Our Pure Natural Ingredients

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Ingredient Official Name Origins Properties Safety
açai euterpe oleracea (açai) fruit berries, South America moisturizing, anti inflammatory, anti bacterial safe
acerola malpighia punicifolia (acerola) fruit, South & Central America antioxidant, vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, C, plus carotenoids & bioflavonoids safe
alfalfa medicago sativa (alfalfa) extract plant in the pea family vitamins A, C, E, K4; calcium, potassium, iron. rich in amino acids & chlorophyll  safe (may increase photosensitivity)
algae spirulina platensis (algae) extract spirulina algae harvested in Hawaii or Mexico antioxidant - vitamin E, beta carotene, minerals & amino acids safe
aloe vera aloe barbadensis (aloe vera) leaf juice succulent leaves anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, healing safe
apple pyrus malus (apple) fruit extract fruit high in vitamin C, astringent, exfoliant, antioxidant safe
apricot prunus armeniaca (apricot) kernel oil, fruit extract oil from fruit's seed kernel high in vitamin C, astringent, exfoliant, antioxidant, supports skin's moisture balance safe
arnica arnica montana (arnica) extract flower decreases swelling, reduces bruising, used for pain relief safe
arrowroot maranta arundinacea (arrowroot) startch rhizome, Caribbean thickener, absorbs moisture, gluten-free alternative to cornstarch safe
aspen populus tremuloides (aspen) bark extract tree bark skin-conditioning, high in salicin which is soothing safe
avocado persea gratissima (avocado) fruit high in fatty acids, vitamins & antioxidants safe
babassu orbignia speciosa (babassu) kernel oil fruit from palm, South America high in Vitamin E, anti-inflammatory safe
balm mint melissa officinalis (balm mint) leaf, Mediterranean calming, cleansing, soothing safe
bamboo bambusa vulgaris (bamboo) powder stalks, leaves, China & Indochina exfoliant, anti-fungal safe
bamboo bambusa arundinacea (bamboo) stem extract stem rich in minerals & proteins, restores moisture & elasticity safe
bergamot citrus aurantium bergamia (bergamot) fruit extract fruit peel & rind, Europe balances oil production, antiseptic, releases tension safe
bilberry accinium myrtillus (bilberry) fruit & leaf extracts berries, Europe (AKA huckleberry in America) related to blueberry high in Vitamin C, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant safe
birch betula alba (birch) leaves extract & sap leaves, sap & bark of tree; Europe & China relieves eczema, anti-inflammatory, astringent safe
bisabolol vanillosmopsis erythropappa (bisabolol) wood oil Brazil soothes and softens skin, anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial safe
bladderwrack fucus vesiculosus (bladderwrack) extract North Sea, NW Pacific islands anti-aging, relieves dry skin, soothing safe
borage borago officinalis (borage) seed oil Mediterranean  high in fatty acid gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), anti-inflammatory, treats eczema & dermatitis safe
buckthorn, sea hippophae rhamnoides (sea buckthorn) fruit extract Europe & Asia high in vitamin C, omega 3, 5, 9 & the rare 7, emollient, hydrating safe
burdock arctium lappa (burdock) temperate Northern Hemisphere from UK to Japan (invasive in US) anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, treats acne, eczema, psoriasis safe
cannabis (CBD) cannabis sativa worldwide calming, healing, anti-inflammatory safe (certified THC-free)
candelilla euphorbia cerifera (candelilla) extract
stems & leaves of plant coated with wax, SW US & Northern Mexico 
vegan substitute for beeswax, barrier, softens, protects safe
carnauba copernicia cerifera (carnauba) wax
wax on leaves, palm tree, NE Brazil
thickener (hair care) safe
carrageenan chondrus crispus (carrageenan) algae, North Atlantic natural emulsifier (keeps oil- and water- based ingredients together), binds water to skin safe
carrot daucus carota (carrot) root extract, seed oil AKA Queen Anne's Lace antioxidant, anti-fungal, anti-bacterial, nourishing safe
castor ricinus communis (castor) seed oil SE Mediterranean, North Africa fatty acids are nourishing, germicidal, surfactant, stimulates hair growth, skin softener safe
