We believe your skin and body deserve only the best. That’s why purity is essential to us and we source the very best certified ingredients from around the world. All Aika ingredients are intentionally chosen based on Ayurvedic principles to purify, restore, rejuvenate and bring radiance to your skin, body and mind.
VATA BODY ANOINT
Full Ingredients INCI: Sesemum indicum (sesame oil), Camellia oleifera (camellia oil), Macadamia integriforia (macadamia oil), Persea gratissima (avocado oil), Citrus sinensis (sweet orange), Withania Somnifera (ashwaghanda), Bacopa monniera (brahmi), Vanilla planifolia (vanilla), Cedrus atlantica (cedarwood), Citrus aurantium bergamia (bergamot)
Macadamia Oil – rich in phytochemical compounds such as tocopherols, squalene and vitamins A and E, which protect against free radical damage, Macadamia is highly nutritious for the skin. It contains the perfect balance of essential fatty acids as found in skin, particularly Omega 7 Palmitoleic Acid and anti-inflammatory Omega 9 Oleic acid which decrease as we age. It penetrates deeply to moisturise, improve skin’s barrier function and promote scar healing and cellular regeneration, decreasing the effects of fine lines and wrinkles and preventing premature ageing of skin.
Brahmi – An ancient Rasayana Brahmi is a powerful nervine tonic that nourishes and boosts the nervous system to improve memory, learning and concentration. As a powerful adaptogen it helps the body and mind manage stressful situations and decrease anxiety. Brahmi plays a unique role in helping to cope with stress that can lead to the onslaught of premature ageing and skin conditions arising from a nervous imbalance such as fine lines, dark circles and dryness. As a wound healer and anti-oxidant it is anti-microbial against skin pathogens, fights free radicals to prevent oxidation and increases collagen formation for skin regeneration and repair.
Vanilla – Vanilla is anti-inflammatory and high in anti-oxidants and B vitamins including niacin, riboflavin, pantothenic acid and B6, all important for skin nutrition. It is a natural mood enhancer and it’s warming aroma has a calming and sedative effect on the mind.
Cedarwood – An ancient wood, cedar encourages the release of serotonin which helps relieve tension and stress. It’s grounding and soothing aroma helps focus the mind while it’s slightly astringent qualities are beneficial for the skin helping to keep it firmed and toned.
PITTA BODY ANOINT
Full Ingredients INCI: Camellia oleifera (camellia oil), Cocos nucifera (coconut oil), Macadamia integriforia (macadamia oil), Azadirachta indica (neem oil), Citrus sinensis (sweet orange), rosa centifolia (rose), Glycyrrhiza glabra (liquorice), Cymbopogon martini (palmarosa), Pelargonium graveolens (geranium), Pogostemon cablin (patchouli).
Camelia Seed Oil – This feather light deep penetrating green tea oil is rich in essential fatty acids, emollients is antioxidant rich and helps to protect the skin from free radical damage. Camellia seed oil is anti-inflammatory, cicatrisant (helps fade scars & spots on the skin)and astringent, making it perfect for combination, sensitive and problematic skin that needs soothing, scar reducing and hydration without blemishes.
Neem Oil – Known as the ‘Village Pharmacy’ Neem is one of the most versatile Ayurvedic herbs and it’s cool, light and bitter qualities make it a wonderful Pitta pacifier. It has soothing, anti-inflammatory, lubricating and calming properties for the skin. Its antibacterial action has been used for centuries on skin problems such as acne, rashes and hyper-pigmentation. It has a purifying action on the body helping to get rid of metabolic waste.
Rose – The essence of the queen of flowers and historically known as Attar of Rose, intoxicatingly rich and deep certified organic Rose Otto has been used for thousands of years for its effect on the skin, body, mind and spirit. It has a special place in Ayurveda for its role in calming the subdosha of Pitta called Sadhaka Pitta, which governs the emotions and the heart, earning its place as the flower of love. It also balances the subdosha of Vata called Prana Vata which sits in the heart chakra and rules the mind and perception, to alleviate anxiety and depression, making Rose a bridge between the heart and mind. On the skin it is cooling, slightly astringent and its anti-microbial action helps alleviate acne and blemishes. It is anti-inflammatory and strengthens the capillaries preventing couperose skin, red veins and sensitivity. It is a strong rejuvenator and assists skin to stay bright, firm and radiant.
