The following information describing aroma, properties and possible uses of natural ingredients has been gleaned from published sources. It is provided for educational purposes only without warranty, either expressed or implied. Black Pearl Botanicals does not assume liability for the use or misuse of any information provided herein. If you are Pregnant, Asthmatic, Epileptic, Atopic or have any kind of medical condition please consult your doctor prior to using any of the following ingredients.
Oil: a light textured oil, protects, moisturizes, nourishes & softens the skin. It is rich in vitamins A & B and essential fatty acids. The oil is easily absorbed and can be used by all skin types
Essential Oil Wild Crafted: Aroma: tenacious, warm, sweet, rich, woody, balsamic, pine-like, slightly spicy. Properties: circulatory and lymph tonic, astringent, antiseptic, antifungal, immune system tonic, Possible Uses: perfumery, anxiety, nail fungus, bronchitis, insect repellant, hair loss
Baking Soda (Sodium
Bicarbonate): cleansing & soothing properties, possible uses: relieve itching, soothe insect bites & burns
Beeswax Pastilles Unbleached Yellow: wax obtained from honeycomb of the honeybee, thickener, stiffening agent
Bergamot Furocoumarin Free
Essential Oil: The Furocoumarin Free Bergamot is safe for skin care. The chemical that causes phototoxicity has been removed. Aroma: fresh, rich, clean, sweet, fruity, floral, yummy. Properties: analgesic, antibacterial, nervine, antidepressant, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, immune system tonic. Possible Uses: perfumery, depression, stress, anxiety
Bergamot Mint: Aroma: fresh, minty, like a blend of lavender, mint and bergamot. Properties: anti-inflammatory, antidepressant, antispasmodic, nervine, deodorizing. Possible Uses: perfumery, baths, massage, home fragrance, hot flashes, insomnia
Oil: Aroma: warm, balsamic, woody, rich, sweet, spicy, tenacious. Properties: antispasmodic, antibacterial, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, circulatory stimulant, invigorating. Possible Uses: perfumery, mental fatigue, loss of appetite.
Carrot Seed Essential
Oil Wild Crafted: Aroma: warm, root-like, dry, pungent, earthy, woody. Properties: immune system tonic, circulatory stimulant, antiseptic, antioxidant, skin tonic, vulnerary, Possible Uses: perfumery, aging dry skin, brown splotchy skin, blemishes, wrinkles
Clary-Sage Essential Oil Organic: Aroma: sweet, tea-like, herbaceous, musky, nutty, balsamic, tabacco-like, Properties: antidepressant, aphrodisiac, antispasmodic, astringent, sedative, Possible Uses: perfumery, skin care, pms, menopause, anxiety, stress. Caution: In large quantities clary-sage affects the ability to concentrate. It is best to not use prior to operating a car or other machinery or drinking alcohol. Avoid use if pregnant.
Coconut Oil Certified Organic Virgin:
Organic Virgin Coconut Oil is extracted from fresh organic coconuts. The extraction process is traditional and does not involve solvents, refining, bleaching or deodorizing. Contains a high level of vitamin E, antioxidant properties which prevent free radical damage. The oil has the distinct scent and taste of delicious coconuts. It is a light penetrating non-greasy body care oil. Virgin Coconut oil moisturizes, conditions and protects skin and hair. The texture of the oil is like shea butter until it reaches the temperature of 76 degrees then the oil turns into a clear liquid. It is both antiseptic and antifungal. Excellent choice for dry damaged dehydrated skin and hair.
Cypress Essential Oil Certified Organic: Aroma: fresh, rich, woody, sweet, balsamic, pine-like, spicy. Properties: antirheumatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, sedative, decongestant, antibacterial, deodorant, insecticide, Possible Uses: skin care, varicose veins, coughs, rheumatism, muscle and joint aches and pains, stress, cellulite rub, hemorrhoids, reduce overactive sweat and oil glands
Emu Oil Certified Pure Refined:
Our Emu Oil is Certified Fully Refined by the American Emu Association. Emu oil is a very thick rich oil obtained from the emu animal. Properties: penetrates multiple layers of skin, replenish lost lipids in aged skin, moisturize soothe and soften skin, stimulates skin, hair and nail growth, prevents and lessens the appearance of scars and stretchmarks, non-comedogenic, hypo-allergenic, non-toxic, anti-aging, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial, Possible Uses: muscle aches, sore joints, swelling and inflammation, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, diaper rash, skin rashes, bed sores, sprains, eczema, psoriasis, external hemorrhoids, cracked hands, cracked heels, insect bites, insect stings, spider bites, bruising, scars, radiation burns, sunburn, skin abrasions, irritated skin, dry skin and muscle & joint pain.
