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Natural Oils for Intensive Skincare

Making Calming Balm



Good quality organic ingredients should be affordable for everyone and need not cost the earth...literally.

Our COSMOS certified Organic creams and lotions are infused with natural oils to suit skin types, helping to keep your skin nourished and healthy. Oleum infusions give an intensive treatment to help improve the look and condition of your skin.

Handmade rustic soaps are prepared using quality oils, shea butter and essential oils, and not from pre-made gel. Like all natural soap they need to be kept dry between use, so they last a lot longer. Pop them on a soap dish, simple as that.

We used recyclable packaging wherever possible. Natural and sustainable is the way forward.


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Our skin care products are not for medicinal purposes. We recommend the use of our products in certain skin types & conditions, the ingredients and composition of which are accepted entirely at the purchaser's risk. 

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A-Z Oils

Please note that essential oils, although natural, may cause a reaction in some people. If you are pregnant or on medication please check with your healthcare professional before using any oils. We recommend a skin test before using if you have sensitive skin.


Argan ~ Argania Spinosa L.

Argan oil is a plant oil produced from the kernels of the argan tree. Can regulate the skin and produce a smooth complexion. Easily absorbed into the skin, it can be applied as an intensive treatment. 

Avocado ~ Persea Gratissima

Avocados contain 60% oil. They are rich in oleic acid, which is a healthy fat. Also contains vitamins A, D and E which can help to protect and moisturise the skin.

Bergamot ~ Citrus Bergamia

A cold pressed oil produced from the rind of a Bergamot Orange fruit. First extracted in the 1700's for use in Eau de Cologne. It is the flavouring in Earl Grey tea. and said to reduce anxiety and is an effective antiseptic when applied to the skin.

Borage ~ Borago Officinalis

Also known as Starflower, it is made form the seeds of the pretty blue flowers. An effective anti-inflammatory which can help with eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis and rosacea. Calming and relieving.

Cedarwood ~ Cedrus Atlantica

Cedarwood essential oil is a substance derived from the needles, leaves, bark, and berries of cedar trees. The oil has a woody, balsamic aroma. It is said to have a calming and soothing effect on the mind and body. Also, it is believed to help with respiratory problems and has anti-fungal and antibacterial properties.

Clementine ~ Citrus Nobilis

Cold pressed form the peel of the fruit, this fresh fragrance is said to combat depression. Rich in vitamin C, it will keep skin firm and healthy. 

Chamomile ~ Camomile

Chamomile is an herb that comes from the daisy-like flowers of the Asteraceae plant family. Roman Chamomile is known as Anthemis Nobilis and German Chamomile is Matricaria Chamomilla. A centuries old remedy, it is known to remove toxins from the blood and act as an anti-septic. 

Feverfew ~ Tanacetum Parthenium

Feverfew leaves and flowers are used medicinally. Among its many uses, the herb has become a popular and proven herbal remedy for the treatment of migraine headaches. Feverfew, used regularly, can reduce the frequency, severity, and duration of migraine headaches and calm nausea. It is most effective when used as a preventive. It inhibits serotonin and histamine, substances that dilate blood vessels, and helps to prevent the spasms in blood vessels that trigger migraine headaches. It is an effective remedy for relieving the pain and inflammation of arthritis and alleviating hay fever, asthma and other allergy symptoms.

Frankincense ~ Boswellia Serrata

This is a relative of Boswellia Carterii. A resin that contains high levels of aromatic compounds which make ancient Frankincense a popular choice for many modern day applications, including soothing and nourishing, dry, ageing skin. 

Galbanum ~ Ferula Galbaniflua

A fragrant gum resin extracted from a Persian plant. It is mentioned in the bible and was also used by the Egyptians and the Romans. It is thought to help with acne, asthma, bronchitis, cuts, inflammation, wrinkles and wounds.

Geranium ~ Pelargonium Graveolens

Geranium essential oil is derived by steam distillation of the leaves of Pelargonium graveolens. It nourishes and hydrates mature skin, calm irritability and relieve insomnia. It has been used to ward off mosquitoes and head lice. 

Grapeseed ~ Vitis Vinifera

Pressed from the grape seeds left over after wine production, this light carrier oil has anti-inflammatory properties with vitamin E and fatty acids good for your skin.

Hempseed ~ Cannabis Sativa

Extracted from the seeds of the cannabis plant, Hemp seeds contain a plentiful amount of essential fatty acids that help to alleviate dry skin and eczema due to its anti-inflammatory properties.

Hyssop ~ Hyssopus Officinalis

Related to lavender, this pungent plant has been effective in treating female disorders. Also used to clear the respiratory system to get rid of mucus and bronchial spasms. Helps bruises and wounds to heal.

Jojoba ~ Simmondsia Chinensis

Of more than 350,000 identified plants, Jojoba is the only one which produces a significant amount of liquid wax esters similar to those found in human sebaceous glands. Native Americans extracted oil from the seeds to treat sores and wounds.

Lavender ~ Lavendula Angustifolia

Also known as garden, common or English Lavender. Cleansing and refreshing, Lavender oil has a soothing and anti-inflamatory effect on the skin, body and mind. It has been used for centuries to treat wounds and help heal various conditions. The flower buds are used to help relaxation and induce sleep. A pleasant remedy. 

Litsea Cubeba ~ May Chang

This oil is similar in scent to lemongrass oil but is slightly sweeter. Traditionally used to treat asthma, back pain and digestive ailments. The oil is said to relieve fatigue and stimulate the senses. Its natural astringent properties shrinks pores and smoothes acne prone skin.

Marjoram ~ Origanum Vulgare

A herb with beautiful purple wild flowers, Marjoram has several medicinal uses. It is prized as an anti-oxidant and is highly anti-microbial. Hippocrates used it in the treatment of sore throats, respiratory ailments and digestive upsets. 

Recently it has been found to be active against MRSA, with impressive results. It has performed better than many of the commonly used drugs which actually cause the creation of further resistant strains of bacteria.

Myrrh ~ Commiphora Myrrha

Myrrh is a resinous substance that comes from the above named tree, common in Africa and the Middle East. It is related to Frankincense and is one of the most widely used essential oil in the world. Ancient civilisations used it as a perfume, incense and as a medicine. We use it as a good oil for helping with dry, cracked skin. 

Neroli ~ Citrus Aurantium

Neroli oil is an essential oil produced from the blossom of the bitter orange tree As well as regenerative qualities, neroli oil is also antiseptic, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving. This makes it useful to treat acne.

Raspberry Seed ~ Rubus Idaeus

The oil can moisturise and soften skin, as well as reduce flares and irritation like itching, swelling, and redness. Contains fatty acids omega 3 and 6. 

Rosemary ~ Rosemarinus Officinalis

Excellent anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties for problem skin. Refreshing and deep scented, it can improve circulation. Dilute with a carrier oil like jojoba or grapeseed.

Rosa Canina L ~ Rosehip

Extracted from the fruit and seeds of a rose rather than the petals, this versatile oil is a super hydrator and can relieve dry, itchy skin. Full of anti-oxidants, vitamins and essential fatty acids. Great for anti-ageing.

Rose ~ Rosa Damascena

Please note I use my own organic infusion of Rose petals using grapeseed or sunflower oil. Rose Otto is the oil derived from steam distillation. It helps to restore dry, ageing skin to give it more elasticity. 

Sunflower ~ Helianthus Annuus

Packed with Vitamin E, it also contains omega 6 fatty acid which helps to treat inflammation of the skin. The Linoleic acid helps protect the skin from bacteria.


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Emily DelahayeCustomer Acupuncturist

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