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Clear Skin Face Scrub

CLEAR SKIN FACE SCRUB

CLEAR SKIN FACE SCRUB
Manuka & Turmeric
with Vitamins & Essential oils
 

Clear Skin Face Scrub with its skin-conditioning  and nourishing coconut oil to smooth, purifying essential oils to detoxify and organic ground loofah powder and lavender flowers to gently exfoliate, it helps to remove everyday impurities while smoothing away dead skin cells that may leave your skin looking dull.  Antimicrobial, antifungal, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic. Diminishes acne, scars and inflammation.

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Wild Rose Bath Salts

dry skin healing bath

WILD ROSE BATH SALTS
Rose & Vetiver
with Vitamins & Essential oils

Wild Rose Bath Salt has a beautiful, strong floral and sweet fragrance. It helps bring balance and harmony with stimulating and uplifting properties that create a sense of well-being, self-love and self-confidence.

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Sweet & Spicy Lotion Bar

sweet spicy lotion bar

Sweet & Spicy Lotion Bar
Cardamom & Cinnamon
with Vitamins & Essential Oils

Normal/Oily  Skin Types

Sweet & Spicy Lotion Bar is hot and stimulating remedy with warm-spicy and tenacious aroma. Restores a taste and vigour for life. Adds the fire of courage to the belly. Stimulates circulation. Balsamic, green – woody, sweet-spicy pleasant note.

Ingredients: Cardamom essential oil*(Elettaria cadramomum), Cinnamon bark essential oil*(Cinnamomum zeylanicum), Sweet orange essential oil* (Citrus sinensis), Elemi essential oil*(Canarium luzonicum), Cacao butter*(Theobroma cacao), Shea butter* (Butyrospermum parkii), Coconut oil* (Cocos nucifera), Beeswax* (Cera alba), Vit E.

* Organic ingredient

70ml

 

♥ Cardamom It has been used for thousands of years in Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine. Digestive sweet spicy lotion barstimulant. Cephalic and a gentle tonic ofthe nervous system. Recommended for nervous exhaustion and depression. General tonic ofthe body.

♥ Sweet orange Antidepressant, digestive, antiseptic, lymphatic stimulant, antispasmodic, sedative. It can be used to help sleep and alleviate tummy upsets.Beneficial for soothing dry, irritated and acne prone skin, aging and rough skin

♥ Cinnamon Cinnamon bark is regarded as one of the strongest antimicrobial agents known. Useful for resisting viral infections. Can help relieve aches and chills in the early stages of colds and flu. antiseptic, stimulant, antimicrobial, antispasmodic, stomachic, anaestetic. Recommended for people who are devitalised, and suffering from nervous depression.sweet spicy lotion bar

 

♥ Elemi Elemi resin was used by the Egyptians for elbalming. Antiseptic, balsamic, cicatrisant, expectorant, stimulant, stomachic, tonic. Beneficial for the treatment of chronic skin conditions such as ulcers, fungal growth and infected wounds. Recommended for aged skin, infected cuts and wounds, inflammation and wrinkles.

 

♥ Cacao butter  Cocoa butter contains compounds called cocoa mass polyphenols, which some studies sweet spicy lotion barhave found can help diminish signs of aging, plus soothe sensitive skin suffering from eczema, dermatitis, skin irritation, inflammation or rashes.

♥ Shea butter Super high in Vitamins and uniquely Vitamin F. Helps treat minor skin irritations. Reduce blemishes and scarring. Helps restore elasticity to skin .

♥ Coconut oil Naturally antibacterial and antifungal, coconut oil for skin is an excellent moisturizer. The combination of anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-bacterial and hydrating properties make it truly unique.

♥ Vitamin E Full of antioxidants. Vitamin E can neutralize the effect of free radicals that damage healthy skin cells and lead to dryness.

♥ Beeswax An excellent skin softener that helps maintain a smooth skin texture. Its rich vitamin A content and emollient properties help in the healthy development of skin cells. It is a natural moisturizer that not only treats dry skin, but also helps prevent it.

Safety! Avoid if you are pregnant. Any individual suspected of having allergic contact dermatitis or atopic dermatitis needs patch testing.

How to use: As you rub the Sweet & Spicy Lotion Bar between your hands, or directly on dry skin areas, your body temperature melts a small amount of the nourishing oils and butters which are absorbed into the skin.

Skin type: Suitable for normal and oily skin. Applied to the skin, this Lotion Bar is soothing, nurishing and moisturising.

Sweet & Spicy Lotion Bar  is Free from synthetic fragrances, dyes and preservatives.

Cruelty free.

Request a custom order and have something made just for you!
Please contact me on shamamatherapy@gmail.com

I describe and promote my products in good faith. The information provided about the beneficial properties of all of my products is derived from the use and characteristics commonly attributed to it.

