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LABDANUM ABSOLUTE
INCI: Cistus ladaniferus

Labdanum absolute is solvent extracted from the gum, leaves and twigs. It has amber, sweet, woody aroma with musky and leathery undertones.
-    Relieves stress and exerts calm and tranquility
-    rejuvenates tired skin, reduces signs of ageing and tightens muscles and skin
-    Helps clear airways
-    Soothes and relieves painful joints
-    Helps to relieve PMS symptoms like cramps, bloating and nausea

 

LANOLIN
INCI: Lanolin
Origin: Australia

-    Derived from the fat in sheep's wool, lanolin deeply moisturises skin and is excellent for dry, chapped skin.
-    Has moisture retaining properties and protects the skin.
-    Gentle enough for use in babies and sensitive skin.
-    Keeps the skin soft and maintains its elasticity.

 

LAURYL GLUCOSIDE
INCI: Lauryl glucoside

-    Gentle surfactant made from coconut oil and sugar
-    Non irritating and gentle on sensitive skin
-    Biodegradable

 

LAVENDER ESSENTIAL OIL (CERTIFIED ORGANIC)
INCI: Lavandula officinalis / Lavandula angustifolia

Lavender oil is steam distilled from flower heads and twigs. French lavender has a sweet floral note. Australian Lavender has a sweet, floral, herbaceous aroma with woody undertones.
-    It has been found to reduce anxiety and emotional stress
-    Has sedative effects and improves sleep
-    Restores the skin and reduces acne
-    It’s antioxidant properties slows down the signs of ageing
-    Provides relieve in conditions like eczema, psoriasis and sunburns
-    It’s a natural perfume and also an insect repellant.

 

LAVENDER FLOWERS
INCI: Lavandula angustifolia
Origin: Australia

 

LAVENDER FLORAL WATER
INCI: Aqua (and) Lavandula augustifolia

Lavender floral water is a product from the distillation of Lavender Essential oil.
It is naturally fragrant and revitalises the skin. Best suited to oily, combination skin.

 

LEMON ESSENTIAL OIL (CERTIFIED ORGANIC)
INCI: Citrus limonum

Lemon oil is cold pressed from the fruit peel. It has a fresh aroma like lemon peels but richer and more concentrated.
-    Lemon oil is a natural cleanser and disinfectant
-    Soothes sore throats and enhances taste
-    Natural insect repellant
-    Eliminates dandruff and softens cuticles
-    Softens hard rough ares on the skin like calluses
-    Reduces excessive oil, removes pigmentation and tones the skin
-    Uplifts the mood and eliminates mental fatigue.

 

LEMON MYRTLE ESSENTIAL OIL (CERTIFIED ORGANIC)
INCI: Backhousia citridora

Lemon Myrtle oil is steam distilled from the leaves. It has a fresh and crisp and potent lemon scent.
-    Uplifts and also calms the emotions
-    Purifies and cleanses the skin -
-    has antiseptic, antiviral and anti fungal properties. Reduces the incidence of colds and flu
-    Refreshes the air
-    Relieves chest congestion
-    Acts as a natural insect repellant.

 

LEMON BALM LEAVES (CERTIFIED ORGANIC)
INCI: Melissa  officinalis
Origin: Germany

Lemon balm is a perennial herb from the mint family. It has been used for medical purposes.
-    Used to treat anxiety and insomnia. It promotes mental clarity, concentration, calm and relaxation
-    Has anti viral properties and promotes healing of viral sores while also providing relief from itching and redness
-    Helps with PMS symptoms, colds, fatigue and nervous agitation
-    In our products as an INFUSION in Organic Camellia oil, and as a DRIED HERB.

 

LEMONGRASS ESSENTIAL OIL (CERTIFIED ORGANIC)
INCI: Cymbopogon flexosus

Lemongrass oil is steam distilled from the leaves. It has a strong, grassy, herbaceous and citrus aroma.
-    Found to relieve headaches and muscle aches and cramps
-    Has antiseptic and astringent properties. It tones the skin, cleans pores and strengthen the tissues
-    Reduces hair loss by strengthening the hair follicles
-    Natural insect repellant
-    Has anti inflammatory and antioxidant properties
-    Helps improve sleep.

 

LIME ESSENTIAL OIL
INCI: Citrus aurantifolia

Lime oil is cold pressed from the peel. It has a fresh, sharp, fruity citrus aroma.
-    Lime oil has antiseptic, antiviral, disinfectant properties. It helps treat and prevent infections.
-    Reduces the signs of ageing like pigmentation and sagging skin
-    It cleanses and tones
-    Restores energy and uplifts the mood
-    Reduces muscle and joint pain.

 

LIQUORICE (CERTIFIED ORGANIC)
INCI: Glycyrrhiza glabra
Origin:

Liquorice as been used for centuries to cure skin ailments.
It contains the cosmeceuticals compounds - Glycyrrhizin, Glabridin, and Liquiritin.
Glycyrrhizin  reduces inflammation by mimicking cortisol.
-    Provides relieve with conditions like eczema by reducing redness, swelling and itching.
-    Helps in the penetration active ingredients into the skin.

Glabridin in liquorice is a phytoestrogen. Phytoestrogens have biological activities comparable to oestrogen.
-    Stimulates the production and collagen and hyaluronic acid.
-    Strengthens the skin structure and reduces the depth of wrinkles and maintains skin hydration.
-    Helps lighten the skin in case of age spots, pigmentation. It is a natural alternative to hydroquinone for tightening the skin

Liquiritin is helpful in treating melasma. Melissa is dark pigmentation of skin occurring due to hormone use, pregnancy and sun exposure.

In our products as an INFUSION in Virgin Organic Jojoba Oil, INFUSION in Fractionated Coconut oil, as a POWDER, as an EXTRACT in glycerin.