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Algae extract is a natural botanical extract that is obtained from a number of natural resources, especially seaweed. With its powerful capability to retain moisture, this natural extract keeps skin moisturized while providing increased protection against harmful irritants and substances.


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Almond, Vatadha

Although almonds are thought of as nuts, they are seeds from the unripe fruit of the tree. Almond oil is frequently used to treat dry skin. As a dry skin treatment, almond oil relieves itchiness, soreness, rashes, dryness, irritation and burns. Almond oil aides the skin in keeping the proper balance of moisture in the skin which is critical when treating dry skin. It is often mixed with an exfoliant for body scrubs as well as mixed with moisturizers to provide extra benefits. Almond oil can also be used on the delicate skin under the eye to prevent "crow's feet".

  • Incredibly rich in oils and vitamins, almonds nourish dry sensitive skin
  • Acts as an emollient, soothing and correcting flaking
  • Natural Vitamin E works as a humectant increasing the skin’s capacity to retain moisture

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Amla, Amalaki, Dhatri

Amalaki is a Jivaniya botanical (life giving). This nutritive plant provides protection against the harshness of the environment. The amla fruit is a rich source of Vitamin C providing the equivalent of 20oranges. It has been known to enhance cellular growth causing hair to grow thick and full. It largely reduces pitta dosha, which is responsible for hair loss and graying.
  • Deeply rejuvenative bringing life and luster back to dull hair
  • Protects the skin/scalp
  • Prevents graying
  • Strengthens and thickens hair
  • Prevents splitting and thinning
  • Brightens skin and helps reduce sun damage

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Anise, Shatapushpa

Anise or aniseed is in the same family as parsley, carrot and coriander. The delicate white flowers have small fruits, which are known as seeds that give a strong aroma resembling black licorice.

The essential oils of anise are used for face and hair care because of the strong results. Anise is anti-septic which makes it an ideal cleanser for acne prone skin. The anti-septic qualities of anise close the hair shaft, which gives hair strength and maintains bold color. Because of the strength of this essential oil, studies have shown that it inhibits cell damage, thus reducing wrinkles.

  • Cleanses and tones skin
  • Medicates pores
  • Enhances haircolor
  • Firms skin
  • Reduces wrinkles

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Apricot, Urumana

Apricots are renowned for their beautiful colors that are rich with beta-carotenes and Vitamin’s A, C, and E. This fruit’s abundance of potassium gives it the ability to impart a youthful glow and moist texture to your own skin.
  • The vitamins and minerals will protect the delicate skin in your eye area
  • Softens the skin’s appearance

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This herb is used as a hair tonic. The oil helps prevent graying and balding and makes the hair more glossy looking.

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Basil, Tulsi, Arjaka

Basil or Holy Basil as it is known in India, is an anti-fungal and anti-bacterial plant that protects those around it from environmental toxins and pollutants. Basil’s anti-oxidants fight ongoing stress on the skin keeping it healthy and supple. The Vitamin C and carotenes put basil into the category of rasayana in Ayurveda. A rasayana is a rejuvenative agent of which basil is one.
  • Anti-bacterial
  • Anti-fungal
  • Clears skin impurities
  • Fights free radical cell damage
  • Keeps skin supple and youthful

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Beech Tree Bark

The Beech Tree - also known as the everlasting-youth tree - lives well over 200 years. It is naturally resistant to disease, and rich in vitamins, trace elements and powerful plant growth hormones.

Could this youth secret of the beech tree help aging skin? A team of skin scientists decided to find out. They discovered that the buds of the beech tree contained unusually powerful peptides and anti-aging compounds that make your skin look softer. This can help minimize the appearance of even the deepest wrinkles. It also creates skin that looks naturally smoother, firmer, more luminous and overall younger-looking.

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Primitive people knew and used beeswax as an antiseptic and for wound healing. Beeswax is one of nature’s most wonderful ingredients. It has wonderfully emollient, soothing and softening properties and helps the skin retain moisture.

