The young leaves of the Barletgrass plant have a tremendous ability to absorb nutrients from the soil, and are harvested at 12 -14 inches high.
Barley grass is known to contain vitamins, minerals, anti-oxidants, chlorophyll, live enzymes and amino acids. It is thought to include a balanced ratio of protein, fat, and carbohydrate necessary for a balanced diet. Barleygrass is easily assimilated throughout the digestive tract providing the body with optimum nutrition.
Bergamot is a refreshing and uplifting botanical, and has many uses. It is used traditionally to ease emotional anxiety and grief. It is an anti-depressant and its light and fruity top note aroma can bring back enthusiasm and banish apathy.
Cedarwood is a refreshing and uplifting botanical, and has many uses. It has a history of use as a tonic for body, mind and spirit. Its astringent properties make this woody base tone aroma a popular ingredient for skin care.
Calendula Loose Herbal Tea Calendula officinalis
This beautiful radiant orange yellow botanical oil has many uses. Calendula or Marigold oil as it is sometimes called is a macerated oil. This means that the plant matter is infused in a base oil, then removed, leaving the active phytochemicals of the plant in the base oil. It is traditionally used as a skin healer treating damaged sore and chapped skin. The flowers can also be used to make a delicous tea.
Marigold Essential Oil Calendula officinalis
This beautiful radiant orange yellow botanical oil has many uses. Calendula or Marigold oil as it is sometimes called is a macerated oil. This means that the plant matter is infused in a base oil, then removed, leaving the active phytochemicals of the plant in the base oil. It is traditionally used as a skin healer treating damaged sore and chapped skin.
Coconut Butter Cocos nucifera
The Coconut is the fruit of the coconut palm, and 100% pure raw coconut is packed with nutrients and vitality. It is seen to be an elixier that brings energy, nourishment and well being. It is used by sports enthusiasts who want a quick boost of energy. As a fat the coconut oil or butter is quickly metabolised and quickly releases as energy, it cannot be stored as fat. Therefore many people are using coconut in their diet to promote weight loss and well being.
Chlorella Chlorella vulgaris
Chlorella has a huge nutritional range and has been described as the perfect food.
This plant algae is thought to have an alkaline effect on the body. This effect is key in supporting the body recovering from ill health.
Chlorella supports the body in the process of detoxification, this helps the muscles, joints, cells, blood and all the bodily systems recover from their toxic load. It is a high source of vegetable protein and it is also easily digestable. It makes a great food to consume when recovery from illness and it brings an energy boost in physical exhaustion.
This light and clear botanical oil is good for all skin types. It has a history of treating dry and ageing skin. It can be taken internally as a daily source of omega oils and it is traditionally used for balancing female hormones and often taken by women during PMT and the menopause.
Fo-ti (Ho Shou Wu) Polygonum multiflorum
Fo ti is one of the most widely praised herbs in Chinese herbal medicine, some claiming that it is second only to Ginseng in reputation and use.
In China, Fo-Ti has a long history of reversing and preventing the effects of ageing as a bittersweet, astringent, slightly warming herb that was first recorded in 973 A.D as a key remedy for the elderly. The Chinese common name for Fo-Ti is "He-Shou-Wu," and its history is rich in legend.
Grapeseed Oil Vitis vinifera
This pale green skin soothing botanical oil is made from the seeds of grapes. It makes a light carrier oil for use in massage or skincare, and it is suitable for all skin types.
Geranium Essential Oil Pelargonium graveolens
Geranium essential oil is a nurturing and soothing botanical that has many uses. It has a green, floral and herbaceous middle note aroma. It is harmonising and induces a feeling of inner peace, its traditional use is to balance the hormones and calm the spirit.
Lavender Essential Oil Lavandula officinalis
Lavender is known for its peaceful, soothing and calming qualities. It helps with sleeplessness, headaches, and irritability as it is calming to the mind.
It is uplifting and aids with clearing low energy, as it is invigorating to a tired brain. It is also known as an anti-depressant.
Lavender is so gentle and soothing for the nervous system, it calms and balances excessive nervousness and states of anxiety.
Lavender is also an antiseptic, anti-bacterial, and anti-fungal agent and is the premier plant for healing burns, wounds, sores and stings.
Liquorice Glycyrrhiza glabra
A classic flavour known all over the world, Liquorice is used in many preparations, makes delicious tea or a tea ingredient or one can simply chew their twig like roots for a yummy, naturally occuring confection.
Liquorice is also traditionally used as an adrenal support, to help combat exhaustion. It's smooth warming and relaxing - excellent when overcoming the after effects of exciting or stressful times or the use of stimulants.
Mandarin Essential Oil Citrus nobilis
Mandarin essential oil is a refreshing, light and zestful botanical that has many uses. It is traditionally known for its skin healing properties. It is anti-spasmodic and has a light fruity top note that relaxes body, mind and spirit.
Peach Kernel Oil Prunus persica
This Light fine botanical oil is similar to Almond oil. Peach kernel suits all skin types however it is particularly good for mature, dry, sensitive skin. It is excellent for use on baby and infant skin.
Red Clover Trifolium pratense
Red Clover / Trifolium Pratense use dates back to the middle ages when it was seen as a symbol of protection and good luck. The Romans, Ancient Greeks and Celts revered it.
Schizandra Schizandra chinensis
Schizandra is documented in early Chinese texts as a superior herb capable of promoting overall well-being and enhancing bodily vitality.
Shatavari Asparagus racemosus
Shatavari is considered to be the best general tonic for women in Ayurveda, clinically proven to promote fertility, strengthen the uterus, regulate menstruation, promote the flow of breast milk, assist in recovery from childbirth and alleviate many symptoms of the menopause.
Shatavari can be safely used through all stages of a women's life, and has been in use for over a 1000 years. It is the supreme woman's tonic.
Spirulina Arthrospira platensis, and Arthrospira maxima
Spirulina is a blue-green algae and it contains a wide range of valuable nutrients. Firstly it contains 65% easily digested PROTEIN, and 18 amino acids. It is a unique vegetarian complete source of protein and much of its protein has been pre-digested by the algae itself and these enzymes go on to assist in the human digestive and absorption process.
This protein source is superior because it also has lower fat, lower cholesterol and no artificial growth booster chemicals like meat and dairy protein.
Spirulina is the secret to success for vegetarian body-building.
Wheatgerm Oil Triticum sativum
Wheatgerm oil is traditionally used to nourish the skin, it is a deep orange colour and known to be rich in Vitamin E.
Tea Tree Essential Oil Melaleuca Alternifolia
Tea Tree essential oil is a powerful, anti-septic and medicinal botanical that has many uses. It is traditionally used in first aid and it is an indispensible master healer. It has a woody, fresh and pungent top note aroma.
Wheatgrass Triticum aestivum
Wheat grass is quite possibly the closest thing to the fountain of youth and healing man has ever benefited from.
It's nutritional profile is literally stunning. It's good for boosting energy and vitality levels, combating fatigue, detoxification,
eliminating unhealthy bacteria, balancing gut and bowel health, balancing ph levels in blood, treating immune system deficiencies, improving clarity of thought
Stabilising weight, metabolism and cravings, aiding cell regeneration.