Used for over 5,000 years, Tulsi, also known as 'holy basil', is an adaptogen, meaning it supports healthy stress response & improves the skin’s natural detoxification process. Its natural oils clarify the skin & unclog pores, aiding in acne & blemish prevention. Tulsi works as an anti-inflammatory & anti-bacterial making it a perfect remedy to banish whiteheads & blackheads.
One of the most important Ayurvedic herbs, ashwagandha root has been used for over 3,000 years. Ashwagandha is packed with antioxidants which allow it to successfully fight free-radical damage caused by the sun. With antibiotic, antibacterial and rejuvenating properties, ashwagandha strengthens immunity and is extremely nourishing for dry skin, while also promoting firmness and elasticity. Ashwagandha stimulates DHEA, which stimulates the production of natural skin oils. It also promotes the production of vital compounds and proteins for healthy skin such as hyaluronan for skin hydration, elastin to keep the skin supple and collagen for skin strength. It gently improves skin texture, elasticity & clarity while deeply nourishing dry, flaky skin.
A soothing Ayurvedic tonic that eliminates toxic build up, manjistha is a beautiful red powder which helps keep skin balanced & bright. It truly works from the inside out, restoring balance deep within the skin’s layers to reveal soothed, supple, even skin.
Manjistha is known for being an excellent purifier for the lymphatic, blood, circulatory and urinary systems. Because of these purifying actions, manjistha is also recommended to clear up blemishes and helps promote a healthy complexion.
Neem is an extremely strong anti-inflammatory and purifier. This oil is antibacterial, antimalarial, anti-fungal and antiviral. It is nutrient rich, containing triglycerides, antioxidants, fatty acids, limonoids and calcium which makes it extremely beneficial for skin and hair. Its skin benefits include boosting collagen production, healing acne, hydrating dry, wrinkled skin and treating wounds, and active blemishes.
Licorice is a fabulous to use as a moisturizing agent for the skin. It has been shown to have anti-inflammatory effects and inhibit dark spots or hyperpigmentation of the skin.
Skincare including licorice root are recommended for the treatment of eczema. Licorice root is often used as a successful dermatological treatment due to its antibacterial and moisturizing properties.
Bibhitaki fruit is very nutritious as it contains essential vitamins, minerals and protein. This superfruit has an astringent property which clears congestion & rejuvenates the skin. It can also protect the skin from acne-causing bacteria while simultaneously decreasing inflammation.
This time tested Ayurvedic herb is effective in soothing pimples, acne, blemishes and rashes. It is also effective in soaking excess oil and sebum from the skin.
Due to its mild astringent action & anti-inflammatory properties, sandalwood can help to diminish the appearance of skin imperfections, promoting a healthy, smooth complexion. Sandalwood is also high in antioxidants, reducing damage caused by free radicals, which in turn helps to prevent signs of aging.