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VITILISING BODY LOTION

vitilising body lotion

VITILISING BODY LOTION
Grapefruit & Bay Laurel
with Vitamins & Essential oils 

Combination/Oily Skin

Vitilising body Lotion invigorates and refreshes the body, leaving it feeling toned and firm. Regulates serum production. Cooling, cleansing and decongesting. Stimulates self-esteem, creates euphoria. Posses uplifting and reviving effect on the mind. Fresh, citrus-sweet aroma with balsamic-woody undertone.

 

Ingredients: Grapefruit essential oil* (Citrus paradisi), Cedarwood essential oil* (Cedrus atlantica), Bay laurel essential oil* (Laurus nobilis), Geranium essential oil (Pelargonium graveolens), Jojoba oil (Buxus chinensis), Apricot Kernel oil (Prunus armeniaca), Pumpkin seed oil (Cucurbita pepo), Unrefined Shea butter*(Butyrusperum parkii), Unrefined coconut oil* (Cocos nucifera), Beeswax* (Cera alba)Glycerine, Melissa floral water (Melissa officnalis), Vit E.

* Organic ingredients

150ml

♥ Grapefruit Antidepressant, antiseptic, depurative, diuretic, disinfectant, stimulant. Beneficial for vitilising body lotiontreating oily skin and acne, and has a tonic effect on the skin and scalp.

♥ Bay laurel Antiseptic, bactericidal, carminative, expectorant, digestive, tonic. Recommended for conditions such as ulcers, boils, acne and abscesses.

♥Cedarwood Antiseptic, astringent, antiseborrheic, diuretic, expectorant, sedative. Recommended in hair and skin care for improving oily skin, acne, dandruff and seborrhea of the scalp.

♥Geranium Antidepressant, antiseptic, astringent, cicatrisant, diuretic, deodorant, tonic, healing. Recommended for conditions such as eczema and psorisis. It has excellent regulating effect on nervous system. It is sedative and uplifting.

 Jojoba Rich Golden and Cold Pressed, the finest Jojoba mimics the natural sebum in the skin.The oil vitilising body lotionmakes for excellent skincare products which moisturise, nourish and protect. Suitable for all skin types. Research indicated jojoba oil is beneficial in the treatment of dry scalp and and psoriasis or eczema. It posses serum regulating effect.

♥ Apricot Kernel Highly nutritious, a good source of trace minerals and rich in polyunsaturated fatty acids that promote hair growth. Excellent emollient, easily absorbed. It reduces dry scalp problems.

♥ Pumpkin seed Rich in Vitamin E, Zinc, Omega 3, Omega 6 as well as antioxidants. This, therefore makes Pumpkin Seed Oil have excellent moisture retaining properties that fight free radicals to maintain a Youthful appearance. Natural content: Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Vitamin D, Rich in protein, linoleic acid, minerale

♥ Shea butter Super high in Vitamins and uniquely Vitamin F. Helps treat minor skin irritations. Reduce blemishes and scarring. Helps restore elasticity to skin .

♥ Coconut oil Naturally antibacterial and antifungal, coconut oil for skin is an excellent moisturizer. The combination of anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-bacterial and hydrating properties make it truly unique.

♥ Melissa floral water Astringent, whilst providing calming revitilising body lotionlief to the senses. The word ‘melissa’ is Greek for honeybee and it is very likely that the plant was named for its ability to attract bees. lemon balm is also high in flavonoids, which have an antioxidant effect. Other skin benefits can be attributed to the herb’s tannins, which are astringent and contribute to the lemon balm’s antiviral effects.

♥ Beeswax An excellent skin softener that helps maintain a smooth skin texture. Its rich vitamin A content and emollient properties help in the healthy development of skin cells. It is a natural moisturizer that not only treats dry skin, but also helps prevent it.

Skin type: Suitable for oily/combination skin. Applied to the skin, this massage oil is soothing, cooling and moisturising.

Safety! Avoid if you are pregnant.

How to use: Apply evenly and massage into your skin.

Vitilising Body Lotion  is Free from synthetic fragrances, dyes and preservatives.

Cruelty free.

Request a custom order and have something made just for you!
Please contact me on shamamatherapy@gmail.com

I describe and promote my products in good faith. The information provided about the beneficial properties of all of my products is derived from the use and characteristics commonly attributed to it.

 

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Face Treatment – Beauty therapy

face treatment

Face Treatment at Shamama Therapy

The facial involves a consultation, which includes an assessment of the skin to help with the choice of appropriate skin care preparations, essential and carrier oils, and finally the treatment.
Additionally, I will help you understand how to care for your skin naturally from the inside out. I will work with you to understand underlying factors that may be contributing to any skin issues you may have.
You will learn simple rituals to follow in your daily life to restore healthy skin and general wellbeing.

“While normal cosmetics treatment is symptom – oriented and attempts to change the skin in one way or another, the goal of essential oil treatment is always the restoration of balance”.

