AYURVEDIC INGREDIENTS USED IN KAMA PRODUCTS
Kama Ayurveda believes in the power of natural ingredients in healing your skin, hair and body in a safe, gentle yet truly effective way. Natural, organic ingredients are nutrient-rich and are readily accepted by our bodies to give a wide variety of positive benefits. Our ingredients are sourced predominantly from the Western Ghats of India and are sourced in their season of utmost maturity and purity
It replenishes the lost nutrients in the skin, reduces acne and makes the skin look healthier. Its oil is a mild moisturizer that is often used for massages. It reduces breakage, split ends, itchy scalp, dry roots and flat hair. It softens the scalp, and makes the hair look shiny, silky and healthy.
This natural astringent relieves stress, helps you build muscles and tones the skin. It also aids in healing wounds especially burns and rashes.
BLACK CUMIN SEED
It’s antibacterial, antifungal and anti-inflammatory in nature and is useful for treating a variety of ailments, from healing cuts and rashes to fighting infections and leaving a cooling sensation.
Originating from along the Nile River, in Egypt,this ingredient consist of sedative properties of the plant used to enhance sleep as a natural anti-anxiety remedy, and as a stress reliever.Blue Lotus is one of the sole ingredients that works as a calming euphoria on your nerves and releases stress.
CASTOR SEED OIL
Castor seed oil contains Undecylenic Acid which, is useful for treating skin diseases and skin ulcers.It even fights signs of aging ,moisturizes skin,fades blemishes,prevents stretch marks,acne and pigmentation .Castor seed oil is the best rescue to inflamed skin.
A must for a healthy nutritious diet.Coming to be recognized as a beauty formula to treat age spots,wrinkles,ringworm infection.Chickpeas works wonders in curing dandruff.
It moisturizes the skin, thereby preventing stretch marks during pregnancy. It is also an effective tool to deal with chapped or burned lips as well as nourish dry and itchy skin.
It has anti-microbial, astringent and anti-bacterial properties. Its oil has a warming effect on the body, and rejuvenates the mind. Coriander juice mixed with turmeric powder or mint juice is used as a treatment for acne, and applied to the face as a toner.
It is excellent for treating various skin diseases and fighting inflammation. It also has a cleansing and toning effect on the skin and helps in cases of oily skin, and fighting wrinkles. It also acts as a moisturizer when added to body lotions and has a naturally calming effect.
It has a distinctively clear and fresh smelling oil that restores a sense of calmness in the body and soothes anger. It also helps in the body getting rid of excessive fluids that may hamper the body in any way.
A powerful grass that’s well known for its healing properties, it is extremely beneficial for the skin, especially for treating wounds and discolorations.
Henna, popularly known as Mehendi is one of the most beneficial medicinal plants. It is a deeply replenishing herbal conditioner and colorant, that nourishes hair leaving them shiny, soft and silky. It heals the hair shafts and prevents breakage by repairing and sealing the cuticles. Henna balances scalp pH, corrects environmental and pollution damage thereby preventing premature hair fall, graying and dandruff. Its anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties keep the scalp healthy and protected.
An excellent herb that works well when it comes to healing various kinds of skin diseases, its essential oils are great at detoxifying the skin and removing impurities.
It has various therapeutic properties including antidepressant, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, antispasmodic, cicatrizing, expectorant, galactagogic, parturient, sedative and uterine. While it is great for all skin types, it is especially good for dry skin.
It is highly recommended for those with dry and oily skin as it regulates the sebum produced on the skin and controls the greasy texture. It is also great for hair care.
It has antibacterial properties and also contains various antioxidants as well as vitamin E. It helps regenerate tired and worn skin cells and supports skin elasticity and general flexibility of the skin.
It contains anti-microbial and anti-bacterial properties and is useful in treating infections in the case of wounds. It also fights body odour, relieves joint and muscle pains and is a cure for headaches.
It is great for nourishing the body as it helps to improve dry skin and locks-in moisture by removing excessive heat from the body that’s a result of both internal and external stress.It’s also helps with skin irritation and is an effective anti-ageing tool.
