Inspired by the Spirit of Harriet Tubman
For years Americans have searched for the perfect product that will give them healthy hair and skin. This has become a billion dollar industry and yet we still suffer from the countless products we purchase that result in breakage and dryness. Well, the Violet & James Collection was developed, from the desire to solve just that, products to beautify and moisturize from head to toe. The combination of ingredients are all natural and take you back to your roots, literally. This product line gives rebirth and revitalization to your crown and has been used personally for several medicinal purposes. Crafted by hand and with essential oils passed down in within every culture and race globally. Our desire is you will instantaneously see and feel the products working your skin and hair shaft back to health.
The scalp can benefit from this oil’s natural healing and regenerative properties. Its ability to stimulate blood circulation is helpful for promoting your optimal hair growth when used in conjunction with low stress levels, proper diet, and exercise. Helichrysum essential oil will clean the scalp, strengthen the strands, and stimulate hair follicles while reducing itchiness and dryness. Helichrysum essential oil is also one of the better oils for treating psoriasis, dandruff, and other scalp disorders.
Damage to the hair follicle can stunt or hinder proper hair growth, so oils like everlasting flower oil stave off bacteria that may cause damage to the follicle and even the tissue underneath. It promotes cell health and encourages improved cell renewal rate.
Benefits of Sandalwood
Sandalwood: The essential oil of sandalwood soothes skin and helps scars heal much faster. The tree belongs to the Santalaceae family and is also known as East Indian sandalwood.
Sandalwood essential oil is well-regarded in skincare, as it tones and relieves itching, inflammation, dehydrated skin, scar tissue, eczema, psoriasis, acne, and dandruff. It’s derived from the heartwood of the sandalwood, which is a heiparasitic evergreen that grows by joining the root system of other trees. Sandalwood improves memory and improves concentration. It also cools and relax the brain from undue stress and anxiety.
Sedative: This oil sedates inflammation, anxiety, fear, stress, and restlessness. Furthermore, it induces relaxation, calmness, concentration, inner vision, and positive.
Helps to block lymphatic blockage which contributes greatly to cellulite. The lymphatic system delivers fresh nutrient rich blood to the skin while removing harmful waste from the body. When blood flow becomes restricted and stagnated, the septa becomes more fibrous and began to tighten down on fat cells which causes the appearance of cellulite. Medicinally Rosemary is popularly used as a digestive aid, for skin problems, baldness as well as cellulite, rich in antioxidants carnosic and rosmarinic acid. Additionally Rosemary contains iron, calcium, Vitamin B6 and other vitamins necessary for healthy skin. Rosemary helps to tighten skin, improves complexion and skin tone. Rosemary oil is not suggested for women breastfeeding or pregnant because it can stimulate the uterus and menstruation which can cause miscarriage. Women with a history of epilepsy or other seizure conditions should avoid Rosemary Oil.
Coffee Oil and Hair Growth
A potent extract of the Citrus paradise used to reduce inflammation, weight gain and sugar cravings. Limonene which makes up about 88 to 95 percent of the oil which is known to be effective in reducing tumors, cancer-preventative phytochemicals that protects DNA and cells from damage. Grapeseed Oil is high in vitamin C, citronellol, terpinene and pinene. Most popular for use of arthritis, muscle aches, respiratory, throat infections, activation of the lymphatic system and control of fluid retention. .
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Rosemary Essential Oil:
Carrot Seed Oil:
Carrot Seed is derived from dried seeds of the Wild Carrot traditionally referred to as Queen Anne’s Lace. It offers carminative, depurative, cytophylactic, diuretic, emmenagogue and vermifuge properties. Excellent for slowing the aging process, keeps skin hydrated, tones and fades stretch marks and aggressively fights cellulite. Carrot Seed Oil is a powerful detoxifying antioxidant that promotes collagen production and blood circulation.
The benefits are vast and impressive, as it is brimming with useful and healing properties. It is anti-allergenic, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, astringent, diuretic, analgesic, expectorant, cytophylactic, cholagogue, and nervine. It has cytophylactic properties, which means it promotes regrowth of skin cells. Helichrysum essential oil will stimulate blood circulation and protect the body against a long list of microbial infections and keeps wounds from getting septic. Can be used topically to wounds, cuts, and other open sores to keep them from becoming infected.
Helichrysum is also an emollient that helps the skin maintain smoothness and retain moisture. This prevents dehydration and cracking of the skin. Its anti-inflammatory properties, namely sespquiterpene hydrocarbons, disperse free radicals and provides healing feature. This oil is an anti-oxidant, a tissue regenerative, and anti-inflammatory essential oil that does the body good. It blends well with bergamot, cypress, geranium, juniper, lavender, lemon, neroli, and rosemary oils.
Coffee Oil, Coffee Butter and Coffee has a long and prosperous history for restoring tone, elasticity, softness and a natural glow to skin when applied as a body scrub. Caffeine when applied topically is extremely beneficial in tighten loose skin, adding luster to hair and supplying vitamins and antioxidants. Because the coffee oil or butter is applied directly to the skin you will feel your mood will elevate naturally. The Parkinson Foundation along with many other experts believes that coffee can help in the prevention and delay of both Parkinson and Alzheimers. Scientist have studied coffee and hair growth and have concluded that coffee have disease fighting antioxidants. The darker and richer the coffee the more beneficial it is for hair growth according to The Journal of Dermatology Study and the Food Research International. A study published in the International Journal of Dermatology (Volume 46, Issue1, pages 27-35) addressed coffee as a stimulate for hair follicles. The study indicates that caffeine blocks the chemical DHT which is known for causing Male Pattern Baldness (MPB), and damages hair follicles. For this reason many shampoos and hair conditioners contain caffeine or coffee related ingredients.
The entire line of VC Tallow Butters, EXCEPT COFFEE CREAM LATTE, can be used daily on skin and hair, as a hair oil, conditioner, hot oil treatment or total body and skin care. Use on wet or dry hair as a
leave in. USE ON ALL HAIR TYPES.
Geranium Essential Oil:
Uses a generous amount of Geranium Essential Oil: which has a lovely scent very similar to roses, great for improving the texture of skin because of it’s astringent, toning, hemostatic, diuretic and moisturizing properties. The main function of an astringent is to induce contractions in various parts of the body. Accordingly, Geranium Oil makes the gums, muscles, intestines, skin, tissues and blood vessels contract. Furthermore, this includes the contraction of abdominal muscles which gives you a better, toned look. Geranium essential oil can also prevent muscles and skin from sagging, as well as the untimely loosening and loss of teeth by tightening up the gums. Finally, it can reduce the presence of wrinkles by tightening the facial skin, thereby delaying some of the effects of premature aging
Geranium Oil is a powerful cicatrisant, so it helps the scars and other spots on the skin to fade and vanish. It facilitates blood circulation just below the surface of skin and also helps promote a uniform distribution of melanin.
Vulnerary: Geranium Oil speeds up the healing process of wounds, cuts and surgical incisions. This property makes it a vulnerary. Perhaps, it is due to its other qualities as a hemostatic, styptic, antibacterial, antimicrobial and cytophylactic substances.
Antibacterial & Antimicrobial:
Geranium essential oil prevent bacteria or microbes from developing on wounds and keeps you safe from developing infections. This boost to the immune system allows the body’s defensive cells to focus on the internal challenges and dangers, rather than being weakened by peripheral toxins on the skin.