Epsom Salt (Magnesium
Sulfate): relaxes sore muscles
Fir Balsam Wild Crafted: Aroma: rich, sweet, balsamic, fresh. Properties: antispasmotic, sedative, antirheumatic, antiseptic, decongestant, circulatory stimulant. Possible Uses: skin care, perfumery, anxiety, coughs, rheumatism, arthritis, sinusitis.
Frankincense CO2 Select Wild Crafted: Aroma: rich, earthy, warm, hint of lemon, exotic, sweet, balsamic, spicy, Properties: antiseptic, expectorant,
astringent, sedative, anti-inflammatory, antidepressant, anti-aging, vulnerary, antibacterial, antifungal, immune system tonic, Possible Uses: perfumery, skin care, wounds, coughs, bronchitis, calms and deepens breathing, fear, anxiety, hysteria
Rose Geranium Essential
Oil Organic: Aroma: sweet, rich, fresh, rosy-leafy. Properties: analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antibacterial, anti-ageing, immune
system tonic, Possible Uses: perfumery, skin care, toenail fungus, fingernail fungus, depression, eczema, mosquito repellant, burns, stress
Goat Milk Powder Full Cream: the milk from goats is all natural. It is free of bovine growth hormones, antibiotics and preservatives. It is Certified Kosher. Goat's milk is naturally homogenized(the milk and cream do not separate). It contains vitamin A, calcium and folic acid. The texture of the milk is silky smooth. Goat milk cleanses and moisturizes the skin. It is particularly good for irritated dry itchy skin
Grapefruit Pink Essential
Oil Organic: Aroma: sparkling, fresh, sweet, citrusy. Properties: antidepressant, antiseptic, astringent, cleansing effect on the lymphatic system. Possible Uses: perfumery, cellulite, water retention, skin toner, anxiety Caution: Moderately Phototoxic Avoid Exposure to direct sunlight, ultra-violet rays and tanning lights.
Helichrysum Italicum Essential
Oil Organic: Aroma: pungent, tea-like, herbaceous, persistant, Properties: strong anti-inflammatory, immune system tonic, Possible Uses: bruises, scars, stretchmarks, sprains, burns
Unrefined Hempseed Oil:
thick rich green colored oil obtained from the seeds of the hemp plant, contains chlorophyll and carotene, Properties: anti-inflammatory, emollient, antirheumatic, skin tonic
Honey Powder: Softens, Cleanses and Moisturizes skin, Properties: anti-bacterial, antifungal and anti-inflammatory. Healing to irritated skin.
Unrefined Golden Jojoba Oil:
jojoba is not an oil but a liquid wax. It is penetrating and resembles our sebum. Contains myristic acid which is anti-inflammatory excellent for arthritis and rheumatism. Native Americans of the Southwest used jojoba to treat skin ailments. Properties: lubricating, nourishing, emollient and extremely stable even when exposed to cold or hot temperatures
Traditional Attar Wild Crafted: Aroma: intensely floral, warm, rich, heady, sweet, fruity. The attar is created by soaking a fresh batch of jasmine flowers in the essential oil of sandalwood each day over a course of 15 days until the sandalwood oil takes on the aroma of the jasmine flowers. Properties: antidepressant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, anti-inflammatory, euphoric, Possible Uses: perfumery, skin care, depression, anxiety, impotence, frigidity
Juniper Berry Essential
Oil: Aroma: fresh, rich, woody, balsamic, pine-like, sweet. Properties: antirheumatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, circulatory stimulant, Possible Uses: mental fatigue, skin care, rheumatism, arthritis, achy muscles and joints
Oil Organic: Aroma: fruity-sweet, clean, fresh, green, floral. Properties: analgesic, antidepressant, antirheumatic, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, sedative, nervine, immune system tonic, vulnerary, antispasmodic, antiviral, Possible Uses: perfumery, burns, migraines, headaches, insomnia, stress, anxiety, boils, acne, depression
Lemon Eucalyptus Essential Oil Organic: Aroma: persistent, refreshing, lemony, sweet, balsamic undertones. Properties: antiviral, antiseptic, analgesic, antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, deodorant, sedative, insecticide, antifungal, antibacterial, expectorant, Possible Uses: toenail fungus, fingernail fungus, colds, sinus congestion, sinusitis, flu, arthritis, stress
