3-Hexanol

3-Hexanol

3-Hexanol

Found in: Nourishing Body Creme

Key benefits: Scent enhancer.

Derived from: Pineapples

 

3-hexanol is an organic scent compound that occurs naturally in pineapples. It has an herbaceous aroma.

 

Abyssinian Oil

Crambe Abyssinica Seed Oil

Found in: Restorative Floral Bath

Key benefits: Moisturizing. Protects natural skin barrier. 

Derived from: Crambe abyssinica seeds

 

Abyssinian oil has a unique molecular structure not found in any other naturally occurring substance. Packed with rich unsaturated fatty acids, it hydrates and nourishes the skin. Its lightweight texture is non-greasy, with a luxuriously velvety feel. 

Arnica Extract

Arnica Extract

Arnica Montana  

Found in: Superlative Body Balm

Key benefits: Anti-inflammatory. Analgesic. Reduces bruising and swelling. 

Derived from: Arnica flowers

 

Arnica is a flowering plant that grows mainly in Europe, Siberia and parts of North America. An analgesic and anti-inflammatory, it has long been used topically in both traditional and homeopathic medicines for pain relief and to help with the reduction of bruising and swelling. It’s proven especially effective in treating arthritis. Arnica extract has also been reported to increase resistance to bacterial infections. 

Ascorbyl Palmitate

Ascorbyl Palmitate

Found in: Nourishing Body Creme

Key benefits: Antioxidant. Natural preservative. 

Derived from: A mix of ascorbic acid (vitamin C) and palmitic acid

 

Ascorbyl palmitate is a fat-soluble vitamin C and natural preservative that helps keep formulas free of spoilage and rancidity. An antioxidant, it protects skin from free-radical damage and visible signs of aging. 

Avocado Oil

Avocado Oil

Persea Gratissima

Found in: Superlative Body Balm 

Key benefits: Moisturizing.

Derived from: Avocados

 

The avocado is a fruit native to Mexico and Central America whose oil is produced by expressing the dried pulp. Rich in fatty acids, avocado oil has been used for almost two thousand years (reports stretch back to AD 900) for its soothing and nourishing effect on the skin. Today, the intensely hydrating oil is often found in moisturizers and anti-aging formulas. It’s also used to quench dry, cracked skin and to help ease conditions like eczema and psoriasis.

Bacopa

Bacopa

Bacopa Monnieri

Found in: Lucidity Powder

Key benefits: Nootropic. Antioxidant. Anti-inflammatory. 

Derived from: Bacopa plants

 

Bacopa is a perennial herb that grows in wetlands throughout the world. It has been used for centuries in traditional Ayurvedic medicine to improve memory, treat anxiety and reduce the symptoms of certain diseases and disorders, including epilepsy. Some research shows that bacopa can increase cognitive function as well. 

Beet Juice Powder

Beet Juice Powder

Beta Vulgaris

Found in: Lucidity Powder

Key benefits: Antioxidant. Boosts stamina. Supports healthy circulation. 

Derived from: Beets

 

Beets are one of the richest dietary sources of antioxidants, which protect against environmental stressors and free radicals linked to everything from cancer and liver damage to aging skin. They’re also high in nitrates that help improve blood pressure and support a healthy circulation of blood flow to the brain, heart and muscles. It’s believed that beets can boost physical stamina (especially during a workout). 

Behenyl Alcohol

Behenyl Alcohol

Behenyl Alcohol

Found in: Nourishing Body Creme

Key benefits: Emollient. Emulsifier. Thickening agent.

Derived from: Grape seeds

 

Behenyl alcohol is a natural fatty alcohol commonly used as a thickening agent in cosmetics. It also has emollient properties that soften and soothe the skin.

Benzyl Acetate

Benzyl Acetate

Found in: Nourishing Body Creme

Key benefits: Aromatherapeutic. 

Derived from: A condensation of benzyl alcohol and acetic acid

 

Benzyl acetate is an organic ester with a sweet, floral aroma.

Bergamot Essential Oil

Bergamot Essential Oil

Citrus Aurantium Bergamia

Found In: Nourishing Body Creme

Derived From: Bergamot fruit

 

Bergamot essential oil has a fresh floral citrus scent often used in aromatherapy for a variety of purposes including the alleviation of stress-related fatigue, restoring appetite and strengthening the immune system. It is also known to help relieve skin irritations such as eczema, psoriasis, acne, and superficial wounds.

Bisabolol

Bisabolol

Bisabolol

Found in: Superlative Body Balm

Key benefits: Moisturizing. Antioxidant. Anti-irritant. Antimicrobial.

Derived from: Chamomile plants

 

Bisabolol is a multi-benefit skincare oil derived from chamomile that has a sweet scent. It has a calming effect, relieving damage and irritation while stimulating the healing process. High in panthenol, it is a natural emollient and humectant, drawing moisture into the skin to keep it hydrated and nourished. It’s also rich in antioxidants, which prevent harm from free radicals that can cause visible signs of aging. 

Bitter Orange Extract

Citrus Aurantium Amara

Products: Nourishing Body Creme

Key Benefits: Cleansing. Sensorial.

Derived From: Bitter orange leaves and twigs

 

This extract is made from the flowers and peel of the Bitter Orange plant which is originally native to South Vietnam, but now grown in several countries. It is said to gently cleanse away impurities without stripping the skin. It’s scent imparts a fresh, leafy-green and lightly floral citrus note to formulations.

Black Pepper Seed Oil

Black Pepper Seed Oil

Piper Nigrum (Pepper) Seed Oil

Found in: Superlative Body Balm / Nourishing Body Creme

Key benefits: Anti-inflammatory. Analgesic. Antioxidant.     