cedar cedrus atlantica (cedar) leaf oil Mediterranean regenerative, tonic safe
chamomile, roman anthemis nobilis (chamomile) Europe, North America calming, aid in sleep, reduces pain and swelling; anti- inflammatory safe
chia salvia hispanica (chia) seed extract Mexico, Guatemala rich in minerals and proteins, antioxidant; anti- inflammatory safe
cinnamon cinnamomum zeylanicum (cinnamon) bark extract Sri Lanka anti-fungal, anti-bacterial, anti- inflammatory, increases circulation, nourishing safe
clary sage salvia officinalis (clary sage) leaf oil Mediterranean anti-bacterial, reduces cramps, improves circulation safe
clove dicypellium caryophyllatum (clove) bud oil SE Asia antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, freshens breath, can be stimulating safe
clover, red trifolium (clover) pretense Europe, Western Asia, NW Africa treats acne, eczema safe
cocoa theobroma cacao (cocoa) Central & South America vitamins A & C, antioxidants, omega 6 fatty acids help cells heal safe
coconut cocos nucifera (coconut) fruit extract, oil tropical zones, worldwide moisturizing, conditioning safe
coffee coffea arabica (coffee) seed extract
tropical zones, worldwide
vasodilator, firms skin safe
combava citrus hystrix (combava) peel oil kaffir lime rind astringent safe
comfrey symphytum officinale (comfrey) Europe, Asia soothes, firms, tightens safe
coriander coriandrum sativum (coriander) seed extract Southern Europe, Northern Africa antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, anti-fungal safe
cotton Gossypium herbaceum (cotton) tropical zones worldwide hydrates, repairs skin safe
cranesbill geranium maculatum (cranesbill) Eastern North America astringent, toner, anti-inflammatory, stimulates cell turnover safe
cucumber cucumis sativus (cucumber) fruit extract & distillate South Asia emollient, anti-inflammatory, vitamin K improves elasticity, cooling safe
canteloupe cucumis melo cantalupensis (cantaloupe) fruit extract India, Africa high in vitamins A & C, astringent, hydrating safe
cypress cupressus sempervirens (Mediterranean cypress) seed extract & leaf oil Mediterranean astringent, antiseptic, deodorant, diuretic,  vasoconstrictor safe
dandelion taraxacum officinalis (dandelion) leaf extract temperate zones worldwide anti-inflammatory, nourishing, treats dandruff safe (beware of latex allergy)
elder sabucus nigra (elder) flower Europe & North America antioxidant, soothing, healing safe
eucalyptus eucalyptus citriodora australia antiseptic; anti-bacterial; anti-fungal safe
foraha calophyllum inophyllum (foraha) nut oil, extract tropical zones treats dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis, conditions
hair & scalp
safe
frankincense boswellia carterri (frankinscense) extract Arabian peninsula, NE Africa astringent, anti-bacterial, improves elasticity safe
geranium, rose pelargonium graveolens (rose geranium) flower oil Southern Africa balances oil production, strengthens elasticity, astringent safe
ginger zingiber officinale (ginger) root Southern Asia, India anti-inflammatory,  increases circulation, fights free radicals safe
ginger, white hedychium coronarium (white ginger) root Eastern Himalayas antioxidant, anti-inflammatory safe
ginseng panax ginseng (ginseng) root extract Korea, NE China antioxidant, firms skin safe
goji lycium barbarum (goji) fruit Northern China vitamin C, amino acids, carotenoids safe
goldenseal hydrastis canadensis (goldenseal) SE Canada, Eastern US antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory safe
gooseberry (Indian) phyllanthus emblica (Indian gooseberry) fruit extract India high in tannins & vit C, nourishes the scalp, safe
gotu kola (penny wort) centella asiatica (gotu kola) extract Asia amino acids, beta carotene, improves circulation & synthesis of collagen and skin tissue safe
grape vitis vinifera (grape) seed extract worldwide antioxidant, anti-bacterial, anti-viral, vitamins E & C, anti-inflammatory safe
grapefruit, pomelo citrus grandis (grapefruit) peel extract, oil South & SE Asia preservative, astringent, tonic safe
green tea camellia sinensis (green tea) leaf extract Eastern Asia, India antioxidant, stimulates circulation, anti-inflammatory safe
hibiscus hibiscus rosa-sinensis East Asia alpha-hydroxy acid & amino acids, cleans pores, prevents hair breakage safe
