Bridget Kitley’s Herb Moisturizer
I first made this recipe in May 2014 as I was so tired of the moisturisers on the market that didn’t do anything to moisturise my dry skin, so I decided to make my own. Since making it, it seems to assist greatly in marks on the skin that laser cannot remove, eczema, assist and allieviates psoriasis, Lychnis planus, skin rashes, irritations, sore skin, sunburn and a friend even told me that it healed her haemmorhoids!!!!!
I also have to add there are no additives added to this cream, it is completely natural and absolutely no Orangutans lost their home as a result of this cream being made. People even with very sensitive skins have benefited from this product. A 50 ml jar lasts a long time as it is so moisturising. One can noticeably see the difference in people literally days after using this cream. Their skin looks fresher, healthy and a more even skin tone develops as well as looking very moisturised.
Ingredients: Palm Kernal Carrier Cream thickened vegetable base.
Aloe Ferox Gel from South Africa, is twenty times stronger than Aloe Vera. And if you already know about Aloe Vera and its well-known moisturising, healing and restorative powers, with Aloe Ferox you know you are onto a winner. Indigenous to the Cape, South Africa where it has a distinct appearance in the bush. an antioxidant, antiviral and can be effective in helping to prevent the big C. The antioxidant properties go hand-in-hand with its anti-ageing benefits to delay the onset of the tell-tale signs of ageing such as fine lines and wrinkles. anti-inflammatory and analgesic (pain-killing) properties. the gels, due to their high water concentration, penetrate all seven layers of the skin, carrying the healing properties deep into the dermis. When wounds or infected skin are slow to heal, it has been proven that Aloe can help heal your skin up to 8 x faster than Mother Nature.
Infused Symphytum officinale (Comfrey) in Olive Oil – Many of the beneficial properties of comfrey are attributed to its high content of allantoin, a substance that helps promote new skin cell growth, along with other substances that may work in reducing inflammation and maintaining healthy skin. Comfrey infused in Olive oil is packed with anti-aging antioxidants and hydrating squalene, making it superb for hair, skin, and nails. Just like coconut oil. Olive oil has been used as a hair treatment since ancient Egyptian times. The two combined together make an excellent additive to my moisturiser.
Coconut oil is a great skin softener and helps you do away with dry and hard skin conditions. … Skin disorders: It is claimed that coconut oil is good for several skin disorders such as acne, psoriasis, and eczema.
Shea butter – is a skin superfood that comes from the seeds of the fruit of the Shea (Karite) tree and that is naturally rich in vitamins A, E and F. It offers UV protection (it is SPF ~6) and provides the skin with essential fatty acids and the nutrients necessary for collagen production. Shea butter has been used in Africa and other countries for years to improve skin and hair.
Aloe vera Oil – Because aloe vera oil contains the health properties of the original aloe vera plant, it possesses anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-viral, antifungal, antioxidant, and astringent activity. Like aloe vera gel, aloe oil is also known for its ability to promote skin health
Jojoba – is a golden liquid wax (often called jojoba oil) that is made from the jojoba bean. A plant native to Southwestern North America, it was highly valued by the Native Americans of the Sonoran Desert as a potent balm for skin ailments and a skin restorer. Research has confirmed that the wax ester produced by the jojoba bean is similar to the protective wax produced by human skin that helps keep it smooth, supple and moisturised. Jojoba mimics the skin’s natural oils and can penetrate deep into the skin layers.
Centella asiatica – along with treating cellulite is used for all skin problems from acne to wrinkles. Pennywort (Nickname) increases the collagen production in the skin so it prevents skin aging and maintains the youthfulness of the skin. When taken internally treats acne and when gotu kola oil is applied externally, it treats acne scars too. Firms up the skin and prevents skin wrinkles. The xtract also can be used as a massage oil to treat and prevent stretch marks. Also used to treat minor burns and most of the skin infections. Has been proven without doubt that it is very effective for treating all the skin problems.
Argan Oil – contains antioxidants, vitamin E, and essential fatty acids. it seals in moisture, but is also protects skin from free radicals and other damaging effects from the outside environment (i.e. pollution). Great for oily skin because it works to actually control oil production. Because Argan oil balances out your natural oil production, it helps with acne and blemishes, especially gentle on people with sensitive skin conditions like eczema, psoriasis, and rosacea. Also used as an anti-aging serum. Because it’s a concentrated anti-oxidant, it will protect your skin’s elasticity.