Derived from: Peppercorn fruit

 

Extracted from peppercorns, black pepper oil has the same warm, spicy aroma. An anti-inflammatory, it’s applied locally to reduce aches and pains. It’s also rich in antioxidants, which protect the skin from environmental damage.    

Borage Seed Oil

Borago Officinalis

Found In: Restorative Floral Bath

Key Benefits: Antiinflammation. Moisturizing. Strengthens the skin barrier.

Derived From: Borage Seeds

 

Borage Seed Oil is a rich source of the essential fatty acid gamma linolenic acid, which is shown to improve the skin’s protective barrier.  It is traditionally used to treat all kinds of skin inflammation including eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis and rosacea.

Boswellia Extract

Boswellia Extract

Boswellia Serrata Resin Extract

Found in: Superlative Body Balm / Soothing Powder

Key benefits: Anti-inflammatory. Analgesic. 

Derived from: Boswellia trees

 

The Boswellia tree grows in dry mountainous regions of India, northern Africa and the Middle East. Its resin extract has been used medicinally for thousands of years and remains a staple in Ayurvedic practices. A powerful anti-inflammatory, Boswellia is proven to reduce pain and improve symptoms associated with osteoarthritis and ulcerative colitis. Studies show that it may also help with asthma, fine lines and wrinkles (when applied topically) and inflammatory bowel disease. 

Broad-Spectrum Hemp Extract

Broad-Spectrum Hemp Extract

Cannabidiol

Found in: Superlative Body Balm / Nourishing Body Creme / Fortifying Magnesium Soak / Restorative Floral Bath / Soothing Powder / Lucidity Powder

Key benefits: Anti-inflammatory. Antioxidant. Emollient. Reduces puffiness. Controls excess sebum production. 

Derived from: Hemp plants

 

Broad-spectrum hemp extract is rich in fatty acids and cannabinoids like CBD and terpenes — each responsible for different bodily sensations and health benefits. (Note: unlike full-spectrum hemp extract, broad-spectrum does not contain the psychoactive THC.) These cannabinoids work together in what researchers call an “entourage effect” to boost each other’s potency. 

Bromelain

Bromelain

Bromelain

Found in: Fortifying Magnesium Soak

Key benefits: Analgesic. Anti-inflammatory. Soothing.  

Derived from: Pineapple plants 

 

Bromelain is a protein-digesting enzyme extract derived from pineapples. For centuries, it has been used as a naturopathic agent throughout Central and South America. An anti-inflammatory, it helps soothe pain and reduce swelling. It’s often used to prevent muscle soreness after a workout. Early studies show it might be effective in preventing certain types of cancer. 

Caprylhydroxamic Acid

Caprylhydroxamic Acid

Caprylhydroxamic Acid

Found in: Nourishing Body Creme

Key benefits: Natural preservative. Antifungal. 

Derived from: Coconut oil

 

Caprylhydroxamic acid is an amino acid derived from coconut oil. It works as a preservative and antifungal agent.

Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride

Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride

Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride

Found In: Superlative Body Balm / Nourishing Body Creme / Restorative Floral Bath / Fortifying Magnesium Soak

Key Benefits: Antixodant. Prevents moisture loss.

Derived From: Coconut

 

Caprylic/ Capric Triglyceride is an excellent hydrating and skin-repairing ingredient. The mix of fatty acids can aid the repair of the skin's surface and assist in moisture loss.

Capsaicin

Capsaicin

Capsicum Frutescens Oleoresin

Found in: Restorative Floral Bath

Key benefits: Anti-inflammatory. Analgesic. Increases blood flow. 

Derived from: Chili peppers

 

The heat-producing ingredient in chili peppers, capsaicin relieves muscle and joint pain from strains, sprains, arthritis, bruising and backaches by inducing a topically warming sensation that activates certain nerve cells. With regular use, capsaicin can reduce the body’s amount of substance P, a neurotransmitter that heightens pain perceptions.

Cardamom Seed Essential Oil

Cardamom Seed Essential Oil

Elettaria Cardamomum

Found In: Fortifying Magnesium Soak

Key Benefits: Analgesic. 

Derived From: Cardamom seeds

 

Cardamom seed essential oil has been shown to provide relief from muscle aches and cramps. It has a warming effect similar to a camphor medicinal and a spicy, woody scent.

Cedarwood Oil

Cedarwood Oil

Juniperus Virginiana (Cedarwood) Oil

Found in: Restorative Floral Bath

Key benefits: Antibacterial. Astringent. Anti-inflammatory. 

Derived from: Cedar trees

 

Cedarwood oil is distilled from the wood of cedar trees. It is known for its pleasant woodsy scent and multitude of skin benefits, which include soothing dryness, irritation and itchiness and combating oil buildup and acne. It’s also used in aromatherapy for its calming effect. 

Cetearyl Alcohol

Cetearyl Alcohol

Cetearyl Alcohol

Found in: Superlative Body Balm / Nourishing Body Creme

Key benefits: Stabilizer. Texture enhancer. Emollient.

Derived from: Coconuts

 

Cetearyl alcohol is a stabilizing and texture-enhancing agent derived from coconuts. It is unlike other alcohols that irritate and dry out the skin. In fact, it has emollient properties that nourish and condition the epidermis.

Cetearyl Olivate

Cetearyl Olivate

Cetearyl Olivate

Found in: Superlative Body Balm

Key benefits: Emulsifier. Texture enhancer.

Derived from: Cetearyl alcohol and olive oil

 

Cetearyl olivate is a plant-derived waxy ester that works as an emulsifier and texture agent.

Cetyl Hydroxyethylcellulose

Cetyl Hydroxyethylcellulose

Found in: Superlative Body Balm

Key benefits: Stabilizer. Thickening agent. Emollient. 

