🌿 Benefits Of Oils & Essential Oils 🌿

Essential Oils 

Lavender is known as the oil of communication and is associated with the throat chakra . The throat chakra is connected to our ability to speak our truth, to communicate with others and listen.

White sage is a herbal plant used for spiritual benefits for many centuries, such as curing diseases. The sage was originally used by Native Americans who would use it for sacred reasons. They believed that it purifies the house, and cleanses the evil and bad aura.

Blackberries can be symbolic of sacred wisdom, wisdom keeping, medicine, healing and good fortune

Raspberry Symbolism & Spiritual Meaning (Kindness & Love) The raspberry carries inherently feminine symbolism connected to creativity, maternity, love, and kindness. Because the fruit is so delicate, it is also considered to symbolize gentleness and fragility. The raspberry has been used for herbal remedies and among ancient healers to ease pain or make pregnancy easier.

The properties of vanilla are love, sensuality, seduction, peace, dreams, and luck. The aromatic essence of Vanilla induces sensuality, sexuality, and romance while enhancing emotional growth, and attracting good fortune. 

Jojoba Oil

1. Deeply-Hydrating. 

It is lighter than other face oils and easily absorbed into skin. It deeply penetrates to soothe and soften while providing an excellent moisturizing effect and adding a healthy glow.

2. Long-Lasting Moisturization. 

It doesn’t evaporate like water-based moisturizers, which is very important when your skin is exposed to the environment. Studies have shown that Jojoba Oil provides a substantial long-acting layer of moisture.

3. Nutritious for Skin. 

Jojoba is full of nutrients like Vitamin E and B, as well as antioxidants and minerals like chromium, copper, and zinc, which all nourish and protect skin. Organic, cold-pressed, Jojoba Oil has the highest level of antioxidants and nutrients.

4. Anti-Aging. 

Because it is the perfect moisturizer, Jojoba can help slow down the appearance of aging, and help to fade fine lines and wrinkles. In dermatological tests, it was shown that Jojoba Oil increases the skin's suppleness and the effect was still present as time passed. Tests also showed continued use of Jojoba Oil resulted in reducing superficial facial lines.

5. Non-Acnegenic. 

Because Jojoba Oil is very similar to human skin oils, its use can trick the skin into thinking it has produced enough oil and thus balance oil production, without promoting acne or other skin problems. Jojoba also naturally deters microbes, helping to prevent the growth of bacteria on skin.

6. Easy, Not Greasy.

Because Jojoba Oil is very similar to our own skin oils, it immediately penetrates skin and smoothes easily, helping to promote healthy, glowing skin without clogging pores or leaving a greasy residue.

7. Soothes Sunburn. 

Jojoba Oil's hydrating action soothes sunburn and helps reduce the chances of peeling.

8. Gentle & Non-Allergenic. 

Jojoba Oil is recommended for people with sensitive skin (including psoriasis and eczema) because of its gentle nature. Applying Jojoba Oil to compromised skin can help reduce flare-ups.

9. Soothes Dry Skin. 

Jojoba Oil has anti-inflammatory properties which help to tame chaffing and chapping, reduce redness caused by drying, ease the effects of eczema and rosacea, and keep skin calm and comfortable. The Vitamin E and B-complex vitamins in the Jojoba Oil help in skin repair and damage control.

10. Anti–Microbial. 

Jojoba Oil naturally deters microbes, helping to prevent the growth of bacteria on skin. This property makes it useful for those with acne, and also provides an added wound-healing benefit. Bonus: Jojoba Oil acts as a natural preservative.

Coconut Oil

  1. Coconut oil is a natural anti-microbial agent and can fight common skin infections
  2. Coconut oil can remedy acne
  3. Coconut oil can reduce skin inflammation and soothes dermatitis
  4. Coconut oil moisturizes the skin and benefits in eczema
  5. Coconut oil is a natural sunscreen and protects the skin from UV radiations
  6. Coconut oil promotes faster dermal wound healing
  7. It is gentle on the skin to use
  8. Coconut oil heals cracked and dry skin
  9. Anti-aging effects
  10. Helps in Insect Bites
  11. Protects from sunburns

African Natural Shea Butter

1. Heals Scars

  • The appearance of scars makes the skin look ugly. Shea butter has high amounts of vitamins that help in the formation of collagen in the skin, which reduces the scars and heals it. For healing the scars, massage the butter on the affected skin areas over the scars. Adding essential oils to the butter before applying it also helps a lot. In this way, you can use Shea butter for fighting scars.

