Ingredients Glossary

As part of our commitment to environmental and economic sustainability we source as many of our ingredients as possible from cooperatives producing with tradition and knowledge accumulated over multiple generations


Rhassoul  Lava Clay: Obtained exclusively from the Moulouya Valley in the Middle Atlas Mountains, Morocco. This clay is an important part of Moroccan beauty rituals for its ability to draw out toxins and impurities, even skin tone, exfoliate and cleanse skin. Region: Morocco.

Find it in: Rhassoul Clay

Argan Oil (Argania spinosa): Extremely rich in vitamin E, antioxidants and essential fatty acids (80%) argan oil works to neutralize free radicals that cause signs of aging, restore elasticity, minimize fine lines and wrinkles and balance sebum production.  Light and non-greasy, argan oil is non-comedogenic (won’t clog pores) and contains plant sterols to treat a range of skin concerns from acne to eczema.Region: Morocco

Find it in: pure Argan Oil

Tamanu oil: it contains calophyllum oil – a fatty acid that is found only in tamanu oil! Calophyllum has an immuno-stimulating, non-steroid, anti-inflammatory effect, stimulating the formation of new cells. It has an anti-septic effect with anti-microbial, anti-bacterial and anti-virus properties. Tamanu oil has a unique ability to heal wounds, to restore and regenerate skin tissue. It is used to remove scars, stretch marks, spots and acne.

Find it in: Troubled Skin Serum with Tamanu and Marula oil 30 ml

Marula oil: The marula oil, used in this serum, is pure and unrefined. It is very rich with vitamin C, anti-oxidants and oleic acid. It acts as natural “glue” for damaged tissues and wounds healing. It hydrates and softens dry and cracked skin. It absorbs quickly. It reduces skin redness and can be used in the delicate area around the eyes.

Find it in: Troubled Skin Serum with Tamanu and Marula oil 30 ml

Vitamin Е: it is an exceptional anti-oxidant that helps skin regeneration and makes it healthy, elastic and soft. A must-use in daily face care.

Find it in: Troubled Skin Serum with Tamanu and Marula oil 30 ml

Rosemary extract: an essential ingredient promoting the natural collagen production. It protects the skin from free radicals, improves its vitality and tone.

Find it in: Troubled Skin Serum with Tamanu and Marula oil 30 ml

Parsley essential oil: it is a strong anti-microbial and anti-septic agent. It supports the removal of toxins, tightens pores and helps overall healing of skin problems. Protects from infections and soothes skin irritation.

Find it in: Troubled Skin Serum with Tamanu and Marula oil 30 ml

Rosa Damascena (Rose) Flower Distillate: Excellent for combatting skin aging, it helps repair tissue damage and soothe skin. Region: Bulgaria

Find it in: Organic Balancing Moisturizing Toner – Rose Jasminium 150 ml

Distilled Thermal Water : Ideal for sensitive skin, you will notice an improvement as the water contained within them soothes and reduces inflammation while hydrating and rebalancing the skin

Find it in: Organic Balancing Moisturizing Toner – Rose Jasminium 150 ml

Glycerin: Serves as a humectant, improving the skin’s ability to hold water and boost barrier function.

Find it in: Organic Balancing Moisturizing Toner – Rose Jasminium 150 ml

Sodium Cocoyl Glutamate :This tenside is among the mildest amino acid tensides from natural, renewable materials. Derived from coconut oil and fermented sugar, this gentle cleanser has excellent cleansing and foaming properties, is environmentally-friendly and is well-tolerated by sensitive and allergic skin types. It is also Natrue approved.

Find it in: Organic Balancing Moisturizing Toner – Rose Jasminium 150 ml

Disodium Cocoyl Glutamate :This tenside is among the mildest amino acid tensides from natural, renewable materials. Derived from coconut oil and fermented sugar, this gentle cleanser has excellent cleansing and foaming properties, is environmentally-friendly and is well-tolerated by sensitive and allergic skin types. It is also BDIH-approved.

