Glossary

Anise

Aids in the digestion of rich foods and settles the stomach. Stimulates gastric juice production, relieves nausea and is helpful for colic. Regulates digestion relieving both diarrhea and constipation.


Balsam Fir

Heals muscular and rheumatic pain.


Basil

Muscle relaxant, antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory. Helps fight throat and lung infections. Helps relieve cramping from PMS.


Bergamot

Helps maintain proper rates of metabolism by stimulating hormone secretion. Aids digestion & increases nutrient absorption. Soothes skin irritations and promotes healing. Reduces cellulite production through hormone regulation. Very calming and offers hormonal support, reduces anxiety, depression and lifts the mood.


Black Pepper

Stimulates the digestive system from the salivary glands in the mouth to the large intestine, promoting the secretion of digestive juices like acids and bile into the stomach to facilitate digestion. Relieves arthritis, nerve and muscle pain.


Blue Tansy

Anti-inflammatory, anesthetic, anti-itching. Cleanses the liver and lymphatic system while combating anger and negative emotions.


Cedarwood

Reduces stress, anxiety and emotional exhaustion. Helps balance, ground, stabalize and strengthen. Stimulates the limbic part of the brain and the pineal gland which releases melatonin.


Cinnamon Bark

One of the most powerful antiseptics known and is strongly antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal. Has an insulin-like activity as well as increasing blood circulation.  Helps lower blood sugar levels.


Cinnamon Leaf

Stimulates the circulatory system, strengthens heart and nervous system. Treats nausea, gas and diarrhea. Relieves colic and general stomach discomforts. Blocks pain, anti-inflammatory.


Citronella

Not only helps repel insects, but helps with muscle and nerve pain.


Clary Sage

Contains sclareol, a phytoestrogen which mimics estrogen function to help balance hormones. Naturally raises estrogen and progesterone levels.


Clove

Known as one of the most antimicrobial, antiseptic, antifungal, antiviral and anti-infections oils. Strong analgesic that helps numb pain. Has been researched for its ability to fight brain tumors and breast cancer. Increases blood circulation and purification.  Lowers blood sugar levels.


Copaiba

Powerful anti-inflammatory. Works as a sedative to the nervous system.


Coriander

Lowers glucose and insulin levels and supports pancreatic function.


Cypress

Circulates and regulates blood flow. Discourages fluid retention, strengthens blood capillaries. Anti-inflammatory, improves circulation. Proven effective against cervical, liver and prostate cancers.


Dorado Azul

Strong anti-inflammatory. Helps promote deep breathing and relaxation. Brings relief from colds, coughs, flu, bronchitis, asthma and allergic reaction (constriction and compromised breathing). Respiratory stimulant.


Elemi

Effective against muscle and nerve pain.


Eucalyptus

Very anti-infectious, antibacterial, antiviral and anti-inflammatory. Helps soothe sore muscles and skin irritations. High cineole content, used to combat congestion and the effects of colds and flu. Effective against bronchitis, catarrh, cold sores, colds, coughing, fever, flu, poor circulation and sinusitis.


Fennel

Historically used to treat stomach irritations and discomforts including acid reflux, indigestion, gas and heartburn as well as colic in babies. Anti-inflammatory and diuretic (reduces swelling). Reduces blood glucose levels, insulin and insulin resistance. Reduces sugar cravings. Helps disperse cellulite, flushing toxins and fat from tissues. Promotes the production of collagen below the skin surface. Has estrogen like properties that help balance hormone production in men and women.


Frankincense (Boswellia Carterii)

Cuts cortisol levels by 40%! Regulates and stimulates thyroid function. Rejuvenates and heals, combats wrinkles and other signs of aging.  Has also been studied and tested for cancer and brain disorders with positive results. Repairs damage and people have reported both better eyesight and hearing.


Geranium

Increases circulation while reducing stress on the body’s systems.  Supports immune health. Known for its regeneration and healing of skin conditions. Cleanses oily skin and revitalizes skin cells. Improves blood flow, reduces nervous tension and balances emotions. Digests toxins trapped in fat cells. Stops bleeding (hemostatic), revitalizes skin cells. Balances hormones and reduces menstrual problems and PMS.


German Chamomile

Reduces stress (cortisol) which inhibits adrenal health. Promotes the secretion of digestive juices to facilitate digestion. Strong anti-inflammatory, relaxant and anesthetic. Promotes liver and gallbladder health and inhibits lipid peroxidation. Reduces scaring and promotes skin health.


Ginger

Treats stomach problems, nausea, indigestion, inflammation and menstrual disorders. Historically used to ease tummy troubles. Very anti-inflammatory. Anesthetic that is especially helpful with arthritic and muscle pains. Expectorant.