Patchouli – Derived from the Tamil word ‘Paccilai’ meaning ‘green leaf’, Patchouli has a deep, spicy, earthy aroma and has been used for centuries in Ayurveda for its warming and moistening properties which benefits both Vata and Pitta. It is extremely healing and rejuvenating on the skin and promotes tissue repair and firmness. It reduces pigmentation, scarring and inflammation and helps alleviate Pitta related conditions such as eczema, psoriasis and acne. On the emotions and mind Patchouli has an anti-depressive and calming effect that alleviates anger and heightened emotions.
KAPHA BODY ANOINT
Full Ingredients INCI: Camellia oleifera (camellia oil), Cucurbita pepo (pumpkin seed oil), Helianthus annuus (sunflower oil), Prunum armeniaca (Apricot kernel oil), Eucalyptus globulus (eucalyptus), Ocimum tenuiflorum (tulsi), Citrus limon (lemon), Cedrus atlantica (cedarwood), Cananga odorata (ylang ylang), Cupres sussempervirens (cypress).
Pumpkin Seed Oil – A light and silken textured oil that quickly sinks in to skin and is packed full of phyto-nutrients, Pumpkin Seed oil is perfect for oilier skin types. Brimming with phyto-sterols, amino acids and anti-oxidant Vitamin E for fighting free radicals. Rich in Vitamin A which promotes skin regeneration, cellular turnover and collagen production, Vitamin C brightens and lightens the skin and Vitamin K for wound healing and repairing. The minerals Selenium and Zinc control oiliness and blemishes, while low comedogenic essential fatty acids are emollient, moisturising and promotes a fresh and firm appearance.
Apricot Kernal Oil – An ancient fruit indigenous to Armenia and the Himalayas the apricot is considered to promote longevity and health. The cold pressed unrefined oil of apricot kernel is an emollient full of essential fatty acids for deep dermal nourishment. It is a silky, lightweight oil that is quickly and deeply absorbed into the skin. It is rich in Vitamin A which helps repair the cellular structure of skin by building collagen and reduces pigmentation. It contains a large proportion of Vitamin C and E for powerful anti-oxidant support to assist neutralizing free radical damage.
Tulsi – Also known as Holy Basil, Tulsi is a Kapha pacifier being warming, pungent and bitter and a rich source of flavonoids and anti-oxidants. A powerful detoxifier and anti-bacterial it helps protect cells from premature ageing. It has uplifting, energising and anti-depressant qualities that have been revered for centuries as promoting purity and lightness in body, mind and spirit which has earned it a revered position in Ayurveda.
YlangYlang – known as the ‘flower of flowers’ the intensely floral and exotic plant essence YlangYlang is a nervine, anti-depressive, sedative and hypotensive that relaxes mind, promotes sleep, alleviates anxiety and uplifts the mood inducing feeling of joy. Rich in anti-oxidants to prevent oxidative damage, it also regulates the production of sebum on the skin and its anti-inflammatory and anti-septic qualities heal and minimise the occurrence of breakouts, acne and pimples.Store below 25C in a cool and dry place out of direct sunlight. Use within 6 months of opening. Patch testing before use recommended.
- Warm the Anoint oil in palms of hands and massage lovingly and mindfully with a light pressure slowly over your entire body. Use long strokes over your limbs and circular strokes around the joints, stomach and chest always working upwards towards your heart
Use the Body Anoint as an opulent bath oil for a sensuous and aromatic bathing ritual. Simply add a few pumps to a warm to hot bath.
Perfect for using after dry body brushing to help absorption and stimulate the lymph.
