Ingredients A-Z

Each of our divine formulations blends natural, sustainable, ethically sourced ingredients, supported by the best science. Find out more about some of our key ingredients below.

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Elderflower Extract

Elderflower Extract

Nearly all the parts of the elder tree can benefit the skin. The flowers are used for a variety of skin problems, especially where the skin is inflamed or broken. It has also been used as an antipruritic (to stop itching), as a very gentle astringent, a skin softener, and to help eliminate minor skin blemishes.

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English Peppermint

English Peppermint

Peppermint is a strong, menthol-rich and refreshing oil with a sharp herby fragrance. It stimulates the brain and aids clear thinking. It is ideal for vaporisation to cleanse a room and alert the senses, providing an invigorating, uplifting mood. English peppermint plants are said to produce the best quality oil because of its moderate climate. Peppermint is also very well known for its use as a digestive remedy.

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Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus is known for its purifying and uplifting effect as well as relieving muscular pain. There are a number of different eucalyptus varieties and they all have subtly different aromas.

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Eucalyptus Globulus

Eucalyptus Globulus

Eucalyptus Globulus oil is prepared from the fresh leaves and terminal branches of the eucalyptus tree. It is used for its anti-infection properties as an inhalant for colds and congestion, as well as in muscle rubs and embrocations to ease tired and strained muscles. It has also been shown to improve the memory, increase cognitive performance, while being mentally relaxing.

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Eucalyptus Smithii

Eucalyptus Smithii

Eucalyptus Smithii oil is often described as being fruity, slightly spicy and 'warmer' than other species. It has the same properties as mentioned above for the other eucalyptus species, particularly being antiviral and warming.

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Evening Primrose Oil

Evening Primrose Oil

Evening Primrose oil contains essential fatty acids. It helps to reduce transdermal water loss, improve skin hydration and smoothness and increase the lipid content of the skin. This plant has also been shown to be efficacious in cases of atopic eczema, allergies and psoriasis.

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