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The bergamot is a citrus fruit that resembles a combination of a small pear and a lemon. The blossoms arrive in the spring, and the fruit is harvested in the early summer to be used in marmalades, teas, and syrups as well as a fragrance and essential oil in perfumes and beauty products.
  • Anti-septic
  • Calms irritated skin

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Betel Leaf, Nagvilli

Extracts of the essential oil from the heart-shaped leaves are used in our Kokum Butter Body Balm. These dark green glossy leaves possess anti-bacterial properties. The allylbenzenes in this plant have a natural antiseptic component that leaves the skin clean and fresh.
  • Keeps complexion clear
  • Soothes blistered and inflamed skin conditions

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Bhringraj, Keshraja

This moisture-loving plant grows along the sides of riverbanks and has been used in skin and hair care for thousands of years.

In Sanskrit, bhringraj is known as the “ruler of hair” due to its magnificent results in promoting healthy hair. Bhringraj is the leading natural herb in promoting hair growth and has been used traditionally in Ayurveda for thousands of years. It is especially good for Vata and Kapha doshas.

  • Deepens the hair’s natural color delaying the onset of graying
  • Strengthens the hair shaft stopping thinning and breakage
  • When our Herbal Hair Oil is massaged into the scalp, the benefits are two-fold. Gorgeous, shining hair, and the herb relaxes the mind and promotes sound sleep


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When applied to the scalp, brahmi’s cooling effects calm the nervous system and restlessness. In hair care brahmi:
  • Prevents hair loss
  • Strengthens hair at the roots
  • Adds sheen and luster to the hair

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Calendula, Zergul

Rich in phytochemicals, calendula aids in healing wounds and softening the skin. The calenduline and oleanolic acid are an effective ingredient in reducing swelling and redness. The antiphlogistics of the plant have a unique ability to soothe inflammation but also to reduce visible redness, irritation and veins. Calendula is powerful yet gentle enough to use on newborn baby’s skin.
  • Gently tones and cleanses the skin
  • Reduces swelling and redness
  • Aids in healing wounds and bruising

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Cardamom, Ela

There are different varieties of the cardamom plant, but the two main varieties native to forests of southern India are the bright green and black pods each containing the sticky black seeds that give off the renowned aroma.

Cardamom is a plant with anti-microbial, anti-aflatoxin and anti-inflammatory effects. The terpenes and essential oils give off a wonderful fragrance while healing the skin.

  • Thorough gentle cleanser
  • Pleasant, soothing fragrance

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Carrot, Shikha-mula

Carrots are known as a food, but they are brilliant as food for your skin! Rich in beta-carotene and Vitamins A and B, carrot fats and oils bring out your skin’s natural healthy glow.
  • Conditions and softens the skin
  • Has sun protective properties
  • Reduces wrinkles and dullness

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Castor, Eranda

The oil from the beans is a source of triglycerides and is a wonderful skin and hair softener.

In skincare, castor oil is an emollient that acts as an:

• Anti-aging agent
• Softens dry, course itchy skin
• Protects against environmental stressors

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Chamomile, Babunaj

Chamomile flowers have been used in various cultures to sooth ailments like insomnia and digestive trouble, and they have endless attributes for the skin and hair. In Ayurveda, chamomile balances and harmonizes the body inside and out. New research suggests a powerful anti-inflammatory effect having a soothing effect on dry itchy skin and a lightening effect on dark spots and circles.

• Harmonizes skin tone
• Lightens dark circles and spots
• Heals eczema and dry skin

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Chaparral Root

Chaparral is a multitude of highly adaptable small-leafed evergreen plants that survive dry summers and very wet winter seasons. The monsoon rains of India in the wet season provide thickets of shrubby chaparral evergreens that naturally emit a sticky resin to maintain moisture for the alternating hot summers.

The powerful resin of chaparral acts as one of the most powerful anti-oxidants in nature. These powerful essential oils and lignans are able to balance the skins’ most stubborn conditions.

• Natural UV protectant
• Deeply cleans and clears skin conditions

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Cinnamon is a wonderful anti-bacterial ingredient.

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Clary Sage

This beautiful plant grows easily with soft fragrant flowers being cultivated for essential oils. The flowers emit a smell that uplifts the mind and refreshes the senses. Clary sage effectively decongests the complexion balancing the sebum and leaving the skin radiant.

• Soothes sore muscles and stiff joints
• Astringent
• Balances oily skin
• Protects skin from harsh environmental stressors
• Fragrance combats depression
• Calms the senses

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Coconut, Kalpa Vriksha

Ancient coconuts were harvested at the delta of the Ganges River and named kalpa vriksha or the “tree which provides the necessities for life”.