It is very beneficial to apply the Body anoint before yoga, sports or physical activities. This will warm and increasing the circulation in your muscles and ligaments
VATA : For all skin types, especially dry and mature skin
Vata Dosha products are mindfully created to be warming, nourishing, regenerating and grounding for your skin, body and emotions
VATA BODY ANOINT is a warming, fortifying and exquisitely aromatic Vata-balancing Ayurvedic daily massage oil for strengthening, toning and hydrating your skin, relaxing your muscles and restoring your soul to a divine level of true wellbeing.
Your Ayurvedic Abhyanga massage ritual combines deeply emollient and anti-oxidant rich plant oils of Sesame, Camellia, Macadamia and Avocado brimming with essential fatty acids and vitamins. An infusion of rejuvenating Ashwaghanda and Brahmi will help fortify your immune system and relieve any stress or fatigue from your body, while exotic Madagascan Vanilla, Cedarwood, Sweet Orange and Bergamot warm and nourish your Vata nature, leaving a trail of subtle aroma to remind you throughout the day of how worthy you are of self-love.
PITTA : For all skin types, especially sensitive/combination skin
Pitta Dosha products are mindfully created to be cooling, calming, soothing and pacifying for your skin, body and emotions
PITTA BODY ANOINT is a cooling and calming exquisitely aromatic Pitta balancing Ayurvedic daily massage oil for strengthening, toning and hydrating your skin, relaxing your muscles and soothing your soul into a divine level of true wellbeing.
Your Ayurvedic Abhyanga massage ritual combines deeply emollient and anti-oxidant rich plant oils of Camellia, Coconut, Macadamia and Neem brimming with essential fatty acids and vitamins. An infusion of cooling Rose and Liquorice will help relieve skin sensitivity, release irritation and calm your deep emotions. Palmarosa, Geranium, Sweet Orange and Patchouli will soothe and comfort your Pitta nature leaving a trail of subtle aroma to help you mindfully return to self-love with gratitude throughout your day.
KAPHA : For all skin types, especially normal to oily skin
Kapha Dosha products are mindfully created to be invigorating, detoxifying,
enlivening and energising for your skin, body and emotions
KAPHA BODY ANOINT is an invigorating and energising exquisitely aromatic Kapha-balancing Ayurvedic daily massage oil for strengthening, toning and hydrating your skin, relaxing your muscles and uplifting your spirit into a divine level of true wellbeing.
Your Ayurvedic Abhyanga massage ritual combines deeply emollient and anti-oxidant rich plant oils of Camellia, Pumpkin, Sunflower and Apricot brimming with essential fatty acids and vitamins. An infusion of invigorating Eucalyptus and Tulsi will strengthen and fortify your nervous system. Lemon, Cedarwood, Ylang Ylang and Cypress will enliven and uplift your Kapha nature while leaving a trail of subtle aroma to gift you the remembering of self-love and gratitude throughout your day.
- Cherish and nourish your body with these exceptionally luxurious, softening and hydrating Body Anoints that will cocoon you in a lingering sensual aroma all day long.
Anoint yourself with this precious blend of exquisitely aromatic and skin nourishing oils. The Sanskrit word for oil Sneha, means love. Massaging your whole body with Sneha is a profound and mindful act of loving self-care that benefits your whole self, leading to higher levels of wellbeing and consciousness. This special herbal oil provides transdermal absorption of the therapeutic qualities of the nutrients through your skin, while simultaneously allowing for the elimination of toxins.
Affirmation: I love and honour myself
The Body Anoint has been consciously created around the principles of the Ayurvedic Abhyanga which is the anointing of your body with herbal oils. It is an integral part of a daily self-care routine, Dinacharya, for promoting wellbeing and longevity of living
• Nourishes and lubricates the entire body with phyto-nutrients to increase longevity and minimise premature aging.
• Increases muscle tone, firmness and imparts vigour to all seven dhatus (tissues) of the body.
• Increases blood circulation and enables movement of nutrients and oxygen within the body.
• Moves the lymph and aids in removal of toxins.
• Helps eliminate toxins from the body
• Warms and grounds the body, calms the nerves, reduces anxiety and promotes deep restful sleep.
• Softens, smoothens and strengthens the elasticity and lustre of skin.
• Removes blockages by opening the channels to restore optimal flow of Prana (vital) energy
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