Oils & Herbs


We are proudly producing products that only contain natural ingredients like essential oils and herbs.

 

 

OILS

 

ARMOISE

Benefits: stimulates labour, relieves stress, reduces labour pain

Traditional use: Historically, mugwort has been used in traditional systems of medicine in different parts of the world. Today, mugwort taken orally (by mouth) is promoted for digestive problems, irregular menstruation, and high blood pressure. It is also promoted as a sedative, laxative, and liver tonic.

we use Armoise Oil in: Clary Sage Oil Blend.

You can find our Clary Sage Oil Blend in our Mum and Baby Hamper and Pregnancy Gift Box.

BERGAMOT

Benefits: calming, eases labour pain and anxiety, tones uterus

Traditional use: Bergamot’s distinctive, citrusy scent is used in both men’s and women’s personal care products. It can be found in perfumes, cologne, toiletries, and cosmetics. Edible bergamot oil is used as a food and drink flavoring. It also has medicinal value.

we use Bergamot Oil in: Clary Sage Oil Blend.

You can find our Clary Sage Oil Blend in our Mum and Baby Hamper and Pregnancy Gift Box.

CLARY SAGE

Benefits: stimulates labour, boosts oxytocin, reduces stress

Traditional use: In ancient Greece, mucilage from the seed was mixed with water and applied to swellings and tumours. It was also used to draw out thorns, splinters and other debris from the skin.The essential oil includes soothing and relaxing properties that have been used since at least the Middle Ages to rejuvenate and calm the skin. It has also long been known to support and regulate the female reproductive system such as during menstruation, childbirth and, menopause. Throughout history, it was also considered an aphrodisiac and used as an ingredient in brewing ales and added to wine to make it more intoxicating.

We use Clary Sage Oil in: Clary Sage Oil Blend

You can find our Clary Sage Oil Blend in our Mum and Baby Hamper and Pregnancy Gift Box.

EUCALYPTUS

Benefits: eases joint pain, promotes relaxation

Traditional use: The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have long used the leaves of Eucalyptus globulus (along with many other species), topically and internally for wound healing, decongestion, and pain relief. Worldwide, herbalists continue to use this traditional plant knowledge in many of the same ways.

We use Eucalyptus Oil in our Baby Laundry Detergent and our Himalayan Bath Salt.

EVENING PRIMROSE

Benefits: softens the cervix, improves skin elasticity

Traditional use: it has been widely used for over 500 years in herbal medicine and is still used by many people.

  • A tea was made from the Evening Primrose and used as a dietary aid or stimulant to treat laziness and “overfatness” as well as senility and debility.
  • A hot poultice made from the pounded Evening Primrose roots was applied externally to treat bruises, piles and boils. Native Americans used the whole plant for bruises and its roots for hemorrhoids.
  • Evening Primrose roots were chewed and rubbed onto the muscles to improve strength.
  • The plant was used to treat pain associated with menstruation as well as bowel pain. [4]
  • Evening Primrose leaves were traditionally used for minor wounds, gastrointestinal complaints, and sore throats.

We use Evening Primrose Oil in our Perineum Massage Oil.

You can find our Perineum Massage Oil in our Mum and Baby Hamper and Pregnancy Gift Box.

LAVENDER

Benefits: reduces pain, nausea and dizziness, eases muscles

Traditional use: Various species of lavender were reportedly used to disinfect hospitals and sick rooms in ancient Persia, Greece, and Rome.7 In the time of Pliny the Elder, the blossoms sold for 100 Roman denarii per pound. Knowledge of its healing abilities spread to India and Tibet. In the 17th century Persian medical text Makhzan-El-Adwiya, it is called the broom of the brain, because it is reputed to sweep away impurities. The Gyu-zhi, or Four Tantras, by Chandranandana is the earliest Indian medical text to be translated into Tibetan (8th Century BCE). In it, lavender is included as part of psychiatric formulas. These formulas are in an edible ointment or medicinal butter form and are still used today in Tibetan Buddhist medicine for treating insanity and psychosis.

 We use Lavender Oil in our Talc Free Baby Powder and Baby Massage Oil.

You can find our Talc Free Baby Powder and Baby Oil in the Baby Shower Gift Box and Baby Flower Bath Gift Box.

LEMON BALM

Benefits: calms tension and nerves, promotes well-being

Traditional use: The leaves of lemon balm, Melissa officinalis L (Lamiaceae), are used in Iranian folk medicine for their digestive, carminative, antispasmodic, sedative, analgesic, tonic, and diuretic properties, as well as for functional gastrointestinal disorders.

We use Lemon Balm Oil in our Clary Sage Oil Blend and the Himalayan Bath Salt

You can find our Clary Sage Oil Blend and the Himalayan Bath Salt in our Mum and Baby Hamper and Pregnancy Gift Box.