Cleansingface treatment

Benefits:

  • The Cleansing Mask will help to remove the impurities or dirt deposited on the face
  • Leave the skin surface fresh and ready to receive the massage
  • Cure infections

Face massage

Regular Face Massage will provide the following benefits:

  • Helps to stimulate the marma points in the head
  • Relaxes the head and improves circulation
  • To certain extend the massage helps to liquefy the toxins or accumulated mucous in the sinuses
  • Reduces the pain in cases of headache and sinusitis
  • Provides softness, smoothness and lubrication for the skin.
  • Reduces wrinkles and thereby rejuvenates and revitalize the skin of face
  • Removes scar and improves the skin color

Herbal Face Steam  herbal steam1

The followinf benefits due to herbal face steam:

  • Steaming deeply cleanses the skin
  • Reduces muscle tension, pain and clear the mind
  • It moistens th dry outer layer of the skin making them easy for removing
  • The skin becomes fresh, soft, bright, and with good complexion
  • The heat of the steam increases circulation, activates the pores and glands and help in the removal of toxins from the deeper layers of the skin
  • It is very beneficial for acne and congested skin
  • The heat also helps in the easy absorption of the things, which are massaged on the skin
  • Thus it helps to reduce Tridoshas

Scrubbingface treatment

Regular scrubbing provides the following benefits:

  • Cleanses the face by removing the dirt and dead skin
  • Removes black heads and white heads
  • Cleanses and opens the blocked pores
  • Stimulate circulation
  • Provides lusture for the skin

Facial Maskface treatment

  • Helps to extract dirt or toxins from the deeper layers of the skin
  • Helps in removing black heads, white heads, pimples or acne, and therby helps to clean the blocked pores
  • Removes scar and improves the skin color
  • Nourishes and rejuvenates the tissues of the face by stimulating the deep layers of the skin
  • Soothes and moisturizes the skin

Nourishing Facial Pack

Advantages of applying a face pack:

  • The antioxidants and antiseptic in the pack help to fight skin infections or dryness by moisturising the skin.
  • Increases the firmness of the skin. When used regularly it can help in tightening the skin and prevent it from sagging as a result of aging
  • Packs absorb and remove unwanted surface oil. It helps cleanse the skin and open the pores by removing the dirt and dead skin cells.
  • It makes the skin feel fresh, softer and brighter.
  • Pack also helps in relieving stress in the body by improving the flow of oxygen on the surface of the skin.
  • It also helps fight acne and helps prevent it from recurring often by cleansing the pores from within, so that no excess oil, dead cells or dirt remains clogged within them.
  • Face masks give a relaxing and refreshing feeling by getting rid of the impurities in the skin.
  • Endows you to feel good and pampered
  • Quickest and the simplest way to attain beautiful and younger skin in a less span of time

Toningface treatment

A good toner is one, which refreshes the skin as well as removes the residue of all previous treatments. It should be free from alcohol also.

Benefits:

  • Removes the residue of the previous procedures
  • Refreshes and cools the skin
  • Closes the pores, which are opened during the steaminf procedure
  • Tones the skin

Moisturizingface treatment

Since the skin needs nutrition of its own, Aloe Vera, when formulated into a properly designed personal care regimen, can treat, exfoliate, restore, reveal and provide constant, impressive nutrition to the human skin. Ayurveda refers to aloe vera as the miracle herb that can be used to treat wounds, minor cuts, dry skin and severe burns.

 

The benefits of essential oils in skin care:

  • have highly antiseptic properties
  • help speed up the removal of old skin cells and stimulate the growth of new cells
  • improve muscle tone and blood circulation
  • help eliminate waste
  • reduce inflammation
  • regulate sebum production
  • reduce the impact of emotional stress

The benefits of vegetable oils:

  • emollient properties
  • ability to protect the skin
  • ability to prevent moisture evaporating from the skin
  • ability to supply the skin with essential fatty acids and vitamins which have specific healing properties

 

If you live in Wellington, NZ and are looking for facial treatment or massageAromatherapy and Ayurveda – contact me on (+64) 0210778203 or hello@shamamatherapy.com

 

Natural Cosmetics

Shamama Therapy – Natural Cosmetics

natural products

With natural, plant-based ingredients at its center, Shamama Therapy Cosmetics pamper you, delivering visible benefits, beautiful fragrances and optimum skincare during and after use. Please visit my Etsy Shop (closed until 18th of January 2018)
https://www.etsy.com/nz/shop/ShamamaTherapy

 

Lip Balms

Sweet Lips Balmsweet lips balm

Palmarosa & Lavender
with Vitamins and Essential oils

15ml/NZ$ 7.50

All skin types
Dryness, Inflammation, Redness, Dehydration.

Dark Spice Lip Balmdark spice balm
Cardamom & Cacao
with Vitamins and Essential oils

15ml/NZ$ 7.50

All skin types
Dryness, Dehydration.

 

Balms

Wild Rose Healing Balm  
Rose & Vetiver
with Vitamins and Essential oils

60ml/NZ$ 28
Dry/Mature/Sensitive/Dehydrated Skin
Dryness, Redness, Inflammation, Sensitivity, Wrinkles, Eczema/ Psorisis.

 

 

natural products

Muscle Balm
Lemongrass & Thyme
with Vitamins and Essential oils

50ml/NZ$ 18.50
All skin types
Pain, Stiffness, Inflammation, Poor circulation, Tension.

