Saffron (Crocus Sativus), Red Sandalwood (Pterocarpus santalinus), Indian Madder (Rubia Cordifolia), Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra), Indian Barberry (Berberis asistata), Indian Banyan (Ficus Benghalensis), Blue Lotus (Nymphaea Stellata), Wild Himilayan Cherry (Prunus cerasoides), Indian Lotus Saffron (Nelumbo nucifera), Patala (Oleaceae), Indian Trumpet Flower (Oroxylum indicum), rose (rosa), Dusky Fire Brand Bark (Premna mucronata), Vetiver (Vetiveria zizanioides), Java Fig (Ficus lacor), Bael (Aegle marmelos), Gambhari (Gmelina arborea), Patala (Stereospermum suaveolens), Shalaparni (Desmodium gangeticum), Indian Redwood (Caesalpinia sappan), Prisni parni (Uraria picta), Gokshur (Tribulus terrestris), Yellow Berried Nightshade (Solanum xanthocarpum), sesame oil
The herbs are taken and soaked in water for a few hours. That mixture
is dried and activated in oil.
The active compound in Saffron, crocin has been found to contain potent UV radiation protection. The high concentration of antioxidants help protect the skin from the sun's harmful rays. Antioxidants also help skin maintain elasticity & radiance. Saffron is also shown to reduce inflammation, redness, blemishes and support wound healing. Saffron has been used for centuries for its many healing and soothing properties.
Found primarily in the Eastern Ghats - a hilly mountain range in Southern India, Red Sandalwood is known to aid skin and heal almost any skin issue. From clearing blemishes, to evening skin tone, shrinking pores, and maintaining elasticity, and balancing oil production. Red Sandalwood brings deep nourishment to the skin, helps to heal discoloration and scars, brings down inflammation or irritation, and helps fill in fine lines and brings cellular buoyancy to the skin.
Originating in Ancient Egypt and cultivated in the waters of the Nile, Blue Lotus was once a prolific plant incorporated in many ancient cultures for both its medicinal properties as well as its mythical resonance. The plant was traded widely around the ancient world and worked its way into cultural significance. Depicted on tombs in Egypt, and Mayan temples in Mexico, Blue Lotus spread its magic to many. Symbolizing rebirth, wisdom, intuition, divine connection, and even perhaps standing as a symbol for the universe itself. A deeply powerful plant that brings wisdom even to the skin. Moisturizing, hydrating, smoothing, and deeply calming, Blue Lotus is full of antioxidants that protect skin from sun and premature aging. Known for bringing balance back to the skin and helping the skin to regulate and regenerate. With clarifying properties, Blue Lotus boosts radiance as it heals and smoothes.
Wild Himalayan Cherry
Found in Northern India, growing in the Himalayan mountains, Wild Himalayan Cherry has been used in Ayurveda for centuries for its varied use, both internally, and topically. As a tonic, Wild Himalayan Cherry works with the body to heal ailments and aid where it is needed. Astringent in nature, the plant is strengthening and fortifying for the skin. Amazing for wound healing and skin repair Wild Himalayan Cherry works to bring skin back into harmony and vibrancy.
Indian Lotus Saffron
Lotus Saffron is actually lotus pollen from the lotus flower and is extremely nutritious and potent. Rich in vitamins and minerals, especially vitamin B and C this beautiful pollen helps to brighten and tone skin while nourishing from the inside out. With cooling properties, lotus saffron is soothing and relaxing bringing calm clarity to the skin.
This bitter and astringent Ayurvedic herb is extremely cooling and calming. Amazing for any inflammation, helps to bring down swelling and irritation as it calms and balances. With many beneficial compounds, patala brings balance to any imbalance.
Indian Trumpet Flower
Used internally for blood sugar balance, increased circulation and blood flow, Indian Trumpet Flower works similarly in topical use. Helping to increase blood flow to the skin and enhance circulation that brings vital nutrients and purification to the skin cells.
One of the best herbs for increasing blood flow and removing blockages, Indian Madder helps skin to detoxify with ease and flush out old cells so that new ones can take their place. Bringing new life and blood to the skin's surface and supporting the lymph. Incredible anti-inflammatory and healing properties treat acne and irritation.
One of the primary compounds in licorice, glycyrrhizin is incredible in the treatment of dermatitis, rosacea, or psoriasis, and helps to bring down any symptoms of irritation like redness or itching. Licochalcone A, also found in licorice helps to protect and strengthen the skin, allowing the skin to become more resilient and also helps to balance oil production.
Rich in vitamin C, amongst many other vitamins and minerals, Indian Barberry, is brightening and full of anti-oxidants that help to protect skin. The active compound berberine also is amazing at treating blemishes and soothing raised bumps and lesions.
Healing and astringent, Indian Banyan is primary in wound healing and the regeneration of healthy skin. Specifically targets acne but is also incredible for any skin aliments for its anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties.
The Queen of the Flowers. Rose has been prized for it's beautifying properties since before the times of the Pharaohs. Rose can help the skin heal, and retain it's elasticity. Rose is anti-inflammatory, anti-aging, creates cell renewal, balances moods, balances hormones, opens the heart and clears the skin, spirit and mind.
Dusky Fire Brand Bark
Extremely moisturizing and soothing, Dusky Fire Brand Bark is deeply replenishing to the skin. Used to treat burn victims, the active compounds promote skin healing and regeneration while soothing and hydrating.
Not only a beautiful aroma but also an ancient Ayurvedic remedy for a variety of skin conditions. Healing and hydrating, Vetiver works to balance the skins PH, strengthening the skins acid mantle to protect against pollutants and bacteria. Tightens pores and and brings even skin tone and color while treating inflammation.
Collagen boosting and deeply moisturizing, Java Fig helps to reduce fine lines and lock in moisture to help skin maintain equilibrium and elasticity. Immensely packed with nutrients, vitamins, minerals, Java Fig is like a meal for your skin, giving it everything it needs to thrive.
One of the herbs that comprise the essential ten herbs of Ayurveda, known as Dashamoola, Gambhari provides incredible anti-oxidant benefits and protection that brings strength back to the skin. Fortifying and grounding, this herb promotes calm, bright, and strong skin.
Another herb in the Dashamoola, Shalaparni is amazing for any skin healing process. It is antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, all properties that help keep skin to renew and regenerate quickly and cleanly.
Found primarily in southern India, Indian Redwood has beautiful restorative powers. Traditionally it is often boiled in water and consumed internally. It is extremely anti-inflammatory and used to treat internal inflammatory conditions. It is known to promote glowing, healthy skin.
Also included in the Dashamoola, Prishniparni is used for many acute ailments and longevity alike. Topically, Prishniparni is both revitalizing and strengthening, helping to build elastin and energize the skin to become strong and vibrant.
A toning and cleansing herb, Gokshur helps to clarify, tone, and aid the skin with its natural cleansing cycle. Anti-inflammatory, and containing many strengthening compounds, Gokshur is amazing when taken internally with hair loss, clearing skin issues, and is also helpful for fertility in both men and women.
Yellow Berried Nightshade
Yellow Berried Nightshade strengthens on a cellular level, helping skin to become strong and resilient and have the ability to regenerate and increase cell turnover. Aids in the healing process of most skin ailments and brings a smoothing, toning quality to the skin.
Antioxidant, antimicrobial, and anti-inflammatory sesame oil has been used in Ayurveda as a tridoshic oil for centuries. It brings calm and balance to the skin while being full of juicy nutrients and vitamins, especially vitamin E which is amazing at helping protect the skin against environmental factors like UV rays and pollution.