
Turmeric (Curcuma longa) is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial species plant of the ginger family. A herb with multiple benefits which contains a lot of vitamins for healthy skin and hair, it’s applications are in anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antioxidant related ailments. Turmeric also prevents heart diseases, cancer, delays aging, detoxifies the liver, prevents acne & wrinkles, soothes the skin, treats pigmentation, exfoliates the skin, prevents hair loss and treats dandruff.
Santalum album (Chandan) sandalwood are heavy, yellow and fine-grained trees used for medicinal and cosmetic purposes. Sandalwood extracts and oil contains antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, disinfectant & diuretic properties used for treating cough, exfoliating the skin, fighting acne bacteria, soothing sunburn, reducing signs of aging, soothing the scalp and nourishing hair follicles removing dandruff and promoting fragrant luscious locks.
Lavandula is a genus of flowering plants in the mint family (Lamiaceae), a small aromatic evergreen plant with bluish-purple flowers used in perfumes, cosmetics, and medicine. The Lavender extract and oil have antioxidant properties that detoxify the skin, heal burns, treats eczema & acne, acts as a skin toner, promotes healthy hair growth, treats alopecia, dandruff, anxiety & depression, cures a headache & relieves nausea, promotes good sleep and acts as a natural perfume.
Azadirachta indica species herb commonly known as neem tree in the mahogany family “Meliaceae”. The Neem tree extract and oils containing Vitamin E and antibacterial properties which detoxifies the body and exfoliates the skin, treat acne, prevent fungal infections, controls diabetes, improves oral health, hydrates the skin and reduces the chance of wrinkles and premature aging.
Nelumba Nucifera also known as Lotus (Kamal) is one of two species of aquatic plant in the family of “Nelumbonaceae”. The roots and extract of the lotus flowers, seeds and leaves are all edible and its oil has multiple applications in cosmetics & medicine. It is rich in Vitamin C, potassium & antioxidants which keeps cholesterol levels in check, acts as a moisturizer, prevents acne breakouts, rejuvenates the skin, acts as a hair conditioner adding volume and shine to hair while preventing premature greying, treat fungal infections, heals flaky and dry skin and reduces skin inflammation.
Melaleuca alternifolia, commonly known as narrow-leaf tea-tree is a species in the family of myrtyle (Myrtaceae). Tea tree oils and extracts are used very often in cosmetics and self-care because of its benefits for promoting healthy skin and hair. Tea tree helps prevent bladder infection, reduces body odor, treats cellulitis, cures acne, rejuvenates the skin, treats eczema, promotes hair growth and thickness, help fights dandruff and itchy scalp making the hair soft and smooth.
Pelargonium odoratissium is a genus of flowering plants which includes about 200 species of perennial shrubs commonly known as geranium. The geranium extract and oils possess antibacterial, antifungal and antiseptic properties which boost immunity and metabolism detoxifying the body. It is also used in treating acne, reducing inflammation, alleviates anxiety and balances hormones, regulates sebum secretion inducing radiant skin and promotes hair growth.
Camellia sinensis is a species of evergreen shrubs whose leaves and buds are used to produce green tea. It belongs to the “Theaceae” family. Green tea is filled with polyphenols, vitamin E & C, antioxidants and anti-aging properties. It improves heart health, regulates blood pressure, promotes weight loss, treats acne, detoxifies the body, prevents dandruff and psoriasis softening the hair follicles and stimulating hair growth.
Ocimum tenuiflorum (Holy Basil) or tulsi is an aromatic perennial plant from the “Lamiaceae” family. Tulsi is known for its light lemon scent and purple-pink flowers, it’s extract and oils are widely used in medicines and cosmetics. Tulsi boosts immunity, and protects the liver, is used for diabetes, inflammation, removes skin infections, lightens skin tone & tightens skin pores, fights acne & eczema, adds a glow to the face, treats dandruff, prevents premature greying & rejuvenates the hair follicles boosting hair growth.