Derived from: A mix of cetyl alcohol and hydroxyethylcellulose

 

Cetyl hydroxyethylcellulose is a thickening and stabilizing agent. It also helps skin retain its natural moisture. 

Citric Acid

Citric Acid
Found in: Nourishing Body Creme / Lucidity Powder / Soothing Powder

Key benefits: Natural preservative. Flavor agent. 

Derived from: Citrus fruits

 

Citric acid is used in skincare to adjust the acidity of the formula. In nutritional supplements, citric acid balances the acidic flavor and acts as a natural preservative.

Cocoa Bean Extract

Cocoa Bean Extract

Theobromine

Found in: Lucidity Sachet

Key benefits: Energizing. Nootropic. Supports cardiovascular health. 

Derived from: Cocoa plants

 

Theobromine is a mild stimulant found in cacao plants and tea leaves. It enhances energy and is thought to improve alertness, mood and focus. It also appears to support cardiovascular health, lowering blood pressure and cholesterol levels. 

Coffee Seed Oil

Coffee Seed Oil

Coffea Arabica Seed Oil

Found in: Restorative Floral Bath

Key benefits: Antioxidant. Hydrating. Skin-regenerating. 

Derived from: Coffee seed plants

 

Extracted from the coffee seed plant, this rich and luxurious oil hydrates the skin and locks in moisture. Studies show that when used regularly, it can also help regenerate the epidermis, resulting in a smoother and healthier look and feel. High in antioxidants, it protects against UV and free-radical damage. 

Comfrey Leaf Extract

Comfrey Leaf Extract

Symphytum Officinale Leaf Extract

Found in: Superlative Body Balm

Key benefits: Anti-inflammatory. Analgesic. Healing. 

Derived from: Comfrey leaves

 

Comfrey extract is something of a naturopathic cure-all, used to treat conditions ranging from digestive issues to broken bones to certain types of cancer. Applied topically, it can help relieve pain, soothe irritation and accelerate bruise and wound repair (thanks to its constituent allantoin, which stimulates the growth of new skin cells). An anti-inflammatory, it’s particularly effective in relieving discomfort associated with back pain, osteoarthritis and sprains.  

Delta-Decalactone

Delta-Decalactone

Delta-Decalactone

Found in: Nourishing Body Creme

Key benefits: Scent enhancer.

Derived from: Coconuts

 

Delta Decalactone is a coconut-derived lactone that imparts a fresh, sweet, coconutty and peach-like scent.  

Desert Date Oil

Balanites Roxburghii Seed Oil

Found in: Restorative Floral Bath

Key benefits: Antioxidant. Emollient. 

Derived from: Organic desert dates

 

Rich in essential fatty acids and nutrients including iron, thiamine and vitamin E, desert date oil is used to hydrate and nourish parched skin. It’s also high in antioxidants, which protect against free-radical damage known to accelerate aging. Desert date oil is frequently used to quench dry and damaged hair as well. 

Geranium Essential Oil

 Pelargonium Graveolens Flower Oil

Found in: Fortifying Magnesium Soak / Superlative Body Balm

Key benefits: Aromatherapeutic. 

Derived from: Geraniums

 

Geranium oil has a lush, leafy-green scent with a slight hint of pepper. In aromatherapy, it is used to soothe and relax. 

Ginger Root Extract

Ginger Root Extract

Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Extract

Found in: Superlative Body Balm / Soothing Powder

Key benefits: Anti-inflammatory. Analgesic. Antibacterial. Antioxidant. 

Derived From: Ginger roots

 

Ginger is a perennial herb native to Southeast Asia. It’s one of the most widely used naturopathic remedies in the world, prescribed for everything from digestive issues and nausea to menstrual cramps and high cholesterol. Rich in antioxidants, ginger protects against damage to the body’s DNA and thus helps to prevent the onset of various chronic diseases. It also suppresses inflammation and its associated aches and pains. 

Gluconolactone

Gluconolactone

Found in: Restorative Floral Bath

Key benefits: Natural preservative. 

Derived from: Corn

 

Gluconolactone is a natural preservative derived from corn. It is free of parabens and formaldehyde donors.

Glycerin

Glycerin

Found in: Superlative Body Balm / Nourishing Body Creme / Restorative Floral Bath

Key benefits: Emollient. Protects the skin. 

Derived from: Various plants

 

Glycerin is a naturally occurring alcohol compound found in various plants and animals (ours is vegetable-based). A humectant, glycerin draws water from the air to help keep the skin hydrated. It also forms a protective layer that helps prevent evaporation and moisture loss. For dry, cracked skin, glycerin can be particularly therapeutic. 

Glyceryl Caprate

Glyceryl Caprate

Found in: Superlative Body Balm

Key benefits: Emulsifier. Emollient. 

Derived from: A mix of glycerin and capric acid

 

Glyceryl caprate is a skin-conditioning agent and an emulsifier.

Glyceryl Caprylate

Glyceryl Caprylate

Found in: Superlative Body Balm / Nourishing Body Creme

Key benefits: Stabilizer. Emollient. Emulsifier. 

Derived from: Vegetable oil

 

Glyceryl caprylate is an emulsifier that stabilizes both oil- and water-based emulsions. It also helps restore the skin’s natural oils, keeping it hydrated and soft. 

Glyceryl Stearate

Glyceryl Stearate

Found in: Superlative Body Balm / Nourishing Body Creme

Key benefits: Emulsifier. Natural preservative. Anticaking. Lubricant.

Derived from: Vegetable oil

 

Glyceryl stearate is a natural preservative and emulsifying agent that adds body and texture to creams. It also prevents freezing and caking and can have a lubricant effect on the skin. 

Glyceryl Stearate Citrate

Glyceryl Stearate Citrate

Found in: Nourishing Body Creme

Key benefits: Emulsifier. Stabilizing agent. Emollient. 

