The Power of Nature is Hidden in our Products – PART ONE

November 8th, 2018

 

Despite the fact that synthetic products are used for many problems, both health and cosmetic, yet 70% of the world’s population still relies on the healing power of plants.

It helps, it works and, above all, it does not hurt.

There are over 10,000 higher plants, which are used for their beneficial effects on our and our animal’s health.

Neem oil in the Paw Butter

Every part of the neem plant, from its roots up to its smallest highest leaf, is very beneficial. Neem is an evergreen tree growing up to 20 – 40m. Products made from the Neem tree have been known and used in India for more than 2000 years for their healing and regenerative properties. Extracts (such as powder, oil etc.) from Neem are antibacterial, they support the immune system, actively fight against viruses, are deadly to 14 different types of yeast, and reduce pain and fever.

Neem oil is very effective in treating eczema, spots, acne, dry and cracked skin and yeast infections on nails and toes, and it is, therefore, a very important ingredient in our Paw Butter.

Coconut oil in the Hand Butter

Beautifully smelling coconut oil is not only delicious and fantastic to use as a cooking ingredient, but it is also very beneficial in skincare, haircare, and even dental care.

Virgin coconut oil is high in lauric acid, which is antibacterial or to be more precise, bactericidal as it kills bacteria. Lauric acid is able to damage lipid cover of some viruses, so we can say it’s anti-viral as well.

Coconut oil, and therefore also our Hand Butter, is very beneficial on sensitive skin, and especially on dry skin on the elbows and heels.

I use the Hand Butter instead of the body lotion or cream. Only a small amount is needed, it absorbs quickly, and doesn’t leave the skin oily but rather soft and silky.
In the grooming salon, we use coconut oil wrap, which is very beneficial for dogs with dry, irritated and/or flaky skin.

We apply coconut oil in the dog’s hair and skin, and slowly massage it in, covering every part. Then we wrap the dogs in a warm towel and let him rest for about 10-15 minutes. They absolutely love it and most of them fell asleep straight away!

To enhance relaxation sometimes we put a few drops of Comfort Blend on the towel. After this, we bath the dog in warm water in one of our favourite shampoos. Then dry and style as usual.

After the coconut oil wrap the skin is less red, softer and the coat is silky and easy to brush … and the dog smells delicious 😊

Jitka xx

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