Ingredient Glossary

Alpha-Bisabolol

Found in Chamomile flowers, this ingredient has outstanding soothing properties.

Arnica montana Flower Extract

The Arnica montana flower, native to Europe, has been used for centuries and has proven its value for a variety of skin conditions.

Earth’s Care Product containing Arnica Flower Extract:
Earth's Care® Dry & Cracked Skin Balm
Earth's Care® Muscle and Joint Rub

Beeswax

Produced by bees in the honeycomb, this wax has long been recognized as a rich, nourishing skin softener and moisturizer.

Earth’s Care Products containing Beeswax:
Earth's Care® Dry & Cracked Skin Balm
Earth's Care® Muscle and Joint Rub
Earth's Care® Pain Relieving Ointment
Earth's Care® Tea Tree Oil Balm

Cajeput Oil

Cajeput Oil, renowned for its myriad beneficial properties, is distilled from the leaves of the Cajeput tree which grows wild in the forests of Southeast Asia and Australia.

Earth’s Care Product containing Cajeput Oil:
Earth's Care® Dry & Cracked Skin Balm
Earth's Care® Muscle and Joint Rub

Chamomile Flower Extract

Native to Europe this flower has multiple constituents and is used widely in health and beauty.

Earth’s Care Product containing Chamomile Flower Extract:
Earth's Care® Dry & Cracked Skin Balm
Earth's Care® Muscle and Joint Rub

Camphor 

Natural Camphor is found in the wood of the Camphor Laurel tree (Cinnamomum camphora), an evergreen species from Asia. It has a distinctively strong fragrance and is an outstanding topical pain reliever.

Earth’s Care Product containing Camphor:
Earth's Care® Pain Relieving Ointment

Earth's Care® Muscle and Joint Rub

Corn Starch

Corn starch is used to replace talc in many personal care products.

Eucalyptus Oil

The steam distilled oil of the Eucalyptus tree (Eucalyptus globulus) is extensively used in aromatherapy.

Earth’s Care Product containing Eucalyptus Oil:
Earth's Care® Muscle and Joint Rub

Jojoba Seed Oil

A renowned moisturizer, Jojoba Oil is extracted from the seed of the Jojoba plant (Simmondsia chinensis), which is native to the deserts of the southwestern United States.

Menthol 

Menthol, renowned for its cooling and pain relieving effects, is a substance found in peppermint and other mint oils.

Earth’s Care Product containing Menthol (Natural):
Earth's Care® Pain Relieving Ointment

Olive Oil

A natural moisturizer which penetrates and softens the skin.

Rosemary Extract

Native to the Mediterranean, Rosemary was a favorite of the ancient Greeks and Romans and is known for its fresh and distinctive fragrance. Rosemary extract has been found to contain several anti-oxidants.

Earth’s Care Products containing Rosemary Extract:
Earth's Care® Dry & Cracked Skin Balm
Earth's Care® Muscle and Joint Rub
Earth's Care® Pain Relieving Ointment
Earth's Care® Tea Tree Oil Balm

Shea Butter

A rich extract from the nut of the African Shea tree, it is a superior moisturizer for rough and cracked skin.

Earth’s Care Products containing Shea Butter:
Earth's Care® Dry & Cracked Skin Balm
Earth's Care® Muscle and Joint Rub
Earth's Care® Pain Relieving Ointment
Earth's Care® Tea Tree Oil Balm

Sweet Almond Oil

Almonds are revered as a versatile crop for culinary and cosmetic purposes. Expeller-pressed from the dried kernel, sweet almond oil is naturally rich in Vitamin E and has multiple applications for body and face. Suitable for all skin types, it soothes and hydrates dry or irritated skin.

Earth’s Care Products containing Sweet Almond Oil:
Earth's Care® Dry & Cracked Skin Balm
Earth's Care® Muscle and Joint Rub
Earth's Care® Pain Relieving Ointment
Earth's Care® Tea Tree Oil Balm

Tea Tree Oil

The indigenous people of Australia have used the oil from the crushed leaves of Melaleuca alternifolia since time immemorial to treat a variety of purposes. 

Earth’s Care Product containing Tea Tree Oil:
Earth's Care® Tea Tree Oil Balm

Tocopherol (Natural Vitamin E)

Prized for its restorative qualities, Vitamin E soothes, moisturizes and nourishes skin.

Earth’s Care Products containing Tocopherol (Natural Vitamin E):
Earth's Care® Dry & Cracked Skin Balm
Earth's Care® Muscle and Joint Rub
Earth's Care® Pain Relieving Ointment
Earth's Care® Tea Tree Oil Balm

Vegetable Oil (Glycerides)

Glycerides are the main constituents of vegetable oils. They are excellent emollients and have very good stability with regard to oxidation.

Earth’s Care Products containing Vegetable Oil (Glycerides):
Earth's Care® Dry & Cracked Skin Balm
Earth's Care® Muscle and Joint Rub

Wintergreen Oil

This versatile oil is extracted from the leaves of wintergreen plants such as the Eastern Teaberry (Gaultheria procumbens). As an ingredient in topical analgesic medicines, it provides soothing, penetrating pain relief.

Earth’s Care Products containing Wintergreen Oil:
Earth's Care® Dry & Cracked Skin Balm
Earth's Care® Muscle and Joint Rub

updated 4/22/14
Therapeutic Essential Oils