Derived from: Vegetable oils

 

Glyceryl stearate citrate is a fatty acid that works as an emulsifier and stabilizing agent. It also has emollient and skin-softening properties.

 

Gotu Kola

Gotu Kola

Centella Asiatica

Found in: Lucidity Sachet

Key benefits: Adaptogenic. Nootropic. Anti-inflammatory. Enhances circulation. 

Derived from: Gotu kola plants

 

Gotu kola, a member of the parsley family, is highly regarded as a rejuvenative herb in Ayurvedic medicine. It is often prescribed to increase memory and cognitive function. It appears to be an adaptogen, aiding the body in resisting stressors and stabilizing the nervous system to temper anxiety, fatigue and depression. It has a beneficial effect on poor circulation (which can ultimately lead to heart disease and stroke) and is thought to expedite wound healing. 

Grapefruit Peel Essential Oil

Grapefruit Peel Essential Oil

Citrus Paradisi

Found in: Superlative Body Balm / Nourishing Body Creme

Key benefits: Aromatherapeutic. Antibacterial.

Derived from: Grapefruit peels

 

This citrus-scented essential oil derived from grapefruit rinds is used as an energizing agent in aromatherapy to alleviate fatigue and stress. It’s also found in many acne-fighting topicals thanks to its antibacterial properties.

Grapeseed Oil

Grapeseed Oil

Vitis Vinifera Seed Oil

Found in: Nourishing Body Creme

Key benefits: Antioxidant. Emollient. Antibacterial.

Derived from: Grape seeds

 

A common byproduct of winemaking, grapeseed oil has been used as a beauty ingredient for many centuries. High in antioxidants, it protects the skin from free radicals that can cause visual signs of aging. A rich emollient, it differs from many other natural moisturizers in that it’s noncomedogenic and won’t clog pores. It’s also been shown to have antibacterial properties that work to fight acne.

Green Tea Oil

Green Tea Oil

Camellia Sinensis Seed Oil

Found in: Restorative

Floral Bath Key benefits: Moisturizing.

Derived from: Green tea plant seeds

 

Green tea oil is cold-pressed from the seeds of the green tea plant that is found in pristine, high mountain regions. Its rich, silky feel is often compared to that of jojoba oil. A uniquely light, natural emollient high in vitamin E, green tea oil hydrates the skin and restores its elasticity. It’s often used to heal dry, cracked skin and treat chronic conditions like eczema and psoriasis. 

Guarana

Guarana

Paullinia Cupana

Found in: Lucidity Powder

Key benefits: Energizing. Antioxidant. 

Derived from: Guarana seeds

 

Guarana is a species of climbing plant native to the Amazon that’s known for its benefits as a stimulant. Its seeds contain caffeine along with theophylline and theobromine, two chemicals similar to caffeine. Guarana is taken to increase alertness, mood and energy levels. It’s also believed to increase focus and mental cognition. High in antioxidants, it combats cellular damage caused by free radicals that can lead to heart disease, cancer, visible signs of aging and more. 

Hibiscus Extract 

Hibiscus Extract 

Hibiscus Rosa-Sinensis Flower Extract

Found in: Restorative Floral Bath

Key benefits: Moisturizing. Exfoliating. Firming. 

Derived from: Hibiscus flowers

 

Hibiscus is a natural source of alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs), compounds well-known in the beauty world for their ability to exfoliate the top layers of the skin, revealing a fresher, younger and smoother-looking complexion. They are also found in anti-aging products for their toning and firming properties.

Hops Extract

Hops Extract

Humulus Lupulus Extract

Found in: Restorative Floral Bath

Key benefits: Anti-inflammatory. Calming. Supports restful sleep. 

Derived from: Hop plants

 

Derived from hops (the same plants used to brew beer), hops extract has a mild sedative effect and is thus often used as a natural sleep aid. Furthermore, studies show that they can boost oxytocin (aka the “love” hormone) and help alleviate generalized stress and anxiety. Hops are also anti-inflammatory and can reduce pain and swelling. 

Inulin

Inulin

Inulin 

Found in: Soothing Powder / Lucidity Powder

Key benefits: Supports digestion and gut health. Prebiotic. 

Derived from: Chicory roots

 

Inulin is a dietary fiber that occurs in many types of plants, including chicory roots. A prebiotic, it aids digestion and supports a balanced microbiome by promoting the growth of “healthy” bacteria like Bifidobacteria and Lactobacillus, which keep harmful bacteria and infection at bay while stimulating the immune system. 

Isopulegol

Isopulegol

Isopulegol

Found in: Superlative Body Balm

Key benefits: Calming. Aids digestion. 

Derived from: Mint leaves

 

Isopulegol is a terpene found in cannabis, mint, eucalyptus, parsley and lemongrass. It provides digestive support and eases anxiety. 

 

Jasmine Flower Oil

Jasmine Flower Oil

Jasminum Officinale Oil

Found in: Restorative Floral Bath / Nourishing Body Creme

Key benefits: Aromatherapeutic. Antibacterial. Emollient.

Derived from: Jasmine flowers

 

When used in aromatherapy, this fragrant essential oil is believed to help alleviate stress and depression. Applied topically, it works as both a powerful antibacterial (fighting acne and infections) and emollient (soothing dry skin associated with chronic issues like eczema and psoriasis). It is also thought to increase cell turnover, helping to accelerate wound healing and lighten scars.  

Jojoba Oil

Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil

Found in: Superlative Body Balm / Nourishing Body Creme

Key benefits: Emollient. Anti-Inflammatory. 

