Ingredients in Kiwi Born Products
BEESWAX (Cera Alba) Beeswax acts as a gentle skin protector, especially from contact moisture. It is a safe non-allergenic medium to disperse other ingredients.
COCONUT OIL (Cocos Nucifera) is a natural safe oil that is antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal. It is excellent in the treatment of dry skin conditions, and the incidence of allergy or sensitivity is exceptionally rare.
GRAPESEED OIL (Vitis Vinifera) is a polyunsaturated oil. It is obtained from the seeds of grapes. It is absorbed quickly into the skin, leaving no oily residue. It contains the highest amount of Linoleic Acid amongst any oil. Linoleic Acid is an essential fatty acid needed to maintain normal cell growth throughout the body.It has an excellent moisturising ability and is gentle and safe and sensitivity or allergy is very rare. It makes an excellent carrier oil for our other ingredients.
SHEA BUTTER (Butyrospermum Parkii) is a naturally occurring butter from the Shea Nut. It is an exceptional skin conditioner that promotes cell regeneration and improves circulation. Thought to possibly iprove the appearance of stretch marks and scars, when used regularly with a massaging action. It is also an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory.
BAOBAB OIL (Adansonia Digitata) this is an amazing oil derived from the Baobab Tree, also called 'The Tree of Life'. It is an excellent moisturiser as well as being able to sooth irritated skin. It encourages collagen production and reduces the appearance of scars and stretchmarks.
MANUKA OIL (Leptospermum scoparium) Maori have long valued the Manuka Tree for its healing properties. Infusions and poultices were made from the bark and leaves and the seeds could be chewed. The Manuka tree also produces a nectar that bees turn into the famous Manuka Honey. Manuka Oil is antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antihistamine and anti-allergenic. It can be used with acne, chickenpox, cold sores, insect bites and warts. It is made purely from the New Zealand Manuka tree. Often mistakenly thought to be the same as Tea Tree Oil, but unlike Tea Tree, it has no toxic levels.
VANILLA OIL (Vanilla Planifolia) is a wonderful antiseptic. Has also been shown to induce relaxation, reduce anxiety and improve depression.
VITAMIN E (Alpha-tocopherol) is both a skin conditioner and an antioxidant, essential for skin health. There are no concerns about applying diluted Vitamin E to the skin, although there are concerns about high strenth Vit E oral supplements taken in preganacy.