LIVE BOTANICAL - Awaken Clearing Oil
30 ml/1 oz
A mild, single herb infusion of our fresh calendula flowers in nutrient-rich oils to help soothe and clear skin irritations caused by minor breakouts. This gentle oil contains no added essential oils and the scent is natural, earthy and slightly medicinal. Suitable for oily skin types.
Starting with fresh organic Calendula flowers that we process in-house. Working with local farms who grow medicinal varieties with high resin content for the most potent infusions. This incredible flower has been used in traditional cultures for centuries to heal the skin. It's powerful astringent, anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory properties help reduce breakouts over time. Working to repair from the inside out to better soften scarring and smooth out the skin.
Grown and cold-pressed in Oregon, the organic Pumpkin Seed oil is one of the key oils to help clear the skin. By using an unrefined oil, the balance of omega 3 and 6 fatty acids stay intact ensuring the most potent moisturizer without the buildup. The acids are also anti-inflammatory to support the skin's ability to heal breakouts. Zinc and Selenium support collagen levels, fight acne and provide environmental protection. Vitamin A and E helps rejuvenate skin by repairing and toning while reducing scarring and improving texture.
Virgin, organic and fair-trade Black Caraway Seed oil has been used in cultures throughout Africa, Middle East, West Asia, and Southern Europe and grows abundantly. With its long and important history in traditional medicine, numerous studies have shown its effect on both wound healing and acne. This powerful oil creates a synergistic blend when combined with calendula and pumpkin seed oil to help modulate inflammation and deeply nourish to strengthen which helps lessen breakouts and improves overall texture.
- For wound healing, thymoquinone is reported to prevent oxidative injury, act as antioxidants, and prevent membrane lipid peroxidation in tissues. (Study: Yaman I., Durmus A. S., Ceribasi S., Yaman M. Effects of Nigella sativa and silver sulfadiazine on burn wound healing in rats. Veterinarni Medicina. 2010;55(12):619–624.)
- For acne using 20% of black caraway seed oil extract in lotion, formulation has better efficacy and is less harmful than benzoyl peroxide lotion 5%, which is the basic treatment for mild acne vulgaris. (Study: Hadi N. A., Ashor A. W. Nigella sativa oil lotion 20% vs. benzoyl peroxide lotion 5% in the treatment of mild to moderate acne vulgaris. Iraqi Postgraduate Medical Journal. 2010;9(4):371–376.)
Sunflower Seed Oil protects the skin. One of the most effective oils at preventing transdermal water loss (TWL) without clogging pores due to the high in linoleic acid profile of this particular varietal. We source an organic version that is grown and cold-pressed here in the USA.
cucurbita pepo (pumpkin) seed oil*^ (and) calendula officinalis flower *^, nigella sativa (black caraway) seed oil*, helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil*^ and rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) extract*
*organic | ^regionally sourced
This gentle oil contains no added essential oils and the scent is natural, earthy and slightly medicinal.