Meet the Herbs

Aloe Vera 

For even the casual herb lover it’s no secret, Aloe Vera is hands down one of the most known herbs on the market for its effectiveness on many skin . What is less known is why Aloe Vera is so effective:

  • Great Moisturizer and Anti-Inflammatory
    • Critical components to the skin’s natural healing process
  • Encourages Collagen & Elastic repair
    • Great for reducing the appearance of wrinkles and stretch marks, and scars (including acne scars)
  • Abundant in Lignins
    • One of the most important ingredients in our Gel!
    • A penetrative ingredient that allows Aloe Vera to penetrate deep into the skin
  • Rich in Vitamin B12
    • Critical for healthy looking skin because it plays a major part in assisting the skins natural cell reproduction cycle.
  • Contains Salicylic Acid
    • A mild anesthetic provides relief from painful or irritating ailments such as cuts, burns, and bug bites.
  • Plentiful in Saponins
    • Great cooling properties for refreshment on burns and sunburns

Making it the perfect ingredient for:

    * Environmental Irritations      * Insect Bites
    * Sunburns                                * Wrinkles
    * Acne                                         * Rashes
    * Eczema                                    * Bruises
    * Dry Skin                                   * Stretch Marks

     

    Arnica "Arnica Montana"

     

    Well known to the Native Americans and original settlers of the Montana/Wyoming area as an extremely effective skin product. While Arnica has distinctly different strengths than Aloe Vera, it is an equally effective skin healing herb and a critical ingredient to our gel.

    • Helenalin
      • The main restorative compound in Arnica Montana helps soothe skin after exposure to stress such as waxing and micro-Dermabrasion.
    • Helps reduce appearance of bruises and acne wounds. 
      • Anesthetic
        • Provides relief from painful or irritating ailments such as cuts, burns, and bug bites.
      • Unmatched Anti-inflammatory properties
        • Inflammation reduction is critical to the skin’s natural healing process
      Making it the perfect ingredient for:
        * Skin Sores/ Bumps       * Insect Bites
        * Burns                              * Swelling
        * Allergy Relief                 * Itchiness
        * Bruises                           * Dry Skin
        * Acne Scars                * Burst Blood Vessels
        * Age Spots                        * Acne
        * Skin Disorders                * Acne Scars
        * Waxing or Tweezing       * Dark Circles
        * Itchiness                          * Eczema
        * Psoriasis                   * Micro-Dermabrasion

        Comfrey Leaves

        This historical herb is well known due to its past for being so heavily used as a pharmaceutical medicine in the Middle Ages. It has slowly been introduced to the US and appears now in the U.S. Pharmacopeia and is now very well known as “one of nature’s greatest medical herbs”.  

        • Allantoin
          • Known for helping with cell proliferation, a process that results  in cell growth and cell division.
          • It’s said that you can cut a comfrey plant at it’s roots and it will grow right back due to the amazing cellular replacement properties of the Allantoin.
          • The number one ingredient in most expensive scar and healing products.
        • High Volume of Calcium and Vitamin C
          • Crucial to any great Skin Care product.
        • Contains Demulcent
          • Relieves irritation and has anti-inflammatory properties
        Making it the perfect ingredient for:
          * Cuts                           * New Scars
          * Swelling                    * Dark Circles
          * Acne                          * Minor Arthritis
          * Bruises                     * Stretch Marks
          * Burns                        * Prevents Scarring
                                                    

           

          Chamomile

          This ancient herb and versatile medicinal herb is well known for its abundant antioxidants such as trepenoids and flavonoids. Chamomile has used over five thousand years as an herbal extract and cosmetic forms to minimize aging appearances, and promote tranquility.

          • Rich in Apigenin
            • A powerful Anti-oxidant promotes anti-aging appearance and helps protect the skin from environmental stressors.
          • Flavonoids
            • Contributes to healthy looking skin by soothing and relieving irritations
            • Protects cells and pro-inflammatory compounds, like C-reactive proteins and cytokines
            • Helps reduce appearance of dark under-eye circles
          • Known to give skin a “Glow” and reduce discoloration
          Making it the perfect ingredient for:
            * Anti-Aging                           * Skin Disorders
            * Blemishes                           * Sores
            * Acne                                     * Arthritis
            * Hemorrhoids                       * Allergy Relief
            * Wounds                                * Glowing Skin
            *Rashes                                  * Eczema

                                            

               Calendula

              The calendula flower carries powerful antimicrobial agents.

              • Anti-septic and anti-microbial properties
              • Flavonoids
                • Contributes to healthy looking skin by soothing and relieving irritations
                • Protects cells and pro-inflammatory compounds, like C-reactive proteins and cytokines
                • Helps reduce appearance of dark under-eye circles
              • Stimulates collagen production.
                • Great for reducing the appearance of wrinkles and stretch marks
                • Helps prevent appearance of scars from cuts, burns, and acne
              • A natural alternative to benzoyl peroxide
                • Benzoyl Peroxide is a great for acne treatment, however, Calendula offers similar benefits naturally

              Making it the perfect ingredient for:

                * Acne                                * Hemorrhoids   
                * Dark Circles                   * Prevents Scarring
                * External Wounds           * Stretch Marks  
                * Collagen Production     * Disinfecting 
                * Cuts                                 * Burns
                * Bug Bites                        * Rashes
                * Eczema                            * Psoriasis

                Watercress

                Known for being jammed packed with Vitamins and Minerals Watercress offers tremendous topical benefits for your skin.

