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Ai Ye

(Mugwort)

With its antibacterial, anti-fungal, and anti-inflammatory properties, Ai Ye is a warming herb that has been used to improve circulation and relieve muscle pain for centuries as well as protect and nourish sensitive skin due to its concentration of antioxidants and Vitamin E.

Apricot Kernel Oil

Resembling the natural oils produced by our skin, apricot kernel oil is a powerhouse of healing. Rich in vitamins and oleic acid, this hydrating oil is more than skin deep. In addition to toning and firming the skin, apricot kernel oil has a long history of use to treat body aches and pains as well as boost the immune system.

Argan Oil

Rich in vitamin E, argan oil is a potent antioxidant that reduces the damaging effects of free radicals and improves skin's elasticity. Its anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and anti-fungal properties promote healing and maintain a healthy skin barrier.

Arnica

Arnica is a powerful anti-inflammatory with a long history of use for tending to muscle aches, sprains, joint pain, bruising, and healing wounds.

Bai Shao

(White Peony Root)

Bai Shao is best used as a tonic for blood-- alleviating abdominal pain, muscle spasms, and the symptoms of menses. This root is also a powerful pain reliever, fever reducer, anti-inflammatory and immune booster, promoting circulation and liver health.

Bai Zhi

(Baizhi Angelica)

Esteemed for its wide variety of uses, Bai Zhi is most notably used for its analgesic and muscle-relaxant properties and is especially effective for headaches, swelling, cramps, discharge, and intestinal health in addition to promoting healthy tissue growth and clear complexion.

Bai Zhu

(Atractylodis)

In addition to its immune boosting functions, Bai Zhu promotes healthy digestion and metabolism, relieves bloating, and releases muscular spasms.

Beeswax

Especially rich in Vitamin A, beeswax is an all-natural emollient which nourishes and protects skin with its moisturizing, regenerative, and anti-inflammatory properties.

Bo He

(Mint)

Widely used to aid digestion, bloating, and nausea, Bo He is also rich in antioxidants and Vitamin A, used to treat cramps and tight muscles, as well as promote mental clarity, memory, and calm anxiety.

Broad Spectrum

Refers to the full suite of phytocannabinoids and phytochemicals yielded in the initial hemp extraction process with the exception of THC, which is removed through a distillation process. Broad spectrum extracts contain terpenes, flavonoids, and cannabinoids such as CBD, CBN, CBG, and CBC.

Calendula

Anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, and antibacterial, calendula is a healing herb commonly used to treat skin conditions and heal wounds by promoting tissue growth.

Cannabidiol

Most notably recognized for its anti-seizure properties, cannabidiol, known as CBD, is a cannabinoid found in hemp plants often used to soothe inflammation, chronic pain, anxiety, insomnia, nausea, and skin conditions. Euphora promotes the continued research of this very important medicinal compound.

Chai Hu

(Bupleurum)

With a long history of use for harmonizing the interior and exterior of the body, Chai Hu has strong autophagic effects: purging stagnation and damaged cells from the body, promoting cell regeneration and homeostasis of the organs, muscles, and mind, as well as boosting the immune system.

Chamomile

Used by the ancients to treat wounds and promote healing, chamomile has a long history of applications for its anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, analgesic, and aromatic benefits for skin conditions, digestive issues, and anxiety. Rich in antioxidants, chamomile is widely used to promote cell and tissue regeneration.

Chuan Xiong

(Szechuan Lovage Root)

Chuan Xiong invigorates and nourishes blood and moves qi to provide relief for headaches, dizziness, muscle and joint pain, skin conditions, and promote healthy liver function.

Da Huang

(Medicinal Rhubarb)

Commonly used as a purgative, Da Huang is considered a downward draining herb used to address blockages and other inflammatory conditions in the digestive tract and reproductive organs in addition to topical applications for healing burns.

Dang Gui Wei

(Chinese Angelica)

Known as an herb for the qi within the blood, Dang Gui Wei invigorates and tonifies the blood, promoting circulation, soothing inflammation, and aiding healing.

Endocannabinoid System

The Endocannabinoid System (ECS) is a biological system in all mammals composed of receptors and signaling molecules (neurotransmitters) that bond with endocannabinoids and exogenous phytocannabinoids (plant-derived cannabinoids) to promote homeostasis. The ECS regulates a wide array of bodily functions including pain sensation, appetite and metabolism, sleep, mood, immune response, and cell function among other cognitive and physical processes. Euphora supports the continued research of this vastly important system which responds to plant medicines to promote balance and harmony in the body and mind.

Endocannabinoids

Endocannabinoids refer to cannabinoids which are endogenous to human bodies, meaning they are naturally produced by humans. Endocannabinoids are signaling molecules -- neurotransmitters, similar to hormones.

Entourage Effect

The entourage effect refers to the synergy of phytochemicals found in hemp. Cannabinoids, terpenes, and other phytonutrients work together to enhance their potential benefits -- amplifying therapeutic properties and mitigating potential side effects of their individual compounds.

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Rich in antioxidants, healthy fats, and polyphenols, extra virgin olive oil is a delicious source of nutrients to improve digestion and heart health.

