Ingredients Farmed at Organic Body shop

Ingredients Farmed at Organic Body shop

We are Ontario herb and flower farmers growing our plants pesticide free for re-sale in our essential oils and skin care products.

  • all purchased  ingredients are from renewable, sustainable resources that are environmentally friendly
  • all ingredients are cruelty free-no animal testing
  • we grow our plants for our essential oils and use in all our products.
  • all ingredients if not produced by organic body shop are cosmetic grade
  • Most ingredients are vegan (except beeswax salve)
  • All products are Sulfate Free
  • our honey extract and beeswax is a certified cosmetic ingredient recognized by the FDA and in not harmful to bees or their habitat
  • All ingredients are hand picked by our staff organic chemist and formula Production specialist
  • No added chemicals
  • Purchased ingredients (we do not grow) are pre- certified organic. 

all colors are recognized by FDA and health Canada as safe for topical use.

(Like the food coloring you eat daily in many of your meats and sauces).

Ingredient list

Palm oil Triglycerides -sustainable (often in the betaine’s listing on products that are foaming ingredients) Pacific fraction of coconut / palm oil fatty acids resulting in only the more stable, and skin loving, washes. Caprylic Capric Triglycerides offers low viscosity and excellent oxidation stability, and anti-oxidant protection, with an unlimited shelf life. As it is sustainable coconut tree derived. Found in shampoo and body wash and liquid foaming products.https://organicbodyshop.ca/organic-hair-care/

Aloe– antiseptic, anti fungal, demulcent, astringent Aloe Vera gel is one of the most useful products to have. Aloe soothes, heals, deodorizes and cleans. We use this in our aloe lotion, body wash and gel in our bath & shower section.And our curl hair care products. https://organicbodyshop.ca/organic-hair-care/

Alkyl benzoate – An ester of benzoic acid. Mainly used as an emollient and thickening agent. Many cosmetic products contain this ingredient because it provides a light conditioning and silky after touch to the skin and hair. It’s also been shown to act as an antimicrobial agent and a preservative, particularly in products containing UV absorbers. You may find this ingredient in a variety of cosmetics such as sunscreen, facial moisturizer, anti-aging treatments, shampoo/conditioner, body wash, self tanner, eye cream, foundation and deodorant. It is safe to use.

Apricot Seed –  The seeds ground up are good in exfoliates and used in our scrubs and is a natural environmentally safe product. Exfoliation is the key benefit of apricot face scrubs and it can correct poor skin tone by exfoliating away damaged skin. They also prevent pigmentation, revealing fresher, lighter, younger skin cells below the surface. Game changer! Apricot kernels are completely natural as is the apricot oil in the scrub. Found in our face scrubs and foot and body scrubs. https://organicbodyshop.ca/scrub-sea-salt-2/

Arnica oil – for its pain-relieving and health-promoting properties. It’s a wonderful addition to your alternative first aid kit. you can purchase our finished product in the remedy section of the store.  Ouch salve and spray.  Also grows on our property and is harvested by Organic Body Shop Factory staff. https://organicbodyshop.ca/remedy/

Arrowroot- This is the powdered root of a Caribbean plant. A wonderful ingredient . used in our deoderant and you can purchase finished products under the Body category.https://organicbodyshop.ca/product/organic-deoderant-12-hour-63g/

Baking soda -food grade-aluminum free- Helps bring an acidic mixture to a balanced pH level. It also adds smooth texture to lotions and creams. Mostly used in our Bath Bombs in the Bath and Shower category.https://organicbodyshop.ca/chopper-men/

Bees WaxCosmetic Grade. allergy warning. Smells like honey. Used as an emulsifier. It thickens and solidifies health and beauty products of all kinds. Bees wax naturally helps seal moisture into the skin, while still allowing it to breathe, Also used in salves and candles. finished products in Foot care and Remedy products.