Derived from: Jojoba seeds

 

The jojoba is an evergreen shrub found in parts of the American Southwest and Argentina. Its oil is obtained by extraction or expression of its seeds. A rich emollient, it’s used to hydrate and soften the skin and hair. It also has anti-inflammatory properties, which help to reduce redness and ease the effects of various skin conditions.

Kahai Oil

Caryodendron Orinocense Seed Oil

Found in: Restorative Floral Bath

Key benefits: Antioxidant. Anti-aging. Emollient. Skin regenerating. 

Derived from: Cacay tree nuts

 

Kahai oil is derived from the nuts of the Cacay tree, which grows throughout Colombia and the Amazon. Powered by free radical–fighting antioxidants like vitamin E and retinol, it works both to prevent signs of aging and stimulate the production of collagen and elastin. Additionally, it has a high content of linoleic acid, a fatty acid that hydrates the skin and restores its natural moisture barrier. 

L-theanine

L-theanine

Found in: Lucidity Powder

Key benefits: Nootropic. Calming. 

Derived from: Green tea leaves

 

L-theanine is an amino acid found in tea leaves and certain mushrooms. A nootropic that boosts neurotransmitters, it’s been proven to enhance mental performance, alertness and focus, especially when combined with caffeine. It also appears to enhance alpha brain waves, promoting a state of calm and wakeful relaxation. L-theanine is frequently prescribed for anxiety and depression.

Lavender Oil

Lavender Oil

Lavandula Angustifolia Oil

Found in: Restorative Floral Bath / Superlative Body Balm / Fortifying Magnesium Soak

Key benefits: Antibacterial. Aromatherapeutic. Soothing.

Derived from: Lavender plants

 

This essential oil derived from the lavender plant is used frequently for its aromatherapeutic benefit, helping to quell stress and anxiety. It has a similarly soothing effect on the skin, easing redness and irritation caused by dryness and conditions like eczema and psoriasis. It also works as a powerful antibacterial, targeting acne and preventing future breakouts. 

Lecithin

Lecithin

Lecithin

Found in: Nourishing Body Creme

Key benefits: Emulsifier. Emollient.

Derived from: Sunflowers

 

Sunflower-derived lecithin is an emollient with powerful moisturizing properties. It is a combination of phospholipids and antioxidants that are believed to help protect the integrity of our cell membranes. Sunflower lecithin, unlike soy lecithin, can be extracted naturally without the addition of chemicals.

Lemon Flower and Leaf Essential Oil

Citrus Limon

Found in: Nourishing Body Creme

Key benefits: Aromatherapeutic.  

Derived from: Lemon flowers and leaves

 
Lemon flower and leaf essential oil exudes a refreshing and energizing citrus scent. It is nonirritating, non-sensitizing and non-phototoxic to skin. 

Lemon Peel Extract

Citrus Limon

Found In: Nourishing Body Creme

Key Benefits: Sensorial. Antimicrobial. Disinfectant.

Derived From: Lemon peel

 

The lemon fruit and its essential oil have been used in Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years to treat a plethora of ailments. It is known as a terpene-rich powerful antimicrobial with an invigorating citrus scent.

Linoleic Acid

Linoleic Acid

Found in: Restorative Floral Bath

Key benefits: Emollient. Antioxidant. Anti-inflammatory. 

Derived from: Rosehip seeds

 

Linoleic acid is an unsaturated omega-6 fatty acid found in various seeds and nuts (we get ours from rosehip seeds). Used topically, it hydrates and conditions the skin, replenishing and strengthening its natural barrier and improving its overall appearance. An anti-inflammatory, it has wound-healing properties as well. Research has also shown that linoleic acid can help prevent acne and lighten skin discoloration and dark spots. 

Linseed Oil

Linseed Oil

Linum Usitatissimum

Found in: Restorative Floral Bath

Key benefits: Emollient.

Derived from: Flax plants

 

Linseed oil is derived from flax plants for a variety of uses from food to manufacturing. Applied topically, it has been shown to have an emollient effect, also helping to reduce irritation and improve overall skin texture and smoothness.

Lion’s Mane Mushroom

Lion’s Mane Mushroom

Hericium Erinaceus

Found in: Lucidity Powder

Key benefits: Nootropic. Anti-inflammatory. Antioxidant.  

Derived from: Lion’s mane mushrooms

 

Native to North America, Europe and Asia, the lion’s mane mushroom is a nootropic prevalent in traditional Chinese medicine. It’s rich in hericenones and erinacines, two compounds that stimulate the growth of new brain cells. In recent years, it’s gained popularity in the West for its cognitive benefits, namely its ability to improve memory, enhance mental functioning and protect against dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. It’s also thought to help curb anxiety and depression and repair nerve damage. Furthermore, it contains anti-inflammatory and antioxidant compounds that may help support everything from healthy heart, stomach and liver function to cancer and diabetes prevention. 

Marula Oil 

Sclerocarya Birrea Seed Oil

 Found in: Fortifying Magnesium Soak

 Key benefits:  Antioxidant. Antimicrobial. 

Derived from: Marula fruit

 

The Marula tree grows throughout South Africa. Marula oil is derived from the seeds and nuts of the tree’s fruit. The oil has been used as a moisturizing and healing balm in Africa for centuries. More recently, the beauty industry has caught on to its nourishing and anti-aging properties. Marula oil has a high antioxidant count and is rich in fatty acids, especially Omega 9. In addition to its hydrating and regenerative effects, Marula oil  also reduces fine lines and wrinkles, soothes redness and sensitivity and helps prevent free radical damage. 

Menthol

Menthol

Menthol

Found in: Superlative Body Balm

Key benefits: Analgesic. Antibacterial. 

Derived from: Peppermint plants

 

Menthol is a compound distilled from the oil of mint plants. Applied topically, ingested or inhaled, it produces a pleasant, cooling sensation by blocking the calcium current along the nerves responsible for detecting temperature. This same process has an analgesic effect, helping to relieve various types of aches and pains. Menthol is also an antibacterial that cleanses and protects against infection. 

