Coconut contains cytokinins, kinetin and trans-zeatin which possess anti-carcinogenic and anti-aging effects on the skin. Coconut oil offers many benefits for the skin, including reducing inflammation, moisturizing the skin and helping heal wounds. Coconut oil also possesses antimicrobial fatty acids that can aid in the treatment of acne and protection of the skin from harmful bacteria.
Chamomile has been long used as an anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, mild astringent and healing medicine. It has been widely used to treat wounds, ulcers, eczema, bruises, burns, canker sores. Externally, chamomile is useful in treating various inflammations and bacterial infections of the skin such as diaper rash, cracked nipples and chicken pox.
Pine Tree
Made from pine trees and notable for its strong scent, pine essential oil offers numerous purported health benefits when used topically. Pine essential oil can soothe itchiness, aches, pain, gout, inflammation, and dryness. It can also be used to control excessive perspiration, prevent fungal infections, to promote the regeneration of new skin, to reduce the appearance of signs of aging, and enhance circulation.
Rose water has anti-inflammatory properties that can help in the reduction of the redness of irritated skin, healing acne, dermatitis and eczema. Rose is an amazing skin cleanser and aids in removing oil and dirt that may accumulate in clogged pores. Because of rose’s astringent and antibacterial properties, it is greatly useful for people with oily and acne-prone skin types.
For several thousands of years, almond oil has been used to soothe, soften, and repair the skin because it possess a great dose of vitamin E. Applying almond oil or its milk also is beneficial as it protects the skin from damage caused by sun exposure. They are also rich in proteins, magnesium, fiber, omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, potassium, zinc and calcium which are useful in preventing premature aging and healing acne or other facial scars.
Lemons possess an abundance of free radical fighting antioxidant vitamin C, a natural brightening ingredient which aids in keeping the skin radiant and even-toned. Lemons are also rich in citric acid and helps in the treatment of blackheads. Also, lemons is also used as a skin astringent as it can help in the closure of pores and tightening of the skin and exfoliation of dead cells.
The essential oils and botanical extracts of jasmine has been discovered to increase skin’s elasticity and help retain moisture in the skin to naturally reduce dryness. Jasmine also has natural antibacterial properties that protect skin from infections and aid skin’s immunity. Jasmine oil is a cicatrizer which can fade scars and blemishes caused by acne, skin wounds, and stretch marks.
Vanilla possesses anti-inflammatory properties, which helps to soothe and relax irritated skin. Vanilla extract contains specific antioxidants that provides anti-aging skin benefits such as soothing wrinkles, healing damaged skin, protecting your skin from damage caused by environmental pollutants and toxins. Vanilla is also a good source of vitamin B, including niacin, thiamin and riboflavin which helps to maintain healthy looking skin.
Cassio Clove
Cassia has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. When it comes to skin care, powdered Cassia and its essential oil have been in use for centuries for treating several skin problems including acne, pimples, blackheads, ringworm, athlete’s foot, itching, wounds and other skin infections. Cassia can also help in eliminating dead skin cells and controlling excessive secretion of oil.
Rich in essential oils and acids, juniper is known for its antibacterial, detoxifying, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and soothing effect on the skin. It helps in the prevention and treatment of many skin problems such as seborrhea, dermatitis and acne. Juniper oil is enhances water retention, improves the blood circulation in the subcutaneous layer, balances oily skin, unclogs skin pores and restores the youthful appearance of the skin.
Olive Oil
Olive oil is essentially rich in minerals, such as manganese, phosphorous, potassium and vitamins A, B, C, D E, F and K which have many therapeutic properties, nourishes the skin and helps to clear out wrinkles. Olive oil is a popular natural moisturizer and possesses antibacterial properties that enable it to remove bacteria from the skin and can be beneficial in the treatment of infections of the skin.
Peppermint oil is well-known for its effectiveness against numerous skin, hair, and health troubles. Popular for its antiviral, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic properties, peppermint oil naturally cleanses the skin and has a cooling effect which soothes irritation and inflammation due to acne. It also contains menthol that has a cooling effect on the skin, and at the same time, brightens up the dull skin.
Laurel is an antifungal, antibacterial and antiviral agent used as an effective treatment for skin maladies such as pimples, sores and wounds. It also nourishes and cleans the skin, prevents and treats acne, drying skin, acne, eczema, psoriasis, herpes, bacterial dermatitis, fungal infections and rashes. It contains valuable antioxidants and helps restore your skin’s natural balance. Laurel has a mild anti-inflammatory effect which makes it effective in reducing redness and irritation of the skin.
Argan Oil
Extracted from the kernels that grow on the argan trees native to Morocco, argan oil has numerous health benefits especially for the skin. For centuries, native Moroccan women used argan oil for cooking and to protect their skin from sun damage. Due to the abundance of vitamin E, argan moisturizes the skin, is also effective in the treatment of acne and has anti-aging effects.
Native to North Africa and the mountainous regions of the Mediterranean, lavender shrubs contain essential oils that can benefit the skin in numerous ways. It has the ability to lessen acne, help lighten skin, cure psoriasis and reduce wrinkles. Lavender oil is believed to possess anti-inflammatory properties which makes it a great skin cell regenerator.
Coffee is a natural source of nutrients and antioxidants that may benefit the skin, scalp, and hair. Coffee has been in extensive use to exfoliate the skin and treat acne. It also decreases the appearance of skin blemishes such as sun spots, redness and fine lines. Coffee also contains vitamin B3 which may be helpful in preventing skin cancer.