hibiscus hibiscus esculentus seed extract East Asia antioxidant, exfoliating safe
hibiscus hibiscus sabdariffa flower extract W Africa antioxidant, maintains skin elasticity safe
honey apis meliferra (honey) absolute worldwide soothing, anti-bacterial safe
honeysuckle lonicera caprifolium (honeysuckle) flower extract Europe antimicrobial, preservative safe (parabens naturally occur)
honeysuckle lonicera japonica (honeysuckle) flower extract Eastern Asia anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, preservative 
safe 
(parabens naturally occur)
jasmine jasminum officinale (jasmine) flower extract Asia, Africa, Australia nourishing, stimulant safe
jasmine jasminum grandiflorum (jasmine) flower oil Arabia, Africa rejuvenating, nourishing safe
jojoba simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) seed SW US, Northern Mexico hydrating, vitamins B & E, chromium, copper, zinc; jojoba is the closest  safe
jujube ziziphus joazeiro (jujube) bark extract subtropical regions worldwide soothes scalp, relieves dandruff safe
juniper juniperus communis (juniper) Europe expectorant, antiseptic, soothing, anti-inflammatory safe
katrafay cedrelopsis grevei (katrafay) bark oil Madagascar anti inflammatory, tonic safe
kukui aleurites moluccana (kukui nut) seed oil tropical regions  worldwide moisturizing, forms a protective barrier safe
lavender lavendula augustifolia (lavender) flower water & leaf oil, extract Mediterranean anti-fungal, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, healing safe
lavandin (hybrid) lavandula bermati (lavandin) flower/leaf oil worldwide antiseptic, analgesic, expectorant safe 
lemon citrus medica limonum (lemon) fruit & peel extracts Mediterranean astringent, toning, antibacterial
safe (may increase photosensitivity)
lemon verbena lippia citriodora (lemon verbena) South America anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, mosquito repellent
safe (may increase photosensitivity)
lemongrass cymbopogon flexuosus (lemongrass) oil South Asia deodorizer, mosquito repellent, anti-inflammatory safe
licorice glycyrrhiza glabra (licorice) Mediterranean anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, soothing safe
litsea litsea cubeba (litsea) fruit oil SE Asia astringent, anti-inflammatory, may control perspiration safe
mandarin orange citrus nobilis (mandarin orange) East Asia astringent, soothing, toning
safe (may increase photosensitivity)
mango magnifera indica (mango) butter South Asia surfactant, cleansing,  emulsifying safe
mangosteen garcinia mangostana peel (mangosteen) peel oil Indonesia antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, balances skin's pH, antibacterial safe
marigold calendula officinalis (marigold) temperate regions worldwide treats eczema & rashes, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory safe
marshmallow althea officinalis (marshmallow) root Europe, N Africa anti-inflammatory, hydrating, encourages cell regeneration, emollient safe
matricaria (mayweed) chamomilla recutita (matricaria) temperate regions worldwide anti-bacterial, soothes itchiness, anti-inflammatory
safe
meadowsweet filipendula ulmaria (meadowsweet) leaf extract Europe, western Asia anti-inflammatory, astringent, toning
safe (may trigger those with aspirin allergies)
milk thistle silybum marianum (milk thistle) extract Southern Europe antioxidant, vit E, fatty acids safe
mimosa acacia decurrens (mimosa) oil Australia, Africa nourishing safe
moringa moringa pterygosperma (moringa) seed extract Himalayas antioxidant, healing for scalp safe
moth bean vigna aconitifolia seed extract Southern Asia natural retinol, smoothing, encourages collagen production safe
myrtle myrtus communis (myrtle) oil Mediterranean anti-bacterial, disinfectant, anti-fungal safe (may trigger those with aspirin allergies)
neroli (bitter orange) citrus aurantium (neroli) flower oil SE Asia diminishes appearance of pores, tones, anti-redness safe (may  increase photosensitivity)
nettle urtica dioica (nettle) leaf extract Europe, Asia anti-inflammatory, astringent, anti-inflammatory, treats eczema, minerals & vitamins safe
niaouli melaleuca quinquenervia (niaouli) Australasia disinfectant, antiseptic, helps heal skin, reduces oiliness safe