Calendula– grown and harvested by organic body shop-Contains salicylic acid. The fresh juice has been known to vanish warts. This flower soothes and heals. It is used in products for babies and people with sensitive skin.  sold in essential oil category. https://organicbodyshop.ca/remedy/

Clay-Volcanic to shield us externally from the harmful effects of toxins, we have Bentonite Clay. Bentonite clay is made up of aged volcanic ash, and mined from the earth. Use in our deodorants to draw out toxin’s. you can purchase this on the online store. https://organicbodyshop.ca/chopper-men/

Castor oil– It comes from a shrub. Use to heal dry cracked skin while drawing moisture back in to the area and remove skin tags.Castor oil and ricinoleic acid are thought to increase absorption in the skin and are sometimes used in the treatment of various skin conditions, including dermatosis,. There are also anecdotal reports of castor oil promoting hair growth, including eyelashes.It is a age oil remedy that is effective on sun and age spots -works slowly and gradually but it is natural and effective. By serving as a source of ricinoleic acid and several other fatty acids, castor oil has some properties that make it a useful skincare product, particularly for the face.We make a salve and a anti fungal food balm using castor oil. And include it in our Vita- C face line and our castor oil salve.

Chamomile– Is used in lotions and creams to sooth irritated skin.   Distilled here and sold in essential oil category. We make a chamomile lotion with this essential oil as well as using it in hemp product line and the Baby line we create. You can check in our store under Baby , essential oils, Hair care and Body categories.. Also grows on our property and is harvested by Organic Body Shop Factory staff. and use in our Body and hair care products. including baby products.

Cinnamon antibacterial properties, suggesting that this means it can kill of bacteria and deeply cleanse skin. We purchase raw cinnamon process here and sold in Essential oil , Body , Linen Spray and soap bar category

Citric Acid Powder– vitamin C Natural preservative. A natural alpha hydroxy acid found in citrus fruits. Used in our floating essential oil Bath bombs here.

Cetrimonium chloride is used as a de-tangle remedy  in hair care products. And in hair conditioner products. .Mainly used to prevent static and build-up in the hair. It can also cleanse the skin/hair and eliminate odor by preventing the growth of microorganisms, and by enabling water to mix with dirt and rinse it away. It is a safe organic based earthy salt (The organic chloride salt of cetyltrimethylammonium.) You can buy finished products here in the Hair care section. https://organicbodyshop.ca/organic-hair-care/

Citronella- An Indian grass with a lemony fragrance. It is used in creams, sprays and candles to repel insects. we plant this yearly as it dies every winter and so this is harvested by Organic Body Shop Factory staff. Used in our bite prevent spray. 

Clay- Powdered rock containing zinc, calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, aluminum and silica. It draws out dirt, oil and toxins when used in a face mask And soaps
Cocoa Paste  Natural emollient. Mild, natural thickener with light, sweet fragrance.. Leaves a shiny look on skin. Promotes elasticity which prevents stretch marks. We have this one in our Ageless face mask, helps with skin tone and blemishes and smooths skin while hydrating.

Coconut Oil– Wonderful moisturizing and healing powers. A saturated fat consisting primarily of medium chain fatty acids (MCTs), it is not easily oxidized and does not cause harmful free radical damage like polyunsaturated vegetable oils Relieves dry skin, wrinkles and improves the quality of aged skin. Coconut oil has an spf of 4. We purchase this ingredient and incorporate it into many of our products. They can be found in the Spa, Body and Tattoo categories.

Cornstarch– Absorbs moisture. Use it in powders, skin-cleansing milk, milk baths and deodorants.Sold in our bath category and used in our essential oil floating bath bombs.

