Terra Naturals Ingredients ListOur planet still offers a vast source of natural treasures, many of them left by the wayside with the advent of detergents, petrochemicals, synthetics and animal by-products. The rainforests, the deserts, the oceans, the mountain plateaus, the arctic poles and even our very own backyards, are an endless source of natural plant chemistry.
Our slogan "Purely Natural Solutions," conveys our philosophy of returning to the fundamental resources of nature to care for our cells.
Our formulations are as close to nature as possible. We avoid petrochemicals and synthetic preservatives, and we do not test on animals
CERTIFIED ORGANIC ALOE VERA LEAF JUICE: This plant been known throughout history to have medicinal properties, used to cure various ailments. The myths surrounding it that go back 5,000 years. Today, scientists have found that the Aloe Vera gel is a mixture of antibiotic, astringent, coagulating agent, pain inhibitor, cell growth stimulator and scar inhibitor. It contains a total of 70 "essential ingredients" including most vitamins including B12, minerals, enzymes, protein and amino acids.
Arnica Oil: Arnica is invaluable for soothing bruised, aching feet and traumatized feet.
ARROWROOT POWDER: A nutritious starch from the root of the plant. It was used by aboriginal people to heal wounds from poisoned arrows (hence the name).
Avocado Oil: Rich in lecithin, vitamins A and E and protein. The oil is antioxidant, nourishing and penetrating.It softens tissue, and regenerates cells.
Beeswax: Excreted by bees to construct the honeycomb Has excellent skin protective qualities.
WILD CRAFTED BIRCH: Included for its mild astringent properties. Helps to soothe skin inflammations and eruptions. Contains betulin and betulinic acid, which have been shown to be powerful anti carcinogens.
Calendula Extract: Currently being investigated for its anti-cancer properties, it is an astringent, and contains anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties.
Camphor Essential Oil: Anti-fungal properties.
Carrot oil: Rich in beta carotene as well as minerals and vitamins, especially vitamin A.
Improves the complexion due to its strengthening effect on red blood cells, adding tone and elasticity to the skin. Gives a more 'youthful' appearance apparently and said to remove "age spots". Great for premature ageing and keeping wrinkles at bay, perhaps because of its formative action on epidermal cells.
Castor oil: Derived from the castor bean plant. Almost 90 percent of its fatty acid content consists of ricinoleic acid ( not found in any other substance). This unsaturated fatty acid is thought to be responsible for castor oil's remarkable skin healing abilities.
WILD CRAFTED CATS CLAW: Amazon herb with strong anti-oxidant properties, clinically. documented with immuno-stimulant and anti-tumor capabilities. Italian researchers reported in a 2001 in vitro study that cat’s claw directly inhibited the growth of a human breast cancer cell.
WILD CRAFTED CLEAVERS: A common hedgerow weed that is a wonderful cleansing remedy, clearing toxins from the system, reducing heat and inflammation. An astringent and lymphatic detoxifying herb often used in homeopathy.
CEDAR EXTRACT: A natural antibacterial agent.
CERTIFIED ORGANIC COMFREY: Comfrey is a sweet, cooling herb with anti-inflammatory, astringent, soothing and healing properties. This plant contains allantoin, a chemical with remarkable healing and regenerative properties. Excellent for ageing skin.
Chamomile essential oil: Smooths out broken capillaries, improving elasticity. Good for dry and itchy skin, eases puffiness and strengthens the tissues.
Citric Acid: An excellent natural preservative and PH balancer.
CORN EXTRACT: A GMO free corn extract. An excellent humectant and emollient. It gives our deodorants their unique velvety feel.
Essential Oils (active ingredient): Extracted from plants, these oils contain antibacterial, anti-fungal, bacteria-static, deodorant, and astringent properties
NATURAL FRAGRANCES: These are complex fragrance compounds made exclusively from natural aromatics as defined by IFRA. The ingredients used in natural fragrances can be essential oils, oleoresins, distillates, fractions, concretes, absolutes, etc. All of the ingredients are physically obtained from plants without altering their chemical structure. The ingredients of a natural fragrance can come from any genus and species of plant.
Frankincense essential oil: Gives new life to ageing skin and reputedly smooths out wrinkles! A real tonic to the skin. Its astringent properties may also help balance oily conditions.
Geranium Rose Hydrosol: Pure natural geranium rose water produced during distillation for essential oils. A cellular regenerative, balances oil glands. Good for oily or dry skin.. Also reported to be an antidepressant and cooling for hot flashes.
GLYCERINE (vegetable): USP grade, all-natural ingredient derived entirely from vegetable oils (usually coconut). It moisturizes and cleanses skin. It also helps to preserve the stick.
Green Tea: Anti-carcinogenic. Contains polyphenolic antioxidants which play an important role in the prevention of cell damage. Has a soothing and moisturizing effect.
Hemp Seed Oil: (link to Hemp Oil page) Due to its rich content of Essential Fatty Acids, hemp seed oil is a perfect choice for skin, hair & lip care.
HONEYSUCKLE EXTRACT: Perennial herb Native to E. Asia. Has soothing and properties and also helps to tighten tissue and may reduce sweating.
