Bowls and Leaves

Activated carbon

A fine black dry granulate
Activated Carbon acts primarily to absorb toxic matters from the digestive system. It is well known for absorbing and dispersing poisons and for soothing and restoring the digestive system. It also acts as a deodorant.

Aloe Vera in carrageen gel

Aloaceae vera
An Aloe Vera imbibed carrageen gel
The gel from Aloe Vera is used as a product base. It has antiseptic and healing properties that make it beneficial for treating a variety of skin complaints.


Fresh Seasonal Apricots
A skin food, rich in nutrients

Bee Venom

Certified Organic Bee Venom

Beeswax (white)

Pale natural wax (refined), used for thickening
Beeswax is a pale natural wax (refined) that is used for thickening. It acts as a barrier to protect the skin against the natural elements, and helps to soften and soothe the skin.


A water softener, a white mineral with mild anti-ferment properties used to make water less hard.

Celtic sea salt

Mer Sal
Unprocessed, sundried sea salt
Our Celtic Sea Salt is 100% unprocessed, dried by the natural elements and contains a vast array of highly-beneficial trace minerals. It has many heath giving benefits and is a significant flavour enhancer and nutrient optimiser.

Citric acid

From the latin word 'citrus'
Citric acid is a weak organic acid that acts as a preservative, and also acts as a flavour enhancer providing an acidic taste.

Coconut fat

Cocos nucifera
The fat of the coconut meat.
A wonderful skin emollient - coconut fat helps to soften and soothe the skin. It is rich in fatty acids, so it is used as a base ingredient for skin creams. Melted, it is deemed an 'oil'.

Ethanol alcohol

99.9% pure grain alcohol
It is traditionally used in herb extractions and as a natural preservative and antiseptic.

Glucate cream (natural)

A natural, sweet almond oil-based creamy substance.
Glucate cream is used as base ingredient in variety of skin creams. An excellent natural emollient and moisturiser, we have sourced one of the most natural glucates.

Glycerine (veg)

A sweet tri-atomic alcohol
An organic compound - Glycerine (veg) provides a natural preservative. It is also a nutriment, a solvent (of heavy metals), a bactericide and is hygroscopic - which means that it attracts moisture from the air.


Iodas ('violet-coloured') - Greek
Natural seaweed ash-derived organic iodine
This organic iodine supplement is especially helpful in supporting thyroid gland functions for better health throughout the body. Iodine has disinfectant properties.

Lanolin (anhydrous USP)

Lana oleum
Sheeps wool fat
Lanolin is a natural moisturiser and a powerful emollient that soothes the skin. It also has emulsifying properties that retain water and acts as a skin barrier. Lanolin is used as a salve base.

Mango Butter

These cooling, soothing crystals are produced from the essential oil of mint. They are beneficial to the respiratory system and for breathing problems. The crystals have a strong mint-like aroma and are valuable in soothing skin products and elixirs.

New Zealand Sea Salt

Mer sal
Natural NZ Sea salt from Kaikoura salt fields
Mineral rich, New Zealand Sea Salt provides many health-giving properties. Salt is an essential part of the diet, and this sea salt provides both nutrients and flavour to a variety of products.


Fresh, seasonal strawberries.
Refines skin pores.

Surfactant, Plantar

A natural ingredient for hair cleansing
Plantar is used for its hair cleansing abilities and ability to create a lather. It is primarily utilised in shampoos and cleansing products.

U.V. Light-Treated Rain Water

Pure, clean, oxygen-rich rainwater.

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