Citrus limon “Osbeck”, is a species of a small evergreen tree in the flowering plant family “Rutaceae”. Lemon contains vitamin C, vitamin B12, vitamin A, vitamin E, calcium, copper, zinc, magnesium, potassium etc. This All-in-One citrus fruit contains flavonoids, which are composite containing antioxidants. The aromatic juice, extract, and oils are detoxifying and purifying benefiting us in health, skin, and hair and treats indigestion, fever, is used in dental care and as an antiseptic, helps in weight loss, controls blood pressure, relaxes the body and reduces stress, treats acne and eczema, has anti-aging properties removing wrinkles and blackheads and adding glow to skin
Citrus aurantiifolia or Key Lime(Kaccha Nimbu) is a green, round hybrid fruit measuring 3-6 centimeters in diameter. Lime, being rich in powerful antioxidants like vitamin C, citric acid, and flavonoids is beneficial for overall health as well as the skin and hair. It is beneficial for the heart and lowers cholesterol, helps in weight loss, prevents kidney stones , has anti-aging properties, works against cancerous cells and is an antiseptic & astringent, treats dark spots, acne, blemishes, has anti-aging properties, treats skin tan, open pores, removes dead skin and rejuvenates it inducing a healthy glow, treats dandruff & oily hair promoting hair growth and giving the hair shiny and silky outlook.
Rose is a woody perennial plant of the genus ”Rosa” in the family “Rosaceae” which grows in multiple shades. Rose extract and oils have been used in cosmetics since a long time. It’s acts as an antiseptic and astringent cleansing the skin and preventing blemishes. Its essence is very fragrant and can help calm the nerves. It has a good mixture of anti-aging and antioxidant properties, vitamins A, C, D & E as well as essential fatty acids which helps in reducing fine lines and helps stimulate collagen production rejuvenating the skin. Rose also possesses anti-inflammatory properties which promotes scalp health for healthy hair.
Pimenta also called Allspice or myrtle pepper is the dried unripe fruit of Pimenta doica from the Myrtaceae family. that has. Pimento berry contains a rich amount of several vitamins such as Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, and niacin, containing antiseptic and antioxidant properties which are used for various purposes. It is used to treat chest & muscle pain, aids in digestion and exhaustion, acts as a deodorant, helps clear the skin, removing bacteria and other harmful materials from it and slows down aging. The oil prevents further hair loss oil & helps the scalp by opening up the blocked pores and entering into the roots making the hair smoother and silkier.
Cocos nucifera, a coconut tree is a member of the “Arecaceae” palm family. The term ‘coconut’ can refer to the whole palm, seeds or the fruit which botanically is a drupe. Coconut oil has been proven to be one of the healthiest foods on the planet. It contains medium-chain fatty acids which are healthy fats, preventing heart disease and high blood pressure, reducing inflammation and arthritis. Coconut oil improves the skin and heals burns, eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, adding perfect moisture. It's very beneficial to hair care for growth, damage, moisture retention, dandruff prevention, hair conditioning, split ends and protection against lice.
Olea europaea meaning “European olive”, is a species of small tree in the family “Oleaceae”. The olive tree has small green or black fruits whose extract is used in food, skin and hair care. Olive oil contains vitamin E, iron & copper which helps in reducing cholesterol, improving the immune system and heart. It’s great for skin with anti-aging properties protecting the cells, moisturizing the skin leaving it smooth and hydrated preventing wrinkles and fine lines adding a glow to the face. Olive oil promotes hair growth and removes dandruff, adding shine and preventing split ends thus keeping the hair healthy.
Cymbopogon known as lemongrass from the grass family “Poaceae” is commonly used in cosmetics for their fragrance and medicines due to their antioxidant, antifungal, anti-inflammatory properties. It detoxifies the body, fights cancerous cells, stomach disorders, cures infections, fever and boosts immunity. Lemongrass extract and oils are very popular for skin care as a skin tonic, cleanser for oily or acne –prone skin due to its astringent and antiseptic qualities. It helps to strengthen the skin tissue and toning up the pores while also sterilizing them and healing. Lemongrass oil strengthens hair follicles curing hair loss, oily hair and scalp conditions.
Cedrus atlantica (Cedarwood) is a genus of coniferous trees in the plant family “Pinaceae”. Cedarwood essential oil has antifungal, antiseptic, diuretic, astringent and sedative properties. It has the power to improve the skin, help with organ function, tighten muscles, improve metabolism and digestive system. It is used in many cosmetics as its compliments our skin and hair, cure eczema, prevents infections and reduces inflammation, stimulates metabolism, cures dermatitis, acne, and oily skin and also removes dandruff.
