Essential Plants for Hair Care
In cosmetics, Aloe Vera helps the hair and the skin replenish lost moisture, keeping it hydrated and smooth. It also contains vitamin A, C, E, B12 and other minerals that beneficial to skin moisturizing and toning. It is also known for soothing, cooling, and its anti-irritant property.
Gugo (Entada phaseoloides)
Helps to increase micro-circulation of blood in the scalp with anti-fungal & anti-bacterial properties.
Kalamansi is a small citrus fruit that appears as cross between a lemon and lime. The juice of Kalamansi is known as a refrigerant, a remedy for coughs and for itches, a deodorant, and an antiphlogistic (reducing inflammation or fever; anti-inflammatory).
Lawat leaf extracts are traditionally used in the Philippines in preventing hair loss, promoting hair growth and relieving itchiness and skin inflammations.
The fruit is used in cosmetics for healthy skin complexion. It contains the enzyme papain,which has exfoliating properties when applied to the skin.
Virgin Coconut Oil (Cocus nuciferas)
Rich in vitamin E and is processed without the use of heat to preserve all the good cholesterol, enzymes and other inert substances that help in maintaining the skin’s natural beauty.
Carrot (Daucus carota sativa)
Rich in Beta-carotene and pro-vitamin A which is important in the maintenance of the skin and hair.
Contains glycyrrhetic acid which is known to be effective in reducing redness, swelling, itching, and skin discoloration.