Grapefruit

Powerful antioxidant and stimulant. Keeps body light and free of toxins with its diuretic nature. Strong disinfectant to keep you healthy. Aids the lymphatic system. Helps stimulate the digestive tract to relieve indigestion and gas. Helps reduce fluid retention which helps with inflammation. Has been tested successfully with brain tumors and skin cancer. Dissolves fat.  Metabolic stimulant and detoxifier, helping break down and flush cellulite.


Helichrysum

Considered the oil of all oils, and quite expensive. Extremely potent anti-inflammatory with the ability to speed healing and correct damage on the cellular level.


Hyssop

Eases spasms causing pain the abdomen. Facilitates digestion and helps clear gasses from intestines.


Juniper Berry

Diuretic, relieves swelling. Increases circulation through the kidneys and promotes excretion of toxins while promoting nerve regeneration.  Helps flush toxins and fat from tissues.


Laurel Leaf

Works as a mucolytic and expectorant.  Very antibacterial and antifungal.


Lavender

Promotes tissue regeneration and speeds healing. Reduces excess sebum on the skin and balances oil production. Amazing adaptogen that has healing power. Has been tested with cervical, liver, lung and prostate cancers with great results.  Promotes healing at the cellular level and increases the efficacy of other oils. Soothes, disinfects – great for burns, rashes and other skin issues. Well known as a relaxant, very soothing to the nervous system. Improves concentration and mental acuity. Vasodilating, reduces blood fat/cholesterol. Relieves mood swings and agitation.


Lemon

Fights mental fatigue, exhaustion, dizziness, anxiety, nervousness and nervous tension. Increases alertness and concentration. Has antiseptic properties and contains compounds that amplify immunity.  It promotes circulation, leukocyte formation and lymphatic functions. Research shows that vaporized lemon oil can kill meningococcal bacteria in 15 minutes, as well as typhoid bacilli, staphylococcus aureus, diphtheria, tuberculosis and even pneumococcus bacteria.


Lemongrass

Has the ability to regenerate connective tissues and ligaments.  Pain relieving properties.


Lime

Strong antioxidant, known to restore health, strength and vitality. Can stimulate and refresh a tired mind and helps with depression.


Mandarin

Relieves anxiety and stress. Uplifting.


Marjoram

Has muscle soothing properties. Soothes the digestive tract and is a general relaxant. Lowers blood pressure and helps calm the nerves.


Neroli

Lowers blood pressure and anxiety and is a natural relaxant.


Ocotea

Lowers insulin needs and reduces blood sugar fluctuations. The aroma increases feelings of fullness. Induces feelings of peace and tranquility.


Orange

Supports healthy thyroid function and well-being. Helps remove gasses & toxins. Uplifting and motivating. Shown effective in lab studies against breast, liver, lung and prostate cancers. Brings about feelings of security and peace. Elevating to the mind and body, combats depression.


Oregano

Anti-inflammatory. Stimulates the immune system. Creates a feeling of security.


Palo Santo

Proven in lab studies to regrow knee cartilage. Researchers are testing this fairly new oil with several types of cancer.  It is proving to be very effective.


Patchouli

A known antidepressant, it helps relieve feelings of tension and stress. Soothes inflammation. Also a diuretic and general tonic. Stimulates the limbic center of the brain, re-establishing mental and emotional equilibrium and energizing the mind. Promotes grounding, clarifies thoughts and allows the mind to relax.


Peppermint

Helps drive other oils quickly to their destinations. Purifying & stimulating. Studies show inhaling peppermint increased mental accuracy by 28%. Improves concentration, alertness & memory. Soothes the stomach and digestions tract. Also known as a strong pain reliever. Antiseptic for the respiratory system. Anti-inflammatory. Helps suppress coughs, clears lungs and nasal congestion. Improves air flow to the lungs and kills airborne bacteria, fungi and viruses. Strengthens the liver and glandular functions. Relieves cramping.


Pine

Reduces stress and mental/emotional fatigue. Stimulates hormone functions such as the endocrine (thyroid) and adrenal systems. Lymphatic stimulant. Known to be a digestive soother. Relaxes stressed muscles and joints, relieving pain.


Ravensara

A strong analgesic. Antiseptic, anti-infectious, antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal and expectorant. Used to treat influenza, sinusitis, bronchitis and herpes.


Roman Chamomile

Anesthetic and anti-inflammatory. Soothes skin irritations, promotes quick healing. Relieves restlessness, stress, irritability, nervousness, anger, anxiety, ADHD, depression and insomnia but should not be used in large doses unless you plan on sleeping. Used in Europe for skin regeneration and detoxifying the blood and liver.


Rosemary

Increases circulation and reduces exhaustion. Very high in cineole which is a key ingredient in antiseptic drugs. Antimicrobial. Aids digestion and has been utilized for various stomach problems and as a liver detox. Helps soothe stiff and cold muscles. Diuretic, reducing fluid accumulation in the fatty layer of the skin.


