Herbal Bag Gift Set
Filled with rooibos, African potato and herbs to help relax the body and calm the mind.
Recommended for treating sore, tired and aching muscles, relaxing the body and calming the mind.
Directions for Use: Pop a herbal bag in the bath or dip in warm oil and gently apply to pressure points on the hands, feet, neck and head. Now in a presentation box instead of gift bag.
Aloe ferox leaf extract - restores dry and damaged skin. Aloe ferox is a succulent native to southern Africa. This stemless plant has thick, full leaves with serrated edges. The leaves contain a gel with a variety of uses which include calming, soothing and hydrating sunburnt, irritated and sensitised skin. It is rich in nutritional and healing compounds and minerals, amino acids, lipids, monosaccharides, phytosterols, vitamins E, B, C & zinc. It has anti-inflammatory properties and aids in reducing scar tissue. It helps in the treatment of psoriasis, eczema, burns and facial oedema. It is a natural astringent and oxygenator (drawing and holding oxygen in the skin), stimulates cell regeneration and helps replenish lost moisture.
Aspalathus linearis (green rooibos) leaf extract - green rooibos is harvested from its natural South African mountainous habitat. It naturally contains alpha-hydroxy acid, a compound that is beneficial for maintaining healthy skin, and is rich in iron, potassium, copper, manganese, magnesium, calcium, zinc and sodium. It has fantastic antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties. It is useful in treating skin problems such as eczema, nappy rash and acne. It has a soothing effect on the skin.
Hypoxis hemerocallidea root extract - also known as African wild potato, it is full of sterols and sterolins which are helpful in the treatment of acne, eczema and psoriasis. It helps boosts the immune system and has powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
Sclerocarya birrea (marula) seed oil - called “miracle oil,” marula is extracted from the kernel of the marula fruit and is considered one of Africa’s botanical gems. Rich in antioxidants including vitamin c and e, it helps protect against free radical damage and promotes the production of collagen and elastin. It contains high levels of essential fatty acids, like omegas-6 and -9, that help keep the skin nourished and reduce redness through their anti-inflammatory properties. It is light and quickly absorbed by the skin so won’t clog your pores. It is antimicrobial and non-comedogenic, making it ideal for treating acne blemishes and scarring. It helps keep the skin hydrated by preventing trans-epidermal water loss.
Pelargonium graveolens (geranium) oil – geranium is a perennial shrub with small pink flowers that is native to South Africa. Geranium oil has a sweet, floral aroma and is extracted from the stems and leaves through steam distillation. In aromatherapy, geranium oil is used to uplift the mood, relieve anxiety, lessen fatigue, and promote emotional wellness. It is one of the best oils for use on oily or congested skin. It has a soothing effect on sensitive skin prone to inflammatory skin conditions.