According to Ayurveda, Lodhra bark is a divine bark, known to be a herb for women's health. According to Bhava Prakash, Lodhra is "Shavaro" (making the body and skin very attractive) and "Galavastatha" (helping the whole body to maintain its shape). In fact, the very name Lodhra in Sanskrit means "that which makes the body firmer." It is considerd to be a cooling agent as well as a mild astringent.It has anti-inflammatory properties and helps detoxify the body and helps stimulate skin cell turnover.
It possesses properties that ease skin irritation and provide a cooling sensation. Its powder cleanses and exfoliates the skin deeply and is beneficial for oily, acne-prone skin as well as sensitive skin.
Primitively works as a powerful antioxidant & also works as an antiseptic for it has various healing properties. It works at giving healthy and age-defying skin that’s soft and without cracks of any kind.
It purifies the blood and is anti-bacterial in nature. Its oil helps keep the skin’s elasticity intact and its seeds and leaves cure chronic skin conditions. It also improves conditions such as dandruff, scaling and hair loss.
OVAL LEAF PONDWEED
It soothes burns, scalds and burning sensations. The rhizome part of it used for providing a cooling sensation and nourishing the skin.
A strong ingredient in skincare treatment meant to fight acne and blemishes. It also calms skin inflammations, balances the oil ratio and soothes itches and rashes. Relives headache, enhances concentration ,a pleasant room diffuser, cannot be applied directly and a good protector from insects.
Rose is most commonly used for emotional balance and skin health. Its true aroma is rich, floral and emotionally uplifting. It helps balance moisture levels in the skin, reduce the appearance of skin imperfections, promotes an even skin tone and healthy complexion. Rose essential oil has one of the strongest anti-bacterial properties of all the essential oils. Roses have antioxidant, antibacterial and antimicrobial activities. Retinol, a Vitamin A, is frequently used in cosmetic creams as a wrinkle reducer, is found in rose oil along with vitamin C, omega-3, omega-6 and linolenic acid. These nutrients make rose oil possible treatment for scars.
It’s a natural way to get a fairer, more glowing skin. It is also known to improve skin texture, treats ailments like pigmentation, dark circles, pimples and acne, and lighten darkened skin.It also acts as an anti-inflammatory agent.
A powerful skin antiseptic with anti-microbial properties, its useful in clearing blackheads and spots, helps moisturize dry skin and relieves itching and inflammation.
It is an excellent ingredient for replenishing the facial skin.it not only works as a blemishes eraser but gives the skin an even tone and also works at deeply moisturizing thereby calming the nerves and relieving stress.
Its rhizomes are majorly useful in treating skin eruptions thanks to their natural anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antiseptic and antiviral properties.
this oil has antiseptic, antibiotic and anti-fungal properties that work towards reducing infections and dealing with all skin infections, acne, rashes, burns and even dandruff related issues.
Turmeric contains more than 300 antioxidants, which makes it a powerful healer. Apart from fighting pimples and breakouts, it also provides a youthful glow to the skin. Due to its anti-bacterial and antiseptic properties, it guards the skin from germs, toxins and environmental pollutants. Turmeric is a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agent that lightens skin tone, reduces pigmentation and heals blemishes. Being an excellent exfoliating agent, turmeric can help eliminate the signs of aging. Healing Turmeric treats skin conditions, prevent scarring and keep complexion soft and radiant. Due to its anti-fungal and anti-allergic properties, it is effective in treating various scalp infections as well.
It promotes hair growth, reduces greying and balding and makes the hair naturally darker. It also keeps the hair lustrous and healthy.
It has antiseptic properties and protects against various bacterial and fungal infections. It also reduces baldness, promotes hair growth and is an effective cure for dandruff.
Patchouli has been used for thousands of years. In Aromatherapy Patchouli oil is said to help relieve anxiety, stress, and depression. It also works as a anti-fatigue, anti-bacterial and skin repairing and soothing agent. Patchouli oil treats inflammation and fungal infections in the skin and scalp.
