We use only certified organic, cold pressed, raw plant oils as the base for our salves, body oils & creams.
Sweet virgin organic almond oil is obtained from the dried kernel of the almond tree. It is considered a lightweight oil which is known to be rich in vitamin A, E and B as well as Oleic (C18:1) and Linoleic (C18:2) essential fatty acids.
Virgin organic apricot kernel oil is cold-pressed extracted from the kernel of the apricot. It has a clear light yellow appearance and a characteristic nutty aroma with properties closely resembling those of almond oil. It is a favorable lightweight base oil rich in Vitamin A and E as well as Oleic (C18:1) and Linoleic (C18:2) essential fatty acids. Apricot oil is known to be an effective emollient as it is easily absorbed into the skin and helps promote skin softness and elasticity. Traditionally this oil has been used in massage therapy to soften the skin. Virgin organic apricot kernel oil is relatively stable due to its higher concentration of important essential fatty acids.
An unrefined oil that carries a dark green color with a characteristic odor and taste. This oil is considered a mid-weight oil and known to be rich in vitamin E and the essential fatty acid Oleic Acid (C18:1).
Our extra virgin organic coconut oil is extracted from the meat of the coconut. The oil is semisolid at room temperature, is clear to light yellow in color and carries a rich aroma and taste. Due to its high content of saturated fatty acids, extra virgin organic coconut oil is highly resistant to rancidity.
Jojoba oil is a unique oil known for its long chain monosaturated wax esters. Jojoba oil is a filtered oil with a clear honey color and bland characteristic odor. Jojoba oil is one of the more stable oils and is known to be a good lubricant with excellent moisturizing ability. Our 100% Organic Pure Jojoba is from family farms in the Sonoran Desert in Southwest Arizona.
Extra virgin olive oil, characterized by a high level of oleic acid, is a popular oil derived from the fruit of the olive tree. Organic extra virgin olive oil is obtained from the first pressing of the olive and is left in its natural unrefined state. The appearance is a greenish yellow color with a characteristic aroma. The oil naturally conditions and moisturizes the skin and is known to add shine to hair. Extra virgin olive oil is also believed to contribute to skin elasticity.
Rosehip Seed Oil
Virgin organic rosehip oil is extracted from the seeds of the rose bush and is rich in essential fatty acids, particularly Linoleic (C18:2) and Linolenic (C18:3). This unrefined oil has a characteristic reddish orange hue.
This virgin (unrefined) oil is extracted from organic sunflower seeds (Helianthus annuus). Generally, seed oils in their virgin state retain more of the natural characteristics of the original seed. Consequently, this variety of sunflower oil is not only high in oleic acid, but also rich in naturally occurring vitamin E. As an antioxidant, the presence of vitamin E helps inhibit oxidation.