Shea butter (Butyrospermum parkii), Castor oil (Ricinus communis) Developed by Clair Marie Miller and LovingScents to be used in Foot Reflexology. Its highly moisturizing qualities makes it good for foot health and is ideal to use with essential oils.
Here's an overview of the therapeutic properties associated with each:
Unrefined Shea Butter:
Moisturizing and Nourishing:
- Shea butter is rich in fatty acids and vitamins (A, E, and F), making it a highly effective moisturizer. It helps nourish and hydrate the skin, promoting softness and elasticity.
- Shea butter contains compounds with anti-inflammatory properties, which can be beneficial for soothing irritated skin and reducing inflammation.
Skin Repair and Healing:
- The presence of various bioactive components, such as triterpenoids, in shea butter may contribute to its ability to support skin repair and healing, making it useful for scars and stretch marks.
- Shea butter contains a low level of natural sun protection (SPF), offering some protection against the harmful effects of ultraviolet (UV) rays.
- Shea butter promotes collagen production, which is essential for maintaining skin strength and elasticity.
- Shea butter contains natural antimicrobial compounds, providing a degree of protection against certain bacteria and fungi.
- Castor oil is a thick and rich oil that deeply moisturizes the skin, helping to prevent dryness and flakiness.
- The ricinoleic acid in castor oil exhibits anti-inflammatory properties, making it useful for soothing irritated skin and reducing inflammation.
Promotes Wound Healing:
- Castor oil's healing properties can aid in wound healing by stimulating tissue growth and reducing inflammation.
Antibacterial and Antifungal:
- Castor oil has natural antibacterial and antifungal properties, which can help protect the skin from infections.
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