It has aromatic roots that are astringent in nature. Its anti-inflammatory properties work well against burns and rashes. It is also known to purify blood thereby reducing breakouts and pigmentation.
This ingredient possesses antibacterial, antifungal and anti-inflammatory properties, it is used to cure skin breakouts and burns as well as cure any pain as a result of joint, muscle or connective tissue disorders.
Antiseptic and antifungal, it is useful in curing various kinds of skin disorders and fights infections. Due to its aromatic nature, it is also used in making incense sticks.
Aromatic in nature, it has various dermatological and anti-microbial qualities. It is particularly effective in soothing inflammatory symptoms in the skin.
A rich ingredient of ancient times, Indian Frankenincense actions wound healing, female hormonal issues, arthritis, and air purification.Also known as dhoop ,burning it in the house is said to bring good health.This ingredient also has a powerful role in preventing and treating skin cancer.
An ingredient enriched with vitamin A and various carotenoids.It not only helps your vision; it also prevents oxidative stress in your skin, helping to keep your skin looking young and wrinkle-free.It works towards reducing blemishes and scars and does not skip acne.In terms of your hair, vitamin A and C both help give a rich luster to your locks and prevents hair loss and dandruff.
Amla or Indian Gooseberry is considered an Ayurvedic elixir for skin and hair and is used in Ayurveda for a variety of beauty treatments. Its natural toning and antibacterial action helps prevent acne and spots while adding a healthy glow to the skin. It also treats dandruff, strengthens hair and promotes hair growth while clearing the build-up of impurities from scalp and reducing itchiness. The nutrients present in Amla penetrate into the follicles, making the hair softer, shinier and voluminous. A natural hair and scalp conditioner, it softens and smoothes the hair cuticle making it less prone to breakage.
It is used to give a natural color to the hair. It also smoothens out the tangles and makes the hair thicker, more manageable and lustrous in texture.
Its fruits have aromatic properties and are used to enhance the fragrance of beauty products. It’s also filled with antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties that work well to curb rashes and allergies.
Wound healing improves with its use and similarly gunja helps in improving texture of the skin and prevents early hair greying. In some traditional medicines, the herb is used to treat scratches, sores and wounds caused by dogs, cats and mice.
Known as Indian madder is a prized Ayurvedic tonic herb.It works as a brilliant remedy to cure uneven pigmentation of skin and treats several skin allergies like eczema and acne.It works as a powerful antioxidant to nourish hair and skin.It is also consumed in powdered form to improve our body’s blood circulation.
Referred to as the miracle plant in Ayurveda, it is used to treat wounds, minor cuts, dry skin, redness, skin irritation and severe burns. With strong antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, Aloe Vera is rich in Vitamins C, E and Beta Carotene which give it strong nourishing and anti-ageing qualities. It's cooling and gently hydrating properties make it a wonderful addition to any skin regime.
Apricots are grown in the cool climes of Northern India and are an excellent source of vitamins A, C, and Lycopene which result in gentle yet effective antioxidant action. This action delays the signs of aging by correcting skin damage through dryness, dehydration and pollution. Apricot oil also helps in maintaining skin clarity, suppleness and elasticity.
Bael (Aegle Marmelos) or Bilva is a medium sized deciduous tree native to India.Worshipped as a sacred tree in India, the various parts of the Bael such as root, bark, leaves and fruits have anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, anti-viral and anti-fungal properties that help in treating various infections in the body.Its naturally gentle astringent action acts as an effective ingredient to soothe and cool the skin.
Cane Sugar is extracted from Sugarcane and is rich in powerful fruit acids that cleanse and exfoliate the skin in a gentle yet effective manner. It contains Glycolic acid that microexfoliates the skin, removes dead skin cells, dirt, and oil that can clog and stretch pores. Its multifaceted action makes it appropriate for use in many beauty products such as cleansers, scrubs and moisturisers.
