Indigenous to Europe and the Middle East, Peppermint can be used as an antispasmodic, it may also act as a carminative, cholagogue, antibacterial and secretolytic. It also has a cooling action. Externally, Peppermint oil has been used for muscle pain and nerve pain. Peppermint is well known for its antispasmodic action to relieve nervous irritability.
Evening primrose oil
It wasn't until recently that evening primrose oil was used for its amazing health benefits. Evening pimrose oil is used for skin disorders such as eczema, psoriasis and acne. It can also be used to prevent hair loss and improve skin health.
Rock rose oil
Native to Greece and Spain, one of the fastest acting aromatherapy oils, the Rock Rose oil has antiseptic, astringent properties which qualifies it as one of the best oils used as an acne treatment and other skin disorders. Rock Rose is also known to aid digestion and relax the body and mind.
Also known as “Immortal”, this plant is cultivated in the South of France, Italy, Yugoslavia and other Mediteranean countries. Its bright golden flowers gave it its name (Helios = sun and chrysos = gold). It has been traditionally used to treat psoriasis or burns due to its excellent anti-inflammatory and skin healing properties. With its soothing and skin regenerating effects, Helichrysum is recommended where there is inflamed tissue which needs to be calmed down and regenerated. Enjoy the wonderful properties of this precious oil in our skin repair gel, Magic Skin.
Egyptian queens Nefertiti and Cleopatra used it as part of their regular beauty regimes. Aloe Vera is quite an incredible medicinal plant full of nutritional benefits used for centuries for its health, beauty, medicinal and skin care properties. Thanks to its antioxidant and antibacterial properties, Aloe Vera helps burns, abrasions, psoriasis, treat mouth ulcers or canker sores.
Originary from Japan, the name of this mushroom means“dancing mushroom”. Legend has it, people used to dance of joy when they discover it. Indeed, Maitake is used in research against cancer and has a global anti-aging effect: plump the skin by stimulating the production of collagen, increase skin’s firmness and prevent the skin from oxidative stress. These wonderful properties combined with other precious ingredients make it one of the lead ingredients in Soin millenaire, our anti-aging cream.
Originary from North Africa, the Argan Oil used to be the essential ingredient of the beauty rituals of the women living in the desert. Because of its rich composition, based on omega-6 and omega-9, this ingredient protects the skin against harsh climates and maintains it hydrated. It has exceptional antioxidant properties: it is rich in vitamin E and fatty acids allowing it to boost skin regeneration, smoothen the skin and revitalize dry hair. Dive into Treasure Oil to discover the Orient’s secrets.
Prickly pear seed
Also called Barbary Fig, this plant is a native to Mexico, but it can also be found in other arid and semi-arid regions of the world, such as Morocco. Very rich in amino-acids, anti-oxidants and vitamin K, this oil from the desert moisturizes and softens the skin helping it maintain its elasticity. It also fights external radicals that are responsible for ageing which makes it ideal for dry, mature skin. Enjoy this precious oil in our anti-ageing skincare, Soin millenaire.
Biblical element, the myrrh is native of NE Africa and Southern Arabia. It is one of the oldest known aromatic substances, mentioned as far back as 4,000 years. It was an ingredient highly held in esteem by Egyptian priests who used it as an ingredient for religious ceremonies and fumigations and embalming. It has cooling and soothing effect as well as astringent properties on mucous membranes as well as anti-microbial properties, which make it ideal for the treatment of wounds and artificial skin imperfections. This is why it is a central element of our skin perfector, the Magic Skin.