Serai Manis [OUT OF STOCK]

Serai Manis

NOTE: IS NO LONGER IN PRODUCTION AS OF 1 NOV 2014

Made with shea butter, apricot kernel oil and enriched with ucuuba butter, this soap is packed with the goodness of herbs such as galangal, lemongrass, ginger as well as a detoxifying blend of essential oils! Makes for a great detoxifying and toning agent!

Body bar • Suitable for all types of skin • Contains essential oils

Weight
Sample bar: 50 gms ±5 • Full bar: 100 gms ±5

Price
RM20 for full bars • RM10 for sample bars

Contents | Extra Virgin Olive Oil (Olea europaea), Coconut Oil (Cocos nucifera), Shea Butter (Butyrospermum parkii), Herbal Tea, Sodium Hydroxide, Castor Oil (Ricinus communis)(*), Apricot Kernel Oil (Prunus armeniaca), Ucuuba Butter (Virola sebifera), Ground Ginger, Ground Galangal, Essential Oils, Rosemary Oleoresin, Vitamin E.

* Ingredients sourced from sustainable and/or organic farming

Special Notes:
Native to Central and South America, ucuuba butter is a natural butter cold pressed from the seeds of the ucuuba tree and resulting butter is often brown to yellow in colour. It is known to have anti-aging, anti-
inflammatory and antiseptic properties and can be used to help moisturise and tone dry & mature skin

Commonly used in Asian cuisine for its flavour and colour, turmeric also a common ingredient in traditional skincare applications. Rich in essential oils such as termerone, curlone, curumene, cineole, and p-cymene, turmeric is also high in antioxidants such as curcumin. This yellow root makes for an effective aid in combating acne and assist in rebalancing skin.

Packed with anti-inflammatory compounds called gingerols and essential oils like zingerone, shogaol, farnesene, and small amounts of β-phelladrene, cineol, and citral, the humble ginger rhizome has been in use for centuries for its anti-inflammatory, carminative, anti-flatulent, and anti-microbial properties. It can help prevent damage from free radicals while detoxifying the skin and then reinvigorate it.

Lemongrass, a herbeceous grass, is commonly found in South and East Asia and is rich in not only folic acid but also pantothenic acid (vitamin B5), pyridoxine (vitamin B-6) and thiamin (vitamin B-1). Its primary chemical compound is citral or lemonal which has strong anti-microbial and anti-fungal properties (it helps to ward off bacteria and other nasty bugs!). Lemongrass oil is often used in massage theraphy as a muscle and skin toner.

Another rhizome that is common in Asian cuisine, galangal is rich in healing and detoxifying compounds such as beta-sitosterol, galangin, emodin and quercetin. Because of its antibacterial properties galangal has been commonly use to revigorate skin tissues and heal skin infections (such as eczemas). It makes for a great antiseptic and cleanser as well.

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