Cocoa Butter is a natural, meltable oil extracted from the Cocoa Bean. It is a great source of antioxidants, which help combat free radicals and help save your skin from the inevitable signs of aging and environmental stressors. It is great for naturally healing dry, sensitive skin. It is an excellent skin moisturizer, that acts as a barrier between the skin and the environment. Cocoa Butter contains compounds called cocoa mass polyphenols, which helps in diminishing signs of aging & soothing burns and rashes.
Figs contain many vital minerals and vitamins like vitamin A, vitamin B1 and vitamin B2. They also include variety of antioxidants and omega fatty acids. These are rich in important nutrients like Vitamin B, C, phosphorus, potassium and minerals like calcium and magnesium which are essential for boosting and rejuvenating the skin’s health. Figs also contain a high amount of calcium which contributes to the formation of collagen that makes up our hair and scalp.
Being a good source of antioxidants, honey protects your skin from cell damage due to free radicals. Free radicals accelerate the aging process and may contribute to wrinkles, fine lines, crow’s-feet and even sagging skin. It also keeps the skin well hydrated. As honey is a natural antibiotic and anti-inflammatory agent, it can reduce acne symptoms and prevent infection. It can soothe the skin, reduce inflammation and protect damaged skin from becoming infected.
Commonly known as Mustak or Motha in Ayurveda, Nutgrass is present in Indian culture since ancient times. It contains antioxidants, that protects the cells against free radicals that can cause damage. Anti-bacterial Nutgrass, treats skin related ailments as well as fungal infections. Extracts of Nutgrass repair rashes and heal roughness and dryness to keep the skin soft and smooth.
Nutmeg is an oval shaped seed of an evergreen tree known as "Myristica Fragrans" that belongs to the family of Myristicaceae. It contains an active component known as Macelignan which eliminates fine lines, wrinkles and skin sagging, thus offering anti-ageing affect. Its anti-inflammatory, anti-viral and anti-microbial properties eliminate pimples and dark spots. A natural astringent nutmeg relieves cystic and hormonal acne.
Oatmeal is ideal for sensitive skin because it is an excellent moisturiser with skin healing, anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant and itch relieving benefits. The gritty nature of oats makes it an excellent scrub for sensitive skin that cannot tolerate the usual exfoliators.
Rosemary is an aromatic herb that belongs to the mint family, Lameaceae. Rosemary essential oil is extracted from the flowering tips of the plant through steam distillation. The astringent properties of rosemary essential oil make it beneficial for skin care. It contains a wide array of nutrients such as iron, calcium, vitamins and antioxidants. Its cell regeneration properties are effective in treating visible skin conditions and replacing the damaged tissue, thus reducing the appearance of scars and spots. Due to its powerful disinfectant and antiseptic properties, it helps in treating acne and is extremely beneficial for oily skin. Its anti-inflammatory properties are useful in reducing the swelling and puffiness of the skin as well as healing burns. It also stimulates the hair follicles, thus promoting hair growth.
Shea butter is known for its healing properties that can be attributed to the presence of several fatty acids and plant sterols. The vitamins A and E protect the cells from free radicals and environmental damage. Shea butter is considered as one of the best anti-aging and moisturizing agents for the skin. Shea butter penetrates into the skin easily, without clogging the pores, and is effective for dry skin. Vitamins A and E found in this butter keep the skin supple, nourished, radiant, and prevent premature wrinkles and facial lines.
Sisal belongs to the Aloe Vera family and is one of the most widely used natural fibers. It is obtained from Sisal plant and is fully biodegradable. It cleans away toxins and dead skin without disturbing the natural balance of your skin.
Soapnut or reetha is one of the most popular herbs in Ayurveda. Reetha is famous for the beneficial effect on hair as it has hair growth properties. Reetha is used as a key ingredient in natural hair washes for gently cleaning the hair and scalp. It has natural conditioning properties that makes your hair healthy, shiny, and lustrous when used regularly. Hence, preventing dryness of the skin. Soapnut is antimicrobial in nature and therefore, it is a good ingredient to cure bacterial and other scalp infections.
