We love our amazing + powerful Canadian ingredients! July 01 2016 by Holistic Aesthetician
Province Apothecary began with the mission to produce the best skincare products using only high quality, certified organic and wildcrafted ingredients sourced from each of the Canadian provinces. We have an abundance of gorgeous medicinal herbs growing wild and cultivated by organic farmers locally. We love sourcing wildcrafted ingredients and foraging for our newest concoctions!
Here's a list of our favourite Canadian ingredients:
Organic Lavender | ONTARIO
Reparative, calming, and nourishing. It helps regenerate skin cells so is great for mature skin, sun spots, and scarring. A great oil for all skin types and needs.
Organic Calendula | ONTARIO
Gentle, healing, and soothing. Calendula oil successfully heals dry and damaged skin, skin inflammations, rashes, diaper irritations, and other skin disorders.
Read more about Calendula here.
Organic Sunflower Oil | ONTARIO
Hydrating, soothing and nourishing. Sunflower oil is rich in Vitamins A, B, D and E and uniquely high in omega-9 fatty acids which helps the skin retain its natural softness. It is easily absorbed into the skin without clogging or blocking pores.
Organic Honey | ONTARIO
Stimulating, rejuvenating and clarifying. Honey is anti-inflammatory and antibacterial. It softens skin and restores the skin’s radiance.
Here's more about why we love local, raw organic honey.
Cypress | QUEBEC
Purifying, protecting and nourishing. Astringent and anti-bacterial, cypress oil cleanses the skin, reducing redness and irritation.
Organic Cedarwood | QUEBEC
Strengthening, clarifying and grounding. Its light, woodsy scent invigorates the mind and stimulates circulation. Cedarwood's antiseptic qualities cleanse and purify common concerns.
Balsam Fir | QUEBEC
Decongesting, purifying and calming. Its grounding and invigorating scent encourages a sense of harmony, as well as improves breathing and clarifies the mind.
Organic Black Spruce | QUEBEC
Purifying, cleansing and Black Spruce is an evergreen coniferous tree native to Canada, typically found in wet, swampy regions. Like most woody oils, Black Spruce is grounding and stimulating at the same time.
Organic Maple Syrup | QUEBEC
Maple syrup is high in trace minerals, antioxidants and a great humectant for the skin. It helps fight free radicals to prevent the signs of aging + protect against common skin concerns. This helps to aid
Organic Seaweed | NOVA SCOTIA
Toning, detoxifying and rejuvenating. Seaweed is high in antioxidants; renewing damaged skin cells, restoring aging skin and reducing redness + irritations. These antioxidants fight free radicals, improving the skin’s elasticity, suppleness and youthful glow.
Organic Lentil | MANITOBA
Detoxifying, exfoliating and clarifying. Lentil flour opens and clarifies pores, working to restores the skin’s softness and smooth texture.
Organic Hemp Seed | MANITOBA
Nourishing, moisturizing and balancing. Hemp seed oil is nature’s most balanced oil, containing the ideal ratio of Omega 6 to Omega 3 essential fatty acids. These EFAs infuse the skin with their great anti-aging benefits and help relieve dry skin, eczema, and psoriasis.
Organic Flax Seed | SASKATCHEWAN
Regenerating, clarifying and healing. Flaxseed oil is rich in fatty acids, vitamins and minerals, eliminating skin irritations and Flaxseed oil also maintains the moisture content in the hair, keeping your hair lustrous and healthy. Flax was one of the original “medicines” used by Hippocrates.
Organic Oats | SASKATCHEWAN
Soothing, protecting and moisturizing. Oat flour contains active ingredients that work to calm the skin, minimizing scarring and reducing inflammations. Oat flour moisturizes and softens the skin.
Beeswax | ALBERTA
We get our beeswax from an organic apiary situated in Northern Alberta. It's naturally protecting, soothing and calming. A great aid in healing common skin concerns such as: psoriasis, eczema, hives, sunburns, itchiness, inflammation and more.
Take a look at our Beeswax in the making!
Organic Broccoli Oil | BRITISH COLUMBIA
Rejuvenating, moisturizing and anti-aging. Broccoli oil contains a unique combination of fatty acids which enriches the body with a natural gloss that is non-greasy. It conditions the skin to restore its natural youthful glow.
Organic Raspberry Seed Oil | BRITISH COLUMBIA
Protecting, soothing and nourishing. Raspberry seed oil is rich in Vitamins A and E as well as Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids, which work to reduce skin irritations, relieve inflammations, and help skin retain moisture. This oil is also a natural SPF - protecting the skin from UV rays.
Glacial Clay | BRITISH COLUMBIA
Detoxifying, exfoliating and clarifying. Harvested from under the glaciers of northern British Columbia, this green clay exfoliates + lifts dead skin cells, increases blood circulation, and infuses over 30 detoxifying minerals into the skin. The rich mineral content helps to slow skin aging, rejuvenate complexion and renew skin elasticity.
Shop our Detoxifying + Clarifying Clay Mask!