INGREDIENTS - AUSTRALIAN BUSH MEDICINES
Boab seeds have a high concentration of essential fatty acids (including Omega 3, 6 and 9), linoleic acid, Vitamins A, D, E, C and F, plus Calcium, Potassium, Magnesium and other minerals, making it a well-rounded oil for everyday skin care.
Desert Lime extract contains a high concentration of Vitamin C, Folate (a Vitamin B) and Vitamin E and is exceptionally rich in antioxidants. Folate is important in the production of red blood cells, wound healing, building muscles, maintenance of the nervous system and in every function that requires cell division.
Proven to have significant anti-microbial activity due to high levels of Cineaole, Alpha-pinene and Linalool, Fragonia is a balanced oil, gentle on the skin.
Gumbi Gumbi contains powerful components including high levels of Pentacyclic Titerpenoid Saponogenins, which are associated with anti-tumour, anti-HIV and antioxidant bioactivities. Studies have also shown antiviral activities against the herpes virus.
The highly concentrated B-Myrcene in Honey Myrtle branch and leaf oil is a natural analgesic and anti-inflammatory. It is more anti-microbial than tea tree, due to the significant citral levels.
Renowned for its high Vitamin C content (900 times that of blueberries), Kakadu Plum has also been proven to contain extremely high levels of antioxidants, including phenolic compounds (which can aid cancer prevention), acting to stabilise the Vitamin C by preventing oxidation, and aiding its absorption.
Kunzea oil is readily absorbed and plays a vital role in relieving irritated skin. It is a proven analgesic with anti-inflammatory, anti-infectious and anti-microbial properties.
A rich source of antioxidants essential for cell regeneration, Lilly Pilly extract has strong astringent properties that help to firm the skin. Its high Vitamin C and fruit acid content make skin look radiant and youthful.
Tamarind seed extract is a natural source of Hyaluronic Acid, and significantly improves skin elasticity, hydration and smoothness.
Macadamia oil restores the skin’s Palmitoleic Acid levels and reduces deterioration, aiding skin tautness and decreasing wrinkle formation.
Quandong fruit extract has outstanding antioxidant properties, aiding cell regeneration, and with its high anti-microbial levels is effective in skin care.
Rosalina oil is highly regarded for its antiseptic and antibacterial action as it contains potent anti-microbial properties. It is a topical antiseptic that is gentle on the skin.
Seaweed extract is Vitamin and Mineral rich, and also contains high levels of Niacin, vital in mitochondrial cell action. It is a proven detoxifier, and is rich in trace elements.
OTHER KEY INGREDIENTS
With its high content of Vitamins, Minerals, Amino Acids and Fatty Acids, Aloe Vera has medically-recognised healing qualities. It is also an emollient, helping to soften and soothe the skin. It helps supply oxygen to the skin cells, increasing the strength and synthesis of skin tissue and induces improved blood flow to the skin through capillary dilation.
Containing high levels of Ricinoleic Acid, Castor oil is an excellent humectant. The Ricinoleic Acid is considered analgesic and anti-bacterial, and there is an anti-fungal indication.
Coconut oil is rich in Polyphenols such as the very effective antioxidants Ferulic Acid and Caffeic Acid. These can prevent skin ageing, reduce age spots and help repair sun-induced skin damage.
Cucumber extract contains Polysaccharides, Polyphenols, Glycosides, Vitamins, Amino Acids, and Minerals. Polysaccharides offer hydrating, emollient and anti-inflammatory properties. Cucumber also contains Gallic Acid, essential for wound and burn healing. The Coumaric Acid offers anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties as well as UV protection.
Olive oil is extremely rich in Oleic Acid, which is moisturising, softening and anti-inflammatory. It is well absorbed by the skin and has high levels of Squalene, vital in Cholesterol and Vitamin D synthesis.
RICE BRAN OIL
Rice Bran oil softens the skin as it is a natural moisturiser. The combination of a high level of Ferulic acid and Unsaponifiables effectively helps delay wrinkle formation and protects the skin from sun damage.
Studies on photo-ageing and scar repair show Rosehip derivatives can reduce fine wrinkles caused by UV damage, and reduce hyperpigmentation of scars. This is due to the high content of Trans-retinoic Acid, or Tretinoin, a form of Vitamin A. Rosehip oil also contains high levels of Vitamin C and Beta-carotene (the precursor to Vitamin A), both of which are antioxidants.
Vitamin C is a water-soluble, highly effective antioxidant that even in small amounts can protect from damage the body’s indispensable molecules, such as DNA, RNA, proteins, lipids, and carbohydrates.
Vitamin E is an important antioxidant that neutralises free radicals in the body, and is essential for normal cell reproduction.
White Willow extract is a natural source of Salicylic Acid, and due to the high Tannin content is an astringent. It has keratolytic (exfoliating), anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, anti-itching and analgesic properties. The Gallotannins, also found in green tea, are proven to reduce reddening.