Instead of using 3 cups of seaweed to get a strong concentrate of the antioxidants that occur naturally in seaweed, simply use a few teaspoons of seaweed extract to achieve the same results. They're fabulous in lotions, soaps and liquid soaps. Try these Easy Extract Recipes.

 

 

Botanical Extracts

Extracts
Avocado Extract
Avocado Extract

Avocado Extract has moisturizing properties can help with dry hair and scalp



Buckthorn Extract
Buckthorn Extract

Sea Buckthorn Extract is used for it's nourishing effects and an aid to sensitive and easily irritated skin



Calendula Extract
Calendula Extract
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Traditionally, Calendula has been used as an additive to moisturize skin.



Carrot Extract
Carrot Extract
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Carrot Extract is high in vitamin A and E. It is long used for hair conditioner additions and skin care products, especially for dry winter skin, mature and aging skin



Chamomile Extract
Chamomile Extract
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Chamomile Extract: Chamomile Extract is used as an anti-inflammatory and also as a mild sedative. Use it in sleepy-time cream, night time baths or pulse



Dulse Extract
Dulse Extract

Use Dulse in your handmade skin and hair care recipes for its natural antioxidant properties and



Evening Primrose Extract
Evening Primrose Extract
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Long known as a natural anti-inflammatory, Evening Primrose works wonders to soothe skin dryness, itchiness, and redness



Grapefruit Seed Extract
Grapefruit Seed Extract

Grapefruit Seed Extract - Grapefruit Seed Extract (commonly referred to as GSE) is normally used as an antioxidant to help prevent rancidity in lotion






Green Tea Extract
Green Tea Extract
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Green Tea has natural antioxidants (called catechins) that help fight damage caused by free radicals



Mallow Extract
Mallow Extract

Mallow Extract helps to soften and promote healing of irritated skin



Nettle Extract
Nettle Extract
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Nettle Extract: Externally, nettles have been used to improve the appearance of the hair, and is said to be a remedy against oily hair and dandruff.



Oat Extract
Oat Extract

 
Highly regarded for having moisturizing and humectant properties, Oat Extract is a great addition to your homemade soap products


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