- Witch hazel is a plant native to North America. Indigenous noted the plant bloomed golden flowers in the dead of winter, and began to discover its medicinal gifts. The with hazel plant contains a high level of polyphenols, a compound that helps slow down disease, and the aging process. It is a natural anti-inflammatory and antioxidant, able to battle free radicals, and protect against DNA damage.
- Elder has been associated closely with the Celtic faerie lands and similar otherworldly realms. Historically, “elder magic” is the magic of juxtaposition, the place where opposites find synergistic expression. Elderflower is rich in bioflavonoids, mostly flavones and flavonols, that are renowned for their antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial properties. These amazing blossoms act to smooth and soften skin, while tending and healing a myriad of skin conditions.
In this product, BÉLA NEKTAR pairs the infusion of elderflower blossoms with essential oils of sandalwood, palo santo, frankincense, and yang yang to create a grounded formula, giving the product a deep and sweet woody aroma that mimics an enchanted walk deep in the forest.