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3 Exotic Ingredients and the absolute best quality of each
FRANKINCENSE - Certified Organic
POMEGRANATE OIL - Certified Organic
BORAGE SEED OIL - Certified Organic
Rosehip Seed Oil - Wild harvested
Lavendar Essential Oil - Certified Organic High Altitude
Frankincense oil is believed to transmit messages to the limbic system of the brain, which is known to influence the nervous system. A little bit of oil goes a long way.
When inhaled, frankincense oil been shown to reduce heart rate and high blood pressure. It has anti-anxiety and depression-reducing abilities, but unlike prescription medications, it does not have negative side effects or cause unwanted drowsiness.
Studies have demonstrated that frankincense has immune-enhancing abilities that may help destroy dangerous bacteria, viruses and even cancers.
Several research groups have found that frankincense has promising anti-inflammatory and anti-tumor effects when tested in lab studies
A study even found that a chemical compound found in frankincense called AKBA is successful at killing cancer cells that have become resistant to chemotherapy.
Frankincense is an antiseptic and disinfectant agent that has antimicrobial effects. It has the ability to eliminate cold and flu germs from the home and the body naturally,
Frankincense has the ability to strengthen skin and improve its tone, elasticity, defense mechanisms against bacteria or blemishes, and appearance as someone ages. It may help tone and lift skin, reduce the appearance of scars and acne, and heals wounds. It may also be beneficial for fading of stretch marks, surgery scars or marks associated with pregnancy, and for healing dry or cracked skin.
Research suggests that frankincense oil can be used to improve memory and learning functions. And some animal studies even show that using frankincense during pregnancy may increase the memory of a mother’s offspring.
Frankincense oil may reduce symptoms associated with menstruation and menopause by balancing hormone levels,
Frankincense essential oil is useful in lowering levels of anxiety or chronic stress that can keep you up at night. It has a calming, grounding scent that can naturally help you to fall asleep. This natural sleep aid helps open breathing passages, allows your body to reach an ideal sleeping temperature and can eliminate pain that keeps you up.
Frankincense can inhibit the production of key inflammatory molecules associated with conditions like arthritis, asthma, painful bowel disorders like IBS and many more conditions. (15) It can be useful in helping prevent the breakdown of the cartilage tissue and has been shown to significantly reduce levels of dangerous and painful inflammation, making it a natural treatment option for pain-related conditions that affect the muscles, joints and tendons.
Contains one of the highest levels of GLA making it a must have to soothe dry skin and sensitive skin, as well as for any inflammatory skin conditions. It is highly effective in reducing wrinkles, fine lines, and scars where it offers regenerative, and firming, properties helping to restore hydration and elasticity.
Borage seed oil has the highest known amount of gamma linolenic acid (GLA) of all seed oils, at 20-23% concentration. GLA is an omega-6 fatty acid and the body converts gamma linolenic acid to substances that reduce inflammation and cell growth.
BENEFITS OF BORAGE OIL ON SKIN
• Reduces inflammation in the skin
This is what borage oil is most known for! Because it’s so high in linoleic acid, borage is incredibly good at healing inflammation from acne, pimples, eczema and rosacea.
• Skin protection
Borage oil soaks into your skin and acts like your own natural oils, sealing in hydration. It forms a very lightweight, but protective barrier, that protects your skin from damage, from irritations and flare-ups.
• Sensitive Skin
If you are susceptible to redness, inflammation or even rosacea – borage oil helps to keep your skin soothed and calm. It also protects against flare ups of eczema.
• Acne Prone Skin
This oils is amazing for oily prone skin and especially acne prone skin. It’s lightweight, and non-greasy, but what’s amazing is that it’s so high in GLA’s that it actually rebalance the skin and helps to eliminate acne.
Pomegranates are associated with anti-aging, and the most powerful form of pomegranate for anti-aging is its oil. Pomegranate oil’s bioflavonoids and fatty acids make it excellent at protecting the skin from sun damage. In fact, in vitro research even demonstrates that pomegranate oil has a natural SPF of eight, making it a great natural sunscreen ingredient.
According to research, pomegranate seed oil appears to be a “safe and effective chemo preventive agent against skin cancer.
Pomegranate seed oil stimulates keratinocyte proliferation. These are cells found in the outer layer of your skin help rejuvenate your skin and reverse skin damage.
Because pomegranate seed oil penetrates so deeply and effectively it doesn’t make the skin greasy and clog pores. It goes to where you need hydration most.
Pomegranate seed oil also contains an essential fatty acid we now know as punicic acid. It’s also called omega 5 and it has been found to reduce inflammation, fend off free radicals and show cancer-fighting abilities. It has been shown to help thicken your skin and improve elasticity making it useful for scarring and stretchmarks as well as premature aging.
Pomegranate seed oil also contains a form of pro-estrogen, which is compatible with your natural hormones, and its hormone supporting and balancing effect has an amazing effect on skin texture since hormones play such a role in the aging process.
Works Cited Dr. Josh Axe, DNM, DC, CNS