Frankincense: Frankincense oil is revered for its uplifting and clarifying effects on the body and mind. Used to revitalize Kapha by elevating the mood and dispelling mental fatigue, it also clears congestion from the respiratory system. Known for its antiseptic and antiviral properties, it contains Boswellic acid, which is useful as an anti-inflammatory and for purifying blood.
Bibhitaki: The name Bibhitaki means "fearless of disease," indicating its properties for maintaining overall good health and rejuvenation. Its heating action in the body has an affinity towards the mucous membranes and cleanses away excess water, heaviness, and sluggishness in the system.
Tulsi: "The incomparable one," as it is known, prevents premature aging due to its anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant properties, as well as having qualities that promote tissue strength. Tulsi, is also one of the most potent antiviral herbs used in Ayurveda today. Ideal for balancing Kapha Dosha, it contains enzyme-inhibiting oils, including eugenol, citronellol, and linalool, as well as antioxidants that protect the cellular structure and delay the aging process.
Guggul: Widely known to rejuvenate as it cleanses the blood and lymphatic system through its unique "scraping" action, toning as it detoxifies, helping to maintain healthy glowing skin.
Camphor: Despite having cooling properties, it balances Kapha Dosha and reduces fat. Camphor also has healing effects on the skin by relieving irritation, inflammations, and itchiness, improving the overall appearance of the skin. Studies have found Camphor to be a potential anti-aging component due to its ability to increase the production of elastin and collagen.