Lime Essential Oil: Distilled Not Phototoxic. Aroma: fresh, clean, fruity, sharp. Properties: astringent, antirheumatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, circulatory stimulant, deodorant, Possible Uses: bronchitis, perfumery, depression, lethargy, boils, skin care, cellulite
Linaloe Berry Essential
Oil Wild Crafted: Aroma: rich, woody, like freshly ground coriander, Properties: anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiseptic, deodorant, antibacterial, vulnerary, Possible Uses: perfumery, acne, cuts, wounds, skin care, muscle spasms, stress, anxiety
Oil: Aroma: beautiful mild nutty, sweet, Properties: contains a high concentration of palmitoleic acid which is very similar to the sebum of human skin, emollient, antioxidant, anti-aging, vulnerary, tonic. Possible Uses: repair sun damaged skin, hydrate dry mature skin, benefits all skin types
Mandarin Orange Essential
Oil Organic: Aroma: intensely sweet, rich, neroli-like. Properties: antiseptic, antispasmodic, sedative, tonic, Possible Uses: perfumery, insomnia, stress, restlessness, irritability, cellulite, muscle spasms, acne, stretchmarks, scars. Caution: Mildly Phototoxic Avoid Contact With Direct sunlight, ultra-violet rays and tanning beds
Marjoram Sweet Essential
Oil Organic: Aroma: clean, fresh, penetrating herbal, spicy, warm, woody, camphoracious, reminiscent of nutmeg and cardamom. Properties: analgesic, antiseptic, antiviral, antioxidant, expectorant, nervine, vulnerary, antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, strong sedative, skin tonic, Possible Uses: perfumery, hysteria, pms, insomnia, anxiety, stress, muscle spasms, arthritis, headaches, migraines, colds, spasmodic coughs
Monoi Oil: Monoi De Tahiti is an exotic infused oil produced in Tahiti. The Tiare or Gardenia flower petels are infused in coconut oil over the course of 15 days. The oil is then filtered. Monoi oil is produced under very controlled manufacturing methods. The oil carries an "appellation of origin" guarantee. No essential oils or fragrance oils are added. It has a lovely sweet sun kissed floral aroma. The oil helps protect against sun and wind damage. Monoi oil soothes and moisturizes dry sensitive skin
Myrrh Essential Oil Wild Crafted:
Aroma: rich, spicy, warm, balsamic, Properties: anti-inflammatory, antifungal, expectorant, sedative, antiseptic, astringent, immune system tonic, vulnerary, analgesic, antispasmodic, emollient, Possible Uses: perfumery, dry cracked skin, apathy, hysteria, hemorrhoids, sinusitis, bronchitis, athlete's foot, wounds, cuts, abrasions, boils, pressure sores, muscle aches and pains, arthritis, acne
Neem Oil Organic: thick
oil obtained from the neem seed kernels. It is rich in fatty acids such as oleic, stearic, palmitic, linoleic and others. The oil is dark in color, very bitter in taste and has a strong pungent earthy musky odor. In India the Neem Tree is known as "the village pharmacy". Neem oil is used in India to treat eczema, psoriasis, dandruff, chicken pox, diaper rash, insect bites, ringworm, scabies, acne, lice, nail fungus, rashes, cuts and scrapes. Properties: antibacterial, antifungal, antiseptic, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, astringent and analgesic
Neroli Essential Oil also known as Orange Flower or Orange Blossom: Aroma: rich, sweet, fresh, citrus-floral. Properties: sedative, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, anti-aging, antidepressant, antispasmodic, skin toner, deodorant, Possible Uses: perfumery, insomnia, depression, stress, pms, stretchmarks, scars, skin care, irritability, hemorrhoids, vericose veins, poor circulation
Nutmeg Essential Oil Organic:
Aroma: sweet, rich, fresh, warm, spicy, pungent, some similarity to sweet marjoram. Properties: psychostimulant, antirheumatic, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, circulatory stimulant, antioxidant, Possible Uses: massage, perfumery, rheumatism, visualization.
