Plant Essence Mild Cleansing Wash is a sulfate-free, plant based wash that gently cleanses and moisturizes the skin. This wash is free from parabens, SLS and SLES. Luxurious lather rinses clean, leaving the skin feeling soft, smooth and silky. It’s versatile formula can be used as a facial cleanser, body wash, shampoo, hand soap, or bubble bath. A blend of Organic Plant Extracts, Organic Aloe Vera Leaf Extract and Pro Vitamin B-3 makes this wash an exhilarating experience. It is lightly scented with Sweet Orange and Neroli Essential Oils which also soothe, refresh and renew. 95% naturally sourced ingredients , 48% organic ingredients. Paraben and formaldehyde free preservatives.
Organic Salvia Officinalis (Sage) Leaf Extract – The antioxidants in sage are said to help reverse the signs of aging such as wrinkles, fine lines, and age spots. These antioxidants provide protection against free radicals that damage skin cells, causing premature aging of the skin. The antibacterial properties are said to help prevent the occurrence of skin infections. It also possesses antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties.
Organic Equisetum Arvense (Horsetail) Extract – Horsetail contains silica and silica acid and is said to strengthen the follicles of the hair and boosting nourish the scalp. It has astringent properties which help tighten and tone skin. It improves skin elasticity, moisturizes and has antioxidant properties. It is said that properties are known to soothe cuts and wounds and to alleviate symptoms of dry, red, itchy, stressed skin.
Organic Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract – Calendula has been used medicinally for centuries. Calendula has a high content of flavonoids, a chemical that acts as antioxidants in the body. Antioxidants are thought to protect body cells from damage and has anti-inflammatory, anti- fungal and anti-microbial properties. It is said it aids in nourishing and quenching chapped skin, bruises, burns and athletes foot. Calendula has been considered beneficial in reducing inflammation and soothing and calming wounds. It has been used to calm a variety of skin irritations and has been seen effective in revitalizing stressed, dry, irritated, itchy, rough skin for a more healthy appearance.
Organic Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract – Chamomile extract comes from the tiny daisy-like blossoms of Chamomile plants. It is widely used in personal care products to help reduce redness and irritation. Chamomile extract can also make it a good anti-inflammatory, exfoliating, and moisturizing agent. It has been found to linger on the skin even when used in rinse-off products such as shampoos, conditioners and shower gels. Chamomile has soothing, calming and softening properties.
Organic Panax Ginseng Root Extract – Ginseng root extract contains a multitude of vitamins that promote firmness and longevity of the skin. Ginseng root extract helps to regenerate skin cells and detoxify the skin from daily sun exposure and environmental contaminants leaving you with healthier, more toned, radiant skin. Ginseng is said to improve the look of dark circles and puffiness around the eyes and also lighten the color of the skin giving it a more youthful appearance. This anti-aging ingredient has many great qualities to promote healthy skin. Skin aging is primarily related to declining levels of collagen within the dermal layer of the skin. Panax Ginseng root extract boosts radiance for a more healthy and glowing appearance, which prevents the skin from looking worn and aged. Panax Ginseng is said to help fight fatigue, which helps your skin feel fresh, nourished and rejuvenated.
Organic Avena Sative (Oats) Extract – Oatmeal extract is beneficial for those with dry itchy skin and/or scalp, but is actually recommended for all hair and skin types and is even mild enough for children. Oatmeal contains compounds known as Avenanthramides which are polyphenols . Polyphenols reduce inflammation and are greatly beneficial used in balms and salves for poison ivy and chicken pox. While the soothing properties of oatmeal are well known today, the use and benefits reach back several hundred years.
Organic Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Peel Extract– Lemon peels have shown to lighten, smooth and cleanse skin as well as calm acne. It does this using it’s citric and plant acids to remove dead skin. The anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-microbial properties of lemons also help clean the areas of the skin to which they are applied.
Organic AloeBarbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Extract – Aloe Vera helps with sunburn through its powerful calming activity. It acts as a protective layer on the skin and helps replenish its moisture. Because of its nutritional qualities and antioxidant properties, the skin may feel soothed quicker. Aloe moisturizes the skin without giving it a greasy feel. Aloe vera gel can be used as an aftershave as its calming and soothing properties can help with small cuts caused by shaving. Aloe is soothing and can reduce skin inflammations, blistering and itchiness, while helping the skin to feel rejuvenated more rapidly. Additionally, in Ayurvedic medicine, Aloe is used to effectively soothe chronic skin problems such as dry, flaky, red, itchy skin. Aloe leaves contain antioxidants including, beta carotene, vitamin C and E that can help improve the skin’s natural firmness and help keep the skin hydrated.
Please keep in mind our products are hand made in small batches so variations in texture and color may occur. If you are allergic or think you may be allergic to any ingredients listed in our products, don’t use them! All products are for external use only. If irritation occurs, discontinue use, wash areas with soap and water and contact your health care provider. Statements on our products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease and have not been evaluated by the FDA. If you are pregnant, nursing or have heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, consult your doctor for approval to use any ingredients in our products.