 

 

Rheumatism/Arthritis Relief Balmnatural products

Turmeric & German chamomile
with Vitamins and Essential oils

50ml/NZ$ 18.50
All skin types

Pain, Stiffness, Inflammation, Mobility, Rheumatoid arthritis.

 

Green Hands Balmgreen hands balm

Sweet orange & Benzoin
with Vitamins and Essential oils

50ml/NZ$ 18.50

All skin types
Dryness, Cracked & Rough skin, Skin irritation.

 

Dry Skin Balm

Geranium & Ylang Ylang
with Vitamins and Essential oils

50ml/NZ$ 18.50

Dry Skin Type
Dryness, Dehydration, Cracked & Rough skin, Skin irritation.

 

Baby’s Balmbaby's balm

Roman chamomile & Lavender
with Vitamins and Essential oils

50ml/NZ$ 18.50
All skin types
Dryness, Inflammation, Redness, Skin irriation.

 

 

Acne Balmnatural products

Petitgrain & Juniper berry
with Vitamins and Essential oils

50ml/NZ$ 18.50
Oily/Acne Prone Skin Type
Acne, Oiliness, Black Heads, Pimples, Inflammation.

 

Inner Peace Balm
Grapefruit & Sandalwood
with Vitamins and Essential oils

50ml/NZ$ 18.50
All skin types
Depression, Stress, Anxiety, Insomnia, Tension.

 

 

 

Eternal Sunshinenatural product

Lemongrasss & Ginger
with Vitamins and Essential oils

50ml/NZ$ 18.50
All skin types
Concentration, Motivation, Mental Fatigue, Stress.

 

Moon Time Balm
Bergamot & Clary sage
with Vitamins and Essential oils

50ml/NZ$ 18.50
All skin types
PMS: Fluid retention, Abdominal bloating, Pain, Weight gain, Constipation, Insomnia, Headaches and Mood swings.

 

Rocky Hands Balmnatural products

Palmarosa & Sandalwood
with Vitamins and Essential oils

50ml/NZ$ 18.50
Damaged/dry/normal skin
Pain, Stiffness, Rheumatism, Dryness, Skin irritation.

 

Migraine Soothermigraine-soother
Peppermint & Lavender
with Vitamins and Essential oils

60ml/NZ$ 16

Stimulating, balancing, soothing , and relaxing blend. Apply to the forehead and temple area to relieve Nervous tension, Mental fatigue, Tiredness, Pain, Anxiety, Stress. Analgesic – useful for muscular spasm, rheumatic pains, sprains and strains.

 

 

Face Scrubs

Wild Rose Face Scrub

Rose & Vetiver
with Vitamins & Essential oils

60ml/NZ$24
Skin Types: Dry/Mature/Sensitive/Dehydrated
Inflammation, Dryness, Dehydration, Eczema, Wrinkles,

Rose & Vetiver Face Serum has an uplifting scent and can be used with all skin types. It is antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and antiseptic. It works as a soft, natural exfoliating scrub removing dead skin cells, polishing the skin, and leaving it hydrated with a natural healthy glow. Light scent of coconut and rose petals.

 

Clear Skin Face Scrubclear skin face scrub
Manuka & Turmeric

with Vitamins & Essential oils

60ml/NZ$ 22
Skin Types: Oily/Acne prone/Normal
Inflammation, Infection, Scars, Blackheads

Clear Skin Face Scrub with its skin-conditioning  and nourishing coconut oil to smooth, purifying essential oils to detoxify and organic ground loofah powder and lavender flowers to gently exfoliate, it helps to remove everyday impurities while smoothing away dead skin cells that may leave your skin looking dull.  Antimicrobial, antifungal, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic. Diminishes acne, scars and inflammation.

Organic Coffee Face Scruborganic coffee face scrub
Cardamom & Sandalwood
with Vitamins & Essential oils

60ml/NZ$ 24
Skin Types: All
Inflammation, Dryness, Eye puffiness,Inflammation, Infection, Scars, Blackheads, Skin infection, Skin ageing, Poor circulation, Eczema.

Organic Coffee Face Serum has an energizing scent and can be used with all skin types. It has antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and antiseptic properties. It works as a soft, natural exfoliating scrub removing dead skin cells, polishing the skin, and leaving it nourished with a natural healthy glow. Uplifting scent of coconut, cardamom and coffee.

Massage Oils

 

Floral Massage Oilnatural product 
Geranium & Ylang Ylang
with Vitamins and Essential oils

100ml/NZ$ 24
All Skin Types
Eczema, Psorisis, Inflammation, Skin irritation, Depression, Stress, anxiety.

An aromatic blend with light, lemon-fresh, green herbal top notes and soft, rosy, sweet floral undertones. Grounding, calming and stabilising.

A soothing blend of essential oils for de-stressing and to encourage relaxation and sleep. It helps to relax tense muscles.