Menthoxypropanediol

Menthoxypropanediol

Menthoxypropanediol

Found in: Superlative Body Balm

Key benefits: Cooling agent. Anti-Itch.

Derived from: Mint

 

Menthoxypropanediol is a cooling agent derived from menthol. While its primary pain-relief functions are the same, it has been known to produce cooling effects twice as strong as menthol’s. Studies have also shown that it is effective in providing itch relief related to skin conditions like eczema.

Methylbenzyl Acetate

Methylbenzyl Acetate

Found in: Nourishing Body Creme

Key benefits: Aromatherapeutic.

Derived from: Plant-based glucose

 

Methylbenzyl acetate is a fragrance agent with a leafy green scent similar to gardenia.

Milk Thistle Oil

Milk Thistle Oil

Silybum Marianum Ethyl Ester

Found in: Restorative Floral Bath

Key benefits: Antioxidant. Detoxifying. Anti-aging. Emollient. 

Derived from: Milk thistle seeds

 

The ancient Greek physician/botanist Dioscorides (AD 40–90) was the first to record the healing benefits of milk thistle. Since then, the multitasking palliative has evolved into a fixture of natural medicine, used to treat everything from liver problems to diabetes to depression. It’s also a popular skin care ingredient thanks to its emollient and antioxidant properties. Applied topically, it nourishes the skin and protects against free-radical damage that can cause visible signs of aging. 

Monk Fruit

Monk Fruit

Luo Han Guo

Found in: Lucidity Powder / Soothing Powder

Key benefits: Sweetener.

Derived from: Monk fruits

 

Native to Southern China and Northern Thailand, monk fruit is used in Chinese medicine as a cough suppressant and longevity aid. Three hundred times sweeter than sugar, it’s a popular non-glycemic natural sweetener added to foods, beverages and supplements to enhance flavor.

Natural Flavors

Natural Flavors

Found in: Lucidity Powder / Soothing Powder

Key benefits: Flavor agent. 

Derived from: Assorted natural edibles

 

Both natural and artificial flavors are synthesized in laboratories. However, while artificial flavors come from petroleum and other inedible substances, natural flavors can refer to anything that comes from a spice, fruit or fruit juice, vegetable or vegetable juice, edible yeast, herb, bark, bud, root, leaf, etc.

Neroli Essential Oil

Citrus Aurantium Amara Oil

Found in: Nourishing Body Creme

Key benefits: Aromatherapeutic.

Derived from: Orange blossoms

 

Neroli is one of the most widely used floral oils in perfumery. It blends well with other citrus oils and floral absolutes. It boasts a high content of aromatic terpenes such as linalool, limonene, and citral. Its rich floral scent combines with a citrusy overtone that is said to have mood-enhancing effects.

Olive Fruit Oil

Olive Fruit Oil

Olea Europaea Oil

Found in: Nourishing Body Creme

Key benefits: Antioxidant. Emollient.

Derived from: Olives

 

Derived from ripe olives, this essential oil is high in fatty acids that hydrate and nourish dry skin. It also contains phenolic compounds that provide antioxidant benefits, helping to protect against environmental stressors that can damage the skin and lead to visible signs of aging.

Orange Fruit Extract

Citrus Sinensis

Found in: Nourishing Body Creme

Key benefits: Scent enhancer. Antioxidant. Antibacterial.

Derived from: Oranges

 

Orange fruit extract imparts a refreshing, citrus scent. Derived from oranges, it’s high in the antioxidant vitamin C that helps fight free radicals and slow signs of aging. Additionally, it acts as a natural astringent that tones skin and helps prevent breakouts.

Organic Rice Fiber

Rice Fiber

Found in: Lucidity Powder / Soothing Powder

Key benefits: Nutrient. Stabilizing agent.

Derived from: Rice grains

 

True to its name, rice fiber is a good source of dietary fiber. It’s also a natural additive that ensures proper separation of other present ingredients.

Papaya Enzyme

Papaya Enzyme

Papain

Found in: Fortifying Magnesium Soak

Key benefits: Analgesic. Anti-inflammatory. Soothing. 

Derived from: Papaya fruit

 

Extracted from the raw fruit of the papaya plant, this proteolytic enzyme is an anti-inflammatory commonly used to treat pain, muscle soreness and swelling. It also has a soothing effect on skin and can aid in wound healing. 

Passionflower Extract

Passionflower Extract

Passiflora Incarnata Extract

Found in: Fortifying Magnesium Soak

Key benefits: Calming. Aids sleep. Heals skin. 

Derived from: Passionflowers

 

Passionflower is a climbing vine native to the Southeastern United States and Central and South America. It is believed that indigenous communities throughout the Americas introduced the plant to sixteenth-century Spanish explorers and taught them its benefits as a sleep aid, relaxant and wound salve. It is thought to work by increasing the brain’s gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) level, which helps ease anxiety and promote an overall sense of calm and well-being. 

Pentylene Glycol

Pentylene Glycol

Pentylene Glycol

Found in: Nourishing Body Creme

Key benefits: Emollient. Antimicrobial. Preservative.

Derived from: Sugarcane

 

Derived from sugarcane, pentylene glycol is a natural humectant known to have hydrating, skin-conditioning and antimicrobial benefits. It has a secondary function as a preservative and solvent.

Plumeria Extract

Plumeria Alba Fruit Extract

Found in: Restorative Floral Bath

Key benefits: Emollient. Anti-inflammatory. Antioxidant.

Derived from: Plumeria plants

 

In addition to its lush floral fragrance, this essential oil, extracted from plumeria plants, conditions and moisturizes the skin, soothing dryness and improving texture. It is also thought to have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. 

