Wednesday, May 7, 2014

The antiseptic power of the essences is active, not only for lesions, wounds and sores, even for a general time-disinfectant action to rid the skin of microinfection that cause pimples, eczema, rashes

At the entrance of  a famous Italian botanical garden close to Rome where we spend a lot ot time

For centuries Italian alchemists and herbalists have relied on the healing properties of natural plants and flowers to heal dry skin and to ameliorate the effects of aging. It is an age-old practice that perhaps hasn’t been improved on.

ALTHAEA
Smoothens, helps enhance appearance of skin

AVOCADO OIL

Softens the appearance of skin

BERGAMOT OIL


Mild antiseptic properties; take bath for urinary tract infection, prevents and clears skin impurities and blemishes. Deodorizes and protects from dehydration and hard water, improves elasticity and maintains firm, soft and clear skin. Responds well to inhalations. 


The well known Sicilian oranges

BIRCH LEAF
Skin conditioner

BITTER ORANGE
See NEROLI

BURDOCK
Popular in Europe as a scalp treatment. Applies to improve hair strength, shine and body, help reverse scalp conditions such as dandruff and combat hair loss It is also very effective in promoting the renewal of healthy skin cells, giving you a luminous glow immediately.

BUTCHER'S BROOM
Topical skin conditioner firms, internally supports vein health

CALENDULA
Skin conditioner, nourishes, hydrates and protects from drying effects of hard water, heals dry and flaky skin, increases elasticity. 

A wonderful calendula field where we have just walked in to assess the status of our plants

CARROT
Smoothens and tones appearance of skin

CHAMOMILE
Topically helps soothe skin; Soothes irritations and helps strengthen capillaries fragility, diminish redness, improve circulation while hydrating and preventing premature formation of fine lines.

CLOVE
Traditionally used to prevent age spots and skin discoloration.

CUCUMBER
Natural cleanser, emollient

EUCALYPTUS: Natural essential oil for cleansing and deodorizing

EVENING PRIMROSE OIL
Emollient, conditioner, ease bruises and speed wound healing, wide range of healing powder

GERANIUM
Delays loss of elasticity giving an immediate fresh and luminous appearance. Geranium is also good for irritated skin such as eczema and dermatitis. Regulate hormonal imbalances treating all hormone related disorders. Female essence helps with menopausal problems, hot flashes, etc.

HAWTHORN
Helps blood flow more easily

HOPS
Skin conditioner

HORSE CHESTNUT
Helps strengthen capillary cells and reduce fluid leakage helps maintain water balance

JOJABA OIL
Emollient, moisturizer

JUNIPER OIL
Stimulates, helps relieve muscle tension

KARITE
Used as an anti-inflammatory, fades scars, eczema, burns, rashes, severely dry skin, dark spots, chapped lips, stretch marks, wrinkles, and in lessening the irritation of psoriasis. Studies have shown it to reduce the effects of UV damage on the skin.

LAVANDER
Soothes irritations, and clarifies the skin, balances, tones, clarifies combination and sensitive skin with blemishes, prevents dehydrations while refreshing and revitalizing the skin 


A lavender field in Tuscany

LEMON
Brightens appearance of skin

LICORICE
Calms, soothes

LINDEN
Enhance appearance of skin; Linden calms irritations and reduces visible puffiness, improving the appearance of dark circles under eyes

MAIDENHAIR FERN
Treats conditions of the hair and scalp

MYRTLE
Antiseptic, astringent and deodorant properties

MALLOW
Skin conditioner; Mallow is soothing, hydrating and toning, revitalizes dull and relaxed skin, maintains an even and regular skin tone .

MYRRH
Used to cure wounds and burns, diminish scar tissues, and act as an antibody to prevent the proliferation of bacteria. It is also a great anti-inflammatory. As a key sunscreen ingredient, it protects skin, preventing dehydration, helps repair sun damage and improve elasticity. Powerful antimitotic (anti-fungal) that helps eliminate and prevent white spots caused by bacteria present in sand, pools and daily environments.

NEROLI WATER
Highly hydrating and toning with anti-oxidant effects. Soothes irritation, refines pores and restores a clear and luminous complexion. Regeneration of skin cell, helps reverse existing skin damage.

NETTLE EXTRACT
Conditioner

ORANGE OIL
Aromatic

PENNYWORT
Improves blood circulation, producing a positive effect on circulatory system. It also makes capillaries and veins stronger.




PROPOLIS
Used to treat eczema

ROSE
Soothing, mild astringent and anti-inflammatory. Reduces redness due to capillary fragility, refines skin texture and counteracts the damaging effect of tap water. Minimizes fine lines and helps fade skin discoloration.

ROSEMARY
Topical moisturizer, internal antioxidant, purifies clogged pores and refines skin texture

ROYAL JELLY
Refreshes and clarifies giving a smooth, firm, and younger skin tone. Helpful in calming irritated condition of rosacea and dissolve fatty deposits under the skin.

SAGE
Conditions, softens

SANDALWOOD OIL
Relaxes

SESAME OIL
Nutrient, emollient


SPEARMINT
Aromatic agent

ST. JOHN'S WORT
Great soothing properties, heals burns, sunburns and calms different kinds of irritations and allergic reactions. Regenerated damaged skin cells, increases skin elasticity while revitalizing mature skin and  preventing dehydration.

SWEET ALMOND OIL
Emollient, lubricant; renowned for the emollient, nourishing, calming, refreshing qualities and for the total absence of irritant effects

THYME
Skin protectant

WHEAT GERM
Moisturizer, protects skin

WHITE CLAY
Anti-inflammatory, purifying, one of the lightest and least drawing clays, especially suitable for sensitive, dry and mature skin types, and for children.

The information provided on this site is for education purposes only and is not intended to assess, diagnose or prescribed for any medical condition. Always seek the counsel of a qualified health care practitioner for concerns



Chamomile & Hawthorne moisturizer



ERBE skin and body care epitomizes the Mediterranean approach to beauty. Treatments incorporate the highest quality botanical extracts and essential oils grown organically in the Umbrian countryside. Italian biologist Carmela Miraglia founded ERBE day spa and beauty brand in 1987 and based the company in New York's Soho neighborhood. Driven by the credo that healthy plants, not harsh chemicals, are the key to radiant skin, Carmela closely monitors the company lab in Italy to ensure optimal quality control.

Such traditional production methods best preserve the curative properties of each ingredient. Designed for all skin types including the most sensitive skin, ERBE is based on cold-pressed sweet almond oil. All products are completely free of mineral oil, animal substances, synthetic fragrances, wax, colorants or dyes and there is no testing on animals. Among the most popular products are those containing pure essential oils of chamomile, rosemary, lavender, rose, and St. John's Wort. Best sellers include Royal Jelly Nutrient Moisturizer and Chamomile Soothing Moisturizer. Multi-functional in nature, ERBE products provide essential nutrients, tone, improve circulation, restore skin's natural ph balance, and heal problem-specific areas.

ERBE has been bringing the Italian cosmetics in the United States by  embracing  and modernizing  the work of 15th and 16th century Italian herbalists, physicians and herbalist monks from celebrated monasteries,and  combining our local and centuries-old knowledge of the Italian beauty culture formulations with the most recent cosmetics preparation's procedures and modern technology. Our practices are informed by the accumulation of information that has been researched, tested, improved, and enhanced over hundreds of years. 

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