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:: Safety Information and Cautions... Please Read ::

Important Note: The information on this website has been compiled from published sources1,2,3,4 and is for educational purposes only. None of the information or products on this website are intended to treat, cure, prevent or diagnose any disease nor are they intended to prescribe in any way. Black Pearl Botanicals does not take responsibility for the use or misuse of any of them. These statements have not been evaluated by the food and drug administration. Always see your licensed health care professional for proper diagnosis and treatment.

General Safety Information: Do not use any essential oils or natural ingredients internally without consultation from a qualified professional. Do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences directly onto the skin. All those with the following conditions should exercise caution when choosing plant oils: asthmatic, pregnant, atopic, epileptic, eczema, psoriasis or any other medical problem. Use natural ingredients only under the proper guidance of your doctor. A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using new products. If you apply phototoxic essential oils onto the surface of your skin do not expose your skin to the sunlight, ultra-violet rays or to tanning lights.

The words: toxic and toxicology are derived from the Greek word toxicon - meaning poison for arrows. In those days the only source of poison was from plants (botanicals) grown locally. Consider this: arsenic is naturally occuring. Botanicals contain a wealth of complex chemical substances, some inert but many with wide ranging biological effect.

Some plants, nettle for instance, can be hazardous in their natural state but not the extract. Others are beneficial if applied to the skin but toxic if taken orally and some plants (from the Umbelliferae and citrus families) contain substances which are phototoxic when exposed to sunlight.

Essential Oil of Expressed Bergamot and Rue are considered the most phototoxic and should be avoided. Phototoxic oils can cause color change and severe burning to the skin. Other moderately phototoxic essential oils include: cumin, lemon, lime, grapefruit, bitter orange and verbena. Mildly phototoxic sessential oils include: mandarin orange, petitgrain, tangerine, angelica root, caraway, cassia, cinnamon bark, ginger, patchouli and parsley leaf.

Contrary to popular belief, natural substances can be responsible for adverse health reactions. Knowledge is the key. Natural substances should always be used in accordance with the manufacturers' recommendations.

The following oils are dangerous and should not be used in skin care by all: alant root, bay, bitter almond, benzoin, birch, expressed bergamot(note: F.C.F. Bergamot has had the phototoxic chemical removed so it is safe for skin application), boldo, cade, calamus, camphor, cassia, cinnamon bark, citronella, colophony, costus, croton, damiana, fennel, fig leaf, horseradish, mustard, opopanax, parsley, peru balsam, rue, sassafras, savin, tagetes, tansy, tolu, tonka, terebinth, turpentine(unrectified), valerian, verbena, yarrow, wintergreen and wormseed.

People who have spice allergies, skin allergies, damaged skin, sensitive skin or perfume sensitivity should use extra caution by using a patch test or avoiding use of the following oils: aniseed, clove, ginger, nutmeg, cardamom, juniper berry, black pepper, pimento, pepperment, sage, savoury, spearmint, tea tree and thyme.


The primary sources of Information found on these web pages are:

1 Sylla Sheppard-Hanger, The Aromatherapy Practitioner Reference Manual, Volumes 1&2, 1999 Atlanta Institute for Aromatherapy

2 Valerie Gennari Cooksley, Aromatherapy, a Lifetime Guide to Healing with Essential Oils, 1996, Prentice Hall Inc.

3 Martin Watt, Essential Oil Monographs All 57,2001, Appalachian Valley Natural Products

4 Martin Watt, Plant Aromatics,2001 Revised Edition, Appalachian Valley Natural Products

:: Guidelines for Proper Usage and Maintenance ::

Suggested Usage Schedule
All of our products have been tested to ensure a one year shelf life. However, our preparations are best when used within six months of purchase. Also it is a good idea to refrigerate the products to extend their lifespan.

Climate Control

These products should not be exposed to extreme heat, cold or frequent temperature changes. Store them in a cool dry place. It is best to not store the products in the bathroom because they are usually subject to widely varying temperature and humidity levels.

After Opening

Close the lid on on all bottles and jars. Exposure to air will oxidize the ingredients shortening the lifespan considerably.

Product Consistency

Because we only use natural ingedients and do not use artificial colorants, you may notice color and consistency variations. Note however, these variations do not effect the efficacy of the products.

:: Ingredient Qualities and Uses ::

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.

Apricot Kernel 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

Atlas Cedarwood 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

Cardamom Essential 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

Jasmine Sambac 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

Lavender Essential 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

Macadamia Nut 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.

Oatmeal Powdered: 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

Pascalite Powdered 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

Patchouli Essential 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

Rose Damask 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

Rosemary Essential 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

Rosewood Essential 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.

Sea Salt(Sodium 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

Soapnut 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 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

Vetiver Essential 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.

Vitamin E 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

Vitamin E 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.

:: Glossary of Terms ::

Analgesic: reduces or eliminates pain

Antibacterial: assists the body in resisting or destroying infectious bacteria

Antidepressant: helps lift mood

Antifungal: assists the body in resisting or destroying fungal organisms

Anti-inflammatory: counteracts inflammation

Antirheumatic: agent that helps ease arthritic symptoms, such as musculoskeletal pain & inflammation

Antiseptic: inhibits the growth of microorganisms such as bacteria or fungi

Antispasmodic: eases muscular spasms or cramps

Antioxidant: a substance that inhibits oxidation

Antiviral: assists the body in resisting invasion of viruses

Aphrodisiac: enhances or stimulates erotic feelings

Aromatherapy: the skilled and controlled use of essential oils for physical and emotional health and well being

Astringent: contracts, firms & strengthens skin

Attar Traditional: hydrodistillation of delicate flowers like rose or jasmine in copper vessels containing essential oil of sandalwood for a minimum of 15 days

Critical Carbon Dioxide: Also known as CO2. It is a contemporary method of extraction of a plant. It is a cold process that captures the delicate complexity that can be lost in steam distillation

Deodorant: counteracts body odour

Emollient: softens, soothes, moisturizes & protects skin

Essential Oil: a volatile material that is contained within plant cells & derived by physical process such as steam distillation

Euphoric: promotes a sense of well being

Expectorant: a substance that encourages the expression of mucus from the throat and lungs through coughing

Nervine: calming to the nervous system

Phototoxicity: when ultra violet light reacts to the essential oils on your skin causing anything from mild brown blotches to severe burning of the skin

Sedative: relaxing, calming & soothing effects

Stimulant: invigorating, stimulating & energizing effects

Tonic: increases tone & vitality of the skin or other body systems

Vulnerary: healing agent for cuts wounds & sores

:: About our Packaging ::

Clear Containers? Don't!
Although bath salts look beautiful when displayed in clear glass jars, you will not see ours packaged that way. Light quickly degrades the high quality all natural ingredients.

We suggest you purchase inexpensive mineral salts to use as your home spa decorations. Keep the products that you purchase from us sealed air tight and stored in a cool dark place and they will last a long time.

Our packaging materials are simply the best. The foil gussetted stand-up pouches are made from the heaviest material in the industry to protect the contents from light, oxidation and moisture.

For your safety and peace of mind, the pouches are hermetically sealed and all other items are packaged in tamper evident heat shrink seals.

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