cleanses, exfoliates, softens & soothes skin, Possible Uses: itchy skin, rashes & insect bites, skin care
Olive Oil Certified Organic Extra Virgin:Extra Virgin Olive oil is obtained from the first pressing of the olives with an acidity level of no higher than 1%. It is a pure unadulterated oil which was processed without heat or chemicals. Certified Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil contains the following: vitamin E and K, antioxidants, squalene, beta-carotene, chlorophyll, flavonoids and polyphenols. It is antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, and an excellent skin tonic. May improve rheumatic conditions, inflamed irritated skin and sensitive skin.
Orange Peel Powdered Organic:Properties: astringent, exfoliant, Possible Uses: body scrubs
Orange Sweet: Sweet Orange Essential Oil: Aroma: sweet fresh bright, Properties: antidepressant, sedative, fungicidal, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, increases circulation, Possible Uses: perfumery, stress, skin care, depression
Palmarosa Essential Oil Organic: Aroma: grassy, lemony, sweet, rose-like, Properties: antiseptic, antifungal, antiviral, skin tonic, vulnerary, antiaging, cellular stimulant, Possible Uses: toenail fungus, fingernail fungus, perfumery, skin care, acne, wrinkles
Clay: A rare calcium bentonite made up of 21 different minerals including iron, magnesium and calcium. The clay is hand mined underground and solar dried for a year on site located in the Big Horn Mountains of Wyoming. The clay is then ground into an extra fine powder. Properties: antibiotic, analgesic, deodorant, cleansing, skin tonic, anti-inflammatory, Possible Uses: release toxins, skin irritations, rashes, bug bites, eczema, hemorrhoids, ulcerated varicose veins and sunburn. You will find Pascalite Clay in our aromatherapy bath salts and recovery foot soak
Oil Organic: Aroma: tenacious, balsamic, spicy, vanilla-like, rich, woody, earthy, sweet, Properties: anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antifungal, antidepressant, aphrodisiac, deodorant, decongestant, astringent, skin tonic, vulnerary, emollient, Possible Uses: depression, perfumery, skin care, stress, lethargy, varicose veins, scars, insect repellant, dandruff, athlete's foot, toenail fungus, fingernail fungus, eczema, acne, dry cracked skin
Red Tea aka Rooibos Tea Certified Organic (Pronounced Roy-Boss): is harvested from a shrubby legume native to the high mountains of South Africa. It is known as Red Tea because as the plant ripens the leaves develop a reddish brown color. The aroma is subtle sweet apricot vanilla. Red tea is rich in flavonoids and may have up to 50 times more antioxidant properties than green tea. It is rich in vitamin C, iron, potassium, calcium, zinc, magnesium, zinc and alpha-hydroxy acid. In South Africa Red Tea has been applied directly to the skin to help soothe eczema, skin irritation, itchy skin and skin rashes
Traditional Attar Wild Crafted: Aroma: soft, warm, gentle, rosy-sandlewood blend. The attar is created by soaking a fresh batch of rose petals each day in essential oil of Sandalwood over a course of 20 days until the sandalwood oil takes on the aroma of the rose petals. Properties: antidepressant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiaging, vulnerary, aphrodisiac, astringent, sedative, skin tonic, Possible Uses: post-partum depression, perfumery, impotence, headaches, migraines, nausea, skin care, eczema, insomnia, grief, anxiety, heartache
Rose Edward Absolute: Aroma: ambery, green, like honey, rich, full bodied, sweet, soft, warm, floral, precious. Properties: antidepressant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiaging, vulnerary, aphrodisiac, astringent, sedative, skin tonic, Possible Uses: perfumery, impotence, skincare, insomnia, grief, anxiety, headaches, migraines, heartache
Oil Wild Crafted: Aroma: fresh, woody, clean, balsamic, invigorating, herbaceous. Properties: analgesic, antirheumatic,
antiseptic, astringent, antispasmodic, antioxidant, decongestant, nervine, strong circulatory stimulant, hair tonic, Possible Uses: mental fatigue, pms, lethargy, hair loss, sore muscles and joints, arthritis, headaches, hysteria, apathy
Oil Wild Crafted: Aroma: sweet, rosy, woody, Properties: analgesic, antidepressant, immune system tonic, antifungal, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, vulnerary, Possible Uses: perfumery, skin care, acne.