noni morinda citrifolia (noni) kernel extract SE Asia, Australasia improves collagen production, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, helps with cellular repair, soothing safe
oat avena sativa (oat) kernel extract temperate regions worldwide anti-inflammatory, soothing, moisturizing, may ease eczema/itchy skin, rich in vitamins safe (may trigger gluten sensitivity)
oat, black avena strigosa (oat) seed extract temperate regions worldwide rich in amino acids
safe (may trigger gluten sensitivity)
old man weed centipeda cunninghamii Australasia anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antioxidant, relieves itching safe
olive olea europaea (olive) fruit oil, leaf extract Mediterranean anti-bacterial, antioxidant, stimulates cell growth, rich in vitamins protective safe
orange citrus aurantium dulcis (orange) fruit & peel extracts, peel wax tropical & sub-tropical regions worldwide emulsifier, thickener
safe (may increase photosensitivity)
owyhee artemesia ludoviciana (owyhee) leaf water North America anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal safe
palm elaeis guineensis (palm) oil

West Africa, NOTE: certified by the Round Table on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)

anti-inflammatory; high in carotenoids,  antioxidant, soothing & conditioning, moisturizing safe
papaya carica papaya leaf South & Central America healing, cleansing safe
passion flower, purple passiflora incarnata (purple passion flower) fruit extract Southern US anti-inflammatory, treats burns, high in vitamins & fatty acids safe
passion fruit passiflora edulis (passion fruit) seed oil Brazil soothing, antioxidant safe
peach prunus persica (peach) fruit extract NW China moisturizing, conditioning, rich in vitamins & minerals safe
peppermint mentha piperita (peppermint) leaf oil Europe & Mideast antibacterial, antiparasitic, pain relieving, cooling, soothing safe (avoid eye area)
pine pinus sylvestris (pine) needle oil Europe & Asia treats itching, breakouts, antioxidant, balances skin tone safe
pine, maritine pinus pinaster (maritime pine) Mediterranean anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory safe
pineapple ananas sativus (pineapple) fruit extract tropical regions worldwide vitamin C, antioxidants, exfoliant, increases moisture retention, promotes collagen production safe
plantain plantago major (plantain) leaf extract Europe & Asia anti-bacterial, treats sunburn, acne, rosacea safe
plum prunus salicina (plum) extract East Asia, Australia high in antioxidants, rich in potassium safe
pomegranate punica granatum (pomegranate) Mediterranean vitamin C, antioxidants, treats damaged skin, supports collagen production safe
pracaxi pentaclethra macroloba (pracaxi) seed oil Tropical regions worldwide
high in fatty acids, anti-inflammatory, hydrating
safe
prickly pear opuntia ficus-indica (prickly pear) stem extract Mexico rich in vitamins, proteins, and minerals, protects & moisturizes safe
pumpkin cucurbita pepo (pumpkin) fruit Mexico & Southern US high in amino acids and vitamins A, B, C, E, and K, rich in minerals, stimulates collagen production, exfoliating enzymes safe
radish leuconostoc (radish) root ferment filtrate worldwide preservative, astringent, conditioning, tonic safe
raspberry rubus idaeus (raspberry) fruit & seed extracts Europe, Asia anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, helps reduce water loss, helps repair environmental skin damage safe
rhatany krameria triandra (rhatany) root extract South America astringent, anti-inflammatory, healing safe
rice oryza sativa (rice) extract SE Asia conditioning, exfoliating safe
rock samphire crithmum maritimum (rock samphire) extract Europe & Mediterranean anti-inflammatory, rich in minerals safe
rose rosa damascena (rose) flower water, extract Middle East antioxidant, emollient, soothing, aids collagen production; rose attracts water, keeping skin hydrated safe
rosehip rosa canina (rosehip) seed oil Europe vitamin C, antioxidants, rich in essential fatty acids, hydrating, nourishing safe
rosemary rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) leaf extract Mediterranean antioxidant, balances the skin's natural oils, protects & tones; natural preservative safe