Dead Sea Salts we import from Isreal for salt bathsas the benefits are mineral-rich and contain high proportions of Potassium, Magnesium and Bromide. Potassium helps regulate the moisture level of the skin, Magnesium helps promote healing, and Bromide has a smoothing and relaxing effect. Dead Sea Salt exfoliates and revitalizes the skin and helps draw out toxins. Dead Sea Salt is well known for its ability to relieve aches and pains, reduce stiffness after exertion, relax the muscles and relieve skin problems such as acne, eczema and psoriasis. We sell this here.You can find our salt blends of Dead sea,Epsom salt& essential oil blends in the scrub and sea salt category. https://organicbodyshop.ca/scrub-sea-salt-2/

The high mineral content of Dead Sea Salt stimulates blood and lymphatic circulation. Increased circulation moves trapped fluid from joints, improving joint movement and reducing stiffness and pain. Regular use of salts promotes healthy skin by exfoliating and encouraging regeneration of new skin cells.

Elder Flowers – Elder blossoms have been used for centuries. This herb heals, whitens, softens and smooths wrinkles of fair skin. Used with other ingredients in a mask it opens clogged pores. Repeatedly applying elderberry juice can help get rid of warts. Also grows on our property and is harvested by Organic Body Shop Factory staff.

Eucalyptus Oil– Anti microbial  Decongestant and expectorant for upper respiratory tract infections or inflammations. Used in many of our remedy products. and we re-sell the oil.

Emulsifying wax is sourced from naturally occurring fats and esters (usually from pal and coconut plant and or natural fruits like peaches,apples creating  fatty acid ester of sorbitan. Further processed into a convenient pastille flake form. Used to create really delicate creams and lotions that boast a lot of skin benefits.Use in our lotion catagory.

Geranium Oil-from flowers astringent, haemostatic, cicatrisant, cytophylactic, diuretic, deodorant, styptic Powerful healing qualities for the skin. This oil is used to soothe dry skin, reduce cellulite through massage and help clear the complexions of those with naturally oily skin. It’s a natural preservative sold here.Also grows on our property and is harvested by Organic Body Shop Factory staff. Found in our essential oils. https://organicbodyshop.ca/essential-oils-made-in-canada/ and in our ageless face line. https://organicbodyshop.ca/organic-face/

Goat’s milk is a natural emollient that helps soothe and moisturize the skin. It contains vitamins A, B6, B12 and E. Goat’s milk has 3 times more beta-casein than cow’s milk. Caseins are easily absorbed into the skin and allow for quick hydration of dry skin. The content of triglycerides, capric, caprylic and caproic acid helps balance the skin’s natural pH and promotes natural exfoliation of dry skin.Found in our Goat’s Milk Soap.

Honeyquat is natural honey that has been spray dried into a fine powder. It is then blended with maltodextrin to keep it free flowing. Honey powder is similar in texture to corn flour. Honey is said to be a natural antiseptic due to its tendency to absorb the life-sustaining moisture out of bacterial cell walls. As such, it is useful to include in healing salves and to use as a natural wound cover. Honey attracts the dirt from skin pores and dead skin cells from the surface of the skin. It, therefore, is said to be a natural skin cleanser and softener. Also adds shine and strength to hair. This is found in our hair care category. https://organicbodyshop.ca/organic-hair-care/

Jasmine– Sweet scent. Good in lotions and creams for dry, sensitive or mature skin. Popular Aroma.We buy plant material to process here at Organic Body Shop Factory. used in our shampoo category and our seaside body lotion and wash.

Lavender- oil– antioxidant, emulsifier, emollient. Extracted lavender augustifolia Used in lotions and creams because it helps skin absorb moisture and hold onto it longer.Also grows on our property and is harvested by Organic Body Shop Factory staff. Found in may categories. We grow harvest and sell this Lavender essential oil Like hair care https://organicbodyshop.ca/organic-hair-care/

Lemon Balm– Leaves that sooth sensitive skin. The scent is relaxing and sedating. Relieves stress and insomnia. Used in our Detox Sea Bath salts.

Milk- Soy Milk Used in a variety of beauty products around the world.

Butter Milk Powder is a creamy, free-flowing powder that contains a minimum milk fat content of 26%. It is a nourishing addition to bath, bath bomb, milk soap and lotion formulations. Whole Milk Powder is a natural emollient that is rich in vitamins and minerals. It soothes and moisturizes the skin and helps soothe dryness and itchy skin.

