Freedom Ingredients

Essential Oils

Bergamot
Bergamont

Botanical name: Citrus aur. ssp. bergamia

Plant part: rind

Origin: Italy

Production: Sustainably wild harvested and certified organic

Extraction: Steam distillation

Topical Use: Astringes oily, congested skin and tones dull and lifeless skin promoting tissue repair and improved barrier It is known to help relieve skin irritations, and is helpful in the treatment of eczema, psoriasis, acne, wounds, ulcers and herpes.

Psychological function: Balancing,rejuvenating uplifting and gently warming; helps resolve emotional conflict, alleviates fatigue, uplifts the mind and balances mood swings

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Blue Yarrow

Botanical Name: Achillea millefolium

Plant Part: Flowers, leaves, and stems

Origin: Asia

Production: Wild-crafted

Extraction: Steam Distillation

Topical Use: powerful anti-inflamatory, wound healer, useful in irritated skin conditions, antiseptic, anti-spasmodic, astringent, speeds new skin formation, and reduces inflammation, it can also be useful for reducing allergy and hay-fever symptoms.

Psychological Function: Balances the highs and lows both external and internal, grounding, reduces confusion and ambivalence.

Fir Needle
Fir Needle

Botanical Name: Abies grandis

Plant Part: Needle

Origin: France

Production: Certified Organic

Extraction: Steam Distillation

Topical Use: Relaxing and releasing muscles, joints and stagnation needing warming and stimulating.

Psychological function: Tonifying, uplifting and clearing. By enhancing and clarifying the mind, this oil addresses distraction, mental confusion, listlessness and withdrawal. Grand fir will also relieve fatigue, especially when chronic. With its warming, drying qualities, this oil is an important choice for bronchial conditions with phlegm and cold, and will help resolve and open up nasal and sinus conditions as well.

Lemongrass
Lemongrass

Botanical Name: Cymbopogon flexuosus

Part: Herb

Origin: Sri Lanka

Production: certified organic

Extraction: Steam Distillation

Topical Use: This oil is a good skin toner for atonic or devitalized skin. In addition, Lemongrass has an excellent antifungal action that can be useful in fungal skin conditions of various kinds.

Psychological profile: Lemongrass promotes relaxed focus, poise and clarity both mentally and emotionally. For confusion,or lack of perspective. Lemongrass can produce steady, collected mental creativity.

Myrtle
Myrtle

Botanical Name: Myrtus communis

Part: Leaf

Origin: Morocco

Production: wild-harvested

Extraction: Steam Distillation

Topical Use: Skin irritations, acne, bruises, blemishes, highly anti-bacterial and germicidal.

Psychological function: Myrtle is balancing, revitalizing and uplifting. This oil promotes body-mind balance while relieving mental inconsistency and mood swings. Gently increases focus and clarity, and relieves mental weariness and withdrawal.

Oakmoss
Oakmoss

Botanical Name:Evernia prunastri

Part: Lichen

Origin: USA

Production: Wild-crafted

Extraction: Solvent

Topical Use: use as an antiseptic to prevent infections in open cuts and wounds; immune boosting, it has anti-inflammatory qualities that aid in soothing the skin and underlying tissues. Its restorative qualities make it very popular in the battle against aging.

Psychological function: Grounding, balancing, centering and restorative.

Vetiver
Vetiver

Botanical name: Vetiveria zizanoides

Plant part: The root

Origin: North Madagascar

Production: Cultivated organic

Extraction: Steam distillation of the washed, dried roots

Topical use: Used in dilution, the oil can deeply nourish and regenerate dry, thin, dehydrated or mature skin. Vetiver works by nourishing and moisturizing the subcutical layer. It is excellent for tissue trauma of any kind.

Psychological function: Known as the ‘oil of tranquility,’ Vetiver calms, grounds, cools and nurtures. Vetiver is helpful for mental restlessness, racing thoughts, chronic stress or burnout with withdrawal. Vetiver can also help with insecurity and sexual disinterest from chronic overwork or overstimulation.