The tropical nature of the coconut palm tree makes it a natural sunscreen. The high concentration of tocotrienols and carotenes makes it one of the best pure plant sources of moisturizing Vitamin E around. The micromolecular structures deeply penetrate skin’s deepest layers and strengthen the underlying structures resisting damage, infection and aging.

• Natural UV resistant
• Deep moisturizer, softens dry skin
• Heals burns and scars,
• Strengthens new skin
• Minimizes wrinkles
• Balances pigmentation

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Coriander, Dhanyaka

Coriander leaves (cilantro) are used to cool and cleanse the skin, and the fruit of the plant are the “seeds” that have an astringent quality that provides a natural defense against irritations. The whole herb is used in detoxification treatments.

• Improves complexion
• Reduces redness
• Heals rashes and irritations, stops itch

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Costus is a botanical high in anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties. It has been historically used in healing wounds and skin conditions.

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Cucumber, Karkati

In skincare, cucumber acts in a cooling manner. This fruit is used to cleanse the skin clearing away oil and impurities making the complexion sparkle.

• Excellent moisturizer
• Cools irritations
• Destressor for skin, smoothing lines and wrinkles

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Dandelion, Atirasa

In Ayurveda, different parts of the dandelion are used for medicinal and cosmetic purposes. The milky sap is effective as a powerful skin cleanser and the leaves can be made into a strong tea to clean the skin from the inside out. Its rich sources of Vitamins A, C, and D and minerals like iron, potassium and zinc offer the skin solid protection from environmental stressors.

• Clears acne
• Heals chronic skin conditions
• Protects skin from the elements

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Fennel Extract

The therapeutic properties of fennel essential oil in skincare include that of being antiseptic, diuretic, stimulant and tonic.

It has a soothing, cleansing and toning effect on the skin, especially for mature complexions and helps keep wrinkles at bay. It is an active anti-oxidant, while reducing water retention in the skin, which can give a puffy appearance.

In ancient India fennel was used for food, medicines, liqueur and perfume. The tall shrub has an uplifting smell that can refresh one’s senses, and when the oil is used externally it can soothe muscular tension.

• Deep cleanser
• Relieves tension

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Fenugreek, Chandrika

Fenugreek seeds contain multiple minerals and Vitamins A, B1, C. The high levels of phytochemicals and lecithin neutralize toxins promoting healthy hair and skin without drying out the body’s natural protective oils.
  • Promotes hair growth
  • Prevents hair loss
  • Restores natural moisture to skin and hair
  • Reduces swelling, puffiness

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Geranium Oil

Geranium oil has very positive effects on the skin. It boosts circulation and also invigorates the skin. It also balances the production of sebum and helps to improve skin elasticity.

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Ginger, Shunthi

Ginger is anti-inflammatory and reduces puffiness and swelling. There are current studies underway to find out the effectiveness of ginger in preventing certain types of skin cancers.

• Anti-inflammatory
• Reduces swelling and puffiness
• Protects skin from future elemental damage

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This plant gets its name from its golden roots. An herbal antibiotic that is highly regarded for its effectiveness, goldenseal has been used to treat local bacterial infections such as eczema. It stimulates the circulation of the skin promoting cellular turnover.

• Cleans and balances skin
• Treats blemishes
• Imparts a glow to the skin tone

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Harad, Haritaki

Haritaki is the fruit of the myrobalan tree. It is one of the three fruits found in the well respected formula, triphala or three fruits formula, used medicinally in Ayurveda for many illnesses.

Harad gently removes toxins and build up in the hair shaft from treatment or excessive product use. It is considered a rejuvenating agent for the skin and hair.

• Rejuvenative
• Adds luster to hair
• Minimizes split ends

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Hawthorn Berry

According to the recent studies, hawthorn berries are perfect sources of Vitamins C and B, citric acids, flavonoids, tannins and carotene. Hawthorn fruits are high in anti-oxidants which block free radicals, preventing cell damage thereby minimizing premature aging of the skin.

• Antioxidant
• High in bioflavonoids and Vitamin C

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Hibiscus, Alarka

Hibiscus petals are rich in minerals and vitamins that soothe and protect the body. The emollients thicken the hair shaft and deeply condition damaged tresses leaving the hair shiny and lustrous.

