Extracts of Certified Organic Herbs
Black Walnut enriches both natural and tinted dark shades of hair.
Bladderwrack has a natural ability to strengthen hair follicles. It has been found to feed the roots and shafts of hair follicles on the scalp and has been linked to both the thickness and shine that is often associated with healthy looking hair.
Burdock enhances stimulation of blood flow, resulting in the prevention of hair loss and stimulation of new hair growth. It can soothe an irritated and itchy scalp and can help eliminate dandruff.
Calendula has anti-inflammatory properties and is very useful for soothing an irritated scalp. It also helps make hair soft and supple.
Chamomile has anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties which gives it a capacity to protect the scalp from infections and damage. Scientific studies have found that a flavonoid found in Chamomile flowers (apigenin), acts as an anti-inflammatory and anti-histamine resulting in its soothing and calming properties and its ability to improve a dry, irritated scalp. Chamomile adds shine to the hair.
The active ingredients in Ginkgo help promote a continuous and healthy growth of hair. It tones the skin and improves microcirculation of the blood supply of the scalp.
Henna works naturally to condition and accent the hidden highlights of the hair and capture the hidden tones.
Hops is used for general scalp health and is especially useful for dry, sensitive scalps. It helps remove dandruff and prevents its reappearance. It adds shine and lustre to the hair shaft.
Horsetail is considered to have the best possible healing effects for most skin conditions. It has healing and calming properties and strengthens the hair whilst giving it a healthier shine. Horsetail is a natural source of silica which helps to strengthen weak, brittle or damaged hair. This herb is also high in potassium, selenium and manganese which promote hair growth, protects against split ends and increases the elasticity of the hair.
Lime flowers are soothing to the scalp and inhibit bacterial growth.
Nettle is known to be high in iron and has stimulating properties. Its helps return the natural colour of the hair and also assist to eliminate dandruff and hair loss due to its ability to increase the micro-circulation of the skin.
Oats soothes and hydrates the scalp. Ideal for dry, itchy, sensitive scalps.
Removes everyday pollutants and build up from hair. It strengthens the hair and imparts a natural shine.
Red Clover revives and purifies a dry flaky scalp. It helps restore shine to the hair by gently cleansing and detangling.
Rosehip helps to thicken and condition the hair by strengthening the roots, making hair grow healthier and become more manageable. It is suitable for all skin types but is especially indicated for sensitive skin. It is ideal for dandruff and eczema and psoriasis of the scalp.
Sage herbal extract has excellent antibacterial, anti inflammatory and antioxidant activity. The active constituents in Sage provide a powerful combination of benefits for both skin and hair care.
Vervain promotes circulation of the skin which helps refresh dull and damaged skin by reducing the degradation of collagen. It also calms dry, irritated skin.
Wood Betony has strong astringent properties resulting in a toning action on the skin.
Yarrow soothes a dry scalp especially if it is associated with skin irritation. It has traditionally been used to promote hair growth and is highly effective in removing excessive oils.
Bergamot has antiseptic properties. It reduces oil secretions on the scalp and is ideal for psoriasis and eczema sufferers.
Geranium balances sebum production in the skin and scalp and increases circulation to the scalp to enhance hair growth.
Grapefruit clears congestion of an oily scalp while toning the scalp to promote healthy hair growth.
Jasmine essential oils tones dry, irritated and sensitive skin. It increases elasticity and can assist in the treatment of stretchmarks and scar reduction.
Lavender essential oil is well known for its calming and antiseptic properties. It is also helpful to normalise scalp conditions.
Lavender Mailette is useful to help the skin heal wounds faster and calm dermatitis.
Lemon helps cleanse greasy hair and scalp which promotes hair volume. It helps remove dead skin cells and promotes blood flow to the skin of the scalp.
Lemongrass acts as a toner and helps balance oily skin by opening blocked pores which helps fight acne. The antiseptic properties are useful in treating fungal infections. It also alleviates excessive perspiration.
Lemon Myrtle is refreshing and rejuvenating to the skin.
When used in a lotion, lime is helpful to clear oily congested skin and is used to help fight cellulite and remove the ‘cottage cheese’ effect from the skin.
Mandarin essential oil is helpful in refining the texture of the scalp and is used as a cell rejuvenator – it encourages the growth of new skin cells and replaces previously damaged skin cells. It is an antiseptic, fighting all types of skin infections and does not irritate the skin.
Neroli not only fights stretch marks and broken capillaries on the skin but also helps prevent scarring. Its action of stimulating cell growth and cellular activity helps it to rejuvenate and regenerate the skin. It promotes smooth skin.
Peppermint essential oil has a cooling effect on the scalp and invigorates scalp circulation.
Rose Geranium essential oil is indicated when there is dry itchy skin, dermatitis and eczema.
Rosemary essential oil is an excellent hair tonic for all hair types as it helps to keep hair and the scalp in good condition. A healthy scalp means soft and healthy hair.
Sage essential oil is a good cleanser for the hair, promoting strength, thickness and a healthy shine.
Marjoram is a warming oil which stimulates circulation to the skin.
Sweet Orange helps to detoxify congested skin and although it is a good general skin tonic, it is great for older more mature skin. It helps sooth dry irritated skin. It supports collagen formation in the skin which is required for a healthy, younger looking skin.
