The Moon Body Balm is a personal story of love and intuition, and one of my most prized creations yet. After a car accident, my boyfriend had lingering neck pain for weeks, and with a little African Shea Butter as my base and a small bottle of steam-distilled Hemp essential oil, I set to work on the most healing recipe I could dream up.
With 100% transparency & education as our main goal, we'll be using this blog to share more about the ingredients we use in our products, and today we're starting with our famous Moon Body Balm.
This concoction is alchemized out of just five ingredients, each with healing properties in their own right. When activated together, the result is pure magic.
As always, we only use REAL ingredients straight from Mother Nature in all of our products. No colors, no preservatives; no "safe" synthetics. I'm also a big believer in every ingredient serving a purpose, so you'll never see any fillers that you can't pronounce around here ✋
Organic Unrefined African Shea Butter
Shea butter has been used in Africa for centuries for its moisturizing properties. It is made from the kernel of the shea tree's fruit & is naturally rich in Vitamins A & E, as well as essential fatty acids and other minerals. We use unrefined butter as it has not been through a chemical process, keeping all of its healing properties & the full aroma. It nourishes the skin but also allows it to breathe, unlike products that use petroleum jelly bases. A little goes a long way when it comes to this stuff. Shea butter is super rich and creamy, leaving a smooth, non-oily feel.
100% Vitamin E (Tocopherol) Oil
Vitamin E oil is loaded with antioxidants that help repair damaged skin cells and fight against free radicals. Its not only great for the appearance of skin, it also joins forces with the Shea Butter to deeply nourish and hydrate your skin from the inside out.
100% Pure Eucalyptus Essential Oil
Eucalyptus oil has a range of topical benefits, including use as an anti-inflammatory which can be therapeutic for sore muscles and achy joints. The plant also has anti-viral and anti-fungal properties, making it a common choice for calming outbreaks of many skin conditions including acne, eczema, cold sores and more.
100% Pure Rosemary Essential Oil
Rosemary is one of the most popular medicinal plants in the world and it has long been used as a mild pain reliever. It also is known to promote better blood circulation and reduce feelings of anxiety by lowering cortisol levels.
100% Pure Hemp Essential Oil
The not so secret ingredient, but perhaps a confusing one to many. Our balm is made from steam-distilled hemp leaves. This process naturally extracts non-psychoactive terpenes known for their powerful pain relieving and mood boosting effects. The most active components are myrcene and beta-caryophyllene, which are packed with the anti-inflammatory properties. No, it won't get you high (or put THC in your system as it is the made from the Hemp plant), but it can help you feel amazing.
If there's one thing we want you to take away from these posts, it's that Mother Nature provides in abundance all that we need to heal our bodies. Why use petroleum-based, synthetic balms & creams when you can soak in Pachamama?!
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