• Fights dandruff and dryness
• Prevents graying
• Adds shine while conditioning

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Henna, Mehindi

Henna has long been used in hair care and also as a natural colorant. Its anti-bacterial properties make it useful in treating scalp conditions.

• Fights dandruff
• Boosts shine
• Smoothes fly aways creating manageable tresses
• Does not alter haircolor

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Honey, Madhu

Honey is an excellent natural moisturizer. It absorbs and retains moisture, softening the skin. This natural hydrator maintains the elasticity of the underlying skin.

• Moisturizes and softens
• Protects from the harsh rays of the sun
• Rejuvenates depleted skin
• Anti-aging

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Jataamansi, Jatila

Jatamansi’s roots enhance hair growth and leave the hair silky and shiny while calming the mind. The calming abilities also cool inflamed skin.

• Shines, smoothes and silkens hair
• Lightens dark spots, discolorations and ashen skin
• Brightens skin

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What makes jojoba so unique compared to other seed oils is that jojoba oil is structurally and chemically very similar to human sebum produced by the sebaceous glands in our skin because sebum is also largely comprised of wax mono esters. Jojoba oil is non-toxic, non-comedogenic and non-allergenic. This means that it will not clog pores and will not cause any allergic reactions. It is also not an irritant, so it can safely be used around the eyes and on the skin. In addition to that, jojoba does not cause a greasy feeling when used on the skin like other oils do.

It contains many different varieties of tocopherols which are the components of Vitamin E. Vitamin E is well known for promoting healthy and clear skin. Jojoba oil is an antioxidant and protects you from the damaging effects of free radicals.

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Juniper Berry, Hapusha

Juniper berries are harvested after a 2-3 year growing season and are highly astringent.

• Excellent for balancing overproduction of oil
• Prevents breakouts
• Clears acne

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Kamala, Kapila

Kamala means, “born of the lotus”, the flower that lives in water while it allows water to bead off of its petals. Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth and abundance is called Kamala due to her appreciation and affinity with the lotus.

The kamala tree thrives in tropical rain forests and has adapted to high humidity. In skin care, this makes it an excellent ingredient to fight bacterial growth and keep skin clean and fresh.

• Fights bacteria keeping skin clean and clear
• Maintains oil balance

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This warming herb soothes the mind and body. Kangui is deeply relaxing and allows the complexion to restore its natural balance.
  • Rejuvenative

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Kokum, Vrikshamla

Kokum butter helps to regenerate skin cells. It has the ability to soften and soothe dry, irritated and inflammed skin. It helps to prevent dry skin and reduce fine lines and wrinkles. Best option for sensitive skin. Kokum butter also heals dry lips, chapped hands and soles of the feet .A cousin to Mangosteen, this graceful tropical evergreen is found on the west coast of southern Indian in the Gujarat region.

The fruit of the kokum tree is used for skin care because of its excellent emollient properties.

• Restores elasticity
• Heals scars and burns
• Deeply moisturizes irritations and chaffed skin
• Heals sunburn and windburn

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A member of the ginger family, Kulanjan is effective in treating the underlying causes of certain skin conditions like clogged pores and uneven skin texture as well as acne but without drying the skin.

Kulanjan contains bioflavonoids and quercetin and is high in antioxidants. Kulajan is effective in treating the underlying causes of conditions such as acne, breakouts and congested skin.

• Heals and regenerates
• Treats acne

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Lavender, Argewan

In ancient India, the healing scent of lavender was used by sages and vaidyas (Ayurvedic Doctors) to calm a patient’s nervous system through aromatherapy. Dried flowers and herbs were used along with oil to massage into the skin and relax the body and senses through the healing fragrance.

Just like ancient Indian Royalty, let your senses relax with the beautiful smell of the lavender plant while your skin is cleansed and refreshed.

• Natural cleanser and anti-septic
• Prevents breakouts
• Refreshing, lovely scent
• Calms and relaxes the psyche

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Lemon, Nimbuka

A wonderful natural cleanser with an uplifting fragrance, lemon essence is used to deeply clean the skin without stripping its natural oils. Its many anti-oxidants protect the skin and brighten its appearance. Lemon’s astringent nature tightens pores and its natural silicon reduces scarring and blemishes.