Find it in: Organic Balancing Moisturizing Toner – Rose Jasminium 150 ml

Glyceryl Caprylate : Co-emulsifier, naturally derived from glycerin and coco-fatty acids

Find it in: Organic Balancing Moisturizing Toner – Rose Jasminium 150 ml

Punica Granatum Juice Powder :Native to Persian Empire in what is today Iran, Iraq, Greece and Turkey, among other countries, the pomegranate plant is a shrub or small tree that has been cultivated by humans for millennia. Since antiquity it has appeared in art, literature and legend as a symbol of life, power, beauty and fertility; which is appropriate as some pomegranate trees are known to live for over 200 years. Today, pomegranates are widely grown throughout India and Middle East. The most coveted part of the tree is the fruit itself which contains hundreds of seeds encased in juicy arils. These seeds are rich in punicic acid and have strong anti-oxidant properties that help promote cell renewal and regeneration.

Find it in: Organic Balancing Moisturizing Toner – Rose Jasminium 150 ml

Shea butter : Very gentle and nourishing butter; It is easily absorbed by the skin and it makes it so soft and smooth. Shea butter is rich in vitamins A, E, D, F as well as antioxidants, polyphenols and fatty acids. It has anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties.

Find it in:Baby Diaper Cream Wooden Spoon 100 ml

Coconut butter : One of the most preferred baby butters as it is very gentle to the skin, hypoallergenic with anti-viral, anti-inflammatory effect. It protects the skin and helps restore its natural elasticity.

Find it in:Baby Diaper Cream Wooden Spoon 100 ml

Macadamia oil : protects, sooths and calms the thin baby skin; It absorbs quickly and does not leave unpleasant greasy feeling. It helps skin regeneration and restores skin balance in case of dry and cracked skin.

Find it in:Baby Diaper Cream Wooden Spoon 100 ml

Cocoa butter : wonderfully melts at skin touch leaving it soft and nourished; with amazing scent of raw cocoa nibs.

Find it in:Baby Diaper Cream Wooden Spoon 100 ml

Sweet almond oil: Rich in vitamins A, Е, D, B1, B2 and B6, magnesium and calcium as well as essential fatty acids; calms irritations and helps restore dry and cracked skin

Find it in:Baby Diaper Cream Wooden Spoon 100 ml

Chamomile essential oil : this allergen-free essential oil is vital for maintaining healthy baby skin. It has strong antibacterial and anti-inflammatory benefits; calms irritation, redness, diaper rash and fights against every day skin challenges

Find it in:Baby Diaper Cream Wooden Spoon 100 ml

Non Nano zinc oxide: zinc oxide is known to be one of the most effective natural ingredients to help with skin irritations and rashes. It helps keeping the skin dry and preventing future irritations. Zinc oxide is often used as a natural ingredient in the sunscreen protection creams.

Find it in:Baby Diaper Cream Wooden Spoon 100 ml

Apricot oil :naturally contains large amount of vitamin A, E and B, as well as fatty Omega 6 and 9 acids. Massage with apricot oil improves blood flow and restores the natural skin elasticity, very important for the growing baby skin. Must-have ingredients in every baby skin care products.

Find it in:Gentle Baby Oil Wooden Spoon 100 ml

Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil :Olive fruit oil is fantastic for the skin as it provides it with essential nutrients and vitamins. Rich in both vitamin A and vitamin E, it helps the skin to repair and renew itself more readily. Dead skin cells cycle through and new, strong fortified skin cells take their place. The presence of vitamin A and E help this process along. Olive fruit oil is also known to be great on the face because it doesn’t clog pores or leave skin feeling incredibly oily. It also has amazing anti-aging properties, as it naturally gets rid of free radicals and helps eliminate toxins that harm bad skin, such as pollution and cigarette smoke.

Find it in:Organic Baby Wash Mild and Gentle Alteya Organics 250 ml

Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract : Calendula officinalis is a plant known as pot marigold. It should not be confused with other types of plants more commonly known as marigold.In cosmetics, it's mainly used in the form of an oil extract as a skin conditioning agent, anti-inflammatory, wound healing agent and fragrance additive.