Mint- Antibacterial Mint is a stimulator of the mind and body. It encourages circulation to the skin. It cleanses and freshens the air. Aides in arousal. Peppermint encourages dry skin to produce it’s own moisture. made and sold here at organic body shop factor
Myrrh- antiseptic, anti-microbial, antiphlogistic, anti-inflammatory, astringent, balsamic, carminative, cicatrisant, fungicidal, vulnerary Has a magical effect on skin. Myrrh powder helps fight diaper rash. Myrrh helps in preventing tissue degeneration and is useful in the healing of wounds. Balances hydration. Removes toxins. Heals dry, cracked areas of the skin. Myrrh is used for its rejuvenating properties on older- more mature skin.used in our Ouch salve first aid salve.Also grows on our property and is harvested by Organic Body Shop Factory staff.

Nettle Extract- Joint pain..Also grows on our property and is harvested by Organic Body Shop Factory staff.

Oats- Exfoliates, cleanses, moisturizes and even fights ultraviolet radiation. Used in a variety of beauty products like face masks and moisture baths.

Olive Oil– Moisturizes and heals. Used in lotions, bath bombs,creams and hair treatments.

Rosemary Orin (Phenoxetol) – glycol ether often derived from natural sources, is a popular antibacterial and preservative.

Red Clover Blossoms– Treatment of acne, eczema, psoriasis, and other skin diseases. expressed here in an oil for use in our products.Also grows on our property and is harvested by Organic Body Shop Factory staff.

Red Raspberry Seed Oil- “High in Omega-3 and Omega 6 fatty acids. It’s an anti-oxidant that contains 83% essential fatty acids. It has vitamin A and high levels of vitamin E, which plays an important role in skin repair and conditioning. Prevents rashes, eczema and other skin lesions. It is an emollient which is lubricating and conditioning and it creates a lipid barrier providing protection to the skin and provides moisture retention for the skin. Its anti-inflammatory properties are greater than those of better known oils. It may act as a broad-spectrum UV-A and UV-B shield. It has shown an SPF of between 28 and 50.”made and  Sold here

Rosehip Buds– High in linoleic and linolenic fatty acids, which encourage regeneration and repair of skin tissue. Pleasant fragrance Made here and used in our Ageless face care line, Also grows on our property and is harvested by Organic Body Shop Factory staff. Found in our ageless face care line. https://organicbodyshop.ca/organic-face/

Rosehip Seed Oil– Amber colored oil from the ripened rosehip fruit. Extremely high in essential fatty acid. Used to treat scars and wrinkles. Helps dry and damaged skin heal and regenerate. fragrance Made here and used in our Ageless face care line.Also grows on our property and is harvested by Organic Body Shop Factory staff. Found in our ageless face care line. https://organicbodyshop.ca/organic-face/

Rosemary Orin Extract Oil or Orin Antiseptic, antioxidant. A natural preservative in creams and lotions. Natural preservative  Stimulates circulation. It boosts the skin’s oil production and improves circulation. Made here purchase here at organic body shop factory.Also grows on our property and is harvested by Organic Body Shop Factory staff.

Sandalwood- Aides in healing dry, swollen and chapped skin. Popular aroma. Used in many organic body shop factory products

extremely mild amino-acid surfactant, with high foamability. It can reach excellent synergistic effect when combined with other surfactants, meanwhile reduce irritation and improve foamability.