MANDARIN

Benefits: creates a calm space, eases irritation and anger

Traditional use: With a long history of traditional use, Mandarins have been eaten for their delicious taste and many health benefits. The essential oil and dried peel are extensively used in Traditional Chinese Medicine to regulate the “qi” (life force), and to treat a wide variety of other disorders.

We use Mandarin Oil in our Clary Sage Oil Blend and the Himalayan Bath Salt

You can find our Clary Sage Oil Blend and the Himalayan Bath Salt in our Mum and Baby Hamper and Pregnancy Gift Box.

ROSE GERANIUM

Benefits: tightens, brightens, removes dead skin cells

Traditional use: The plant known to herbalists as “Herb Robert” (Geranium robertianum), is a cranesbill; it was used in European herbal medicine as a remedy for toothache, nosebleeds, and wounds and has been said in some old herbals to be a treatment for cancer.

We use Rose Geranium Oil in our Belly Scrub and our Clary Sage Oil Blend.

You can find our Clary Sage Oil Blend and the Belly Scrub in our Mum and Baby Hamper and Pregnancy Gift Box.

YLANG YLANG

Benefits: hydrating, antibacterial, promotes cell growth 

Traditional use: Ylang ylang is considered the “Queen of perfumes” and its exotic and sensual aroma is a popular aphrodisiac even today. The oil is often used in aromatherapy to relieve stress and provide relaxation. Historically, the fresh flowers were used for asthma and colic, and were rubbed on the skin to prevent itching.

We use Ylang Ylang Oil in our our Clary Sage Oil Blend, Belly Scrub, Himalayan Bath Salt, Talc Free Baby Powder and Baby Oil.

 

HERBS

 

BLUE LOTUS

Benefits: creates a gentle euphoria, antispasmodic, relaxing

Traditional use: The Blue Lotus was integral to many early societies, both medicinally and spiritually, including for the Mayans and Egyptians, who researchers believe used the plant as an aid to sexual activity. Not until the advent of modern science had it become known why Blue Lotus was so esteemed as medicine in the ancient world

CALENDULA

Benefits: sooting, antiseptic, accelerates wound healing

Traditional use: Historically, calendula was known as “poor man's saffron” as it was used to color and flavor foods, specifically butter, cheese, custard, bread, cookies, soups, and rice dishes. Calendula petals are also added to salads and used as a dye for fabric and hair.

CHAMOMILE

Benefits: soothing, improves sleep, relieves swelling

Traditional use: It's said that the earliest recorded use of chamomile for medical purposes was in 1550 B.C.E. It featured in Eber's Papyrus - an Egyptian medical papyrus of herbal knowledge. The Greeks and Egyptians used crushed chamomile flowers to treat the skin conditions erythema and xerosis caused by dry, harsh weather

CHICKWEED

Benefits: calms inflammation, soothing, relieves toothaches

Traditional use: Chickweed has been used for centuries. The nutritious herb was fed to caged birds and rabbits. It was also traditionally prepared as an early spring tonic, eaten fresh or steamed, to cleanse the kidneys and liver.

 LEMON BALM

Benefits: calms inflammation, relieves toothaches

Traditional use: The leaves of lemon balm, Melissa officinalis L (Lamiaceae), are used in Iranian folk medicine for their digestive, carminative, antispasmodic, sedative, analgesic, tonic, and diuretic properties, as well as for functional gastrointestinal disorders.

NETTLE LEAF

Benefits: high in calcium and iron, increases milk production

Traditional use: Nettle use has been recorded as far back as the Bronze Age (3000 BCE – 1200 BCE), and it is still used in herbalism today. Between 58 and 45 BCE, there are records of Nettle's stinging properties assisting Julius Caesar's troops in helping them stay awake and alert during the night.

PEPPERMINT

Benefits: eases heartburn, headaches and nausea 

Traditional use: The herb has been used as a remedy for indigestion since Ancient Egyptian times. In fact, dried peppermint leaves were found in Egyptian pyramids dating back to 1000 b.c. The ancient Greeks and Romans valued it as a stomach soother.

RASPBERRY LEAF

Benefits: 

reduces labour pain, tones uterus muscles

Traditional use: The leaf was traditionally used in ancient times to prepare the womb for childbirth, to aid delivery and breastfeeding, and some farmers used it for their pregnant goats. Other uses were as a remedy for common ailments due to its abundance of minerals, vitamins, and tannins.

ROSE

Benefits: soothes skin, retains moisture, reduces redness

Traditional use: Garden cultivation of roses began some 5,000 years ago, probably in China. During the Roman period, roses were grown extensively in the Middle East. They were used as confetti at celebrations, for medicinal purposes, and as a source of perfume.

SKULLCAP

Benefits: relieves pain, supports restful sleep, calming

Traditional use: Skullcap is a flowering perennial plant native to North America (Scutellaria lateriflora) used for centuries by Native Americans to treat menstrual disorders, nervousness, digestive and kidney problems. The name skullcap refers to the flower's resemblance to helmets worn by European soldiers