Soy Protein is a high quality vegetable sourced protein that provides moisture content and also adds shine, volume, and manageability to the hair. Protein increases the ability of the hair and skin to bind moisture and specifically improve the tensile strength of hair. Soy Protein is substantive to hair and skin. It helps to minimize roughness and chapping of skin caused by dry climates thereby helping in retaining the moisture content in the skin.
Spiked Ginger Lily strengthens scalp and skin as it has many anti-oxidant properties, which help it to stimulate scalp moisture and strengthen hair roots. Its anti-microbial properties also help heal minor infections and inflammation.
Sugar is known for its startling effects on ageing skin. One of the major benefits of sugar for your skin is that it maintains the oil balance. It also has a natural anti-ageing effect on the skin and helps keep it young. Sugar is a natural humectant which means that it draws moisture from the environment into the skin. Sugar is a big depository of skin -beautifying qualities as well. When used topically on the skin as an exfoliating agent, it can deliver excellent results in brightening and polishing your skin.
Rich in nutrients such as calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc and vitamins A, K and E, Sunflower Oil is used effectively against inflammation and general irritations of the skin. Skin benefits of sunflower oil include improving skin hydration and providing antioxidant protection. The Linoleic acid present in sunflower oil works to reinforce the skin barrier. This helps to reduce moisture loss from the skin surface, thus improving overall hydration. Additionally, the Vitamin E in sunflower seed oil also provides antioxidant advantages that allow it to neutralize free-radicals that are present in the environment.
Tuberose or ‘Night Queen’ is a sweet-smelling flowering tree, which is an effective anti-depressant. Tuberose essential oil is a great sedative and can help reduce anxiety, stress, tension and even cure insomnia. The sweet-smelling oil of Tuberose flowers is proven to possess anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties, making it stimulate blood circulation.
Lemon verbena oil has a fresh, lemony, and sweet aroma and is commonly used in perfumes for a floral yet citrusy scent. It also aids in healing skin disorders such as acne, boils, and cysts. It relieves puffiness and softens the skin. The antiseptic characteristic help treat bacterial infections and as a relaxant it also addresses pains and aches. In aromatherapy, it is used as an effective cure for insomnia and stress related disorders. The antibacterial and antimicrobial characteristics of lemon essential oil make it an effective insecticide.
Wheat-germ oil is derived from wheat germ, which is considered the "heart" of wheat. Due to its anti-oxidant properties, it is beneficial for your health and skin. Wheat germ oil has age-defying properties that help soften and moisturize skin. The oil's natural ability to be easily absorbed into the skin makes it incredibly versatile. Wheat germ oil is also rich in vitamins A, B, D, and E, and high in antioxidants thereby helps in fighting the signs of aging. It is one of the best oils to support collagen production. Wheat germ oil is an emollient which is the key to keep skin and hair moisturised. Wheat germ oil reduces oxidative stress and depression, due to which skin problems like acne, wrinkles and scarring can be prevented.
Referred to as "Priyangu" which literally translates to "dear", it is one of the herbs mentioned in all ancient scriptures of Ayurveda. The flowers are used for to extract a potent oil which promotes hair growth. The seeds are cooling, have astringent properties and alleviate pitta and kapha doshas. It is also beneficial for various skin related ailments due to its natural antiseptic action.
Beeswax is a natural wax produced by honey bees when building their beehives. With anti-allergic, anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and anti-oxidant properties, beeswax soothes irritated skin, making it one of the best skin care ingredients. It helps to seal in moisture and forms a protective barrier against environmental irritants and weather conditions. Natural Beeswax contains Vitamin A which softens and hydrates dry skin.
Beetroot is rich in skin enhancing nutrients and very effective for oily and acne prone skin. An excellent source of antioxidants, its topical application has anti-aging and brightening effects. The antioxidants present in beetroot juice neutralize free radicals, help prevent wrinkles and fine lines. Beetroot juice contains a significant amount of vitamin C which is very effective in reducing pigmentation, blemishes and evening out the skin tone. Its clarifying action makes your skin smooth and supple.
