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Extracts are prepared materials that can be used for perfume, flavoring and medicinal purposes. Extracts are usually concentrated products obtained by treating a natural raw material with a solvent.
Aloe Vera – is a moisturizing powerhouse, packed with enzymes, vitamins, proteins, and minerals to promote healthy skin. It stimulates blood circulation and is a natural cleanser and bactericide.
Apricot – removes impurities and protects against environmental stress. It has softening and emollient qualities, and is naturally high in vitamins A and C.
Arnica – is commonly called “mountain daisy.” It is known as the supreme homeopathic remedy for bruising.
Black Cohosh – is often used for menopause and PMS. It improves blood pressure and is used as an astringent, cough suppressant, and expectorant.
Borage – increases courage and psychic powers. It acts as an antidepressant and memory enhancer. It is also used as a diuretic, fever reducer, and promotes healthy kidney function.
Calendula – is thought to ward off contagious diseases. It is used as a treatment for sensitive skin and to help heal acne scars, and helps dispel symptoms of PMS.
Comfrey – is used as a wound healer. It strengthens the pituitary and promotes strong bones and skin. It also serves as an aid to digestion and a healer for the respiratory system.
Cucumber – is cooling, soothing, and sedating. It reduces swelling and irritated skin.
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Gingko Biloba – is prized as a dietary supplement, a memory enhancer, and antioxidant. It is used to treat asthma, bronchitis, hearing loss, poor circulation, stomach pain, skin ailments, and anxiety.
Green Tea – relieves stress and calms the nerves. It sharpens the brain, brightens the eyes, quenches thirst, and has potent anti-cancer properties.
Licorice – is used as a remedy for coughs and other chest complaints. It is also thought to inspire love and fidelity.
Sea Buckthorn – is a skin-care remedy with nourishing, revitalizing, and restorative action. It promotes healing of burns, wounds, and eczema.
St. John’s Wort – is an excellent treatment for all types of sores, wounds, and burns. It wards off fevers and colds, and protects against emotional problems.
Vitex (Chastetree berry) – relieves symptoms associated with female hormonal balance. It is used to alleviate symptoms of menopause, as well as to relieve diarrhea, insect bites, fever, and excess perspiration.
Witch Hazel – is used for its astringent properties. It makes a good pain killer and reduces selling caused by insect bites.
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