• Brightens complexion
• Reduces lines and wrinkles
• Heals scars

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Lemongrass, Bhustrina

The unique properties of lemongrass make it an especially beneficial ingredient for aging skin. It tightens pores and loose skin through stimulating lymph flow and drainage while strengthening the underlying tissues.

• Relaxing natural fragrance
• Tightens skin
• Brightens complexion
• Reduces wrinkles and increases elasticity

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Lime Oil

Facial blemishes caused by acne occur when dirt, oils and dead skin cells clog your pores. Lime Oil is an astringent. Astringents cause a minute tightening of the skin. For this reason, astringents are used to improve the appearance of skin. Lime oil is used to tighten pores and reduce oil production for a clearer, brighter complexion.

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Macadamia Nut Oil

Macadamia nut oil is a natural moisturizer and emollient. Macadamia nut oil is light and non-greasy so it is easily absorbed into the hair shaft and skin. The high count of mono-unsaturated fatty acids makes the oil mimic the sebum (naturally produced oil on scalp and skin which protects it from damage). All of these qualities contribute to its reputation as a superb hair and skin treatment, as well as an elixir for healing scars, sunburn, wounds and irritations.

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Mango, Amra

Mango is a rich source of Vitamins A and C. Its oil gently moisturizes and conditions the skin. The leaves cool inflammation and work especially well with burns, including sun burn.

• After sun care
• Gentle moisturizer
• Cools inflammations

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Manjistha, Manjit

Manjistha is a root. It boosts circulation leaving the skin clear.

• Clears acne
• Fades freckles and discolorations
• Heals inflammation

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Nagarmotha, Mustaka

Nagarmotha is a grass with a warm earthy fragrance. The pinenes of the plant have anti-inflammatory properties that deep clean the hair and scalp and soothe dry conditions.
  • Stops itch
  • Reduces inflammation

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The nectarine is a variation of the peach. A smooth skinned fruit grown from a beautiful flowering plant, the nectarine is full of age-defying Vitamins A and C.
  • Helps retain plumpness of skin
  • Boosts collagen synthesis

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Neem, Nimba, Paribhadra

The seeds, leaves, bark and flowers are all sources of powerful ingredients for the body and hair. Neem is a potent antiseptic that has many uses for the skin, hair, teeth and gums. It is a natural sun protectant and an anti-fungal. Its astringent property tightens the pores of the skin.
  • Potent antiseptic, heals chronic conditions
  • Promotes balanced color
  • Protects hair from sun damage

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Orange Oil

Orange oil extracted from the peels of oranges is recognized for anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, soothing, and purifying abilities. When applied topically as an ingredient in skin care or with a carrier oil, orange oil (also known as “sweet orange oil”) helps to soothe dry and irritated skin, as well as detoxify congested skin making this oil a highly beneficial ingredient in the treatment of acne and dermatitis. The oil also bestows a myriad of anti-aging qualities such as increasing collagen production, smoothing the appearance of fine lines, brightening, and impeding the development of wrinkles.

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Padmakha, Albaluk

Himalayan Cherry helps to maintain the oil and moisture balance of the scalp and bring back health to damaged hair. This botanical is very effective in nourishing hair that has been exposed to bleaching, coloring, perming, faulty nutrition and excessive sunlight. It also helps to correct and prevent split ends and make the hair strong, healthy and lustrous.

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Palmarosa, Rosha

Palmarosa is a grass that has a pleasant cleansing fragrance. It retains water in its leaves so it is excellent at hydrating the skin. It has anti-septic qualities keeping skin clean and is exceptionally good at reducing oil production.
  • Reduces shine caused by oily skin
  • Hydrates

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The softening and breaking down of impacted layers of dead skin can be accomplished very efficiently by a protein dissolving enzyme called papain, found only in papaya. This papain is at the peak of its enzymatic activity before the papaya ripens, when fruit is still green. This powerful enzyme dissolves the dead and damaged cells readily, while leaving new and healthy ones intact.

