Essential Oils & Terpenes
Essential Oils are natural healers.
When applied topically, they act as a skin toner and can reduce the appearance of blemishes.
They work to repair and strengthen the epidermis, allowing it to defend itself from impurities that can damage the skin and cause premature aging.
Frankincense is known as one of the most sacred essential oils. Best known for its ability to reduce pain and Inflammation! One of the main components of frankincense essential oil is a compound that acts the same way as over-the-counter anti-inflammatories, such as aspirin and ibuprofen. The anti-inflammatory power of frankincense essential oil can reduce inflammation from a variety of pain and inflammatory conditions.
Frankincense also has calming and mood-enhancing properties
The main chemical constituents of this essential oil are Limonene, Pinene, Borneol, Farnesol, Phellandrene, Myrcene, and other naturally healing constituents.
• Limonene – antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal
• Farnesol is the component that allows this oil to reduce signs of aging by smoothing wrinkles and increasing skin elasticity.
Frankincense is used topically and cosmetically because of its astringent and cytophylactic qualities, it helps to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and skin imperfections such as discoloration.
Frankincense stimulates the growth of new cells promoting rapid healing for skin cuts or blemishes. This anti-inflammatory oil is known to soothe skin by reducing redness, swelling, and itching. It helps to disinfect and tighten pores, thereby promoting rapid healing of cuts, wounds, and scars.
Lavender is host to so many amazing properties! It is an antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, anti-viral, bactericidal and analgesic. It relieves and soothes because of its properties including being vulnerary, rubefacient, cyphylactic and cicatrisant!
• Vulnerary – wound healing
• Rubefacient – blood circulation
• Cyphylactic – stimulate the generation of new cells
• Cicatrisant – skin-healing, wound healing or cell regeneration
Lavender oil does a stellar job balancing the skin’s moisture barrier leaving it not too oily or too dry. It is calming for skin and helps reduce redness, blotchy patches, and acne scarring. Lavender oil’s anti-inflammatory properties make it great for soothing and healing skin that’s irritated or reddened from the sun, insect bites, or bacteria.
Its’ antiseptic properties help the skin to heal faster while fighting and preventing infection. Lavender oil is a potent source of antioxidants and other beneficial phytochemicals making it useful for battling signs of premature aging. Antioxidants fight free radical damage caused by environmental stressors like UV rays and pollution.
Lavender oil gently moisturizes skin and is non-comedogenic for pores
Peppermint is naturally high in ‘menthol’, historical has been used to receive muscle aches and pains, has a deep healing and penetrating effect.
Main active chemical constituents of peppermint oil are ‘menthol’ and ‘menthone’, both are well known (and frequently used topically) to act as an analgesic to reduce pain. Can help relieve muscle spasms