Kawakawa No 6 is our unique moisturising salve containing kawakawa infused apricot kernel oil that is rich in anti-inflammatory and antiseptic compounds, apricot kernel oil is known to have extremely nourishing qualities, and is easily absorbed into the skin. Its excellent moisturising and soothing qualities work well to treat irritated skin. The high content of both oleic and linoleic acid make this oil an excellent anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial. The high antioxidant content in apricot kernel oil make it great for protecting the skin from free radicals. The non-greasy properties of the oil make it good for oily facial skin, as well as dry, irritated or sensitive skin. The oil is also rich in vitamins A, C, and E, as well as the essential linoleic and oleic fatty acids..
Kawakawa No 6 uses:
• Dry skin
• Sensitive, irritated skin
• Skin rashes
• Dry, cracked heals
• Razor burn
• Chapped skin
Kawakawa No 6 also contains the following:
Simmondsia chinensis - Golden Jojpba
Jojoba oil is derived from the seeds of the jojoba shrub, a perennial native to the North American deserts. The oil accounts for 50% of the jojoba seed and is extracted by cold-pressing, a process that helps maintain the rich nutritional value of the oil.
Good for most skin types, including oily and acne prone skin. Jojoba is a highly penetrating wax that closely resembles human sebum, an oily skin moisturiser produced by the sebaceous glands. Jojoba oil is very stable, non-comedogenic and hypoallergenic, making it excellent for sensitive skin. can be used to treat cold sores, acne and psoriasis.
Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract - Aloe Vera Butter
Aloe Vera Butter is an extraction of Aloe Vera using a fatty coconut fraction to produce a soft-solid which melts on contact with the skin. It aids in rapid moisturization of dry skin caused by the elements.
Aloe Vera Butter is packed with therapeutic ingredients including vitamins, minerals, amino acids, proteins, enzymes, polysaccharides, saponins, salicylic acid and sterols that help to promote healthy skin and hair. As well as being deeply nourishing and moisturising for the skin,
Theobroma Cacao - Cocoa Butter
Cocoa butter is an excellent skin moisturiser, it does more than just hydrate the skin , it helps heal it from the inside out too. It’s a great source of natural antioxidants. Some antioxidants remain in cocoa butter even after it’s separated from the beans’ solids, which means it may be beneficial for lowering inflammation.
Mangifera Indica - Mango Seed Butter
Mango butter contains great amounts of vitamins A and C, the vitamin C is amazing for healing and regenerating your skin. The Vitamin C in mango butter helps it to boost the skin, brightening it, while the Vitamin A helps to increase the skin’s youthful appearance, reducing fine lines. Mango butter is a rich moisturiser, it is very soothing and healing. Due to the rich texture, the skin does not soak it up right away, allowing the butter to serve as an extra protective barrier on the surface of your skin and lips to allow them to hydrate and heal. This is also why mango butter can be used to soothe sunburn and to heal minor wounds. Its damage-repairing properties help to mend the skin and leave it healthy and moisturised.
Avena sativa (oat) Flour - Colloidal Oatmeal
Colloidal Oatmeal works by in part creating an occlusive barrier on the skin, helping to lock in moisture and at the same time protect it from irritants. Added to this Oats are also a rich source of many active compounds such as Vitamin E, minerals, lipids, beta-glucans and an interesting class of constituents called Avenathramides which are largely exclusive to Oats and are responsible for many of their health-promoting properties.
Colloidal Oatmeal was officially recognised by the FDA as a 'skin protectant' meaning "a product that temporarily protects injured or exposed skin or mucous membrane surfaces from harmful or annoying stimuli, and may help provide relief to such surfaces."
How to use:
• Apply 2-3 times a day to irritated skin and then daily as skin begins to heal.
• For dry / chapped skin and lips, apply a pea size amount as needed throughout the day.
Contains: Wild Harvested Kawakawa* Infused Apricot Kernel Oil, Golden Jojoba*, Meadowfoam** & Safflower** Infused Calendula Oil*, Aloe Vera Butter,
Cocoa Butter, Mango Butter, Colloidal Oatmeal*, Candelilla Wax, Natural Tocopherols (Vitamin E) * = Organic ** Cold Pressed / Organic
Plant-Derived Ingredients, No Beeswax, No Fragrance, Dyes, No Mineral Oil, No Synthetic Preservatives. No water or cheap fillers.
This product is not a medical substitute and is not guaranteed to cure any ailments. Always consult with your physician if you are nursing, pregnant, or have any pre-existing conditions. Keep out of eyes. Not suitable for oral consumption.