Almond Oil (Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis)
High in Vitamin A, B and E. Acts as an excellent emollient and moisturiser for dry skin. Prevents excessive moisture loss from the skin. Easily absorbed.
Avocado Oil (Persea Gratissima)
Valued for its regenerative and moisturising properties the avocado oil gives excellent skin penetration and is rapidly absorbed. High in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants it facilitates the softening of the skin and reduces the incidence of age spots.
Coconut Oil (Cocos Nucifera)
Extracted from the kernel of mature coconuts harvested from the coconut palm. It is highly moisturising, promotes hydration and strengthens brittle nails.
Shea Butter (Butyrospermum Parkii)
Extracted from the nut of the African Shea Tree. Absorbs rapidly into the skin. It has water binding properties giving it excellent moisturising properties. Softens tough and cracked skin and restores elasticity.
Cocoa (Theobroma Cacao)
Extracted from the cocoa bean, it is high in antioxidants. It has excellent moisturising abilities to prevent dry, itch skin and has a velvety texture. Commonly used for stretch marks, especially during pregnancy.
Rosehip Seed Oil (Rosa Eglentaria)
Extracted from the hip of the rose (fruit left behind after the rose has bloomed and the petals have fallen). Contains Pro-vitamin A and essential fatty acids and antioxidants. Deeply nourishes and balances all skin types, especially for mature and sun burnt/damaged skin. It is easily absorbed by the skin but won’t leave behind an oily residue.
Simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) seed oil
Jojoba seed oil is the liquid wax that is produced in the seed of the Simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) plant, a shrub native to southern Arizona, southern California and northwestern Mexico. It is an emollient and has excellent moisturising properties.
Wheatgerm Oil (Triticum Vulgare)
High in Vitamin E, a strong antioxidant and fatty acids, this oil promotes the formation of new skin cells, increases circulation and helps relieve symptoms of dermatitis and skin irritations. It assists healing scar tissue and stretch marks.
Hydrolysed Soy Protein
Hydrolysed Soy Protein is a natural ingredient made from soybeans. It acts as a conditioner, giving body and texture to the hair. The protein becomes attracted to the hair cuticles and forms a protective layer; this then softens and repairs the hair in addition to providing fullness, shine and gloss. It also reduces ‘fly-away’ hair. It is an excellent natural addition to hair care products.
Panthenol – Vitamin B5
When Vitamin B5 is used in hair care products it is readily absorbed into the hair. After making contact with the hair cuticle it penetrates directly into the cortex of the hair. Vitamin B5 provides benefits such as added lustre, long lasting moisturisation and has a conditioning effect resulting in easily manageable hair. It considerably reduces the formation of split ends, serves to repair damaged hair and can thicken undamaged hair by up to 10%.
Tocopheryl – Vitamin E
Vitamin E is an effective anti-oxidant with healing and rejuvenating benefits that help prevent cell damage by neutralising free radicals.
Sea Salt is used at less than 1% as a thickening agent.
Derived from citrus, Citric Acid is a natural preservative.
Glycerin is 100% derived from vegetable oils. It has excellent humectant qualities in attracting and holding moisture.
Cetearyl Alcohol is a plant derived wax (coconut) that is added to conditioners as a detangling ingredient which helps thicken the conditioners.
Derived from coconut oil this organic compound is an extremely mild and easily biodegradable cleanser. It has natural and safe foaming qualities that gently clean without stripping away the natural oils. It can promote manageability of the hair.
Derived from canola oil, this ingredient is the mildest yet most superior detangling ingredient available.
An organic compound derived from guar gum. It gives conditioning properties to hair care products.
Glyceryl Stearate is 100% vegetable derived. It is well known as one of the gentlest and safest emulsifying waxes available. It is used as a natural emollient and thickening agent. It adds thickness, shine and manageability, whilst soothing, softening and protecting the hair.
A substance derived from silica it makes hair shiny and slippery.
Antimicrobial agent derived from silica. It is an excellent conditioner, providing improved compatibility, feel and softness while lessening frizz.
A fatty alcohol that acts as an emulsifier and cleansing agent.
Caprylyl Glycol is a plant derived skin-conditioning agent that is used as a preservative. In addition to its anti-bacterial characteristics, it acts as a humectant that lends moisturisation, emollience and wetting properties to hair care formulations.
Sodium Olefin Sulphonate
Derived from coconut oil it is a gentle cleansing agent.
Sodium Lauroyl Sarcosinate
A plant derived natural sugar compound, it is a gentle cleanser and mild conditioning surfactant.
Is a naturally derived organic compound, often referred to as an alpha hydroxyl acid (AHA’s) it acts as a gentle exfolient and cleanser of the skin. It is biodegradable.
Derived from vegetable glycerine, it is a natural preservative and is indicated as a skin conditioning agent especially useful for dry irritated skin.
Naturally derived water soluble preservative
Is a preservative derived from the naturally occurring amino acid, glycine.
Plant derived it forms a protective barrier on the surface of the skin helping it to retain moisture. It also acts as an emulsifier.
Sodium Decylglucosides Hydroxypropylsulfonate
A natural sugar compound, it has soothing, smoothing and mild cleansing properties.
A detangler that adds shine to dry hair.
** Information about ingredients on this website has been taken from reputable scientific resources. While we take all care and due diligence in ensuring that these details are correct, PPC herbs make no guarantee as to the accuracy of the contained information and we encourage you to research the ingredients contained in all of your personal care products.