Chamomile is well known for its calming, soothing and healing properties. However, used in skincare, it is also an antibacterial, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory and antiseptic agent from nature. Great for sensitive and acne prone skin, it heals and restores its natural moisture content thereby adding a healthy glow to the skin.
The essential oil of Clary Sage is derived by steam distilling it from the flowers. The uplifting, reviving aroma helps to calm nervous tension and acts as a mood elevator. Also calms and soothes the skin while protecting it from skin irritation.
Coconut milk is packed with vitamins C, E, B1, B3, B5, and B6 as well as iron, selenium, sodium, calcium, magnesium and phosphorus. Coconut milk contains all essential nutrients required for healthy hair, boosting your hair follicles and promoting hair growth. It has high levels of Vitamin C which helps maintain elasticity and flexibility of skin. Also rich in nourishment, it prevents wrinkles, sagging skin and age spots.The natural fatty acids in Coconut milk help treat dry and irritated skin and remove harmful bacteria.
Costus or 'Kustha' is an important medicinal herb of Ayurveda. In Ayurveda, it is used to treat and heal the skin. Costus, with its anti-microbial activities is considered extremely good for acne prone skin.
Gotukola, also known as Centella is known to calm inflammation, speed up wound healing, stimulate new cell growth, build collagen, and improve circulation. It restores the firmness of tissues and improves the elasticity of the skin. Effective in correcting conditions related to severely dry skin as well as speed up the skin's natural healing process to prevent scarring.
Green tea in well-known as one of the modern miracle herbs that has multitide of beauty and wellness benefits. Its anti-aging and antioxidant benefits help delay signs of skin aging, such as sagging skin, sun damage, age spots, fine lines and wrinkles. The polyphenols in green tea help neutralize harmful free radicals, which can cause significant damage to the skin and accelerate the aging process.
Hibiscus, rich in anti-oxidants helps in reversing the damage caused to the skin by UV rays, dust, pollutants etc. It also has hair growth properties. With anti-bacterial properties, Hibiscus has natural surfactants called Saponins that help in cleansing your skin the natural way.
Ylang ylang oil helps relax the body and soul, and is helpful for people suffering from insomnia, fatigue, and frigidity. The oil has a distinctly relaxing effect on the body and is often used for the alleviation of stress, anxiety, tension etc. The oil calms the nervous system and is helpful for those who suffer from high blood pressure. It boosts hair development when massaged into hair follicles and is used as natural treatment for hairloss and thinning of hair. This essential oil has been proven to help regulate the production of sebum and helps protect your hair and skin from drying out. Ylang ylang oil also has antimicrobial properties that can help reduce skin irritation and redness.
Indian Sarsaparilla is a vine native to the Western Ghats of India which is widely used in Ayurveda for a variety of conditions. When used topically on the skin and slap, it has deep nourishing properties that stimulate collagen production, reduce fine lines and repair the appearance of age spots.
Called as Jatiphala in Ayurveda, Mace is the twin sister of Nutmeg. With anti-oxidant and anti-septic properties, it is considered to be the powerhouse of enormous nutrients including vitamin A, thiamin, vitamin C, calcium, sodium, iron, potassium, zinc,etc. Mace oil has a nutty, spicy and soft aroma and is basically obtained through steam distillation from the dried seed of the myristica fragrans nutmeg tree species. With its power from being a brain stimulant to its effectiveness in treating depression, insomnia and rheumatism, Mace has been prescribed for healing various health conditions.
An excellent source of Vitamin C, the antioxidants present in oranges fight free radicals and thus prevents premature aging of the skin. Oranges have a high content of citric acid which is effective in driving away acne. Orange peels are a natural bleaching agent that can lighten dark blotches on the skin and effectively remove them with time. They help in reducing suntans by deflecting harmful UV rays from attacking skin cells.They also contain folic acid, a type of vitamin B that is vital to hair growth. Oranges also contain Insonitol, another form of vitamin B that prevents hair loss and stimulates hair growth.
Peepal also known as Sacred Fig, is one of the most sacred trees since ancient times in India. Traditionally, it is used in treatment of various infections and healing of wounds. Peepal, extensively used in Ayurveda, is considered to be antibacterial, antiviral, astringent and antidiarrhoeal in nature. It has antiseptic properties which are capable of preventing infections by inhibiting the growth of infectious agents.
