Botanicals - Nature's Solutions

Botanicals - Nature's Gift to Our Skin

The use of botanicals in skin care products dates back decades, and even centuries. Many botanicals indeed have been proven to have powerful medicinal benefits.
Botanicals refer to the active substances extracted from plant parts through a process of harvesting, grinding, and distilling. However, the beneficial properties of the product may vary according to the time and place the plants are harvested, and the consistency of the extraction process.
What botanicals are good for common skin ailments? 

Skin redness – cucumber, thyme, chamomile, evening primrose oil
Dry skin – grape seed, rose hip, coconut
Flaky skin - olive oil
Aging skin – allantoin , soy, centella asiatica
An all-round salve – aloe vera
Anti-oxidant protection – coffee-berry, silymarin, grape seed, green tea extract
Anti-bacterial - manuka honey