2. Reduces Dryness Of Skin

  • The African natural Shea butter heals the dry skin by hydrating and moisturizing it. The fat and oil present in it has emollient properties, which makes the skin moist and well hydrated. The butter is a tonic for dehydrated skin that has developed a high amount of roughness and scales in it. If the skin is too much dry, there can be the formation of cracks in it. Shea butter reduces these problems and makes the skin very soft. Applying it to the limbs makes the skin of these areas supple. Since the butter doesn’t clog the pores, it is an excellent natural moisturizer for dry skin. It also reduces the dryness and cracking in the heels. Applying it to nails heals the dry cuticles. Rough patches are healed by using the butter. It is a natural remedy for dry skin in winters. Applying Shea butter on elbows and knees helps in reducing dryness of the skin of this area and making it soft.

3. Protects From Sun Damage

  • You can protect the skin from the damage from sunlight by using Shea butter. The commercial sunblocks sold in the market contain harmful chemicals that damage the skin. The best and natural alternative of a readymade sunscreen is Shea butter. Use Shea butter that has a good SPF value that guarantees the sun protection of your skin.  

4. Reduces Skin Inflammation

  • Skin inflammation is a serious problem that affects many people and it may occur due to acne, itching, burns, eczema or psoriasis. The Shea butter treats these problems by reducing the inflammation in the skin. It has an anti-inflammatory property that helps in fighting skin inflammation and reducing problems that occur due to it. People who suffer from eczema can reduce the skin irritation and inflammation by applying the Shea butter. It contains nutrients that help in the repair and formation of new skin cells. Mix ten drops of lavender essential oil with 30 ml of Shea butter and apply on skin areas affected by eczema.

5. Heals Acne, Blushes, Spots, Stretch Marks

  • It is possible to fight the problems of acne, blemishes, and dark spots by using the Shea Butter. It contains fatty acids, oleic acid, stearic acid and other sterols that help in are oil soluble and help in healing skin issues like scars, burns, stings, and stretch marks. Stretch marks due to weight gain and pregnancy are reduced by applying Shea butter on affected areas over the marks on the skin.

    It is a very good remedy for reducing the peeling of skin due to tanning. Using the Shea butter fights rashes, insect bites, and frostbites. The vitamins in the butter remove the dark spots on the skin making it beautiful and spotless.   

 6. Fights Skin Allergy

  • A large number of women have a problem with skin allergy. The allergens present in the environment and the products we use cause skin irritation leading to symptoms of allergy. Allergy can be due to bacteria also. Rashes form on the skin and face due to allergy. Shea butter treats skin allergy and heals rashes and other problems resulting from it. It has an anti-irritant effect on the skin.

7. Anti-Aging Properties

  • The African natural Shea butter can be used by middle-aged and elderly women for anti-aging. The butter has the property to increase collagen production and this helps in making the skin young and elastic. It contains skin friendly vitamins that make the skin shiny and nourished. Shea butter fights problems due to aging like wrinkles and lines on the face. When the skin lacks enough collagen, it reduces its elasticity and this leads to the formation of wrinkles. Using Shea butter mixed with sandalwood essential oil helps in fighting wrinkles. Use ten drops of the oil with 30 ml of Shea butter. Mix it and apply it on the face for a natural anti-wrinkle treatment. Shea butter protects the skin from free radicals responsible for harming the skin. The butter has an antioxidant effect on the skin.

 8. Heals The Lips

  • Using Shea butter on the lips is a natural remedy for dry and cracked lips. The butter absorbs into the lips easily and it makes the skin of this area soft. It moisturizes the lips during winters and cold weather. Since Shea butter has emollient properties, it heals the chapping of lips by moisturizing it. Make a natural lip balm by cooking Shea butter with beeswax. Add coconut oil and heat these three things on a low flame. Cook it by using the double boiler method. After it melts, put it in a glass bottle and wait till it becomes cold. Use the mixture as a lip balm for soothing the skin of your lips. Shea butter can be used on the lips in place of the lip-gloss. If you want to enhance the effect of your lipstick, apply the butter on the lips before using the lipstick at least ten minutes earlier. The lips will become smooth and it will be easy to apply the lipstick.