Rice water extract has been used for centuries by women in Asia for beautiful skin and hair. It is an excellent skin toner and hair wash. Rice extract is helpful in increasing the production of collagen maintaining the skin elasticity. Its chemical structure helps in regeneration and reduces dead or damaged skin cells . Rice contains oryzanol substances that can help renew the skin pigment and is useful to counteract ultraviolet rays. Rice that contains Vitamin E that nourishes the skin and makes it look younger and healthier.
The extract of of this shrub is rich in a specific polyphenol has been found to protect against the deep effects of UV radiation on the skin. In addition, Cassia Alata is know to repair sun damage and also reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. With anti-fungal and anti-microbial properties, Ringworm shrub treats skin related ailments as well as fungal infections. Due to its astringent properties, it tightens the cells and tissues and also tones the skin.
Shikakai, a traditional Ayurvedic ingredient, is a mild cleanser for hair that has a naturally low pH. It also cleans hair and scalp without stripping the natural oils. With anti-fungal properties, Shikakai helps in treating dandruff and treats dry and itchy scalp thereby making the hair roots stronger and healthier.
The Banyan Tree is the sacred tree of life in India and is revered for its life-giving properties. The various parts of the tree are used for treatment of many ailments in Ayurveda due to their scientifically proven medicinal actions. It has active antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antifungal and antibacterial properties to heal and protect the skin.
Jungle Geranium is a flowering shrub and is known for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. The essential oil derived from its flowers contain an essential oil which possesses antimicrobial activity.
Geranium oil is used in aromatherapy to treat acne, anxiety, depression and insomnia. The essential oil can also aid in uplifting mood, lessening fatigue and promoting emotional wellness. It contains antibacterial, antifungal and antioxidant properties. It also helps eliminate the appearance of scars and dark spots by helping improve circulation and promoting an equal distribution of melanin.
Haritaki fruit is one among the three, that constitute Triphala. It is known as a rejuvenating herb in Ayurveda and is used to address a variety of scalp and hai issues such as fall, dandruff and other scalp infections. Due to its anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and astringent properties, it guards the skin from germs and environmental pollutants and is very effective in treating acne and scars. Haritaki is also a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agenct that lightens skin tone, reduces pigmentation and detoxifies the skin naturally.
Mogra is an ancient recipe for skin hydration in Ayurveda. It adds essential moisture back to balance dry, mature and sensitive skin . Its anti-inflammatory properties relieve stressed skin while the calming scent soothes nerves and alleviates tension to uplift the mood. Balances the PH of skin and wih regular usage, also helps in relieving pigmentation and signs of aging. With a mild and warm aromatic fragnance, it tones and soothes dry skin and retains the skin’s elasticity . The extract of mogra strengthens your hair roots, makes hair tensile and prevents it from turning brittle.
Neroli essential oil is known for its ability to regenerate the skin cells and improve the elasticity of skin. It also helps maintain the right oil balance in the skin, making it an excellent choice for all skin types. Due to its ability to revive skin at the cellular level, Neroli essential oil can be beneficial for treating wrinkles, scars and stretch marks. Any skin condition related to stress should also respond well to the use of Neroli essential oil since it has wonderful healing and calming abilities. It can also be useful for treating bacterial skin conditions and rashes due to its antimicrobial ability.
SAL TREE LEAF
Shorea Robusta, also known as Sal Tree or Shala, is a well-known tree that can be found all over India and neighboring countries. Its astringent properties make it very beneficial to skin and hair. Sal Tree is a powerful astringent and is high in anti-microbial properties. It is an excellent tool to decrease excessive sweating and works well in repairing skin cells.
The Essential Oil of Spearmint is extracted by steam distillation of flowering tops of the spearmint plant, whose scientific name is Mentha Spicata. It is antispasmodic, due to which it has a relaxing and cooling effect on the nerves and muscles, and helps relax contractions in the case of spasms. The antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral properties of Essential Oil of Spearmint make it a disinfectant and a such can help get rid of both internal and external infections.
