VATA Herbal Body Oil
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Withania | Chamomile | Citrine
Ancient blend of certified organic restorative herbs, including Withania (ashwaghanda), Indian Sandalwood, Indian Sarsaparilla, Nutgrass and Cardamom, infused in a powerful combination of skin-loving fatty acids from organic Black Sesame, Avocado, Rose-hip and Jojoba that hydrate, repair and brighten.
Sensory elevation with 100% pure and organic essential oils of Chamomile, Cedarwood, Geranium, Ylang-ylang and Lavender enhance nervous system support and provide potent skin repairing properties.
Hand-crafted Citrine Gem Essence, chosen for it's balancing effect on the vata dosha, is included for multidimensional energetic support.
Formulated to reduce symptoms in the body associated with vata imbalance including dryness, nervous system disturbances and inflammation. Perfect for daily balance and radiant skin as a part of the abyhanga or daily self massage process. Especially beneficial during times of stress and for use with postpartum belly-wrapping.
Avocado contains high levels of Vitamin E, as well as potassium, lecithin, and many other nutrients which can nourish and moisturize your skin. The oleic acid also promotes collagen production, which helps grow new skin. This accelerates the healing process, helping with issues like sunburn.
Rose hip oil is very high in vitamins (especially vitamin C), antioxidants and minerals. These vitamins and healing and anti-inflammatory fatty acids deliver therapeutic actions including: skin regeneration and rejuvenation, scar healing, reduces hyperpigmentation, supports burn healing, prevents premature ageing, moisturizes and aids in eczema and psoriasis.
Ashwagandha is an antioxidant rich adaptogen and rejuvenative herb that protects the skin from damaging inflammation and oxidation. It soothes and protects against dry, rough skin, evokes proteins for healthy skin hydration, stimulates collagen and boosts natural skin oils. The stress reducing properties are calming.
As a natural anti-inflammatory, Sandalwood is rich in antioxidants that combat the free-radical damage that is associated with aging. It also improves skin conditions such as acne, psoriasis and eczema. Ayurvedically, it is prized for providing hydration and replenishment to dry skin.
Antioxidant rich adaptogen which reduces signs of skin aging. Contains the antioxidant glabridin and licochalcone A. These antioxidants both have powerful anti-aging, pigmentation fighting, and skin-soothing properties. Potent anti-inflammatory found in liquorice may assist in the treatment of skin disorders like rosacea and eczema.
CHAMOMILE ESSENTIAL OIL
Chamomile exhibits strong anti-inflammatory and pain reducing properties when applied topically. It reduces swelling, and is great to use on inflamed skin. Chamomile is highly relaxing and calming. Chamomile possesses strong anti-fungal, anti-bacterical, and antioxidant properties and is ideal for soothing skin conditions such as rosacea, irritation, and acne.
Ayurveda has long history of using the energy properties of crystals and precious stones for balance. A warming crystal, citrine i s associated with boosting energy and promoting optimism.
Warm oil in the hands and apply generously all over the body, focusing on the joints. Ideally used daily after dry-body brushing and before or after a morning shower.
For use with the postpartum belly wrap, apply delicate pressure to abdomen and lower back before wrapping.
Certified Organic Black Sesame [Sesamum indicum] oil infused with Withania [Withania somnifera]*, Indian Gooseberry [Phyllanthus emblica]*, Haritaki [Terminalia chebula]*, Myrobalan [Terminalia bellirica]*, Indian Sandalwood [Santalum album]*, Punarnava [Boerhaavia diffusa]*, Solanum [Solanum surattense]*, Nutgrass [Cyperus rotundus]*, Indian Sarsaparilla [Hemidesmus indicus]*, Liquorice [Glycyrrhiza glabra]*, Indian madder [Rubia cordifolia]*, and Cardamom [Elettaria cardamomum]*; Avocado oil [Persea americana]*, Jojoba oil [Simmondsia chinesis]*, Rose Hip [Rosa canina]*, Essential oils: Roman chamomile [Chamaemelum nobile]*, Lavender [Lavendula angustifolia]*, Sweet orange [Citrus cinesis]*, Cedarwood [Cedrus atlantica]*, Geranium [Pelargonium graveolens]*, Ylang ylang [Cananga odorata]*, and hand-crafted biogenic gem essence of Citrine.
(*Denotes Certified Organic).
What is V A T A?
AIR | ETHER
- Dry – Dryness of body of mind due to the air.
- Cold – Cold and spacious.
- Light – Expansive space.
- Irregular – Unevenness due to excessive dryness.
- Mobile – Movement & travel.
Rarefied – Esoteric.
How does this present physically?
When VATA energy is high there may be dry skin, dry hair, dry eczema, cracked lips, internal dryness and constipation, and nervous system dysfunction.
VATA accumulates in the:
- Bone Marrow
- Nervous system