Hemp seed oil has been dubbed “Nature’s most perfectly balanced oil”, it contains a perfectly 3:1 ratio of omega 6 to omega 3 essential fatty acids determined to be optimum requirements for long term healthy nutrition. It also contains smaller amounts of 3 other polyunsaturated fatty acids, gamma-linolenic acid, oleic acid and stearidonic acid. Most people eating a healthy diet that includes a balanced ratio of essential fatty acids, have strong immune systems and healthy skin. Hemp oil has been known to benefit those with acne, eczema, dry skin, psoriasis and more. Hemp seed oil also provides antioxidants (vitamin E), carotene (precursor to vitamin A), phytosterols, phospholipids and calcium, magnesium, sulfur, potassium, phosphorus, iron, zinc and chlorophyl. Hemp seed oil is used in salad dressings, smoothies, hummus, protein shakes, dips, sandwiches, sauces, cold soups, pesto and more. It should be used in cold and warm dishes that are not heated above 121 degrees F. High heat breaks down polyunsaturated fats into harmful peroxides.
Shea butter is a superior moisturizer with exceptional rejuvenating and healing properties for the skin. This skin super food comes from the seeds of the Shea (Karite) tree in Africa and is rich with vitamins A, E, F, SPF-6, fatty acids, and nutrients for collagen building. Used for dermatitis, eczema, insect bites, itching, muscle fatigue, wrinkles and other skin conditions.
Cedar oil known also as cedar wood oil, is an essential oil from conifers mostly in the pine or cypress family. It has many uses in medicine, art, industry and perfumery with natural bactericidal, fungicidal and pesticidal effects. Used for acne, arthritis, blood pressure, bronchitis, cystitis, dandruff, dermatitis, inflammation, kidneys, and more.
Milk thistle (silybum marianum) is extracted from milk thistle seed without harsh toxic chemicals using a cold processing procedure. We also use the direct seed grinding method for our capsule powder. This milk thistle extract is the gold standard for herbal support of liver function and overall detoxification. Research indicates it has been used for 2,000 years to rejuvenate liver cells, support healthy liver function and overall body detoxification. It has no known side effects. Used also for support to allergies, digestion, gall bladder, kidneys, and more.
Coconut oil is extracted from the meat of ripe coconuts from the tropical coconut palm tree. Coconut oil has a wide range of benefits for the body. More than 90% of coconut is composed of healthy saturated fats. Lauric acid is more than 40% followed by capric acid, caproic and myridtic acid. As MCT oil lauric acid is easily absorbed by the body. Acting as a perfect carrier oil for herbal extracts because it absorbs easily into the skin. Coconut oil has a vast amount of nutritional studies proving benefits for skin care, hair and overall health.
Rosehip oil has been used through history by Native Americans, Egyptians, and Mayans because of powerful healing properties of this special variety of Rose Aff. The rose fruit is harvested for the seed and cold pressed for purity. Known best for antioxidants, vitamins A, C, E, D, and B’s making skin rejuvenation possible.
Nettle Tea or called the Stinging Nettle plant has been used for thousands of years because of its pharmacological qualities. Mostly known as an anti-inflammatory, it also aids in treating allergies, arthritis, eczema, muscle joint pain, and skin conditions like psoriasis. Yellow Root also called Burdock contains luteolin, phenolic acid, and quercetin. In a 2008 study Burdock Root was shown to visibly reduce wrinkles.
Our aromatic citrus oils from blueberry, lemongrass, pomegranate, and strawberry contain nutrients which are plant compounds that contribute to the color in fruits and vegetables. Research suggests phytonutrients provide anti oxidants which can help protect you from free radicals and reduce the effect of oxidation in cells. These anti oxidants may play a role in cardiovascular health and diseases caused by free radical damage.