Rosemary is traditionally associated with remembrance, love, loyalty, & fidelity. It’s one of the oldest known essential oils, used by ancient Romans and Egyptians to treat hair and skin and for its aromatherapeutic benefits.
Lavender Essential Oil
Lavender holds a long association with love and protection. Ancient Persians, Greeks, and Romans added the flowers to their bathwater to help wash, purify, soothe and soften their skin. Today lavender is one of the most well-known essential oils, known for its anti- inflammatory, antiseptic and antidepressant properties.
Also known as brassica campestris, rapeseed is part of the brassica family (it’s name is derived from the latin word for ‘turnip’) and has been cultivated since ancient times. It’s light, clean feel makes it a perfect base oil and it is ten times higher in Omega 3 than olive oil. It is rich in Vitamin E and K, with superb anti-oxidant properties and is excellent for dry skin.
Often called ‘Gold of Pleasure’, camelina oil is rich in moisurising Omega 3 fatty acids which are essential for good skin health. Camelia oil’s Vitamin E helps improve skin tone and prevent free radical damage.
Blackcurrant Seed Oil
A rich source of gamma linolenic acid (or GLA), blackcurrant seed oil has an anti-inflammatory agent to keep the skin hydrated and firm. It is an effective moisturiser and helps maintain skin-elasticity.
In the Victorian language of Flowers poppies symbolised eternal sleep and imagination. Poppyseed oil has a rich profile of essential fatty acids to moisturise and reduce transepidermal water loss. Due to it’s high level of linoleic acid, poppyseed oil is good for mature, dry and sensitive skin.