Jojoba oil: A liquid wax which is derived from the jojoba bean. It is very similar to our own body oil secretion known as sebum. It is rich in vitamin E and has antioxidant properties.
LARCH EXTRACT: Experimental studies have indicated larch arabinogalactan can stimulate natural killer (NK) cell cytotoxicity, and has an ability to build a more responsive immune system.
Lavender essential oil: Distilled from the lavender plant.
Lemon essential oil: Cold pressed from the lemon peel.
Lemon Extract (active ingredient): Extracted from the seeds, peel and pulp of the lemon, it exhibit antiviral, antibacterial, antiparasitic, antioxidative, bacteriostatic, fungicidal, antiseptic and disinfectant properties. It inhibits and eradicates odor-causing bacterial. It can be ingested or used topically.
Lemongrass essential oil: Distilled from lemongrass.
Lichen Extract (active ingredient): A lichen is a moss-like plant that grows primarily in cold and moist environments. It produces natural acids that kills odor-causing bacteria.
Macadamia nut oil: Has a unique compatibility with the human skin. The oil, obtained from the nuts of the macadamia tree, contains a high concentration of palmitoleic acid, and is very similar to mink oil and to the sebum of human skin. No other known plant oil has a similar composition. Rejuvenates mature, damaged skin.
Meadowfoam seed oil: One of the newest, most exciting and remarkable botanical moisturizers of the 21st century. Not only is it absorbed well by all skin types, it also leaves a lingering protective film that promotes moist, smooth and silky skin.
Myrrh (Commiphora myrrha): is anti-infectious and supportive to the immune system. The Arabian people found it to be beneficial for gingivitis (gum infection), spongy gums, bad breath, mouth ulcers and sore throat.
Neem Oil: From the seeds of a large evergreen tree. Its properties include; preservative, anti dandruff, anti-lice, anti-acne / pimples, anti-psoriasis/ eczema, anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, anti-viral. Commonly referred to as the "pharmacy tree".
Neroli essential oil: Instils a feeling of peace. It also has cytophylactic properties helping with regeneration of skin cells and improving skin elasticity.
Neroli Hydrosol: Distilled from the orange tree flower. Contains trace amounts of the real essential oil and helps to regenerate skin cells.
CERTIFIED ORGANIC OLIVE LEAF: A natural antibiotic, anti-bacterial, anti-viral, antifungal compound. It has been reputed to destroy only the bad bacteria and protects the good bacteria. A natural skin soothing agent. Used for centuries to treat boils, rashes, warts and other skin problems.
Propanediol: A natural emollient and humectant derived from corn sugar fermentation.
Rice Bran Oil: Rich in vitamin E (antioxidant)
Rooibos Tea Extract: Reportedly contains as many anti-oxidants as green tea. Anti-oxidants eliminate the oxidation of free radicals associated with disease and the aging process. In-vitro tests by Japanese researchers have shown that Rooibos tea exhibits anti-mutagenic properties and retards the growth of certain tumors.
Rose essential oil: Essential oil distilled from the Damask rose. It's tonic and soothing qualities are good for inflamed skin and thread veins.
Rose Hydrosol: Pure natural rose water produced during distillation for essential oils. A toner for all skin types. Also eases nervousness and mental strain.
Rosehip seed oil: Outstanding oil for tissue regeneration. Works well with calendula to treat stretch marks, skin grafts, aging skin, burns and scars. It contains up to 35% linoleic acid.
Shea butter: A white or yellowish fat obtained from the nut of the Shea Tree (Butyrospermum parkii) which grows in Africa. Used by African healers over thousands of years as an exotic luxury emollient, reported to benefit dry, damaged and maturing skin. Shea has natural sun protection properties, vitamins and allantoin.
Sweet almond oil: A soothing, healing, softening, and nourishing oil. An excellent skin lubricant rich in minerals, vitamins and proteins.
SEAWEED: A good moisturizer. Has the ability to hold water.
SODIUM STEARATE: Derived from coconut fat. Made the same way as soap. Makes the stick hard.
Stevia: In South America this plant is primarily known as yerba dulce. It has an apparent ability to help clear up skin problems. The Guarani and other people who have become familiar
with stevia report that it is effective when applied to acne, seborrhea, dermatitis, eczema, etc. Placed directly in cuts and wounds, more rapid healing, without scarring, is observed.
Sunflower Oil High Oleic: Extracted from the seeds of selectively bred plants, to increase oilstability and shelf life. High in vitamin E content, this oil is highly emollient and quickly absorbed through the skin.
Tea Tree Hydrosol: Pure natural tea tree water produced during distillation for essential oils. The anti-fungal, anti-bacterial effects of Tea Tree essential oil, in a gentle, safe hydrosol. A superb toner for acne'd skin.
Witch Hazel: Distilled from the bark of the Witch Hazel bush. Contains tannic acid, gallic acid and volatile oils. Used as an effective astringent and antibacterial agent. Good for cooling and soothing the skin.
These statements are offered as research information that have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and should not be used diagnosing, treating, curing or preventing disease without consulting a physician.