Tamanu Oil is a significant healing agent because of its ability to produce new skin tissues. With antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and anti-fungal properties, it is also effective for healing wounds, burns, cuts etc. It relieves and protects the skin against inflammation, skin redness, sunburn and insect bites and has a regenerating effect on the skin. Due to its antiseptic and anti-oxidant properties, it also reduces scarring, and has anti ageing benefits. It is also highly beneficial for healing dry and damaged skin as well as reducing acne and blemishes.
Walnuts are a good source of vitamin B, which is an essential vitamin for easing stress and boosting mood. Walnuts are great for people with dry skin. Applying walnut oil can really help in providing nourishment to dry skin. It not only moisturizes the skin but also provides a radiant glow.Walnut shell powder works into a gentle lather, releasing skin-smoothing natural walnut shells. Walnut shell powder work over your entire body - even the toughest, driest skin spots will be scrubbed away to reveal newer, softer skin.
Willow bark is a natural source of salicylic acid, derived from salicin, which helps to fight acne and gently cleanse oily skin. Due to its astringent properties, Willow bark extract naturally exfoliates skin and clears pores to give skin a clearer, healthier appearance. Like most plant extracts, willow bark contains flavonoids and tannins—powerful antioxidants that help protect skin from environmental stressors.
Wintergreen oil is made by steam processing of warmed, water-soaked wintergreen leaves. It eradicates pain and relieves stress and tension. Wintergreen gets absorbed easily into the skin and acts like a natural numbing agent. It also promotes blood circulation and cools irritation, which is comforting to swollen skin. As a natural astringent and antiseptic, when applied directly to the skin with a carrier oil, wintergreen is able to fight inflammation from acne and blemishes. Due to its anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties, it helps in preventing infections. It also prevents dandruff and tones the hair roots, which helps prevent hair fall.
Sweet Almond Oil that comes exclusively from edible almonds selectively cultivated for their sweet taste - it is the oil popularly used for skin and hair care. Sweet Almond oil is a mild, hypoallergenic oil that can be safely used even on baby skin. Sweet Almond oil is light in texture, and can easily penetrate deep into the skin, softening and dislodging the dirt and debris accumulated in the skin pores and hair follicles. Almond oil contains Vitamin E, which is one of the most potent antioxidants known. It can help repair some of the damage done to the collagen layer. The oil is especially rich in proteins, and can provide the amino acids required for the formation of collagen. External application of the oil can prevent dehydration by reducing moisture loss from the skin.
Zinc Oxide is a natural occurring mineral and one of the safest skin-protecting ingredients against the harmful effects of ultraviolet (UV) rays. It filters out both UVA and UVB rays, thus forming a shield that keeps UV radiation from penetrating the skin and causing cell damage. With Anti-microbial properties, Non-Nano Zinc Oxide is non-toxic, non-comedogenic and is one of the few sun care ingredients that is safe to use on children.
Titanium dioxide is an active mineral ingredient that works naturally to block the sun’s rays. It has a slight white appearance when applied to skin. In addition to its sun-fighting properties, it is known for its non-comedogenic properties. It protects skin from UVB radiation and is considered to have no risk of skin sensitivity. Because of its gentleness, Titanium Dioxide is an excellent sunscreen active for use on sensitive and acne prone skin.
Glycerin as a humectant, works to absorb the moisture from the air into the skin's outer layer. It is also used to treat many oily skin conditions, like acne, skin infections, wrinkles and fine lines. Due to its dual ability, Glycerin acts as protectant by retaining the outer layer of the skin intact. This layer is critically needed to work as a natural barrier to save your skin from pollutants and skin disease causing bacteria.
Ginger has a long-standing reputation as a healer. Because of its toning and antioxidant properties, ginger can reduce the appearance of scarring. It contains around 40 antioxidant properties that prevent free radical damage and protect against aging. Ginger also softens the skin, provides even skin tone and improves the elasticity.