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The two varieties of fruits known as passionfruits are both useful in skincare ingredients due to the abundance of phytochemicals, alkaloids and essential fatty acids in their compositions. One version looking similar to a yellow grapefruit from the outside and the other a dark purple and smaller like a plum. The rinds of both are fabulous humectants that keep skin conditioned and moist and the seeds are very valuable containing carotenoids that soothe and nourish weathered skin.
  • Soothing itch and redness
  • Humectant, regulates and preserves moisture
  • Pleasant fragrance

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Peppermint Leaf

Components of peppermint essential oil include being anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, and antiviral. It is cooling to the skin and is a balm for irritated, itchy and dry skin. Peppermint essential oil can even be used to soothe the discomfort of sunburn.

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Pine Oil

Pine oil, obtained by extracting essential oils from the needles of pine trees, is a strong medicinal aid. Similar to tea tree and eucalyptus oil, but less drying to the skin, extracts of pine are powerful anti-septic agents.

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Pineapple, Ananas

Pineapple is rich in bromelin and papain, which act as softening agents. The fruit juices fight free radical damage.
  • Anti-aging
  • Lightens dark spots
  • Softens fine lines and wrinkles

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Pomegranate was recently included in the elite group of super fruits because of its amazing health benefits. It carries excellent skin care properties including moisturizing, anti-oxidant and anti- inflammatory properties. In promoting more rapid cell regeneration and rejuvenation, it delivers a powerful anti-aging effect as it helps the skin retain moisture and maintain proper circulation and hydration. It contains a host of powerful anti-oxidant components, which are responsible for brightening or lightening the skin tone. In extending the life of fibroblasts, pomegranate promotes the production of collagen and elastin, which give strength and support to the skin. This way, it effectively slows the formation of wrinkles related to aging.

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Rose, Shatapattra

Rose has extraordinary qualities in skin care. The fragrant petals calm the mind and warm the heart while delivering deep moisture to the skin. Rose has properties which prevents the skin from degrading, frequently a cause of aging. There is a tightening effect with rose that also reduces the visibility of broken capillaries and strengthens the blood vessels.
  • Hydrates and moisturizes
  • Anti-aging
  • Repairs visible marks and capillaries
  • Tightens pores

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Rosemary, Rusmari

Rosemary’s fragrant leaves possess anti-oxidants, and the phenolic acids control pathogens (bacteria). Rosemary acts like a free radical scavenger cleansing the air and environment as well as your skin.

Rosemary clears the mind and sharpens the senses. It is excellent in hair care to stimulate and soothe the scalp reducing excess oil and flakes. It has a tightening effect on the skin reducing pore size.

  • Prevents dandruff
  • Fights hair loss
  • Tightens pores
  • Leaves skin clear and fresh

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Sandalwood, Gandha

Sandalwood Trees are a sacred plant to the Indian people. The essential oils have been harvested for thousands of years.  Proper harvesting techniques and laws from the Indian government must be followed to obtain the oils and create a sustainable harvest for the future of this sacred plant. Better Botanicals® products only uses oils that have been sustainably harvested in compliance with the Indian government.

The sacred oils from the sandalwood tree are powerfully anti-septic and healing.

  • Deeply moisturize and hydrate the skin
  • Even skin tone
  • Clarify brightness
  • Reduce dryness and flaking
  • Relieve itch
  • Overall complexion enhancer

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Sesame, Tila

This small flowering plant produces the oil rich sesame seeds that have been cultivated for use for thousands of years.

Sesame seeds are rich in oil and therefore extremely hydrating. They deeply nourish the skin and calm the body. Sesame oil is considered the best oil to use in Ayurvedic treatments due to its beautifying and healing affect on the skin.

  • Excellent moisturizer
  • Protects against sun damage
  • Heals blemishes, eczema, psoriasis

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Shea Butter

Anti-aging properties of shea butter's natural ingredients cause reactivation of collagen synthesis, resulting in younger looking skin and a resistance to photo aging caused by the harmful effects of the sun. Healing and anti-inflammatory properties allow this natural product to be used in treating small skin wounds and burns, skin cracks, tough and rough heels, insect bites, muscle aches, skin allergies, eczema, dermatitis, arthritis, rheumatism, sun burn, and its more moisturizing properties help maintain softer, smoother and healthier skin.

Prevention: Shea butter helps with preventing stretch marks, wrinkle formation, skin peeling, and it keeps skin from drying out or becoming chapped or itchy.