Sandalwood Essential Oil from the Government Protected Forest in Tamil Nadu India Wild Crafted: Aroma: tenacious, soft, deep, rich, mellow, sweet, creamy, woody, balsamic. It takes 60 to 80 years for the sandalwood trees to reach maximum maturity. The mature heartwood is distilled under low pressure for 13-15 days. Properties: antiseptic, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, astringent, expectorant, tonic, sedative, antifungal, antiaging,
antidepressant, Possible Uses: perfumery, insomnia, depression, grief, anxiety, varicose veins, hemorrhoids, muscle spasms, dry cracked skin, acne, skin care
Sea Buckthorn Berry CO2 Extract Wild Crafted: Contains strengthening antibodies, antioxidants, vitamins A,B,C,E and Beta-Carotene. Color: Orange-Red from the beta-carotene, Aroma: light fruity, Properties: anti-aging, tonic, vulnerary, emollient, analgesic, anti-inflammatory. Possible Uses: treatment of bed sores, acne, burns, sunburn, eczema, rosacea, psoriasis, chronic rashes, irritated skin, sensitive skin, chemically sensitive skin, dry aging skin.
Chloride): used in body scrubs & mineral salts
Shea Butter: a
wax in semi-solid form which has the consistency of cookie dough. It is extracted from the nuts of the Shea Nut tree. Shea butter has a high concentration of non-saponifiable fatty acids which gives it the ability to moisturize and retain the elasticity of the skin. High in vitamin E and has a natural Sun Protection Factor. Shea butter is thought to slow skin cellular degeneration
Powder:Ground fruit from the Soap Nut Tree. Contains a high level of saponins. Antibacterial mild foaming agent, cleanser, exfoliant. Soapnut Powder is used to cleanse hair, skin and laundry. Helpful in removing stains from hands. May soothe the following: eczema, psoriasis, itchy skin, sensitive skin
Tiare is a type of Gardenia Flower native to Tahiti. It grows in the
Pacific Regions and blossoms all year long. The gardenia's exotic yet delicate fragrance fills the air all throughout French Polynesia. The small 3-foot tall bushes grow best on soils of coral origin. The Tiare Gardenia flowers are deeply rooted in the cultural life of the Polynesians. The tourists receive a lei created for them on their arrival, and the Vahines use them to enhance their beauty everyday. Polynesian's also use them as a natural air freshener by simply placing the closed blossoms in a dish of water and then making lei's out of them as the buds open. Of all the Tahitian flowers the one used most for traditional medicine is the Tiare Gardenia. Yet the moisturizing properties that come from using Tiare Gardenia flowers in the making of MONOI oil are it's most remarkable and famous application.
Vanilla C02: Aroma: creamy, delicious, spicy, sweet, rich, warm, balsamic, familiar. Properties: aphrodisiac, comforting, confident, sensual, eases frustration and stress, Possible Uses: perfumery, flavoring. Note: The Vanilla CO2 is free of solvents
Oil Wild Crafted: Aroma: rich, smooth, mellow, mysterious, earthy, sweet, warm, woody. Properties: antiseptic, sedative, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, circulatory stimulant, antirheumatic. Possible Uses: perfumery, insomnia, depression, stress, extreme anxiety, mental and physical exhaustion, irritated skin, dry skin, aging skin, wounds, cuts, bug repellant. Click Here for additional information about vetiver.
Oil(D-Alpha Tocopherol): D-Alpha Tocopherol is the most active form of vitamin E. Vitamin E moisturizes the skin and protects cells against the effects of free radicals. It promotes wound healing and aids in the prevention of scars and stretchmarks
Oil(T-50 Mixed Tocopherols): antioxidant that is commonly added to vegetable
& nut oils to extend their shelf life & prevent rancidity
Ylang-Ylang Extra Essential
Oil Organic: First distillation highest quality. Aroma: persistent, voluptuous, intensely sweet, slightly spicy, creamy, floral, Properties: antiseptic, aphrodisiac, nervine, antidepressant, sedative,
euphoric, antispasmodic, skin tonic. Possible Uses: dry skin, dry scalp, perfumery, insomnia, depression, stress, anxiety, shock, pms, panic, anger.