SODIUM LAUROYL SARCOSINATE– Extremely mild amino acid surfactant. Recommended for shampoo, body wash, facial cleanser, baby products, and toothpaste. Palm oil free natural derived in most foaming shampoo and mouthwash.  Sodium lauroyl sarcosinate is derived from sarcosine, a natural amino acid found in the earth and in the human body. and just about every type of biological material from animals to plants. Found in our shampoo & body wash. https://organicbodyshop.ca/organic-hair-care/

Do not confuse the natural mineral foaming agent above with the SLS explained here. They may have the same initials (SLS), but sodium lauroyl sarcosinate and sodium lauryl sulfate are NOT the same thing. Sodium lauroyl sarcosinate is only similar to sodium lauryl sulfate in that they’re both surfactants, but that’s about where it ends. A comprehensive safety assessment published in the International Journal of Toxicology deemed that sodium lauroyl sarcosinate was not expected to be potentially toxic or harmful, and had no mutagenic, irritating, or sensitizing effects. It ranks a little low in EWG’s database because there are nitrosamine contamination concerns.  — but there’s no need to worry with our organic body shop products as we only use earth derived and plant ingredients in products all in the safe list.

Sea Salt– we purchase Dead Sea Salts from Jordan Exfoliates and promotes circulation. Stimulate the skin’s natural repair process. Clears energy in aura. sold here in bulk

Seaweed- Kelp,bladder wrack. Used in anti-aging/wrinkle cream. Softens and rejuvenates your skin and helps it to hold moisture . Used in our Dead Sea face care line

Shea Butter– nut allergy warning. Solid at 70 degrees. Moisturizes and purifies troubled skin like eczema, psoriasis and even stretch marks. Soothes arthritis. Used in many of our products at organic body shop factory

Sunflower Seed Oil– Abundant in Oleic acids with high amounts of Vitamins A, D, and E plus- beneficial amounts of lecithin and unsaturated fatty acids. Treats dry, aged and damaged skin. Provides a protective barrier on the skin that resists infection. According to Wikipedia, infections decreased by 41% in infants that received a daily skin treatment of sunflower oil. used in our products . Bath bombs and baby line

Soapwort– Used mainly as a cleanser in face washes and baths, medicinally it can help heal acne and skin rashes and soothe sensitive skin. Soapwort contains saponins, which create the cleaning action. We are growing this plant for harvest and use in our products. Use in facial cleansers and body washes.

Strawberries – Grown and made here expressed into an aromatic oil used in products like our strawberry body butter cream  Perfect Exfoliate. Surprisingly moisturizing

Raw Sugar Also known as Organic Evaporated Cane Juice, our Organic Sugar is a fine grain sugar that serves as a beautiful and effective natural exfoliant for the face and body. Its light golden color lends a more natural look to sugar scrubs.

Sweet Almond Oil- nut allergy warning Emollient. Alleviates dry skin. Soothes inflammation. Relieves itching caused by eczema, psoriasis and dermatitis. Wonderful carrier oil. Helps heal damaged and aged skin. Used here in our products

Black Tea leaves–  It reverses sun damage. It heals, soothes and helps regenerate the skin. It slows the aging process. But all teas can be wonderful. There are many really great teas for antifungal and astringent properties.

Tea tree oil- Antiviral, antiseptic, anti fungal. Natural preservative. Smells woodsy and minty. Heals acne and foot conditions. Essential oil usage ratio- one to three drops per tablespoon oil mixture. Used in many of our products and found in the skin care, bath and hair care categories. https://organicbodyshop.ca/organic-hair-care/

Vanilla– Sweet, soothing, relaxing and calming scent. Can cover up, or neutralize, unwanted fragrance from oils and herbs easily without being too strong.

Vitamin C- Antioxidant Natural preservative. Fights aging.

Vitamin E– Antioxidant Natural preservative. Heals sun and pollution damaged skin. Heals scars. Heals diaper rash.

Witch hazel- antiseptic, astringent, antibacterial This ingredient has been used for years for the superb astringent properties it has, cleaning the skin and shrinking pores – refining the skin’s texture. It stabilizes the barrier function of the skin, reduces inflammation and redness, calms the skin and reduces it’s water loss.Made here and us d in our face toners. Also grows on our property and is harvested by Organic Body Shop Factory staff.

essential oils grown here so check out our listing in the store.

I am sure we missed some but all bottles are labeled with ingredients.

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