Rosewood

Powerful antidepressant. Stimulates many glands and organs in the body. Anti-infectious, antibacterial, antifungal and antispasmodic. Helps improve skin elasticity to reduce scaring.


Sacred Frankincense (Boswellia Sacra)

Years of testing in Oman have proven this oil has the ability to cause cancer cells to die and is currently undergoing the process for FDA approval.  It has also been successful in tests for Alzheimer’s and Autism.


Sage

Helps balance all hormone functions including endocrine and adrenal.


Spearmint

Traditionally used as a pain reliever.


Spruce

Immune stimulant. Promotes balance and grounding. Regulates hormone functions.


Tangerine

Reduces fluid retention, wrinkles & oily skin. Balances nervous systems, relieves mental fatigue and elevates the mood. Uplifting. Contains esters and aldehydes that are sedating and calming, helping with anxiety and nervousness.


Tea Tree

Promotes healing.  Disinfecting, antifungal, antibacterial, antiviral.  Soothes and relieves skin irritations.


Thyme

Anti-aging, fights fatigue and exhaustion.


Valerian

Clinically investigated for its tranquilizing properties, the sesquiterpenes in this oil exert a calming effect on the central nervous system.


Wintergreen

Especially good for bone healing and pain relief.


Ylang Ylang

Helps with feelings of being overwhelmed, stressed and nervous. Uplifting and invigorating. Known to be an aphrodisiac. Regulates heartrate, combats anger and increases feelings of confidence, peace and wellbeing.


Lotion Base Ingredients

Water, Vegetable Glycerin, Stearic Acid (palm-derived fatty acid), Myristyl Myristate (naturally derived ester), Cetearyl Alcohol (a mixture of naturally derived fatty alcohols – coconut and palm), Ceteareth-20 (Coconut fatty alcohol), Clycerl Stearate (fatty acid from palm and soy kernels), Simmondsi Chinesis (Jojoba seed oil), Clycine Soja (Soybean oil), Cetyl Alcohol (fatty palm alcohol), Carbomer (plant based thickener and emulsifier), Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea butter), Calendula officinalis flower oil (marigold), Passiflora Edulis (Passion fruit seed oil), Oryza Sativa (Rice bran oil), Euterpe Oleracea (Acai Palm fruit oil), Phenoxyethanol (organic glycol ether – natural preservative), Ethylhexyglycerin (glyceryl ether used as a preservative and skin conditioning agent).


Spray Base Ingredients

Organic aloe juice, witch hazel and black willow bark extract.


Shampoo Base Ingredients

Water, Sodium methyl-2 sulfolaurate (derived from coconuts), Disodium 2-sulfolaurate (derived from coconuts and palm), Cetyl betain (from beets), Lauryl lactyl lactate (natural product of lauryl alcohol and lactic acid), Aloe juice, Sodium lauroyl latylate (salt derived from coconuts), Flax extract, Panthenol (pro-vitamin B5), Glycol distearate (natural fatty acid), Guar hydroxyproply (from guar gum), Trimonium chloride (organic cleanser and static reducer), Natural preservatives (organic glycol ether).


Conditioner Base Ingredients

Water, Vegetable glycerin, Olive oil, Grapeseed oil, Sorbitan Laurate (from coconuts), Cetyl alcohol (from coconuts), Benentrimonium Chloride (from canola oil), Cocamidoprpyl betain (from coconuts), Panthenol (pro-vitamin B5), Hydrolyzed rice protein, Citric acid, Lactic acid, Ascorbic acid, Potassium sorbate (natural fatty acid).


Blemish Cleanser Ingredients

Organic aloe leaf juice, Rooibos extract, Olive oil, Cocamidoropyl Betaine (from coconuts), Decyl Glucoside (from coconuts), Emulsifying wax, Glycerin, MSM, Jojoba seed oil, DMAE, Hyaluronic acid, Tamanu oil, Green tea leaf extract, White tea leaf extract, Lichen extract, White willow bark extract, Activated charcoal, Vitamin E, Pro-Vitamin B5, Vitamin C ester, Xanthan Gum, Essential Oils.


Nourish Cleanser Ingredients

Organic Aloe Leaf Juice, Organic Olive Oil, Organic Rooibos Extract, Emulsifying Wax NF, Glycerin, MSM, DMAE, Pomegranate Extract, Organic Pineapple Fruit Extract, Organic Papaya Fruit Extract, Organic Papaya Leaf Extract, Organic Coconut Oil, Organic Jojoba Seed Oil, Vitamin E, Alpha Lipoic Acid, Vitamin C Ester, Panthenol (Pro-Vitamin B5), Vitamin A, Rosehip Fruit Oil, Evening Primrose Oil, Cranberry Seed Oil, Carrot Seed Oil, Xanthan Gum, Essential oils.