Botanical Ingredients

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Ayumi ingredient aloe vera

Aloe Vera

Aloe vera helps to soothe and cool inflamed skin, and its high polysaccaride and plant sterol content helps repair damaged skin. With analgesic (pain-relieveing) properties, the juice is often applied neat to sunburn. In Ayurveda, it is used to alleviate Kapha and Pitta imbalances.

Ayumi ingredient aniseed oil

Aniseed

Widely recognised by its pungent liquorice-like smell, aniseed is said to have both a calming and grounding effect in aromatherapy. Boasting antiseptic and analgesic (pain-relieving) properties, aniseed is also used to treat and relieve muscular aches and pains.

Ayumi ingredient arjuna

Arjuna

Arjuna has been clinically proven to reduce the depth of wrinkles, moisturise, and reinforce skin's barrier. Its has been verified in laboratory environments which have identified its active constituents as containing 90% triterpenes, helping to support skin stress reduction.

 
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Ayumi ingredient bearberry

Bergamot

Bergamot is a cold-pressed essential oil, often used in perfumery for its refreshing aroma. It is a vitality-boosting aromatic green citrus fruit which helps to awaken and promotes healthy, clear skin.

Ayumi ingredient Black Mulberry

Black Pepper

A member of the Piperaceae family, black pepper is traditionally used to boost circulation and restore vitality to fatigued limbs, and also boasts antibacterial properties on the skin.

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Ayumi ingredient cedarwood

Cedarwood

Cedarwood has a warm, seductive scent said to help relieve nervous tension. Possessing astringent and antiseptic properties, Cedarwood is traditionally used to help counteract problems such as excess shine, sebum and blackheads that arise from oil-prone skin.

Ayumi ingredient Chamomile

Chamomile

Known for its calming properties, chamomile soothes the skin and balances skin moisture to leave it soft and radiance. A member of the Asteraceae family, chamomile is often used to reduce inflammation.

Ayumi ingredient Clove leaf oil

Clove

A member of the Myrtaceae family, clove has a warm, strong and spicy aroma. An excellent skin tonic, clove boasts antiseptic properties which helps to reduce skin concerns such as acne. It is also traditionally used in aromatherapy to boost circulation.

Ayumi ingredient Coriander

Coriander

Brimming with minerals, phytonutrients, and flavonoids, Coriander is believed to stimulate creativity, optimism and imagination. Beneficial for all three doshas, we have used it in our Turmeric + Botanics products for its unique connection with Vata; the creative and artistic Dosha.

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Ayumi ingredient eucalyptus

Eucalyptus

An aromatic essential oil with a refreshing and revitalising scent, this invigorating tonic has a zingy, uplifting effect. Eucalyptus is used in Ayurveda to help reduce Kapha and Vata imbalances, and in Aromatherapy to relieve muscle aches.

 
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Ayumi ingredient Frankincense

Frankincense

An aromatic, sweet, woody resin, frankincense is often used as a healing remedy for fragile and damaged skin. Frankincense is also frequently used for its relaxing and pain-relieving (analgesic) properties.

 
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Ayumi ingredient geranium

Geranium

A stimulating oil that brings warmth and comfort to tired and aching muscles, ginger is a member of the Zingiberaceae family and has also been used for thousands of years for digestive support. It is packed with antioxidants and boasts anti-inflammatory and analgesic (pain-relieving) properties.

Ayumi ingredient Ginger

Ginger

A stimulating oil that brings warmth and comfort to tired and aching muscles, ginger is a member of the Zingiberaceae family and has also been used for thousands of years for digestive support. It is packed with antioxidants and boasts anti-inflammatory and analgesic (pain-relieving) properties.

Ayumi ingredient glycerine

Glycerine

Glycerine is a pure natural vegetable moisturiserwhich has humectant properties help to preserve skin’s homeostasis by drawing moisture from the environment to hydrate the surface layers of the skin. Evidence also suggests it enables other skin lipids to perform better.

Ayumi ingredient Goji Berry

Goji Berry

Goji berry contains exceedingly high levels of vitamins and antioxidants which help to reduce damage to cell DNA and membranes, plus minerals, polysaccharides and Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs). Goji berry is said to possess yin (feminine) energy.

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Ayumi ingredient honey

Honey

Used since antiquity as a tradtional wound healer and beauty enhancer, honey is brimming with antioxidants and possesses therapeutic properties. It is known for being both antibacterial and moisturising on the skin.

   
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Ayumi ingredient Jasmine

Jasmine

Jasmine is an uplifting and aphrodisiac essential oil which is said to calm the nerves and generate optimism. On the skin, it can help to reduce the appearance of scretch marks and scars, and is also suitable for sensitive skin.

Ayumi ingredient Jojoba

Jojoba

Jojoba oil is an oil producted within the seed of the jojoba plant and boasts anti-fungal properties. It acts as a humectant to lock moisture into the skin and is rich in fatty glycerides to soften and moisturise.

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Ayumi ingredient Kaolin Clay

Kaolin Clay

Kaolin clay helps to gently draw out impurities from the skin whilst adding a luminosity. It cleanses and nourishes all skin types, whilst helping to balance sebum production.

