All Purpose Kawakawa Balm – Your skin deserves some loving.
This hand-made balm is created with aroha from natural ingredients found in Aotearoa. The healing and restorative qualities of the oils give your skin a boost in hydration and help it to heal. Rub it on everything and anything you can get your hands on … especially your partners shoulders. No nasties, just the good stuff in a handy 50ml tin. Also available in a 120ml Jar .
Kawakawa Oil: This New Zealand native plant has a long history of traditional use for relieving the pain and inflammation associated with cuts, abrasions, wounds, bruises, burns, and body aches. It is an analgesic and warming circulatory stimulant, kawakawa is especially beneficial in the relief of chilblains, neuralgia and rheumatism.
Kanuka Oil: Kanuka was used originally by the Maori people of Aotearoa for pain and inflammation relief, skin diseases, and to promote calmness and sleep. Kanuka oil is antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory and has a pleasant perfume.
Hemp Seed Oil: Hemp seed oil is anti-inflammatory, anti-ageing, balances dry skin, fights skin inflammations, helps heal skin lesions, has antioxidants, and contains moisture balancing properties. The oil is non-greasy, readily absorbs into the pores, is an emollient, and has rejuvenating and moisturising properties for the skin.
Sweet Almond Oil: The benefit of almond oil is that it is good for all skin types as a moisturiser and is best known for its ability to soften, soothe and nourish the skin. It is rich in proteins and vitamin D.
Beeswax: Organic beeswax gives the oils body to help rejuvinate and moisturise the skin.
Vitamin E: Helps to prevent rancidity of the balm. Vitamin E is said to be effective at reducing UV damage in skin and applied topically can help nourish and protect your skin from damage caused by free radicals. Can help to firm skin, increase skin elasticity and smooth fine lines and wrinkles.