Plant Oils Explanations and Benefits – C

coconut-oil

Calendula Oil – Through history this essential oil has been used to treat many types of skin problems including acne, wrinkles and eczema.

It has anti-inflammatory properties and promotes healing and skin repair. It is anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-fungal.

Carrot Seed Oil – This oil is a true powerhouse in the anti-aging category! Carrot Seed oil is rich in Vitamins A, B, C, D and E. Vitamins A, C and E all are anti-oxidants that reduce free radicals (from sun damage, environmental toxins) associated with premature aging. Vitamin C also plays a role in stabilizing collagen to reduce fine lines and wrinkles.

Both Vitamins E and B improve moisture for increased elasticity and smoothness. With these rich properties, Carrot Seed oil stimulates cell growth, moisturizes, tones and increases the skins elasticity.

Carrot Seed oil also is used in hair care as it conditions hair and stimulates growth.

Chamomille (Roman) Oil – This essential oil has anti-inflammatory properties and is very calming to the skin. It is both emollient and healing and thus is a wonderful addition to any skin care product!

Cinnamon Leaf – This spicy oil has many healthful properties. One major benefit is the powerful antibacterial properties of the oil. Cinnamon Leaf has large spectrum antibacterial and anti-viral properties.

Also, in aromatherapy, this oil is known to impart a general sense of health and well being!

Clary Sage Oil – This oil is astringent, antiseptic and antibacterial. It also helps balance sebum production making it a good oil for all skin types.

In aromatherapy its sweet, musky scent is recommended for relaxation!

Clove Bud – This rich, spicy oil contains antiseptic, antibacterial, and antiviral compounds.

In aromatherapy Clove Bud oil conveys a feeling of warmth and security.

Coconut Oil – Coconut oil is an amazing carrier oil! This is a great oil for general moisturizing and serves as a protective layer, helping to retain the moisture in your skin.

It also acts as a mild oil suitable for those with inflamed and irritated skin, and those with skin sensitivities (psoriasis, eczema). Coconut oil does not clog pores, making it an ideal carrier for oily or troubled skin. It contains antiseptic fatty acids that can prevent fungal and bacterial infections in the skin.

Coconut oil is also great for the hair. It stimulates hair growth, softens the hair and conditions the scalp. It also can also help eliminate dandruff!

Coriander Oil – This essential oil has a pleasing woodsy aroma and is known to ease muscle aches and fatigue – a benefit in an overall body oil!

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