Black Cumin Seed Oil
Black Cumin Seed Oil has been found to contain numerous active components providing many benefits to the skin. Some of these components include Vitamins A, B and C and minerals calcium, potassium, magnesium and zinc. These provide nourishment to the skin, helping it to recover and repair, encouraging moisture retention and maintain elasticity, making the skin strong and healthy. The zinc also helps fight infections and speed up healing and is beneficial for acne-prone skin. Black Cumin Seed Oil is also rich in essential fatty acids that provide deep, lasting moisture and fight free radicals to help to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. These fatty acids along with amino acids regenerate skin cells which will help reduce the appearance of dark spots and discolouration and encourage a softer, more youthful looking complexion.
Black Cumin Seed Oil has been found to stimulate growth factors and help the body create new, healthy skin cells which speed up the bodies healing process and aids in the prevention of scarring. It also helps control oily skin and clogged pores and has antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and antihistamine properties that kill acne-causing bacteria, reduce redness and soothe irritation making it suitable for treatment of problem skin conditions. Black Cumin Seed Oil is a great moisturiser and anti-ageing ingredient that has a powerful ability to restore the look and vibrancy of your skin.
While little is known of its exact composition, Kawakawa (Macropiper excelsum), also known as the NZ Pepper Tree, has historically been one of the most important plants used in traditional Maori medicine. It has been used topically for hundreds of years to help heal numerous conditions including abrasions, boils, bruises, minor cuts, nettle stings, rheumatism, wounds, dry – irritated skin including eczema and some infectious skin conditions. Kawakawa leaves contain volatile oils and two key components, Myristicin and Elemicin, which have been shown to exhibit mild antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and healing properties. Like other plants in the pepper tree family, it is also known to have gentle stimulating and rejuvenating abilities. Real World kawakawa extract is taken from the leaves and preserved in a base of glycerine which is preservative and palm free.