Frankincense is an aromatic resin obtained from trees of the genus ‘Boswellia’ in the family “Burseraceae”. Its oil and extract is widely used in perfumes and cosmetics. It contains powerful astringent properties protecting skin cells, reducing acne, blemishes, wrinkles, large pores and even helps lift and tighten skin to slow natural signs of aging. Frankincense is also excellent at promoting healthy scalp and moisturizing existing hair follicles preventing hair loss.
Neroli oil is produced from the blossom of the bitter orange tree “Bigaradia”. Neroli is the perfect essential oil for skin, health, and hair. It is one of the most comforting and effective essential oils when dealing with nervous tension and exhaustion. This essential oil has rejuvenating and regenerating benefits for every skin type with the presence of Vitamin C, antibacterial, antiseptic, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties improving skin flexibility, soothing and protecting the skin against inflammation and environmental damage, supporting collagen production. Neroli also has anti-scarring properties, making it a great option for diminishing all kinds of scars, wounds, acne, and stretch marks. It also helps reduce split ends, premature greying, hair fall, and lice problems.
Sesame(Sesamum Indicum) is a flowering plant in the genus Sesamum, also called benne. Sesame seeds and sesame seed oil contains antioxidants, anti-aging & antimicrobial properties, essential fatty acids, and zinc which repairs our tissues, skin, and hair. It is used to aid digestion, reduce inflammation, regulate diabetes, protect the liver, reduce stress and the risk of cancer. Applying sesame oil to your skin helps to reduce recurrence of acne and pimples & is used as a cleansing agent, helps improve blood circulation, protects against radiation and helps treat sunburns, tan, wrinkles, and pigmentation, fungal infections & dry skin and removes scars. Massaging hair and scalp helps treats dandruff, psoriasis and fungal infections of the scalp, acts as a deep nourishing hair conditioner, treats dry and damaged hair, split ends, prevents greying and stimulates hair growth.
Apricot is a fruit from the genus Prunus. Apricots are rich in oleic and linoleic acids, contain anti-inflammatory and exfoliating properties and are excellent sources of vitamins A, B, C, E & lycopene. It has revitalizing and nourishing effects on the skin, face and hands, maintains elasticity and treats dermatitis and scabies, helps get rid of itching caused by sunburn and reduces wrinkles, removes blackheads & acne, blemishes and keeps premature signs of aging at bay, improves your skin tone by exfoliating the damaged skin cells, prevents pigmentation, maintains the balance of moisture in your skin, hydrates and conditions the hair treating problems like dry scalp, psoriasis, dandruff, eczema and promotes hair growth.
Butter is one of the most highly concentrated forms of fluid milk. Used in many cosmetics such as lotions, face packs, soaps, and moisturizers. Using butter on the face regularly makes it intensely hydrated and glowing beautifully with vitality as it decreases skin roughness, diminishes the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Butter contains boatloads of potent antioxidants, vitamins A and E for maintaining healthy skin and hair. Vitamin E not only prevents free radical damage that causes skin discolorations such as freckles and age spots but also is a super effective hydrating agent to help the skin replenish lost moisture due to various factors like aging, a poorly balanced diet, and environmental damage.
Cloves(Syzygium aromaticum) are aromatic flowers buds of a tree in the family “Myrtaceae”. Cloves, as well as clove oil, contain antioxidant, antifungal, antibacterial, aphrodisiac, antiviral, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties which benefit our health, skin, and hair in many ways. Cloves are used for culinary and medicinal purposes and the essential oil is used in cosmetics, improving digestion, soothing toothaches treats nausea and vomiting, headaches relieves joint pain. For the skin it treats acne, rashes, blemishes, scars, and wounds leaving the skin smooth and glowing. Clove oil promotes hair growth making it long and shiny.
Calophyllum inophyllum is a large evergreen tropical plant, commonly called “Borneo-mahagony” belonging to “Calophyllaceae” family. Tamanu oil is prepared from nuts of the tree. It is commonly used in skin care and medicine due to its antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, regenerative, healing, moisturizing, antibacterial and anti-parasitic properties. Rich in fatty acids that have emollient and healing effects on the skin it helps with acne & scars, eczema, psoriasis, skin rashes, age spots, stretch marks, and toenail fungus.