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Summer essential's

"Let us dance in the sun, wearing wild flowers in our hair...”- susan polis schutz
  • Insect repellent
    All natural insect repellent to protect against insect bites.

    Recommended for over the age of 3-4 months


    Ingredients: Witch hazel, Glycerin, Aloe Vera, Xanthan gum, Lavender, Geranium, Catnip, Calendula, Lemon grass, Geogard 221 (eco-cert approved preservative)

    Apply small amounts to skin approx. every 3-4 hours when needed.
    NZ$ 14.50
  • Zurma 'Bugs Begone' Blend
    A lovely sweet lemony smell that won’t drive your friends away.

    This blend can be added into a spray/mist bottle with 100ml of fractionated coconut oil and lavender hydrosol, and used as an insect spray. This blend can be used neat:- one drop into hands, rub together and then brushed over skin and clothes as needed.

    Ingredients:Vanilla, Citronella, Lemongrass, Niaouli, Myrtle, Manuka, Lavender, Tea tree & Eucalyptus.

    ll General Essential Oil Safety Recommendations ll

    - Do not take essential oils internally unless under advisement by a qualified medical professional.

    -Do not use essential oils undiluted on the skin. It is always best to try a small patch test first of the diluted essential oil.

    - People who are pregnant or have serious medical problems are advised to consult with a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using essential oils.

    -Use extreme caution when using essential oils with children. It is safest to consult with a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using essential oils with children.
    NZ$ 19.50 10ml
  • Zurma organic Citronella
    Citronella essential oil has a powerful, lemony scent. It can help prevent colds, fevers, and headaches. Citronella oil has a deserved reputation for being efficient in repelling mosquitoes for up to two hours. A great essential oil for use around the home especially cleaning and disinfecting. Traditionally used in Chinese medicine to treat rheumatic pain.

    ll General Essential Oil Safety Recommendations ll

    - Do not take essential oils internally unless under advisement by a qualified medical professional.

    -Do not use essential oils undiluted on the skin. It is always best to try a small patch test first of the diluted essential oil.

    - People who are pregnant or have serious medical problems are advised to consult with a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using essential oils.

    -Use extreme caution when using essential oils with children. It is safest to consult with a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using essential oils with children.
    NZ$ 16.00 10ml
  • Moringa & Harakeke SPF50+ certified natural sun protection for babies
    Gentle enough for babies
    Newborn skin is thinner than us older humans and therefore more sensitive and capable of absorbing environmental nasties. This certified natural (a world first!) sunscreen is designed to be gentle on sensitive skin (no matter what your age) and provides powerful protection to skin, without the potentially harmful effects of chemical sunscreen ingredients.

    For babies under 6 months, we always recommend covering up and limiting direct sun exposure, and sunscreen as an additional line of defence.

    Natural sunscreen is perfect for babies and anyone with sensitive skin. Powerful, yet applies invisibly. Certified natural, chemical free and full of practitioner strength ingredients. Formulated by medical herbalist, registered nurse and naturopath, Jules Bright.​​​​​

    Moringa – 'The miracle tree' - an extraordinary ingredient with high medicinal benefits to protect and nourish the skin. Various parts of the Moringa provide sources of protein, vitamins, beta-carotene, amino acids and various phenolics.

    Harakeke – Soothing and softening agent. Protecting against sunburned skin, reducing redness, soreness, rashes and peeling.

    Our protective power comes from zinc oxide, spring water, jojoba oil, sorbitan, kawakawa oil, coconut oil, stearic acid, glyceryl stearate, glycerin, tamanu oil, beeswax, lecithin, coco caprylate, shea butter, vitamin e, allantoin, bisabolol, german chamomile, manono, moringa, active manuka honey, himalayan salt, kawakawa extract, geogard, sweet orange, lavender oil, sandalwood oil.

    Our pure and natural formula is free from nasty chemicals. Our ingredients are cruelty free – never tested on animals, non-GMO, biodegradable, reef safe, made with organic and wildcrafted ingredients. All packaging is also recyclable and sourced from sustainable forests.

