St. Johns wort oil (Hypericum perforatum) St John’s wort is a perennial herb native to Europe, North America and Western Asia. It has cooling and astringent properties, mostly used to calm the nerves, reduce inflammation of skin and promote healing.
Neem oil (Azadirachta indica) is commonly used in Ayurveda for various skin conditions which contains over 140 active ingredients. These ingredients have a wide range of uses. Neem oil is a brilliant emollient, a substance that softens and moistens dry cracked skin. Neem oil is an antibacterial, and the benefit of this for psoriasis is obvious.
Burdock root oil (Arctium lappa) Burdock is believed to exhibit a range of healing properties when used orally or topically. Topically, Burdock is historically used to treat various skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis. Burdock contains sterols, tannins, volatile and fatty oils.
Aloe vera oil (Aloe barbadensis) Aloe is popularly used topically to reduce the burning sensation and to heal damaged skin.
Oregon Grape oil (Berberis aquifolium) : The medicinal properties of the Oregon grape plant have long been known because it contains a high concentration of Berberine. Berberine, found in the roots and bark, has been identified as having strong antioxidant, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and antifungal properties that make it beneficial in the management of skin diseases such as psoriasis and eczema
Chamomile essential oil (Anthemis chamomilla) Chamomile has been used medicinally for thousands of years and is widely used in Europe. It is found to be effective in relieving associated sign and symptoms in psoriasis skin conditions and enhancing granulation and epithelisation without deleterious side effects.
Lavender essential oil (Lavandula officinalis) Lavender oil contains several distinct chemicals with healing properties that complement one another. Consequently, lavender oil has a broad range of healing properties, including antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties.
Tea tree essential Oil (Melaleuca alternifolia) Native Australians (aborigines) used tea tree oil for hundreds of years to fight infections and skin problems, including psoriasis. Tea tree oil has about a 100 various compounds, mainly consisting of a class of terpenes.
Calendula oil (Calendula officinalis) Calendula is beneficial in skin care, soothing inflammation, controlling bleeding and healing damaged tissue and in cases (internally and externally) where the skin is broken
Olive oil : Olive oil contains several compounds that have anti-inflammatory features called polyphenols. It has been found that polyphenols are able to inhibit compounds within the body that are strongly amplifying inflammatory response, which is characteristic in psoriasis.
Sesame seed oil The oil extracted from sesame seeds is of very high medicinal quality. Sesame oil
has numerous qualities. It absorbs quickly and penetrates faster. It is believed that its use “restores moisture to the skin, keeping it soft, flexible and young looking”
Coconut oil: Coconut oil’s ability to nourish and heal the skin has been well proven. The benefits of coconut oil can be attributed to the presence of lauric acid, capric acid and caprylic acid, and its properties such as antimicrobial, antioxidant, antifungal, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, etc. Since eczema and psoriasis are both characterized by inflammation, the anti-inflammatory properties of coconut oil make it very suitable base oil for our formulations.
Directions: Adult and children over 12. Massage into affected area until completely absorbed,3-4 times daily for minimum of 1-4 weeks. Consult a health care practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen. Burning, itching and redness has been known to occur in which case, discontinue use. Wash hand after use. Store under normal conditions ( 15- 25 oC).