 
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Ayumi ingredient Liquorice

Liquorice

Liquorice extract supports elasticity and restores suppleness. Possessing anti-inflammatory and anti-allergenic properties, Liquorice is also soothing to sensitive skin and its anti-aging activity inhibits melanin production, helping to prevent age spots and add glow to tired complexions. 

 
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Ayumi ingredient marigold

Marigold

Southern Cone Marigold is anti-inflammatory and beneficial to dry, brittle and inflamed skin, owing to the essential oil's high triterpenoid content and ability to minimise skin stress. In aromatherapy, its scent is said to be a neurotonic and mentally calming.

Ayumi ingredient myrrh

Myrrh

Used as a precious remedy since antiquity, the warm and woody aromatic effects of myrrh are said to open the heart chakra, lifting our spirits. Myrrh is also good for chapped and cracked skin, and helps to relieve skin conditions such as eczema.

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Ayumi ingredient neem

Neem

Neem is a very powerful antiseptic and antibacterial plant, which makes it an excellent natural ingredient for those who have excess skin oils, and require some mild cleansing properties throughout their skincare regime. Neem helps to alleviate Kapha and Pitta imbalances.

   
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Ayumi ingredient papaya

Papaya

Cold pressed, Sweet Orange essence has an uplifting scent and contains vitamins A, B and C which feed dry, irritated and acne-prone skin, helping to heal blemishes and improve skin tone.

Ayumi ingredient patchouli

Patchouli

An oil traditionally used to aid meditation, and with a distinctive musky and earthy fragrance, patchouli is said to help stimulate the growth of healthy skin cells and heal dry, rough or inflamed skin. This in turn helps with wound healing and to reduce scarring.

Ayumi ingredient peppermint

Peppermint

Zingy and zesty, the scent of peppermint is sweet and delicate, and utterly refreshing. Cooling and stimulating, this aromatic essential oil helps to purify and cleanse skin and reduce excess sebum. Peppermint also helps to relieve skin irritation and can be cooling on sunburn.

 
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Ayumi ingredient rosa damascena

Rosa Damascena Flower Water

Rosa Damascena flower water offers gentle yet effective hydration, its delicate scent and antioxidant content offer vital skin clarification and replenishment. Rose is suitable for all three doshas, and has been used for millennia to relax, replenish and revive body and senses.

Ayumi ingredient rosemary

Rosemary

Rosemary is traditionally held to help reduce swelling and puffiness. Naturally antidepressant, uplifting and balancing, Rosemary’s stimulating aroma can refresh and rejuvenate, helping you to feel energised as well as refreshing mental fatigue.

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Ayumi ingredient sandalwood

Sandalwood

Sweet and balmy, Sandalwood’s soothing properties moisturise very dry skin. Imbued with a woody base note, alluringly balmy middle notes, with a hint of sweetness on the top note, Sandalwood is an all-round balanced spice which helps to engender calm.

Ayumi ingredient shea butter

Shea butter

Shea butter contains vitamin A and E and acts as an emollient with a potent moisturising effect. With anti-irritant properties, shea butter is a soothing ingredient, rich in EFAs which can help to restore the skin.

Ayumi ingredient spearmint

Spearmint

Spearmint has a sweet, fresh and menthol aroma which can help skin conditions such as acne and dermititis. Packed with health benefiting vitamins A, C, B6, antioxidants and phytonutrients, Spearmint helps to relieves stress and fatigue and is more gentle than Peppermint.

Ayumi ingredient sweet almond

Sweet Almond 

Rich in vitamins A and E, monounsaturated fatty acids, proteins, potassium and zinc, sweet almond oil is a natural oil with a slightly nutty fragrance. It helps to cleanse and moisturise the skin and is used to reduce skin inflammation and to help skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis. A lightly hydrating oil which is non-greasy and reasily absorbed.

Ayumi ingredient Sweet Orange

Sweet Orange

Cold pressed sweet orange essence has an uplifting scent containing vitamins A, B and C which feed dry, irritated and acne-prone skin, helping to heal blemishes and improve skin tone. It supports collagen formation in the skin and acts as a general tonic, suitable for all skin types.

 
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Ayumi ingredient tea tree

Tea tree

With a zesty, revitalising and somewhat pungent scent, tea tree is a highly powerful and antiseptic skin tonic which helps to cool, reduce inflammation, cleanse and encourage skin healing. It is often used to treat acne, breakouts and skin infections.

Ayumi ingredient Turmeric

Turmeric

Turmeric is a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory which promotes cellular defence against skin stress to improve tone and radiance, enabling it to look younger and healthier. Ideal for skin prone to becoming dry, lack-lustre, and suffering from uneven tone or hyperpigmentation. 

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Ayumi ingredient vitamin c

Vitamin C

An essential nutrient in the human body, vitamin C supports collagen synthesis, helping to maintain skin vitality. It is an antioxidant which protects the skin from damaging free radicals, and can reduce inflammation in the skin.

Ayumi ingredient vitamin e

Vitamin E

Vitamin E is a highly nourishing antioxidant which helps to fight against cellular damage caused by free radicals, and is also a natural skin-conditioning agent which can help to replenish and repair the skin.

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Ayumi ingredient Ylang Ylang

Ylang Ylang

Long esteemed for its aphrodisiac scent, ylang ylang is considered to have a balancing and harmonising effect on the body and an uplifting effect on the mood. Ylang Ylang is effective in maintaining moisture and oil balance within the skin.