Our Natural Soap Ingredients
Aroma Roots uses only the best, all-natural and high-quality botanical ingredients in our products. Hers is a list of a few used in some of our handmade soaps, cleaning products and formulas. Unsure on one of the ingredients you saw in the product details? Learn more each one below:
ALMOND OIL ORGANIC
Adds moisture, softening and sooths the skin. It provides a protective covering to the skin to heal inflammation and other skin irritations and infections, beneficial for dry skin and helps relieve itching, soreness and dryness.
Easily absorbed, good for all skin types, especially sensitive, dry, dehydrated and maturing skin.
Moisturizing and skin softening, good for dry, dehydrated, aging skin and conditions such as eczema. Contains Vitamins A, B, E, essential fatty acids, minerals, protein, and beta carotene.
BASIL ESSENTIAL OIL
Over-come emotional negativity and mental fatigue, stimulates blood circulation, relieves head ache, sinus congestion or head cold. Anti-viral, anti-fungal. Good for oily skin.
BERGAMOT ESSENTIAL OIL
Anti- bacteria, anti- virus and anti-fungal. Good for eczema, blisters, shingles, chicken pox. A good natural deodorant. Relaxing and calming, slightly sedative and anti-depressant.
Benefits slow healing wounds, sores, bruises, inflamed or damaged skin. Has anti-fungal, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties- properties
Anti-inflammatory properties, but is also healing and cleansing.
Benefits cuts, scratches, itching, skin irritations, rashes, eczema and psoriasis. Rich in minerals, including copper, iron vitamins A, B and C also has emollient, and anti-inflammatory properties.
CLARY SAGE ESSENTIAL OIL
Eases muscle and nervous tension, and pain, PMS cramping, menopausal hot flashes, anti-depressive, helps insomnia. Blemishes, mature, wrinkled or inflamed skin. Anti-bacterial. Use sparingly.
CLOVE ESSENTIAL OIL
Antiseptic, antifungal, helps colds, flu, bronchitis relieves muscle and arthritic pain, reduces drowsiness, irritability and headaches. Helps memory and increases blood circulation. Do not use undiluted- will irritate and burn.
CINNAMON ESSENTIAL OIL
Emotional stimulant and increases blood circulation. An aphrodisiac and antidepressant, headaches, warming liniment to relax tight muscles, ease painful joints. Anti-viral, anti-fungal, anti-bacterial. Can irritate, redden and even burn sensitive skin so use carefully.
COCOA BUTTER ORGANIC
It helps retain moisturizer, is emollient, softens dry skin and keeps skin soft and supple. Has anti-aging properties.
COCONUT OIL (FRACTIONATED)
Distilled coconut oil with anti-microbial properties, light texture and is easily absorbed. Warning: Some people may be allergic to this oil.
Aids in the healing of superficial wounds, sores and insect bites. Helps decrease bruising and prevents scar tissue forming and mends damaged cells.
EUCALYPTUS ESSENTIAL OIL
Antiseptic, anti-viral sore muscles, vapor rubs for lung and sinus congestion, skin blemishes/oily complexion. Do not use during asthma attack.
FIR ESSENTIAL OIL
Soothes muscle and rheumatic pain, increases poor circulation, antiseptic for skin infections.
EVENING PRIMROSE OIL ORGANIC
Anti-inflammatory properties which are good for aging, chapped skin such as eczema, psoriasis. Helps reduce redness and is an excellent moisturizer.
GERANIUM ESSENTIAL OIL
Balancing overly emotional feelings, insomnia, anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-fungal, eczema, acne, ringworm, prevent scarring and stretch marks.
GINGER ESSENTIAL OIL
Anti-inflammatory relieves pain from arthritis, sore muscles, menstrual cramps, headache, increases circulation, lung/sinus congestion, reduces drowsiness and irritability.
GRAPEFRUIT ESSENTIAL OIL
Antidepressant, anti-oxidant, anti-viral, skin infections, antiseptic, bruises, wounds, cuts, acne, oily skin, skin toning.
Contains powerful antioxidants. Absorbs without feeling greasy.
The Chinese have known about the medicinal benefits of green tea since ancient times, using it to treat everything from headaches to depression. This powerful antioxidant has extraordinary skin benefits. It fights the signs of aging, helps prevent sun damage and boosts skin’s elasticity. And its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties make oral care products much more effective. Good for you inside and out.
HEMPSEED OIL ORGANIC
A rich source of the polyunsaturated essential fatty acids omega-6 and omega-3, linoleic acid and gamma-linolenic acid. These fatty acids are required to maintain the moisture content in the body. Therefore, hemp oil acts as a good moisturizing agent for the skin and prevents the skin from drying.
JOJOBA OIL ORGANIC
Not oil but a liquid wax which is similar to sebum, our body’s oil. High in vitamin E and is anti-oxidant which makes it good for mature, aging skin and wrinkles. Good for all skin types.
