Parabens are believed to disrupt hormone function by mimicking oestrogen. Too much oestrogen can trigger an increase in breast cell division and growth of tumours, which is why paraben use has been linked to breast cancer and reproductive issues.
Health offender linked to hormone disruption (often used in candles, cosmetics and perfumes)
Present in almost all perfumes. Can exist in synthetic chemicals as well as natural ingredients.
We do not use anything derived from animals or animal by-products (commonly used in perfumes) including musk (from deer)
• ✓Emotional well being
• ✓Aroma therapeutic properties ( naturally occurring )
• ✓Natural astringent ( witch hazel )
• ✓Earth Tested
• ✓Naturally calming
• ✓ Hypoallergenic
• ✓ No Synthetic Dyes
• ✓ Phthalate-free
• ✓ Cruelty-free
• ✓ Made in the USA
• ✓All Natural
Inhaling the diffused oil is believed to have major effects on our emotional state, grounding us and drawing out our spirituality. It is used in holy practices for this precise reason, also because it has cleansing and purifying properties. Among these properties are:
• Stress reduction (anti-anxiety)
• Strengthening of immune functions
• Increased rate of growth and repair in skin cells
• Antiseptic astringent (perfect for topical and household use)
• Hormone balancing
• Sleep aid
Some of the research studies have shown that frankincense possesses strong immune enhancing abilities that help eradicate harmful bacteria, viruses and even cancer cells. A 2012 study proved that a chemical compound found in frankincense called AKBA is successful at killing cancer cells that have become resistant to chemotherapy.
Lemongrass Essential Oil has a fresh earthy, citrus scent.
The skin is our largest, most exposed and most environmentally abused organ. Witch hazel can be a powerful ally in its defense and healing. Witch hazel has a long, impressive history as an anti-inflammatory, topical extract useful for skin toning, cleaning, calming and healing. Today, witch hazel has many uses which makes it the most popular topical botanical in the world. It is part of the base used in toners, cleaners and makeup removers made by large skincare companies.
Witch hazel extract is a rich source of astringent compounds that can make proteins in skin cells draw more tightly together, shrinking pores and constricting capillaries near the skin’s surface. It also inhibits production of IL-8, a blood-borne inflammatory factor that increases as we age .
Bergamot essential oil is unique among citrus oils due to its ability to be both uplifting and calming. Bergamot is highly touted for its soothing use as an aromatherapy treatment .
Patchouli oil has a characteristic scent that might be described as woody, sweet, and spicy.
Patchouli oil is an essential oil derived from the leaves of the patchouli plant, a type of aromatic herb.
Sandal wood oil has a rich, balsamic, sweet fragrance with delicate wood notes that add to its reputation as a luxurious and exquisite oil.