Flavonoids

Similar to terpenes, flavonoids are phytonutrients (plant chemicals) that contribute to the aroma, flavor, and color of fruits, vegetables, and hemp to help attract pollinators.

Frankincense

With a long history of use in anointing ceremonies, the antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and aromatic properties of frankincense act as a natural astringent to balance oil production, strengthen and heal skin, and promote relaxation.

Fu Ling

(Poria Cocos)

Used for centuries to promote sound body and mind, Fu Ling strengthens spleen, kidney, and digestive functions, soothes nerves, anxiety, and sleep disorders, and enhances immune responses.

Full Spectrum

Refers to the full suite of phytocannabinoids and phytochemicals yielded in the initial hemp extraction process. Pure full spectrum extracts contain terpenes, flavonoids, and cannabinoids such as CBD, CBN, CBG, and trace amounts of THC.

Hemp

From the family Cannabaceae, hemp is an ancient sativa-species plant with high concentrations of CBD and little to no THC. The flowers of the hemp plant can be processed into potent extracts. The seeds of the hemp plant have high nutritional value and can be made into oils for nutrition, cosmetic, and industrial uses. Likewise, the stalk and biomass can be refined for industrial and commercial purposes including rope, textiles, clothing, shoes, biofuels, paper, biodegradable plastics, concrete, paint, insulation, food, and animal feed. Euphora encourages the further research of this incredibly versatile and beneficial plant.

Homeostasis

Homeostasis refers to the stable equilibrium of internal, physical, and chemical conditions maintained by the body -- the condition of optimal functioning.

Hong Hua

(Safflowers)

Hong Hua is an herb that invigorates the blood -- used to release stagnation, promote circulation, and reduce pain and swelling.

Huang Bai

(Phellodendron)

With antibiotic properties, Huang Bai has been used to treat internal infections as well as support organ function of the kidneys and digestive system and improve sleep.

Jojoba Oil

Jojoba oil is full of vitamins, antioxidants, and minerals that nourish and protect the skin. Its non-comedogenic properties make it a light yet deeply penetrating moisturizer which also stimulates collagen production and fights free radicals.

Lavender

Lavender is widely regarded for its calming aromatherapeutic effects and skin-healing properties. Rich in terpenes and antiseptic and anti-inflammatory compounds, lavender can be useful aromatically, topically, and internally to calm anxiety and insomnia, heal burns and skin conditions, and relieve pain.

MCT Oil

Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCT) derived from coconut oil -- colorless, tasteless, and odorless medium-length chains of fats that are easily digested due to their shorter length and pass the blood-brain barrier to become an immediate source of energy for the brain.

Menthol

Menthol is an invigorating extract of mint with antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties which both stimulate and numb nerve endings to soothe pain and irritation and promote healing.

Mo Yao

(Myrrh)

Myrrh has been widely used for its soothing properties for centuries. Its antimicrobial, anti-fungal, and anti-inflammatory nature make myrrh a potent ingredient for topical applications of skin conditions and maintaining healthy, youthful skin. Myrrh's aromatics also promote emotional balance and grounding.

Phytocannabinoids

Cannabinoids (chemical compounds) produced by the hemp plant, such as CBD; as opposed to endocannabinoids -- cannabinoids endogenous to the human body.

Rosehip Oil

Known as the Oil of Youth, rosehip oil beautifies, heals, and protects skin. Rich in antioxidants and vitamins to replenish moisture, promote cell regeneration, enhance tone and texture, and calm inflammation.

Rosemary

Rosemary is rich in antibacterial, anti-fungal, and antioxidant compounds making its extract a natural preservative. Rosemary oil has long been used for relieving pain and inflammation, soothing stress, and promoting cognitive function.

Sandalwood

Sandalwood is widely known for its grounding and uplifting aromatherapeutic benefits but has also been used in Ayurvedic practices and traditional Chinese medicine to relieve wide array of bodily ailments.

Terpenes

Terpenes are volatile hydrocarbon compounds and the primary constituents of the essential oils of plants and flowers, including hemp. Functioning to attract pollinators and repel pests, terpenes contribute to a plant's unique aroma, taste, and color as well as potential therapeutic effects. Terpenes interact with cannabinoids and the endocannabinoid system, making them an important element for the entourage effect.

Yan Hu Suo

(Corydalis Rhizome)

Yan Hu Suo is known to stimulate blood flow and is widely used for its calming and analgesic properties to treat headaches, insomnia, mental distress, and menstrual pain.

Ylang Ylang

Applied internally and externally, ylang ylang is known for its antioxidant, nourishing, and protective properties. Aromatherapeutically, its sweet floral scent promotes stress relief and a positive outlook.

Zhi Gan Cao

(Licorice Root)

Used for pain relief, Zhi Gan Cao also tonifies the spleen qi, relaxes muscles, eases spasms and cramps, and lubricates the intestines.

Zhi Mu

(Anemarrhena Rhizome)

Used externally and internally, Zhi Mu is a powerful herb with anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, and antioxidant properties which promote immune and cognitive function as well as relax tension.