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Shikakai, Saptala

The pods from these trees have a natural detergent agent that gently cleanses the hair and skin. The saponins from the rind of the fruit create a natural lather that cleans the hair while maintaining the natural condition of the hair shaft. The fruits have rich toning properties that naturally condition the hair leaving it shiny and strong.
  • Cleans hair without stripping
  • Conditions hair without dulling
  • Leaves hair strong and shiny
  • Fights dandruff, flaking and dry scalp

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Soyabean, Raja Shimbi

There is a large variety of sizes and colors of seeds of the soy plant, but they all contain the rich phytosterols and phospholipids that deeply nourish the skin tone and regenerate cellular activity. These emollient oils have been time proven to increase collagen and keep skin supple and looking youthful.
  • Powerful moisturizer
  • Anti-aging
  • Heals sun damage and fights the effects of UV exposure
  • Regenerative, increases collagen production
  • Softens skin

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Spearmint oil minimizes skin infections and helps to prevent skin infections. It is anti-bacterial and anti-fungal.

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Spruce Oil

Spruce oil has excellent anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties. Spruce oil also possesses skin rejuvenating properties.

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Sunflower, Surajmukhi

Sunflower is rich with vitamins and essential fatty acids to condition all types of skin. The linoleic and oleic acids fight bacteria, which make sunflower beneficial in fighting acne and dandruff. Vitamins A, C, D, and E provide excellent ingredients for moisturizing mature skin.
  • Prevent blemishes
  • Moisturizes, regenerates and conditions all skin types
  • Enlivens hair follicles to strengthen hair shaft
  • Prevents pre-mature aging

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Thyme, Nirbrahmi

Thyme is a botanical with detoxifying properties.

This herb is still used today to strengthen the immune system. It warms the skin and acts as an anti-fungal keeping the skin clean and fresh. The light fragrance helps with concentration and steadies the mind.

  • Fights skin infection and blemishes
  • Brings color to the complexion
  • Increased mental calm

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Tulsi, Thulsi

Tulsi is an adaptagenic plant, which gives its user the ability to “adapt” to stressors. In skin care, it protects skin from damaging environmental stressors.
  • Fights free radical damage
  • Fragrance soothes the mind
  • Prevents pre-mature aging

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There is a long list of skin care benefits associated with turmeric, including the treatment of acne blemishes, blackheads, dark spots and hyperpigmentation and other skin conditions like eczema and psoriasis. It helps heal and prevent dry skin, and slow the skin’s aging process, and is used to diminish wrinkles, keeping skin supple and improving skin’s elasticity. This sunny bright spice is also being used as an ingredient in sunscreens. It is used daily by East Indian women as a facial cleanser and exfoliant.
  • Clears skin irritations and acne
  • Balances the hue of the complexion
  • Brings a warm glow to skin

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Valerian, Tagara

Valerian grows in the interior of mountainous regions. It has white and pink flowers that in ancient times were used as perfumes, but today this herb is mostly used for calming the nervous system and soothing inflamed irritated skin.
  • Warming and relaxing to the senses
  • Heals dry, sensitive skin disorders

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Vetiver, Ushira

Vetiver is named for the region within which it abundantly grows. This long green grass has been gathered and used medicinally and in fragrances for thousands of years. This plant can be used fresh or dried and when applied to the skin cools irritations, rashes and blemishes.
  • Cools inflammations
  • Soothes the skin and senses

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Watercress is high in Vitamins A, C, and E; phosphorous and iron that strongly detoxify the body and skin.

The epithelisants in watercress fight oily hair and skin and balance moisture. Watercress reduces water retention reducing puffiness.

  • Reduces puffiness
  • Cleans oily skin without over drying

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Wheat Germ Oil

The oil is very high in Vitamin E and essential fatty acids. When it is applied topically to the skin, it helps promote the formation of new cells, improves circulation, and It repairs sun damage to the skin and relieves the symptoms of dermatitis.

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Wintergreen, Gandapura

Wintergreen is found high in the Himalayan Mountains and has anti-bacterial properties. Wintergreen is a stimulant that invigorates and brightens the skin, and its astringency tightens pores leaving the skin clean and smooth.
  • Relieves swelling
  • Clears rashes
  • Deep cleans and protects
  • Minimizes pores
  • Freshens the senses

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