Botanical Encyclopedia


Wild-harvested Sustainable Kombo Butter is produced from the seeds of a tropical tree named Pycnanthus angolensis that is rich in magnesium, copper, manganese phosphorus, calcium and chromium as well as niacin, riboflavin, thiamine and carotene. Kombo is high in antioxidant, regenerating, anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal and antiseptic properties, it also improves lipid metabolism and stimulates the production of collagen. This tree is one of the most studied of all African Forests wild ingredients, the reason for such scientific interest is due to the fact that Kombo comprises about 75 % oftrimyristin- a myristic acid derivative which is used by the pharmaceutical industry as an active ingredient in the treatment of arthritis, and other various joint and muscle ailments. It aslo contains Decorina protein known for its ability to regulate the production of collagen improving the condition and appearance of the skin as well as stimulates the healing process of muscles injuries.


Organic Verbena Essential Oil (Lippia citriodora) is a calming, woody fragrant shrub that grows to about 3 to 7 feet and has lemon-scented leaves and small white flowers, it is native to South Africa. Verbena can restore gentle breathing and promote overall health.

 

Organic Jojoba Wax (Simmondsia chinensis) is a shrub-type plant that grows in the dry, arid regions of southwest United State and northern Mexico. A liquid wax ester is extracted from the seed of the plant and used as one of the best, most healing skincare ingredients because over 97% of Jojoba is composed of an array of liquid wax ester that are very similar to the esters that make up 25-30% of human sebum/mimics skin. It is antibacterial, and noticeable accelerates the rate at which wounds close (think acne). Wonderful for all types of skin.

Organic, Wild-harvested, Sustainable Vetiver Essential Oil (Vetiveria zizanioides) is steam distilled from the roots of the fresh Haitian Vetiver plant. Its scent is deep, slightly sweet and resinous, with pronounced earth and root notes and light smoky undertones. Vetiver yields a is thick oil that, like Patchouli and sandalwood, improves with age. Let Vetiver’s complex and uplifting aroma help calm your mind when experiencing anxious, unnerved, or stressed feelings.

Organic, Wild-harvested, Sustainable Wild Lavender is steam distilled from uncultivated harvest in the south of France, an area well known for producing some of the planet most remarkable Lavender. The natural vitality and life force of wild plants are reflected in the chemical composition of their essential oils. In Ayurvedic terms, Lavender oil has cooling and drying energy to help relax the mind, soothe tension and anxiety.

 

 

 

 

 

Organic Spearmint( Menta spicata) is steam distilled from the leaves of this Moroccan Spearmint. Spearmint is sweeter, softer and has a lower menthol content than Peppermint, thus it is better suited for children and sensitive skin friendly formulas.

Wild-harvested, Sustainable, Fossilized Amber oil ( Oleum succinic/ Anbar) is extracted using a dry distillation method from a 35 million year old Himalayan fossilized tree resin. Unlike the synthetic Amber perfumes that can be found on the market, Fossilized Amber oil has a completely different aroma which is descried as resinous, leathery, tar-like, woody dry notes with hints of Pine and balsamic overtones.

       Organic Aged  Rare Patchouli (Pogostemon cablin) is  used in natural perfumery, skin and body  care, its also a good insect  repellent,aphrodisiac, promotes grounding/  decisive qualities. Its aroma is rich, dark,  earthy-sweet, mellow, and well aged very  deep and tenacious. 

 

 

 

 Organic Damiana (Turnera diffusa) was first used by the indigenous Guaycura in the baja region of Mexico. Many herbalists prescribe Damiana for mild to moderate depression, anxiety and nervous exhaustion. Damiana will promote digestive health by facilitating the breakdown of fats and sugars in the digestive system.

 

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