Soothing and healing, emollient, helpful in the treatment of burns, scalds and chaffed skin
LAVENDER ESSENTIAL OIL
Anti-septic, anti-viral, anti-fungal, anti-septic, skin infections, reduces inflammation, relieves muscle pain and headaches, good for all complexion types and helps heal skin cells, burns, sun damaged skin, wounds, rashes, oily skin, acne, prevents scaring, slows down development of wrinkles, relaxing, insomnia.
LEMON ESSENTIAL OIL
Anti-viral, anti-bacterial, reduces inflammation, relaxes stiff muscles, oily complexions and skin blemishes. Photosensitizing to the skin of a few people.
LEMON GRASS ESSENTIAL OIL
Oily skin, insect repellent, anti-fungal, anti-septic, skin infections, ringworm, headache, rheumatism, nervousness, insomnia, irritability. The oil is nontoxic but can cause skin sensitivity in some people.
LIME ESSENTIAL OIL
Astringent, improves skin tone, oily skin, acne, increase circulation, antiseptic.
MACADAMIA NUT BUTTER
Excellent emollient and skin protection properties. Penetrates the skin easily and contains essential fatty acids.
MANGO BUTTER ORGANIC
Rich moisturizing, softening, soothing and protective properties.
Useful for skin irritations, burns, carbuncles, wounds and softens the skin.
Antiseptic, antibacterial and antifungal and healing properties. Helps to build collagen and maintain skin’s elasticity.
OLIVE OIL ORGANIC
Moisturizing, good for dry skin because of its essential fatty acids.
ORANGE ESSENTIAL OIL
Depression, insomnia, reduces anxiety, anti-septic, colds, flu. Slightly photosensitizing, use sparingly as it can irritate and redden sensitive skin.
PATCHOULI ESSENTIAL OIL
Rejuvenates skin cells, mature and aging skin, dry skin prone to acne, anti-septic, anti-fungal, eczema, inflamed or cracked skin, athlete’s foot., headaches, aphrodisiac.
PEPPERMINT ESSENTIAL OIL
Cooling effect on the skin; helps relieve itching; has antiseptic properties; repellent against mosquitoes. Muscle relaxant, muscle spasm and arthritic conditions, dry skin, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-viral, clears sinus and lung congestion, energizing, aphrodisiac. Use sparingly can burn the skin
PINE ESSENTIAL OIL
Increase circulation, invigorating,, disinfectant, infection fighter, sore muscles and joints.
Aids wound healing, sores, cuts, scratches; relieves insect bites, dry irritated skin conditions and hemorrhoids. Contains salicylic acid which reduces swelling and redness.
Tones the skin; helps reduce wrinkles
ROSE HIP SEED OIL ORGANIC
Good For skin rejuvenating, wrinkles, lines, moisturizes and soothes sun damaged skin.
ROSEMARY ESSENTIAL OIL
Increases energy, improves circulation, muscle and rheumatic pain, chest/sinus congestion, dry mature skin, acne. Can be too stimulating and may increase blood pressure.
High anti-oxidant, regenerative, antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory properties.
SHEA BUTTER ORGANIC
Superior moisturizer with natural vitamin A, an anti-inflammatory, a minor sunscreen agent.
SPEARMINT ESSENTIAL OIL
Antiseptic, antispasmodic, headaches, migraines, nervous strain, fatigue and stress, asthma, bronchitis, itchy skin.
ST. JOHN’S WORT
Helps heal burns, wounds, sores, bruises and other skin problems
SUNFLOWER OIL ORGANIC
Light, non-greasy oil, anti-oxidant, rich in vitamin E and contains vitamin B.
SWEET ALMOND OIL ORGANIC
Adds moisture, softening and soothing the skin, it provides a protective covering to the skin to heal inflammation and other skin irritations and infections.
TANGERINE ESSENTIAL OIL
Anti-septic, anti-bacterial, stretch marks, increases circulation, reduces fluid retention, relieves stress and tension.
TEA TREE ESSENTIAL OIL
Antimicrobial, antiseptic, anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, insecticide, influenza, cold sores, bronchial congestion, asthma, coughs, acne, burns, oily skin, athlete’s foot, cold sores, blemishes, diaper rash, warts, sunburn and infected wounds.
THYME ESSENTIAL OIL
Anti-viral, anti-fungal, anti-septic, warm and relax sore muscles, vapor chest rubs. Can irritate the skin as well as increase blood pressure so use in low done. Avoid if pregnant.
It doesn’t sound all that natural but Titanium Dioxide is the natural way to protect your skin when you go out in the sun. Titanium Dioxide is an inert (that means chemically inactive) white earth mineral that reflects, blocks and scatters sunlight. So although it may be inactive, you’d hardly call it lazy. In fact, the FDA has approved it as a natural, physical, broad spectrum (UVA and UVB) sunscreen.
A naturally occurring clear, colorless, odorless emollient, made when palm or coconut oil Assists in retaining moisture and is helpful in pulling oxygen into the skin.
WHEAT GERM OIL
Very high in vitamin E. Promotes tissue regeneration and has antioxidant properties.