Organic and natural botanicals

Organic New Zealand Manuka 

Anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, antibacterial, antimicrobial, antioxidant

Shea Nurture use Manuka in two forms - Hydrosol and Essential oil. 

True Hydrosol is made from the steam distillation of the essential oil making process and contains beneficial plant properties.

Manuka is a cousin of the Tea Tree but has been proven to be even more effective. It kills bacteria quickly, decreasing inflammation and reducing redness and swelling. Manuka promotes cell growth, to help wounds heal quickly.

Organic Calendula flowers 

Anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, neuro-protective, pain reducer

Calendula is used as an antiseptic - fighting off bacteria and viruses, protecting against wound infection. It also provides cooling relief on irritated wounds, reducing inflammation and swelling.

New Zealand Lavender (herbicide and pesticide free) 

Anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, antibacterial, antimicrobial, antioxidant

Shea Nurture use Lavender in two forms - Hydrosol and Essential oil. True Hydrosol is made from the steam distillation of the essential oil making process and contains beneficial plant properties.

Lavender works to kill bacteria, it soothes dry and itchy skin, lessening redness and irritation, with pain-relieving and numbing effects helping soothe skin inflammation.

Lavender also has mood elevating benefits, the scent eases the symptoms of anxiety and stress.

Organic Marshmallow root 

Antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, pain reducer

Many parts of the Marshmallow plant can be used, we use the root for it's mucilage properties - helping to soften skin and infuse it with hydration, lowering swelling and killing bacteria.

Marshmallow root is also used to treat skin burns and insect bites.

Organic Aloe Vera 

Anti-fungal, antimicrobial, antioxidant

Aloe vera has been used in studies to great effect in helping heal wounds. It suppresses inflammation, which helps to deal with the redness of skin trauma.

Aloe helps keep skin moist to speed up recovery and accelerates healing through increased cellular movement for tissue regrowth.

Organic Yarrow 

Antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial

Yarrow can help to both - stop bleeding and promote blood circulation. It reduces - itching, swelling, redness and chaffing, softens skin, lowers swelling and kills bacteria

Organic Plantain 

Antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, mild disinfectant

This amazing plant can help with a long list of skin ailments including rashes, wounds, cuts, swelling, sprains, bruises, burns, eczema, cracked lips, poison ivy/oak, mosquito bites, diaper rash and blisters. It is said to be effective as an agent to draw out the poison from bee stings, snake and spider bites, splinters and thorns. It may even reduce the risk of scarring with more severe cuts and scrapes.