roseroot rhodiola rosea (roseroot) extract Arctic regions worldwide antioxidant; helps firm & tighten skin safe
rosewood aniba rosaeodora (rosewood) wood extract South America helps in tissue regeneration, aids in balancing sebum production safe
rye secale cereale (rye) seed extract Turkey high in minerals, antioxidant safe (may trigger gluten sensitivity)
safflower carthamus tinctorius (safflower) seed oil Middle East & Americas high in fatty acids, emollient, helps in regeneration of skin cells safe
sage salvia officinalis (sage) Mediterranean astringent, toning, antioxidant, antibacterial safe
sandalwood santalum album (sandalwood) wood oil & extract South & SE Asia antioxidant, minimizes scar tissue, tightens skin safe
sea kelp, pacific macrocystic pyrifera (pacific sea kelp) Pacific Ocean rich in minerals, antioxidant, hydrates, softens, detoxifies safe
senna cassia angustifolia (India senna) seed polysaccharide Egypt & Africa hydrating, conditioning, anti- inflammatory, promotes skin repair safe
sesame sesamum indicum (sesame) seed oil India & Africa high in vitamins (A, B complex and E) & minerals (copper, calcium, zinc and magnesium) safe
shea vitellaria paradoxa (shea) nut butter formerly known as butyrospermum parkii W African savanna encourages collagen production, rich in vitamins A, E & F, plus essential fatty acids; nourishing and protective, may have natural SPF properties safe
soybean glycine max (soybean) oil Asia & Americas anti-inflammatory, collagen stimulating, antioxidant, protects skin safe
spearmint mentha viridis (spearmint) leaf oil Europe & Asia helps relieve headaches, nausea, respiration safe
spikenard nardostachys jatamansi (spikenard) root oil Himalayas uplifting, relaxing safe
spruce, black picea mariana (black spruce) needle oil N America anti-inflammatory, aids respiration safe
sugar cane saccharum officinarum (sugar cane) extract tropical regions worldwide antiseptic, exfoliant safe
sugar maple acer saccharinum (sugar maple) Eastern N America natural alpha-hydroxy acid, helps repair damage from free radicals safe
sunflower, hybrid helianthus annuus (hybrid sunflower) Americas high in vitamin E, emolliating, hydrating, protects collagen & elastin safe
sweet almond prunus amygdalus dulcis (sweet almond) fruit oil, extract, seed meal & protein Mediterranean climates worldwide high in vitamins A & E, antioxidant, helps reduce dark circles, relieves eczema & contact dermatitis safe
sweet orange citrus aurantium dulcis (sweet orange) Mediterranean 
climates worldwide
exfoliant, stimulates cell growth, moisturizing, smooths fine lines safe
tangerine citrus reticulata (tangerine) Tropical regions worldwide rich in antioxidants, high in vitamins A & C, nourishes, controls sebum production safe
tea camellia camellia oleifera (tea camellia) E Asia antioxidant, high in minerals and nutrients, including squalane, moisturizing safe
tea tree melaleuca alternifolia (tea tree) leaf oil Australia antiseptic, antibacterial, soothes skin, relieves eczema & psoriasis safe
vanilla vanilla planifolia fruit extract Mexico & Central America antioxidant, soothing safe
vetivert vetiveria zizanioides (vetivert) root oil India calming, antiseptic, fixative safe
walnut, black juglans nigra (black walnut) Eastern North American woodlands antioxidants; essential fatty acids; prevents pimples; clear up eczema & psoriasis safe
watermelon citrullus lanatus (watermelon) fruit extract Africa antioxidant safe
wheat triticum vulgare (wheat) germ oil vitamin E, essential fatty acids
safe (may trigger gluten sensitivity)
white tea camellia sinensis (white tea) E Asia may reduce appearance of sun damage, replenishes firmness, antioxidant, linoleic acid, vitamin E, moisturizes skin safe
willow salix nigra (willow) bark extract Eastern North America beta hydroxy acid, exfoliant, astringent safe
witch hazel hamamelis virginiana (witch hazel) extract Eastern North America conditioning, astringent, soothes irritation safe
yarrow achillea millefolium (yarrow) Temperate regions worldwide astringent, reduces inflammation, healing safe
ylang ylang cananga odorata (ylang ylang) flower oil, extract SE Asia regulates sebum production, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory safe

 

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