                • A Highly Effective Moisturizer
                • Rich in Vitamins
                  • Contains C, A, E, K and several other B vitamins.
                  • Vitamins are key to healthy, toned, and conditioned skin.
                  • Helps prevent damage to cells by stopping dangerous free radicals
                • Jam packed with Minerals
                  • Contains Calcium, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Iron
                Making it the perfect ingredient for:

                  * Age Spots                          * Acne    
                  * Blemishes                          * Rashes
                  * Redness                             * Bruises 
                  * Preventing UV Damage    * Dry Skin
                  * Prevents Scarring             * Sun Spots
                  * Stretch Marks                     * Anti-Aging

                  Rosemary

                   

                  Well known for its beauty and most importantly its ability to promote healthy looking skin.

                  • Carnosol
                    • Helps protect skin cells from damage often caused by the sun and free radicals.
                  • Natural Antisepctic properties
                  • Mild analgesic (anesthetic)
                    • Provides relief from painful or irritating ailments such as cuts, burns, and bug bites.
                  • Supports healthy collagen development
                    • Great for reducing the appearance of wrinkles and stretch marks
                    • Helps prevent scarring form cuts, burns, and acne
                  Making it the perfect ingredient for:

                    * Cuts                                           * Blemishes
                    * Eczema                                     * Anti-aging
                    * Circulation Problems              * Bug Bites
                    * Preventing UV Damage          * Burns
                    * Stretch Marks                          * Pain relief

                     

                      Puzzlegrass

                      Puzzlegrass, also known as horsetail, is considered an effective living fossil that has been used dating back to Greek and Roman times. As like many of our other rare and unique herbs in our bottle, puzzzlegrass absorbs and stores valuable rare minerals that our  skin requires.

                      • Contains unique minerals and organic compounds
                      • Silica
                        • Antioxidant properties helps prevent damage to cells by stopping dangerous free radicals
                        • Anti-septic and anti-microbial properties

                      Makes it the perfect ingredient for:

                        * Chemo               * New Scars/Stretch Marks
                        * Wounds             * Cuts
                        * Burns                 * Preventing Scars 
                        * Eczema              * Anti-Aging 
                        * Pain Relief        * Preventing Infections
                        * Dry Skin             * Redness
                        * Acne                   * Psoriasis

                           

                          Saponaria

                          Being so popular in the Middle Ages, this herb has slowly neutralized to North America and many other countries due to its medicinal effects.

                          • Heavy concentrations of Saponins
                            • Anti-septic and anti-microbial properties help fight against bacteria..
                            • Great cooling properties for refreshment on burns and sunburns
                          • Flavonoids
                            • Contributes to healthy looking skin by soothing and relieving irritations
                            • Protects cells and pro-inflammatory compounds, like C-reactive proteins and cytokines
                            • Helps reduce appearance of dark under-eye circles
                          • High Volume of Vitamin C
                            • Contributes to healthy looking skin.
                          • Flavonoids and Vitamin C Combined
                            • The unique combination of Flavonoids and Vitamin C have been shown to be more effective and powerful working together.

                          Making it the perfect ingredient for:

                            * Bruises                             * Dark Circles
                            * Anti-Aging                         * Cuts
                            * Sunburns                          * Redness
                            * Blemishes                         * Insect Bites
                            * Acne                                   * Eczema
                            * Psoriasis                            * Burns

                               

                              Pro-Vitamin B5

                               

                              Pro-Vitamin B5 has to be one of the most beneficial beauty ingredients of all time; used in cosmetics and beauty products primarily as a lubricant, emollient and moisturizer because of its ability to penetrate the skin, providing both with lubrication and hydration.

                              • Penetrates into lower skin layers
                                • Because it is absorbed deeply into the skin, it adds essential moisture.
                              • Provides great hydration, reduced itching and inflammation of the skin and accelerate and improve healing of wounds.
                              • Often used in sunburn treatment products
                              • Typically found as a key ingredient in most expensive scar and skin healing products.

                              Making it the perfect ingredient for:

                                * Anti-Aging                * Bug Bites
                                * Inflammation            * Preventing Scars
                                * Acne                         * Infections
                                * Skin Irritations        * Scars/Stretch Marks
                                * Redness                  * Blemishes
                                * Cuts                         * Hydration

                                   

                                  Phenoxyethanol (<1%)

                                   

                                  At less than 1% of the makeup of our Herbal Gel, Phenoxyethanol is a chemical that is found naturally in Green Tea and is considered one of the safest and most effective preservatives for cosmetic products. Phenoxyethanol became popular as a natural preservative for skin care products and as a replacement for the more dangerous parabens and formaldehyde-releasing preservatives.