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Pineapples are originally from South America between South Brazil and Paraguay. It is native to Tropical and subtropical America and has been introduced elsewhere. Bromelain enzyme is a substance found in pineapple that contains anti-inflammatory properties that can prevent Acne, Psoriasis, Dermatitis and Eczema.
Oranges originated in Asia and has been cultivated for at least 7,000 years in India and China since 2,500 BCE. It is a hybrid between Pomelo and Mandarin. Oranges are high in antioxidants, slows the production of wrinkles and stops premature aging. The essential oil is extracted from the rind of the sweet orange. Orange Essential Oil is used to treat acne, reduce pain, reduce inflammation and upset stomach, and reduce stress.
Lemons are thought to First have ground in a region of Northeast India, Burma or China. It is a hybrid between bitter orange and Citron. Lemon is high in antioxidants, anti fungal, anti-inflammatory, and an antiseptic, It removes lightens skin, treats acne, is antimicrobial, treats Psoriasis, increases collagen, and reduces fine lines and wrinkles.
Peonies are native to Western North America, Europe, and Asia.There are 33 known current species. They are also known as "The King of Flowers". The root, bark, seed and flowers were all believed to have medicinal uses in Eastern Asia and Europe. In the Middle Ages, Peonies were a symbol for healing, because of the medicinal properties. The extract made from this flower is a potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant. It is used to treat arthritis, menstrual cramps, seizures and migraines.
The Gardenia plant first originated in Asia. It has 142 species and is found in Africa, Asia, and Australia. It is known for its intoxicating sweet scent. the aroma of Gardenia oil is so powerful that it could stimulate feelings of deep attraction by smell alone. This oil is highly effective for curing bacterial infections, controlling blood pressure, decreasing scarring and hyperpigmentation,prevent insomnia, lowers cholesterol, alleviates mood, and if anti-inflammatory.
Geraniums are native to South Africa. Today, there are over 1500 Species of this flower grown worldwide! Essential oils are distilled from the leaves of this plant. Geranium Essential Oil is known for promoting the regeneration of new cells, eliminating signs of aging, and works as an anti-inflammatory and anti-septic agent. **This can be found in our "Floral Bouquet" Blend.
Coffee traces back centuries to the Ethiopian plateau. Its beans and benefits thereof were first discovered by a goat herder in the 14th Century. Coffee reduces acne, treats inflammation, reduces dark circles and reduces cellulite and stretch marks.
The Cacao Plant was first planted in the Phillippines in 1670. It then evolved in Peru, Colombia, and Ecuador. Cocoa Butter is derived from the fat of the beans. Cocoa has been used in medicine for around 3,000 years. It was a favorite ingredient of the ancient Aztecs and Mayans. Cocoa butter is high in phytochemicals, it helps reduce the appearance of stretch marks and cellulite, smooth scars and wrinkles and heal Eczema, Dermatitis and Psoriasis!
Jasmine flowers are native to subtropical and tropical regions of Eurasia, Australasia and Oceania. The genus name is derived from the Persian Yasameen ("gift from God") through Arabic and Latin. the Jasmine flower has been used for treatment of hepatitis, cirrhosis, and abdominal pain due to severe dysentery. It has been used to aid and relaxation, and sexual desire, and to treat cancer.