 

 

Sensual Massage Oilnatural products

Jasmine & Cardamom
with Vitamins and Essential oils

100ml/NZ$ 27
All Skin Types

A sensual massage oil infused with essential oils selected to stimulate and tantalise the senses. Its warm, rich, floral and sweet scent elevates the spirit and sparks our inner vision. It relaxes and supports the energy of the Heart. Calming, releaxing, uplifting to the Mind.

Anxiety, Insomnia, Depression.

 

 

Baby Massage Oilnatural product
Roman Chamomile & True Lavender
with Vitamins and Essential oils

100ml/NZ$ 22
All Skin Types
Eczema, Psorisis, Nappy rash, Skin Irritation, Inflammation

A soothing and gentle oil for dry and sensitive skin, helpful during the onset of diaper rashes and chapped skin. A soothing oil for moments of discomfort and skin irritation. A natural sleep aid for toddlers, children and their parents.

 

 

 

 

Healthy Hair Oil natural product
Rosemary & Sweet orange
with Vitamins and Essential oils

100ml/NZ$ 24
All Skin Types
Dandruff, Hair fall, Split ends.

Nourishes, smoothes, adds moisture, shine & beautiful fragrance to your hair. Eliminates Itching & Dandruff – Softens & Conditions – Reduces Irritation & Replenishes the Skin. Antibacterial, antiseptic, astringent. Absorbs quickly.

 

 

 

 

Forest Beard Oilforest beard oil
Petitgrain & Cedarwood
with Vitamins and Essential oils

30ml/NZ$ 22
Normal/oily Skin
Dandruff, Irritation, Inflammation.

Eliminates Itching & Dandruff – Softens & Conditions – Treats Acne – Reduces Irritation & Replenishes the Skin – Beautiful Subtle Scent. Antibacterial, antiseptic, astringent, deodorant.

 

 

 

 

Energizing Massage Oilenergizing massage oil
Grapefruit & Cedarwood
with Vitamins and Essential oils

100ml/£NZ$ 24
All Skin Types

Uplifting blend of essential oils to refresh, invigorate and re-focus the mind. Helps stimulate the body into action. Naturally stimulates your circulation, and rejuvenates your body.

 

 

 

 

Face Serum

 

Wild Rose Face Serum
Rose & Palmarosa
with Vitamins and Essential oils

30ml/NZ$ 26
Dry/Mature/Sensitive Skin
Wrinkles, Irritation, Inflammation, Dryness, Dehydration.

Wild Rose Face Serum enhances skin elasticity, balances moisture content and makes skin feel smooth, soft, firm and supple. Handcrafted from certified organic oils and essentials oil. This results in firmer, smoother, and more youthful skin with greater elasticity. Rosehip, evening primrose, argan and baobab oils replenish the skin’s barrier function and smooth the skin.

 

Liquid Gold Face Serumliquid gold face serum
Helichrysum & Neroli
with Vitamins and Essential oils

50ml/NZ$ 35
Dry/Mature/Sensitive/Dehydrated Skin
Wrinkles, Irritation, Inflammation, Dryness, Dehydration, Eczema, Psorisis.

Warm, woody, floral, and divinely sweet aroma promotes inner unity and harmony. Replenishes, regenerates and nourishes the skin. Restores softness and fights free radicals. Improves elasticity and dry skin conditions. Rich in essential fatty acids. Soothes the effects of eczema and psorisis. Promotes rapid growth of healthy skin cells. Anti-allergenic, Anti-inflammatory, Antiseptic.

Clear Skin Serumclear skin face serum
Mandarin & Manuka
with Vitamins and Essential oils

30ml/NZ$ 22
Normal/Acne prone/OilySkin
Acne, Irritation, Inflammation, Scars, Infection.

 

 

 

Bath Salts

Wild Rose Bath Saltswild rose bath salts
Rose & Vetiver
with Vitamins and Essential oils

70gr /NZ$5
600gr/NZ$22
Sensitive/Dry/Normal Skin

Eczema, Psorisis, Dryness, Anxiety, Depression

Wild Rose Bath Salt has a beautiful, strong floral and sweet fragrance. It helps bring balance and harmony with stimulating and uplifting properties that create a sense of well-being, self-love and self-confidence.

Joint & Muscle Relief Bath Saltsjoint & muscle relief bath salts
Rose & Vetiver
with Vitamins and Essential oils

70gr /NZ$5
600gr/NZ$22
Normal/Oily Skin

Acne, Oiliness, Tension, Stiffness, Rheumatism, Backache

Joint & Muscle Relief Bath Salts brings natural relief for rheumatic and muscular pain and stiffness, backache, fibrositis, sprains and minor sports injuries. Helps to promote circulation and stimulate warmth. Helps to restore tired and aching muscles.

Face Mist

Wild Rose Face Mistwild rose face mist
Rose & Vetiver

100ml/NZ$19.50
Dry/Dehydrated/Mature/Sensitive Skin

Wild Rose Face Mist enhances skin elasticity, balances moisture content and makes skin feel smooth, soft, firm and supple. Handcrafted from certified floral waters and essential oils. This results in firmer, smoother, and more youthful skin with greater elasticity.