Find it in:Organic Baby Wash Mild and Gentle Alteya Organics 250 ml

Lactic Acid : Lactic acid is a naturally occurring alpha hydroxy acids (or AHAs) produced by fermentation of milk.This naturally occurring substance is created from the splitting of carbohydrates through the milk-sour fermentation process. As a result, it is different from the Lactose found in milk. Lactic Acid is a key component of the hydro-lipid film that balances the natural moisture levels of the skin, and it is a natural byproduct of the body’s metabolic activities as we breakdown glucose. It improves and balance’s the skin’s moisture content, nourishes fine, dry skin and prevents against the formation of wrinkles. * It does not serve as an allergy concern for those that are lactose intolerant, as milk proteins are not contained in Lactic Acid.

Find it in:Organic Baby Wash Mild and Gentle Alteya Organics 250 ml

Xanthan Gum : This fermented byproduct of the microorganism, Xanthomonas Campestris, yields a fibrous gel similar to cellulose. It is very stable under a wide range of temperatures and pH levels. This gum agent serves as a stabilizer and emulsifier, as well as a foam enhancer and thickener.

Find it in:Organic Baby Wash Mild and Gentle Alteya Organics 250 ml

Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil :Lavender is one of the most versatile and widely used plants. Essential oil is extensively used in perfumery, aromatherapy, skincare and cosmetics, as well as for household purposes. In some cases it is a mild preservative.Skincare/Cosmetic use: moisturizing, nourishing, cleansing, stimulating, healing/ acne, oily skin, burns, bruises, wrinkles, aging skin, cuts/wounds, abrasions, rashes, eczema, promotes hair growth.Therapeutic use: Analgesic, anticonvulsive, antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antitoxic, carminative, cordial, decongestant, deodorant, diuretic, insecticide, sedative, splenetic, soothing, calming, purifying, stimulant, tonic/ headache, migraine, nervous tension, reduce high blood pressure

Find it in:Organic Baby Wash Mild and Gentle Alteya Organics 250 ml

Cymbopogon Martini (Palmarosa) Oil : Pure & Natural Palmarosa Essential Oil with a characteristically sweet, floral and herbaceous aroma. Suitable for use in aromatherapy, soap making, skincare & cosmetics, bath bombs, oil burners and diffusers.Palmarosa has antibacterial and cell regenerating properties making it a useful skin care oil.

Find it in:Organic Baby Wash Mild and Gentle Alteya Organics 250 ml

Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil : Tea tree oil, also known as melaleuca oil or ti tree oil, is an essential oil with a fresh camphoraceous odor and a colour that ranges from pale yellow to nearly colourless and clear. It is from the leaves of the myrtle tree.Commonly referred to as Tea Tree Oil, this light yellow essential oil is derived from the Tea Tree, native to Australia. This oil easily and quickly penetrates the skin, serving as an antibacterial and disinfecting agent. It is also known to accelerate the healing of skin irritations and infections.

Find it in:Organic Baby Wash Mild and Gentle Alteya Organics 250 ml

Linalool :  Linalool is a naturally occurring component of essential oils, such as Lavender Oil, Bergamot Oil, Geranium Oil and Ylang-Ylang Oil.

Find it in:Organic Baby Wash Mild and Gentle Alteya Organics 250 ml

Citronellol : Fragrance (Parfum) from natural essential oils. Citronellol is a naturally occurring component of essential oils, such as Geranium Oil, Muscatel Sage, Sandalwood and Citronella Oil.

Find it in:Organic Baby Wash Mild and Gentle Alteya Organics 250 ml

Geraniol : Fragrance (Parfum) from natural essential oils. Geraniol is a naturally occurring component of essential oils, such as Rose Oil, Geranium Oil, Palmarosa Oil, Lavender Oil and Ylang-Ylang Oil.

Find it in:Organic Baby Wash Mild and Gentle Alteya Organics 250 ml

Eugenol : Fragrance (Parfum) from natural essential oils. Eugenol is a naturally occurring component of essential oils, such as Clove Oil and Ylang-Ylang Oil.

Find it in:Organic Baby Wash Mild and Gentle Alteya Organics 250 ml

Anthemis Nobilis (Roman Chamomile) Flower Oil  : This herb and its essential oil have anti inflammatory properties which help to cure sun burn.

Find it in:Organic Baby Wash Mild and Gentle Alteya Organics 250 ml