Mushroom Extracts

Inonotus obliquus, commonly known as Chaga Mushroom

This mushroom has multiple benefits to the skin: Chaga has been shown to slow down aging of the skin by increasing the amount of collagen and elastin in the skin, improving the immume function of the skin and protect the skin against harmful UV rays. Chaga helps to detoxify skin on a cellular level by enhancing circulation and blood flow to the skin and increases energy to the epidermis. This helps to remove damaged collagen and elastin from the skin and scar tissue. This mushroom has been historically used in Russia, Europe, Scandinavia and Asia by dermatologists for wrinkles, sagging skin, brown spots, hyperpigmemtation, premature aging, under-eye circles and puffiness, cellulite, stretch marks, varicose, spider veins, and surface capillaries.

Cordyceps Mycelial, commonly known as Cordyceps Mushroom

One of the most prized herbs in all of Chinese medicine. Modern studies show Cordyceps to be something of a panacea: strongly antioxidant, antiviral and bacterial, anticancer, moderates blood pressure and blood sugar, reduces cholesterol, protects and tonifies the liver, kidney, heart and nervous system. It may also have activity against cancer cells particularly with lung and skin cancers.

Hypsizygus Ulmarius, commonly known as “Elm Oyster”

This mushroom gets attention for its immune-enhancing and cancer-protective properties, as well as for it amazing ability to combat and reduce inflammation when applied to the skin. Many common skin conditions including sensitivity, dehydration, puffiness hyperpigmentation, and fine lines and wrinkles are caused by chronic inflammation. Hypsizygus ulmarius has a long history of enhancing health, boosting resistance to stress, and promoting healthy longevity.


Base Oils

Avocado Oil
Avocado Oil

It has been used for centuries in African skin treatments. This highly therapeutic oil is rich in vitamins A, B1, B2, B5 (Panthothenic acid), Vitamin D, E, minerals, protein, lecithin and fatty acids. It is a useful, penetrating nutrient for dry skin and eczema. Avocado Oil is known to have healing and regenerating qualities.

Sesame Oil
Sesame Seed Oil

It is rich in essential fatty acids and helps to maintain integrity of the skin tissue while restructuring and moisturizing the skin. This organic Sesame Seed Oil is rich in vitamins E and B, and in various minerals including calcium, magnesium and phosphorus.

Jojoba Oil
Jojoba Oil

This oil is actually a liquid wax. It is highly penetrating and closely resembles the natural sebum within our skin. Jojoba is useful for removing excess oils and to help balance the skin’s natural oil. Jojoba has natural anti-inflammatory properties called myristic acid and is useful in formulations for arthritis and rheumatism.

Camelina Oil
Camelina Oil

This organic oil is especially high in the essential fatty acids linoleic acid and alpha-linolenic acid, neither can be manufactured by the body. Camelina Oil is over 10x higher in these acids than many other common oils. It is nourishing and helps to heal and treat skin conditions such as Eczema and psoriasis. The essential fatty acids contained in Camelina Oil help to repair cells. Camelina Oil helps to improve the elasticity of skin and is thus effective for maturing or sensitive skin. Its high content of natural tocopherols gives it a very stable shelf life against oxidation.

Hemp Oil
Hemp Oil

The composition of hemp seed oil has been shown to produce beneficial anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant effects. Provides moisture balancing properties, helps to heal skin lesions and contains anti-oxidants, carotene, essential fatty acids, phyto-sterols, phospholipids, as well as a number of minerals including calcium, magnesium, sulphur, potassium, iron, zinc. Vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B6, C, D, and E.

Meadowfoam Oil
Meadowfoam Oil

It is unique oil that contains over 98% fatty acids that have over 20 carbon atoms. Meadowfoam Seed Oil is said to moisturize the skin and hair better than most common oils, and it helps prevent moisture loss. Additionally, Meadowfoam Seed Oil helps revitalize dry, cracked skin and is especially beneficial for its UV protection properties.

Borage Seed Oil
Borage Seed Oil

This oil is one of the richest sources of gamma linolenic acid, and also contains important vitamins and minerals. Borage Seed Oil nourishes and hydrates the skin. This oil is superior for maturing skin or damaged skin when regeneration of new skin cells is needed.

Rosehip Oil
Rosehip Oil

This organic oil is rich in essential fatty acids, vitamins and minerals. It has natural anti-oxidant properties and is slightly astringent. Studies illustrate that Organic Rosehip Oil helps improve skin elasticity, regenerates skin cells, slows down premature aging, reduces the formation of wrinkles, and reduces scarring.