Clear Skin Face Mistclear skinface mist
Mandarin & Manuka

100ml/NZ$18.50
Oily/Acne Prone Skin

Clear Skin Serum eliminates Acne & Conditions. Treats Scars & Dark Spots. Reduces Irritation & Replenishes the Skin. Antibacterial, Antiseptic, Astringent, Anti-inflammatory.

Lotion Bars

Marigold Lotion Barcalendula lotion bar

Calendula & Roman chamomile
with Essential oils & Vitamins

70ml/NZ$ 19.50
All Skin Types
Eczema, Psorisis, Dermatitis, Nappy rash, Skin Irritation, Inflammation, Sunburn, burns, Insect bites, Varicose veins

A soothing and gentle Calendula Lotion Bar for dry, sensitive and normal skin. Sweet, rosy smell with a herbaceous note. Ideal for sensitive skin as the Calendula flower is naturally rich in anti-oxidants and contains soothing and protective qualities. Soothing, calming. Antidepressant, Anti-inflammatory, Bactericidal.

 

Sweet & Spicy Lotion Barsweet spicy lotion bar
Cinnamon & Cardamom
with Essential oils & Vitamins

70ml/NZ$ 19.50
All Skin Types

Sweet & Spicy Lotion Bar is hot and stimulating remedy with warm-spicy and tenacious aroma. Restores a taste and vigour for life. Adds the fire of courage to the belly. Stimulates circulation. Balsamic, green – woody, sweet-spicy pleasant note.

 

Ancient Lotion Barancient lotion bar
Frankincense & Myrrh
with Essential oils & Vitamins

70ml/NZ$ 19.50
All Skin Types
Eczema, Psorisis, Dermatitis, Nappy rash, Skin Irritation, Inflammation

Ancient Lotion Bar calms, and soothes dry, irritated, inflamed skin. Relaxes the Mind. Anti-depressant, Anti-inflammatory, Anti-microbial, Anti-viral, Sedative, Digestive. A gift from afar. An ancient remedy. Smells woodsy and leaves a faint gold shimmer on the skin.

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Aromatherapy

aromatherapy

“My elders have said to me
that the trees are the teachers of the law.
As I grow less ignorant
I begin to understand what they mean”

                   – Brooke Medicine Eagle

 

 

From the beginning we have been surrounded by the presence of plants. Plants, animals and people have coevolved over a long period of time. Their relationship reflect matualistic interdependencies that cannot be viewed in isolation from one another.

What is Aromatherapy?

Aromatherapy is an Art of using naturally extracted aromatic essence from flowers, bark, stems, leaves, roots or other parts of a plant to balance, harmonise and promote the heath of the BODY, MIND and SOUL. It enhances psychological and physical well-being.

The inhaled aroma from these essential oils is widely believed to stimulate brain function. Essential oils can also be absorbed through the skin, where they travel through the bloodstream and can promote whole-body healing.

Benefits of aromatherapy and massage

Aromatherapy can help people in many ways. It is a natural way to improve your health and
calm your mind. Aromatherapy can:aromatherapy

  •  Enhance mood and general feeling of well-being.
  •  Improve blood and lymphatic circulation.
  •  Strengthen the immune system, resistance to disease and combat infections.
  •  Promote deeper and easier breathing.
  •  Help to deal with different emotions,  such as anxietydepression and grief.
  • Promote healthy skin care.
  • Stimulate all the senses to help increase sensory awareness through touch, music and smell experiences.
  • Soothe the tension and pain of the muscles, improve flexibilitymobility and co-ordination.
  • Encourage restful sleep.
  • Improve digestion – massage to the lower back and abdomen can help the colon work more comfortably and naturally.

Aromatherapy is a continuous exchange, process of giving and receiving. Aromatherapy allows individual to find his/her inner harmony and peace.

Natural Cosmetics

Forest Beard Oil

Forest Beard Oil
with Vitamins & Essential Oils

Eliminates Itching & Dandruff – Softens & Conditions – Treats Acne – Reduces Irritation & Replenishes the Skin – Beautiful Subtle Scent. Antibacterial, antiseptic, astringent, deodorant.

Ingredients: Petitgrain Essential oil* (Citrus aurantium subsp. amara), Pine Essential oil* (Pinus sylvestris), Cedarwood Essential oil (Cedrus atlantica), Thyme Essential oil* (Thymus vulgaris), Sage* (Salvia officinalis), Jojoba oil*(Simmondsia chinensis), Apricot Kernel oil (Prunus armeniaca), Vitamin E

*Organic ingredients

30ml (spray bottle) Continue Reading…

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Aromatherapy – physical, emotional, mental and spiritual benefits.

cedar tree

Cedar tree in Toyama, Japan

“My elders have said to me
that the trees are the teachers of the law.
As I grow less ignorant
I begin to understand what they mean”

                   – Brooke Medicine Eagle

From the beginning we have been surrounded by the presence of plants. Plants, animals and people have coevolved over a long period of time. Their relationship reflect matualistic interdependencies that cannot be viewed in isolation from one another.

What is Aromatherapy?

