Red sandalwood is known as an all around “protector”: it is rich in bioactive compounds that influence cellular activities. One particular bioactive compound from red sandalwood - Pterostilbene -- is a more stable form of resveratrol, the antioxidant commonly found in red wine. Pterostilbene has shown to have anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and anticancer properties.More on Red Sandalwood
Turmeric is a natural source of curcumin, which has potent antioxidant properties, which help prevent aging. One lesser known feature of turmeric is its antimicrobial power -- turmeric has been shown in studies to prevent bacteria and fungi.
Turmeric has long been used as a beautifying treatment Indian culture, with one tradition being the application of turmeric paste on a bride and groom by family members before their wedding day as a protective charm to ward off evil spirits and bestow glowing skin before the big day.More on Ayurverda
Pomegranate is a wonder fruit, offering a bounty of benefits. The peel is rich in polyphenols, with high antioxidant activity that reduces aging. In addition, the dried powder of pomegranate peels inhibits almost all tested bacteria, even those as powerful as MRSA. Finally, ointments made with pomegranate peel have been shown to accelerate wound healing and improve collagen production.
Raw Wildflower Honey
Honey is an ancient ingredient that has been used in skincare for centuries. Honey inhibits the growth of bacteria on skin and reduces scarring. Studies have shown how applying honey to wounds can speed the healing of skin, and even reduce pain and inflammation along the way. Honey’s fruit acids also play a role here as a proven chemical exfoliant.
Kumara uses only the finest raw honey sourced from wildflowers, made of such high quality that it is also served in Michelin-starred restaurants.
Also known as sweet flag root, acorus calamus is known as a rejuvenator in Ayurveda. Traditionally used to help calm a variety of skin eruptions, acorus calamus has added antibiotic and anti-inflammatory effects.Back to Home Page