Calendula: (Calendula Officinalis) has long been recognized as one of the best herbs for the skin. It stimulates cellular regeneration.
Red Clover: (Trifolium Pratense) contains anti-infectious agents and is nutrifying to the skin.
Mugwort: (Artemisia Vulgaris) is soothing to the skin and relieves itching during healing. Used by Native Americans as a poultice on wounds.
Burdock Root: (Arctium Lappa) reduces inflammation and draws out impurities.
Chickweed: (Stellaria Media) soothes rashes and skin irritations and is an anti-inflammatory and demulcent.
Echinacea: (Echinacea Angustifolia) is an antiseptic that protects against infection and prevents free radical damage from UV rays.
Comfrey: (Symphytom Officinale) is a demulcent that softens and soothes the skin while keeping it moist and healthy.
HEALING FROM THE HIVE**
Bees wax: A natural wax which provides a protective layer against moisture loss due to exposure to sun, wind, or cold. An emulsifier wtih the ability to soften & protect the skin without clogging the pores.
Honey: One of the best natural humectants & emollients with the ability to preserve moisture content and to soothe and soften the skin.
Royal Jelly: Extremely nutrient rich sustance containing a complete range of amino acids, vitamins & minerals and has antimicrobial properties. These components are stabilized when combined with honey & bees wax.
Propolis: Resinous substance gathered by bees from trees; rich in B vitamins, minerals and antibiotics with the ability to seal in moisture and defend against microbes.
ANTIOXIDANT VITAMIN E**
Derived from a natural non-GMO vegetable source; it serves as a preservative to extend product freshness. Additionally, it helps prevent cell damage by neutralizing free radicals.
MOISTURIZING OILS* & EMOLLIENTS**
Cold Pressed Olive Oil*: Nutrifiying emollient oil; rich in squalene and unsaponifiable properties which lubricate & soften the skin. Also, has a natural sun screen factor.
Expeller Pressed Sesame Oil*: One of the most heathful of all oils; rich in essential fatty acids & Vitamin E with excellent stability and resistance to oxidation.
Jojoba Oil*: An emollient wax from shrubs native to the American southwestern desert where temperatures reach 120 degrees F with little precipitation. Jojoba survives this hostile environment by producing a moisture retaining wax with remarkable resistance to oxidation & rancidity. The harvesting of jojoba provides a sustainable income to Native Americans in this bio-region.
Shea Butter (Karite)*: Tiny almond-like berries from a tree native to Central Africa used for food & body care. Clinical observation has indicated that karite increases capillary stimulation of the skin speeding cellular regeneration. It also has a natural anti-oxidant agent & tests indicated that karite alone protected against UV rays.
Lanolin: A purified** complex, protective substance obtained from the wool of sheep, entirely without harm to the animal. One of the oldest cosmetically used natural substances due to its unique water absorption properties, its high content of unsaturated fatty acids and its resistance to rancidity.Most importantly it resembles human sebum & has the ability to mimic many of its functions in maintaining optimal skin health.
Aloe Vera*: The pulp is believed to contain “bio-genic stimulators” that heal & regenerate the skin. Scientist have found that aloe acts as an antibiotic & that its enzymatic activity reduces or eliminates scars.
Vegetable Gelly: An all natural proprietary formula containing : castor oil, apricot kernal oil, Vitamins A,C,E & lecithin.
Essential oils are highly concentrated steam distilled extractions of plants which have been used for well being since the beginning of civilization. Essential oils are present in tiny droplets between the cell walls of plants where they function as catalysts and hormone regulators, acting as agents of adaptation between the plant and its environment. Each drop of essential oil is equivalent to at least one ounce of plant matter and has the ability to diffuse through the skin & membranes to carry its healing properties deep into the tissues
* Certified organically grown ** Certified tested