Aromatherapy is an Art of using naturally extracted aromatic essence from flowers, bark, stems, leaves, roots or other parts of a plant to balance, harmonise and promote the health of the BODY, MIND and SOUL. It enhances psychological and physical well-being.

The inhaled aroma from these essential oils is widely believed to stimulate brain function. Essential oils can also be absorbed through the skin, where they travel through the bloodstream and can promote whole-body healing.

Physical, mental, emotional and spiritual benefits of aromatherapy and massage

Aromatherapy can help people in many ways. It is a natural way to improve your health and calm your mind. Aromatherapy is not limited to cure the physical illness, but embraces the spiritual wellbeing. Aromatherapy can:

  • Enhance mood and general feeling of well-being.

  • Reduce stress

Stress is multidimentional syndrom because it involves mind, body and emotions. The success of aromatherapy comes from its multidimentional holistic approach by treating and looking at a person as a Whole, addressing physical body, mind and soul. Aromatherapy utilises the pharmacological, psychotherapeutic and metaphysical properties of essential oils.

A Japanese study found that inhaling essential oils can modulate your sympathetic nervous system activity. Certain oils were found to be stimulating, while others were found to be calming. Let’s have a look at some of the studies:

Black pepper, fennel, and grapefruit oil caused a 1.5-to 2.5-fold increase in sympathetic nervous system activity (as measured by an increase in systolic blood pressure)

– Rose and patchouli oil resulted in a 40 percent decrease in sympathetic nervous system activity

– Pepper oil induced a 1.7-fold increase in plasma adrenaline concentration, while rose oil caused adrenaline to drop by 30 percent

– Other oils have been shown to measurably decrease stress hormones—inhaling lavender and rosemary were shown to reduce cortisol levels.

  •  Improve blood and lymphatic circulation.

Essential oils affect the circulatory system by dilating the blood vessels, thereby allowing the blood to flow. Essential oils used for poor circulation will stimulate blood flow in the veins, lymph movement in the lymphatic system and help shift the toxin build up throughout your body.

Recommended oils for stimulating circulation locally to the area where they are applied include Nutmeg, Cinnamom, Clove, Black Pepper, Ginger, Thyme and Rosemary.  Myrtle, Lemon and Cypress have been used to strengthen and dilate capillaries and increase circulation. Helichrysum, Clove and citrus oils are natural blood thinners, balancing the viscosity or thickness of the blood.

  •  Strengthen the immune system, resistance to disease and combat infections.

Research has shown that 45 minutes of massage increases your body’s white blood cells, therefore strengthening your immune response and reducing inflammation.

Essential oils contain each of the plant’s healing nutrients including trace minerals, vitamins, hormones, amino acid precursors and other components. They give the plant the ability to destroy infections, stave off infestations, initiate and maintain growth and repair structural damage. When essential oils are applied to human skin, they carry the same healing force as they do to the plant.

Antibacterial effects of essential oils such as peppermint oil, tea tree oil, thyme oil can provide an effective antiseptic solution against oral pathogens.

  •  Treat respiratory infections, promote deeper and easier breathing.

The best method of using the essential oils for the ailments of respiratory tract is by chest and back massage, inhalations, compresses, diffusers and burners. Essential oils have well documented antimicrobial, antispasmodic, antitussive, demulcent, expectorant and immunostimulating properties. Clove and oregano are one of many essential oils in which no bacteria, virus or fungi can live.

In a study published in June of 2014, researchers reported on the anti-inflammatory effects of lavender essential oil as a treatment for asthma.

  •  Help to deal with different emotions,  such as anxietydepression and grief.

Lavender is used with positive effect in the treatment of anxiety disorders and related conditions. Lavender improved associated symptoms such as restlessness, disturbed sleep, and somatic complaints and has a beneficial influence on general well-being and quality of life. Onother study on lavender essential oil revealed that lavender can cause significant decreases of blood pressure, heart rate, and skin temperature, which indicated a decrease of autonomic arousal.

Aromatherapy massage exerts positive effects on anxiety and self-esteem.

Aromatherapy treatments have a wonderful energising, uplifting effect on the nervous system and help lift the Spirit. Essential oils can help balance, relax and restore the nervous system. Inhalation aromatherapy with lavender aroma has ben proved to reduce anxiety in patients with myocardial infarction.

  • Soothe the tension and pain of the muscles, improve flexibilitymobility and co-ordination.

Essential oils have anti-inflammatory, rubefacient, analgesic, antirheumatic and detoxifying properties that can provide considerable amount of pain relief. Such oil can relieve local inflammation, so the swelling is reduced. Some essential oils will bring warmth to the tissue. Detoxifiers cleanse and purify the bloodstream and restore healthier functioning.

  • Promote healthy skin care.

    The benefits of essential oils in skin care:geranium

  • Antiseptic properties
  • Help eliminate waste – Detoxification
  • Reducing inflammation
  • Regulating sebum production
  • Reducing stress
  • Improve muscle tone and blood circulation
  • Stimulate the growth of new cells

Essential oils have antiseptic, inti-inflammatory, antipruritic, astringent, cicatrisant, demulcent (reducing itching), fungicidal and vulnerary properties. Therefore essential oils can be very useful in skin care, because they are able to address skin conditions on variety of levels.

