Oatmeal is known for its soothing effect on skin and its ability to reduce irritation and dryness. The texture also acts as a natural exfoliant, leaving your skin feeling soft and smooth.
The fresh, floral scent of lavender has a calming effect on the body and can be used to treat stress, depression and anxiety. The health benefits of lavender essential oil include its ability to eliminate nervous tension, relieve pain, disinfect the scalp and skin, enhance blood circulation, and treat respiratory problems.
Lemongrass induces perspiration, to cool the body and reduce fever. It is well known as a mild insect repellent (citronella) and the essential oil is used in perfumery.
Patchouli is used to treat skin and hair problems, such as dermatitis, eczema, acne, dry chapped skin, dandruff, and oily scalp. It also has wound healing and scar reducing properties.
The concentration of natural vitamins and fatty acids in shea butter makes it incredibly nourishing and moisturizing for skin.
Honey is known to have antimicrobial and soothing effects. It is made up of glucose, fructose, and minerals, such as iron, calcium, phosphate, sodium chloride, potassium, and magnesium.