Rose Hip Oil – The results on the face vary from spots to wrinkles and discoloration. The combination of properties in rose hip oil seems to combat the damage. The antioxidants, which combat free radicals that cause damage, and vitamin A, combined with the oil’s essential fatty acids, help improve skin tone, texture and pigmentation. Use pure Rosehip oil on stretch marks, age spots, hyper-pigmentation, burns and scars; its astringent and skin nourishing properties will help to speed up the healing process, as well as hydrate and moisturize the area.
Moringa oleifera Oil – is famous for its anti-aging properties. It helps removes wrinkles and prevents the sagging of facial skin as well. It comes filled with antioxidants that slow the aging process down and help curb the activity of free radicals. Moringa oil actually helps fight skin fatigue and its oil secretion. It is really great in counterfeiting the ill effects of pollution on your skin. It’s a great skin purifier, making it glow naturally.known for its outstanding properties of curing acne. It works wonders in removing black heads and spots from your skin.
Calendula Officinalis oil – significantly boosts the appearance of your skin. It can affect blood flow to the skin cells, provide antioxidant protection that reduces the appearance of wrinkles and ages spots, and even the visibility of scars. If you want smooth, even-toned skin that glows with youthful vitality, consider adding some organic products that contain calendula or consume calendula in another form, such as tea. It is a phenomenal healer for the skin.
Avocado oil – Contains healthy monounsaturated fatty acids and Vitamin E. You can apply the oil directly to your skin. Effective in smoothening the skin stature thereby maintaining a silky skin tone. It is the high level of Vitamin E that prevents the skin from inflammations and itchiness thereby helping skin to maintain its health and softness. The antioxidants present in the oil is also found to be capable of soothing even sunburned skin. Research works have proved that they are effective against skin related diseases like eczema.
Tamanu Oil (Callophyllum inophyllum) – There is a specific oil that is derived from a nut grown in the South Pacific, that has been used for centuries to clear up virtually any skin condition. An Antioxidant, Anti-bacterial and Anti-inflammatory.In the early 1900s, the Western world was briefly introduced to tamanu oil. It contains 3 essential classes of lipids: neutral, glyco-, and phospholipids. Additionally, the oil contains 3 unique and novel compounds: Calophyllic acid, An anti-inflammatory called calophyllolide, An antibiotic called lactone. It has been successfully used to treat Leprosy, gangrene
Cedarwood – Supports and maintains healthy respiratory function. Helps skin recover quickly. Promotes clear, healthy skin. Relaxing and soothing aroma is perfect for massage
Sandalwood – Promotes healthy, smooth skin. Reduces the appearance of scars and blemishes. Enhances mood. Frequently used in meditation for its grounding and uplifting properties.
Myrrh – Powerful cleansing properties, especially for the mouth and throat. Soothing to the skin; promotes a smooth, youthful-looking complexion. Promotes emotional balance and well-being.
Frankinsence – The word frankincense comes from the term “franc encens,” which means quality incense in old French. Frankincense has been associated with many different religions over the years, especially the Christian religion, as it was one of the first gifts given to Jesus by the wise men. It is a powerful astringent, meaning it helps protect skin cells, used to help reduce acne blemishes, the appearance of large pores, prevent wrinkles, and it even helps lift and tighten skin to naturally slow signs of aging. helping relieve chronic stress and anxiety, reducing pain and inflammation, boosting immunity and even potentially helping to fight cancer, the appearance of dark spots caused from acne blemishes, stretch marks, eczema and help with healing of surgical wounds. Frankincense has the ability to strengthen skin and improve its tone, elasticity, defense mechanisms against bacteria or blemishes, and appearance as someone ages.
Chamomile – Has a therapeutic, calming effect on the skin, mind, and body. Soothes the systems of the body. Helps support healthy immune system function.
Lavender – Widely used for its calming and relaxing qualities. Soothes occasional skin irritations. Helps skin recover quickly. Eases muscle tension.
Jasmine – Frequently used in massage therapy and to support muscles and joints. Supports circulatory system. Supports respiratory function. Beneficial for oily skin conditions. Stimulating aroma promotes feelings of strength, warmth, and vitality.
Rose geranium – Promotes clear, healthy skin. Helps calm nerves and lessen stress. Promotes healthy hair.
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