A comparative study of tea-tree oil versus benzoylperoxide in the treatment of acne showed that both  had a significant effect in ameliorating the patients’ acne by reducing the number of inflamed and non-inflamed lesions (open and closed comedones). The onset of action in the case of tea-tree oil was slower. Encouragingly, fewer side effects were experienced by patients treated with tea-tree oil.

Essential oils and aromatherapy has proven to be beneficial for the managment of eczema and dermatitis.

  • Encourage restful sleep.

Human studies that were published between 1990 to 2012, suggested positive effect of inhaled essential oils on sleep. No adverse events were reported.

  • Improve digestion

Massage with essential oils to the lower back and abdomen, especially over the dorsal and lumbar areas, can help the colon work more comfortably and naturally. Local compresses over the stomach are also very usuful. And it is important to remember that the first act of digestion is olfaction. The aroma of the food stimulates the secretion of saliva and digestive juices.

Because many complaints of the digestive tract result from stress (Autonomic Nervous System), essential oils and their sedative and calming nervous system properties seem to be a perfect solution.

Infection can be the cause of many digestive problems. Hypothesis is that the digestive properties of a particular herb may be linked, at least in part, to the herb’s antibacterial action. Essential oils and herbal extracts have an advantage over conventional antibiotics since they may contain several antibacterial compounds that act in different ways, so that it would be more difficult for bacteria to develop resistance

 

Aromatherapy Stimulates all the senses and help increase sensory awareness through touch, music and smell experiences.

The Science of Smell

Merely breathing in the fragrance of essential oils is a powerful healer. Inhalation of essential oils can communicate signals to the olfactory system and stimulate the brain to exert neurotransmitters (e.g. serotonin and dopamine) thereby further regulating mood.

“Our olfactory receptors are directly connected to the limbic system, the most ancient and primitive part of the brain, which is thought to be the seat of emotion. Smell sensations are relayed to the cortex, where ‘cognitive’ recognition occurs, only after the deepest parts of our brains have been stimulated. Thus, by the time we correctly name a particular scent as, for example, ‘vanilla,’ the scent has already activated the limbic system, triggering more deep-seated emotional responses.”

Touch

“Often the hands will solve a mystery that the intellect has struggled with in vain.”
― C.G. Jung

Massage therapy is based on the touch. Massage is sharing the touch. It penetrates deeper than the skin, deeper even than the muscles and bones – a good massage can penetrate our being.

“Touch is a basic behavioral need, in much the same way as breathing is a basic physical need. When the need for touch remains unsatisfied abnormal behavior will result”

Touch makes in a body a series of reactions at the biochemical level. It stimulates the release of oxytocin(OT)  as one study shown, a hormone thought to be a primary component of many social, emotional, and behavioral human functions. OT is known to facilitate social bonding, and touch in humans appears to sustain social bonds and to increase cooperative behaviors.

The release of oxytocin during physical massage may add to the number of benefits that massage can offer. Massage may promote prosocial behaviors such as trustworthiness, generosity and empathy.

How touch can help? One study investigated the effects of sleep and touch therapy accompanied by music and aromatherapy on the symptoms of fibromyalgia in women. Common symptoms include: pain, morning fatigue, restless sleep, sleeplessness, and depression. The Touch-Music-Aroma and Sleep-Music-Aroma interventions reduced with statistically significant change FMS symptoms in patients and were effective in decreasing the level of depression in women participating in the study.

Music

Some therapist/clients will chose to work in silence. Others, like me like to benefit from therapeutic music.

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Aromatherapy and Massage is a way to rest in our source, where our bodies and minds and personalities and feelings come into harmony. That is, we are no longer divided. This harmony may not immediately arise in its deepest possible way, but this is where the journey begins.

Aromatherapy is a continuous exchange, process of giving and receiving. Aromatherapy allows individual to find his/her inner harmony and peace.

I would encourage you to look at aromatherapy as a way to investigate. A way of investigating for yourself – in your own body, in your own mind, upon your own experience. That you start to relinquish control and allow everything to be as it is. When you allow your experience to be exactly as it is without trying to change it.

I’ve witnessed clients change – the light in their eyes after the massage, the way they hold themselves, the tone of their voice, their level of self-awareness, confidence, purpose, and clarity. And that is for me the most valuable proof that aromatherapy really works.

 

 

 

Bibliography

Tisserand R. 1977 The Art of Aromatherapy The C. W. Daniel Company Limited, Great Britain

Ueno-Iio T1, Shibakura M2, Yokota K1, Aoe M1, Hyoda T1, Shinohata R1, Kanehiro A3, Tanimoto M3, Kataoka M1., “Lavender essential oil inhalation suppresses allergic airway inflammation and mucous cell hyperplasia in a murine model of asthma,” Life Sci.,” June 2014, PMID: 24909715