Essential Oils


Essential oils
are the concentrated extracts from items found in nature such as the flowers and leaves of plants and the rind of certain fruits.
Aromatherapy is the art and science of using these oils to enhance health and beauty. Apart from the physical benefits, essential oils can have subtle effects on the mind and emotions. It is believed that effects can include relaxing of the mind, uplifting and balancing of the emotions and stimulating mental clarity.

Bergamot:
light citrus scent; uplifting and balancing; can be photosensitizing

Eucalyptus: fresh scent; stimulating and cooling to the body; has microbial properties

Germanium: floral, rose-like scent; considered a hormone and emotional balancer

Grapefruit: sweet citrus scent; uplifting; considered to be a good refresher and fatigue reducer; can be photosensitizing

Jasmine: rich, sweet scent; considered an aphrodisiac and anxiety buster; best avoided during pregnancy

Lavender: fresh, clean scent; considered to be a stress reliever; best avoided if you have low blood pressure

Lime: sweet citrus scent; uplifting; considered a germicidal, air purifier and disinfectant; can be photosensitizing

Patchouli: earthy scent; considered an aphrodisiac, antidepressant and stress reliever

Peppermint: strong, fresh scent; stimulant; good for headaches, reducing physical and mental fatigue; cools and soothes; best to avoid if pregnant of if you have high blood pressure

Rosemary: fresh scent; stimulant and energizer; best to avoid if pregnant, have high blood pressure or epilepsy

Rosewood: floral scent; balances and quiets the mind; considered an aphrodisiac

Tangerine: sweet citrus scent; uplifting and calming for nerves; can be photosensitizing

Ylang-ylang: floral scent; considered an aphrodisiac and balancer

Carrier Oils

Sweet Almond: a light, moisturizing oil good for hair and skin; beneficial for dry skin and considered a healing, lubricating, softening, revitalizing and nourishing oil

Fractionated Coconut Oil: a light, non-greasy, non-staining liquid oil; good for massage, skin care and soaps

Grapeseed: a very light penetrating oil; can be used on oily skin; contains vitamins, minerals, protein, and some vitamin E.

Safflower: a very light oil high in fatty acids; has good moisturizing qualities.

Sunflower: a very light oil high in fatty acids; good for hair and skin

Vitamin E: used as a natural antioxidant

Wheatgerm: used as a natural antioxidant

Dry Ingredients



Goat's Milk:
natural emollient that helps soothe and moisturize skin; contains vitamins A, B6, B12 and E

Whole Milk: natural emollient that soothes and moisturizes skin; relieves dryness and itchy skin

White Kaolin Clay:
suitable for sensitive skin; helps stimulate circulation to the skin while gently exfoliating and cleansing

Magnesium sulfate:
commonly known as Epsom salt; used to soak and soothe tired muscles

Sea Salt:
used to soak and soothe the body and as a polisher to the skin

Sodium Bicarbonate:
commonly known as baking soda; used as a water softener

Oatmeal: used to soothe itchy skin and exfoliant

Pumice Powder: used as an exfoliant

Turbinado Sugar: used as an exfoliant and polisher to the skin

Jojoba Beads: used as an exfoliant

Cocoa Powder:
gives our product a rich beautiful color

Fragrance Oils

Fragrance oils are synthetically produced and are of the highest quality.

Preservatives

Why use a preservative?

Using a preservative ensures that your products are safe and you get your money's worth. Aqua Essential bath products will use one of two preservatives, Liquapar Oil or Optiphen Plus.

Liquapar Oil is a paraben based preservative. Optiphen Plus is a paraben free preservative. Each of these preservatives are used in a small amount (1% of the total volume of product) and are found only in our sugar scrubs and salt glows.


So what's in Aqua Essentials?

Above are the ingredients that go into making an Aqua Essentials product. Click on the tabs to find out more of the benefits of each ingredient.

Salts: coarse sea salt, sodium bicarbonate, magnesium sulfate & essential and/or fragrance oils.

Glows: fine sea salt, vitamin E, wheatgerm oil and a blend of sweet almond, grapeseed, safflower and jojobas with essential and/or fragrance oils, preservative (Liquapar Oil)

Sugar Scrubs: turbinado brown sugar, vitamin E, wheatgerm oil and a blend of sweet almond, grapeseed, safflower and jojobas with essential and/or fragrance oils, preservative (Liquapar Oil)

Bath milks: coarse sea salt, powdered goat's milk, powdered whole milk, white kaolin clay, fragrance oils

Foot soaks: coarse sea salt, sodium bicarbonate, magnesium sulfate, citric acid and essential oils.

Oils: fractionated coconut oil, vitamin E, wheatgerm oil and essential and/or fragrance oils.


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Information within this site is for educational purposes only. Any statement about our products have not been evaluated by the U.S. F.D.A. All products mentioned within this site are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.