    NO genetically modified or irradiated ingredients
    NO parabens
    NO sodium lauryl sulphate (SLS)
    NO artificial fragrances
    NO petrochemicals
    NO titanium dioxide

    ll How to use ll
    Apply liberally and rub in well before heading out into the sun. Although 2 hours water resistant, we recommend applying our sunscreen before and after swimming or sweating it out. Reapply every 2 hours while out in the sun.

    Although this is a product made from natural ingredients, we recommend a patch test before you slather it on, and if irritation occurs, rinse thoroughly, discontinue use and seek medical advice. Please avoid direct contact with your eyes, that’s what sunglasses are for!

    Best stored in a cool dry place.
    NZ$ 38.00 120ml
  • Kawakawa & Tamanu SPF50+ certified natural sun protection for adults & children 6yrs+
    Certified natural, chemical free and full of practitioner strength ingredients. Perfect for everybody 6+ years.

    Kawakawa – The 'king of medicine' is a native New Zealand plant that acts as an antifungal antibacterial and anti-inflammatory ingredient, filled with vitamins and minerals.

    Tamanu – Known as 'nature's gold', Tamanu is a natural UV protection known for its anti-inflammatory, antibiotic and antioxidant properties. Accelerating health and growth of healthy skin (anti-aging).

    Our protective power comes from zinc oxide (Ecocert certified), NZ spring water, kawakawa oil, coconut oil, beeswax, jojoba oil, olive emulsifier, lecithin, rose hip seed oil, tamanu oil, shea butter, manono extract, moringa seed oil, active manuka honey, harakeke extract, coconut emulsifier, vegetable glycerin, stearic acid emulsifier, himalayan salt, kawakawa extract, vitamin e, sweet orange, lavender oil, rose geranium oil and vanilla fruit extract.

    Our pure and natural formula is free from nasty chemicals. Our ingredients are cruelty free – never tested on animals, non-GMO, biodegradable, reef safe, made with organic andwildcrafted ingredients. All packaging is also recyclable and sourced from sustainable forests.

    NO genetically modified or irradiated ingredients
    NO parabens
    NO sodium lauryl sulphate (SLS)
    NO artificial fragrances
    NO petrochemicals
    NO titanium dioxide

    ll How to use ll
    Apply liberally and rub in well before heading out into the sun. Although 2 hours water resistant, we recommend applying our sunscreen before and after swimming or sweating it out. Reapply every 2 hours while out in the sun.

    *Although this is a product made from natural ingredients, we recommend a patch test before you slather it on, and if irritation occurs, rinse thoroughly, discontinue use and seek medical advice. Please avoid direct contact with your eyes, that’s what sunglasses are for!

    Best stored in a cool dry place.
    NZ$ 38.00 120ml
  • Kawakawa & Active 15+ Manuka balm
    Handmade from NZ medicinal ingredients including native Kawakawa Extract, Active 15+ Active Manuka Honey and Manuka Oil. A soothing & natural healing ointment for skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, nappy rash, sunburn, dry & cracked skin, scratches, cuts, chafing, bites, scar tissue & inflamed skin. An excellent all-natural healing, soothing and barrier salve. Does not contain steroids, petrochemicals, fragrances, synthetics, carcinogens or preservatives.

    Ingredients:NZ Active 15+ Manuka Honey, NZ Native Kawakawa Extract , NZ Manuka Oil, NZ Beeswax, NZ Calendula Oil, Organic Virgin Coconut Oil, Jojoba Oil, NZ Flaxseed Oil, NZ Cold-Pressed Olive Oil, Vitamin E
    NZ$ 19.95 50g
  • Kawakawa Balm (Vegan)
    Awaken Therapies kawakawa balms are made with organic olive oil & wild picked kawakawa leaves.

    Kawakawa has anti-fungal properties which make it excellent in aiding the healing of cuts and scrapes, eczema, psoriasis, and sunburn. It is brilliant for nappy rash, not only in soothing and healing but also adding that protective layer from moisture. Safe for nursing mums with cracked nipples.
    NZ$ 20.00 60g