Polyglyceryl-10 Laurate

Polyglyceryl-10 Laurate

Found in: Restorative Floral Bath

Key benefits: Emulsifier. Purifier. Skin softener. 

Derived from: A mix of lauric acid and polyglycerin-10

 

Polyglyceryl-10 laurate is a plant-derived ester that functions as a skin softener, an emulsifier and a cleansing agent.

Polyglyceryl-3 Stearate

Polyglyceryl-3 Stearate

Found in: Nourishing Body Creme

Key benefits: Emulsifier. Stabilizing agent. 

Derived from: A mix of glycerin and stearyl alcohol

 

Polyglyceryl-3 stearate is a plant-derived emulsifier and stabilizing agent.

Propanediol

Propanediol

Found In: Nourishing Body Creme

Key Benefits: Preservative. Emollient.

Derived From: Corn sugar

 

Propanediol is a natural moisturizer and preservative made from corn sugar fermentation. It also enhances the transdermal absorption of other ingredients, boosting their efficacy. 

Pullulan

Pullulan

Found in: Nourishing Body Creme

Key benefits: Binder. Thickening agent. Emollient. 

Derived from: Aureobasidium pullulans fungus

 

Pullulan can act as an emollient, helping to lock moisture and nutrients in. Additionally, it works as a binder and thickening agent.

Resveratrol

Resveratrol

Resveratrol

Found in: Restorative Floral Bath

Key benefits: Antioxidant. Anti-aging. 

Derived from: Grapes

 

Resveratrol is a compound found in the skin of red grapes that is used as a defense against stress, the threat of infection and UV radiation. A potent antioxidant, it has a similarly protective effect on human skin, shielding it from harmful free radicals and environmental pollution that can cause damage and signs of aging. Studies show that when resveratrol is applied to skin regularly, it enhances brightness, texture and tone.  

Rhodiola

Rhodiola Rosea

Found in: Lucidity Powder

Key benefits: Adaptogenic. Mood-boosting. 

Derived from: Rhodiola plants 

 

Rhodiola is an herb that grows in the mountains of Europe and Asia. Its root is thought to have adaptogenic properties. For centuries, Rhodiola has been used to treat an array of health issues ranging from anxiety and depression to fatigue and headache. It is thought to boost both mental and physical stamina, increasing energy, and improving memory, focus and overall mood.  

Rosemary Leaf Extract

Rosemary Leaf Extract

Rosmarinus Officinalis Leaf Extract

Found in: Restorative Floral Bath / Nourishing Body Creme

Key benefits: Antioxidant. Antibacterial. Enhances circulation. 

Derived from: Rosemary plants

 

Rosemary is a small evergreen shrub native to the Mediterranean region. Rosemary extract has been used since ancient times as a phytomedicine to treat a range of issues including indigestion, headaches and rheumatic diseases like arthritis. Used externally (in creams and baths), it stimulates healthy blood circulation. Rich in antioxidants, it also helps protect the skin from free-radical damage.  

Saccharide Isomerate

Saccharide Isomerate

Found in: Restorative Floral Bath

Key benefits: Emollient. 

Derived from: D-glucose in wheat

 

Saccharide isomerate provides instant and long-lasting hydration, soothing irritation and dryness. Used continuously, it can help skin feel smoother and softer. 

Sclerotium Gum

Sclerotium Gum

Found in: Nourishing Body Creme

Key benefits: Thickening agent. Stabilizer.  

Derived from: Sclerotium rolfsii fungus 

 

Sclerotium gum is a thickening and stabilizing agent as well as a skin conditioner with soothing and smoothing properties. 

 

Shea Butter

Shea Butter

Butyrospermum Parkii

Found in: Superlative Body Balm / Nourishing Body Creme / Restorative Floral Bath

Key benefits: Emollient.

Derived from: African shea tree nuts

 

Shea butter is a fat derived from shea trees, which are native to West Africa. Regarded as a skin superfood that is rich in fatty acids and antioxidants, it’s known for its ability to nourish and soften even the driest, most irritated skin. Shea butter has been used both cosmetically and medicinally (as a healing and soothing topical) for centuries.

Sodium Benzoate

Sodium Benzoate

Found in: Restorative Floral Bath

Key benefits: Natural preservative. 

Derived from: Benzoic acid

 

Sodium benzoate is a natural preservative derived from benzoic acid, a compound found in many plants.  

Sorbitan Olivate

Sorbitan Olivate

Sorbitan Olivate

Found In: Superlative Body Balm

Key Benefits: Emulsifier.

Derived From: Olives

 

Sorbitan Olivate is a natural emulsifier made from a mixture of olive oil-derived fatty acids and a dehydrated sugar known as sorbitol.

Squalane

Squalane

Squalane

Found in: Superlative Body Balm / Nourishing Body Creme / Restorative Floral Bath

Key benefits: Skin barrier repair. Emollient. Skin conditioner. 

Derived from: Sugarcane plants

 

Squalane is derived from squalene, a hydrocarbon found in many plants and animals (including humans). A natural emollient, it works to prevent moisture loss while restoring the skin’s suppleness and flexibility. Our squalane is 100 percent plant-based and sourced from sugarcane. 

Stevia Leaf Extract

Stevia Rebaudiana

Found In: Lucidity Powder / Soothing Powder

Key Benefits: Natural Sweetener.

Derived From: Stevia leaves

 

Stevia leaf extract is a non-glycemic sugar substitute that is added to foods, beverages and supplements to enhance flavor and sweetness. 

Sunflower Seed Oil

Sunflower Seed Oil

Helianthus Annuus Oil

Found in: Restorative Floral Bath

Key benefits: Anti-inflammatory. Emollient.

