Cedrus atlantica (cedarwood) is known for its scent and its ability to repel fleas.
It is very good for your dog's skin and coat as a natural conditioner and beneficial for dogs with dermatitis of all types.
We use it in our certified organic dog shampoo for its safety. It is non-toxic, non-irritating, and non-sensitizing.
Vitamin E is important to your dog's body to help protect the skin and other cells from free radicals and fight off infection.
The antioxidant properties of a component within vitamin E make it very valuable in natural products.
A component of Vitamin E, called Tocopherol, is one of the few ingredients that can be used in certified organic formulations to serve as a preservative - antioxidant.
Lavender is used to treat common skin disorders such as psoriasis and other inflammatory conditions.
It is known to eliminate nervous tension, relieve pain, disinfect the scalp and skin, enhance blood circulation, and treat respiratory problems.
Lavender acts as a natural anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, & anti-bacterial.
Guar gum has a number of properties when used in our formulation:
Topically, rosemary is known to serve as an anti-inflammatory, improve circulation, treat dry skin, boost healing, increase natural shine and hydrated appearance, and improve the quality of the skin.
We also use rosemary extract as an antioxidant to serve as a preservative in many of our products.
Vegetable glycerin has emollient like properties which can soften and soothe the skin. Glycerine is very mild and excellent to use on the most sensitive of skin.
Glycerine is also thought to be a humectant - meaning - it can attract moisture to your dog's skin and keep it locked in!
All of our shampoo bases are glycerine soaps as they will keep your dog's skin feeling more hydrated for several hours after you use it.
Compounds found in oat are known to have anti-inflammatory, anti-irritant, and moisturizing characteristics. What this means for your dog is that oat can soothe, smooth, and nourish skin and hair.
While oat is recommended for all skin types, it is especially good for sensitive and dry/flaky skin. Oat is also recommended for dry or damaged hair as it helps to provide moisture and improves conditioning and manageability of hair making it appear smooth.