OIL SKIN CARE BENEFITS
What are Carrier Oils?
|Essential oils are rarely used neat
on the skin and should be diluted with one of the carrier or
base oils listed below. Good quality cold pressed oils are the
best becasue they retain their vitamin and mineral content.
Check use by dates and store in cool dark areas out of the sunlight.
||This is an excellent
facial oil, light, non-greasy & easily absorbed.
the surface of the skin, but has great value to act as an emollient,
skin smoother and softener while conditioning the skin and promoting
a clear young-looking complexion. It helps to relieve irritation
inflammation and itching. Suitable for all skin types.
and anti-inflammatory qualities that can reduce pain and swelling.
It also improves wound healing and stimulates blood circulation.
Only apply to unbroken skin.
||A wonderfully soothing oil with anti-viral,
anti-genotoxic( tumor) and anti-inflammatory properties. Suitable
for wound healing, minor burns including sunburn, and for easing
and smooth the skin. Assists with cell growth and skin rejuvenation.
It has a soft earthy scent. Although regarded a safe oil, it's
best avoided during pregnancy.
||Is commonly used as a natural preservative
in skin care products. It may be one of the most powerful supplements
that effectively helps to destroy bacteria, viruses, fungal
strains. It is a broad-spectrum, anti-microbial compound, without
destroying the helpful bacteria that are normally present. It
contains antioxidant properties.
|| Is rich in linoleic acid, an essential
fatty acid quite important for the skin and the cell membranes.
Readily absorbed, this oil has regenerative
and restructuring virtues. Great moisturizing properties and
is mildly astringent, tightening and toning the skin.
||Is an excellent carrier oil. Its structure
closely resembles that of your own skin sebum, making it ideal
for all skin types. It acts as an emulsifier with the skin's
natural sebum and gently unclogs the pores and lifts grime and
imbedded impurities. It is also a natural antioxidant.
Superb facial oil. Helps to tone and tighten the skin while
strengthening capillaries and assisting in cell regeneration.
Does not leave an oily residue on your skin. Offer some mild
UV protection and cell regenerative properties.
lemon myrtle has the high concentration of citral in its
leaves. Citral comprises 90-98% of the essential oils in lemon
myrtle, as opposed to less than 10% in lemons and limes. Some
of the characteristics of citral include:
Citral is an anti-fungal agent, non-acidic, high in anti-oxidants.
Reported to aid /relieve: muscle cramps and spasms, rheumatism,
headaches and fevers. Scientific studies have indicated that
citral can inhibit the growth of the pathogen which is one
of the causes of many gastro-duodenal diseases, including
ulcers. It is also said to aid in the reduction of cellulite
and the anti-oxidants in citral help boost the immune system.
Research by the Charles Sturt University (Wagga Wagga, New
South Wales)demonstrated that the essential oil of Lemon Myrtle
is more anti-bacterial and anti-fungal than that of Tea Tree
oil. There have been a small number of doctors using the essential
oil of Lemon Myrtle for treating conditions like tinea, eczema
and other fungal skin conditions with success especially when
chemical treatments are less preferred by patients.
Lemon myrtle helps promotes a healthy immune system and
can be applied topically to treat warts, cold sores and acne.
It is a highly potent antioxidant that can help fight diseases
such as cancer.
Lemon myrtle's excellent flavour and antioxidant properties
enhance our Herbal
& Body Repair ( high in lemon Myrtle oil) has certainly
been helpful in reducing eczema. Also used in our SunSpot
in Ayurvedic medicine Lemongrass is used to help bring down
fevers and treat infectious illnesses. Lemongrass oil has
great benefits as a muscle and skin toner, and revitalizes
the body and mind, helps with infections and keeps the family
pet flea and tick free and smelling nice.
When used in a lotion or a cream, it has value in clearing
cellulite, as well as toning the skin, opening blocked pores
and helping with acne. The antiseptic properties are useful
in treating athlete's foot and other fungal infections.
Beneficial for skin care: tonifying, astringent, cleansing
to oily skin, blackheads, tightens pores. Uplifting, used
for clarity, concentration and awareness.
Properties: Carminative, clarifying, energising, invigorating,
restoring, stimulating and reviving.Blends with Basil, Cedarwood,
Coriander, Geranium, Jasmine, Lavender, Neroli, Rosemary,
In vapor therapy, Lemongrass oil can be used for nervousness
and as an insect repellant. It is also great to revive the
mind when feeling lethargic and to energize as well as relieving
Lemongrass blends particularly well with basil, cedarwood,
coriander, geranium, jasmine, lavender and tea tree.
||This is a fantastic
regenerative oil. High in monounsaturated fatty acids; contains
Palmitoleic acid (promotes young soft skin), as well as Omega
3 and Omega 6 fatty acids; Helpful with scars and is considered
very safe for facial & baby skin care.
||Myrrh is botanically related to Frankincense.
Its skin rejuvenating and healing properties can be attributed
to its powerful antioxidant & anti-inflammatory properties.
It slows the signs of aging and soothes cracked or chapped skin.
It helps clear toxins and promotes tissue repair. Myrrh can
also help heal sun damage, rashes, and eczema. Asists with gradually
fading acne scars and sun spots.
Myrrh is also helpful with respiratory problems and strengthens
the immune system. Myrrh oil is traditionally steam-distilled
directly from myrrh resin.
||High in essential
fatty acids which help reduce the signs of premature aging,
& protects the skin from drying. This is an excellent night
||This oil is expensive but has wonderful
qualities for relieving both chest and urinary tract infections,
while assisting the skin in promoting hydration and moisture.
For the mind it creates a calming and harmonizing effect, while
reducing tension and confusion.
Sandalwood oil is extracted from the chipped heartwood by steam
distillation and yields 4 - 6.5 %.
The main chemical components are santalol, santyl acetate
and santalene. Our essential oil contains 90% santalol making
it a superior oil compard to current Australian Distilled
The oil has a woody, exotic smell, subtle and lingering and
the color is pale yellow to pale gold.
Sandalwood is considered to be a non-toxic, non-irritant
and non-sensitizing oil.
On the skin, sandalwood oil relieves itching and inflammation
of the skin, and is most effective in relieving dehydrated
skin - making it great for anti-ageing skincare - and the
astringent action has a great toning effect and is also used
with great results in oily skin conditions and to prevent
the skin from forming ugly scars and for fighting dry eczema.
Sandalwood oil blends particularly well with Bergamot, Black
pepper, Geranium, Lavender, Myrrh, Rose, Vetivert and Ylang-Ylang.
||Is rich in Vitamins A, D,
E, and also contains Vitamins B1, B2, B3, B6, F, essential fatty
acids, protein, and minerals. It is a natural antioxidant which
helps promote the formation of new cells, improve circulation,
and to help repair sun damage to the skin. It is also used to
help relieve the symptoms of dermatitis.
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purposes only. These statements have not been evaluated by the
NICNAS and are not intended to diagnose, cure, treat or prevent
disease. Individual results may vary, and before using any suplement,
it is always advisable to consult with your own health care