Derived from: Sunflower seeds

 

High in nourishing omega-6 (linoleic) fatty acid and vitamin E, sunflower seed oil helps ease skin dryness and irritation. It also contains the anti-inflammatory omega-6 acid, which enhances the development of new skin cells.

Sunflower Seed Wax

Sunflower Seed Wax

Helianthus Annuus Wax

Found in: Nourishing Body Creme

Key benefits: Thickening agent.

Derived from: Sunflower seeds

 

Sunflower seed wax is a natural thickening agent used in creams and other topicals.

Sweet Almond Oil

Sweet Almond Oil

Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis Oil

Products: Restorative Floral Bath

Key Benefits: Emollient.

Derived from: Almonds

 

Sweet almond oil is a rich emollient that softens and conditions hair and skin while relieving dryness and irritation.

Tart Cherry Fruit Powder

Tart Cherry Fruit Powder

Prunus Cerasus Powder 

Found in: Soothing Powder

Key benefits: Calming. Antioxidant. Aids sleep. Anti-inflammatory. 

Derived from: Montmorency cherries

 

Tart cherries are rich in anthocyanins, a class of antioxidants thought to boost immune health and support healthy brain function. They also contain melatonin, a natural sleep aid often used to treat insomnia. Additionally, tart cherries appear to help reduce pain and inflammation associated with arthritis and gout. 

Thyme Extract

Thyme Extract

Thymus Vulgaris (Thyme) Extract

Found in: Superlative Body Balm

Key benefits: Antiseptic. Anti-inflammatory. 

Derived from: Thyme plants

 

Thyme is an evergreen shrub native to southern Europe and the Mediterranean. Its compound thymol is a biocide that can destroy harmful bacteria and fungal infections. For skin, it is used for its purifying and antiseptic (i.e. acne-fighting) benefits. Thyme oil can also help suppress inflammation and abate its associated discomfort. 

Tocopherol

Tocopherol

Found in: Nourishing Body Creme / Restorative Floral Bath

Key benefits: Antioxidant. Emollient. Anti-aging. 

Derived from: Vitamin E (olive- or sunflower oil–based)

 

The most abundant, purest form of vitamin E, tocopherol is a powerful antioxidant that plays an important role in neutralizing free radicals, moisturizing skin and improving its overall tone and texture. 

Triethyl Citrate

Triethyl Citrate

Found in: Superlative Body Balm / Nourishing Body Creme

Key benefits: Scent enhancer. Emulsifier. 

Derived from: Citric acid

 

Triethyl citrate is a naturally derived ester used as a scent enhancer and emulsifier. 

Turmeric

Turmeric

Curcuma Longa

Found in: Superlative Body Balm / Soothing Powder

Key benefits: Anti-Inflammatory. Analgesic. Antioxidant. Ant-Aging. Enhances mood. 

Derived from: Turmeric roots

 

Turmeric is a perennial herb in the ginger family that’s been used medicinally for thousands of years. In the past decade, its reputation has grown as studies emerge that give credence to its various health benefits. Research shows that the curcuminoid compounds in turmeric communicate with over 160 pathways in the body to support brain health, cardiovascular health, tissue health and more. While it is probably best known as an anti-inflammatory (reducing aches and pains) and antioxidant (protecting skin from harmful free radicals), turmeric has also been shown to combat everything from depression and low blood sugar to certain types of cancers. 

Vanillyl Butyl Ether

Vanillyl Butyl Ether

Vanillyl Butyl Ether

Found in: Superlative Body Balm

Key benefits: Sensory agent.

Derived from: Vanilla plants

 

Vanillyl butyl ether is a topical warming agent whose sensorial effects are similar to those of capsicum chili peppers.

Vetiver Root Oil

Vetiver Root Oil

Vetiveria Zizanoides Root Oil 

Found in: Restorative Floral Bath  / Nourishing Body Creme

Key benefits: Aromatherapeutic. Antioxidant. 

Derived from: Vitiver grass. 

 

This essential oil is derived from the roots of vetiver grass, which are aged and soaked in water. It has a smoky, earthy scent that’s been used for centuries in aromatherapy as a calming and grounding agent (in Sri Lanka and India, it’s known both as the  “Oil of Tranquility” and the “Fragrance of the Soil”). For this reason, it’s frequently found in health and wellness formulas designed to reduce anxiety and stress. It’s also high in antioxidants, which help protect against the free radicals that damage skin and contribute to signs of aging.

Vitamin C

Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)

Found in: Lucidity Powder / Soothing Powder

Key benefits: Antioxidant. Nutrient. 

Derived from: Citrus fruits 

 

The human body needs vitamin C to function. A deficiency can affect cardiovascular and musculoskeletal health and make the immune system more susceptible to viruses and disease. Additionally, vitamin C aids in the absorption of iron, helps with wound healing and is a potent antioxidant. 

Wild Mint Leaf Extract

Wild Mint Leaf Extract

Mentha Arvensis Leaf Extract

Found in: Restorative Floral Bath

Key benefits: Antiseptic. Wound healing. 

Derived from: Wild mint plants 

 

Used in aromatherapy, wild mint extract has a refreshing scent that awakens and revitalizes. An antiseptic, it cleanses the skin, soothes irritations and helps prevent breakouts. It’s also good for wounds because the oil forms a protective shield that safeguards against bacterial and fungal infections. 

Xanthan Gum

Xanthan Gum

Found in: Restorative Floral Bath / Nourishing Body Creme

Key benefits: Natural preservative. Emulsifier. 

Derived from: Sugar 

 

Xanthan gum is a polysaccharide created when sugar is fermented by the Xanthomonas campestris bacteria. Discovered by scientists in 1963, it is commonly used as a binder and thickening agent that improves texture, consistency and shelf life.