Awakening Lotus Salve
White Lotus Flower (Nelumbo nucifera) has a rich and ancient history. It is one of the most important herbs used in eastern traditional medicine and cuisine for centuries.
Lotus flower has title of India's National flower and is a symbol of purity in Hindu and buddhist traditions.To practitioners of Ayurvedic medicine , a 5,000-year-old system of healing that developed in India, the lotus flower has physical healing properties and great spiritual symbolism.
From ancient times the Lotus has been a divine symbol in Asian traditions representing the virtues of enlightenment, non-attachment and of sexual purity. An example of divine beauty, it's unfolding petals suggest the expansion of the soul.
In the Hindu tradition Lotus flower is treated as a symbol for the creation of the universe. To the Egyptians, Lotus flowers represent rebirth in the afterlife and in India their petals represent the elements of the Earth.
White Lotus oil is used to prepare for a meditative state while reinforcing our capacity to connect with our higher self as a part of One's conscious self development.
Topically, White Lotus oil has been used for centuries to whiten skin, reducing wrinkles and graying hair. Studies are now showing it's ability to stimulate melanin, supporting these ancient uses.
Traditionally the people of Sri Lanka have observed that one of the longest living mammals, the elephants, fed extensively on the plant in the wild. This may have been the initial cause for the use of this plant and it's subsequent reputation as a promoter of longevity in people who eat it.
It is commonly held that the consumption of a few leaves of Gotu Kola every day will “strengthen and revitalize worn out bodies and brains”.
Centella oil has active components present in it's properties which are exceptionally helpful in the regeneration of tissue and collagen synthesis such as: Madecassic acid-aids in the building and formation of collagen and the regeneration of skin tissues.
Asiatic acid-tightens the skin, brings back it's elasticity and makes it feel more comfortable. It prevents the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, stimulates the growth of nails and hair.
Gotu Kola and White Lotus flower combine the ancient beauty traditions of both Asia and India.
Awakening Lotus Salve
Organic Gotu Kola leaf and White Lotus flower essentail oil are combined in a base which organic coconut oil, diatomaceaous earth and clary sage essential oil. Applying twice daily to assist the skin's ability to retaining moisture, reduce inflammation, increase circulation and enhance elasticin and collegen production.