FRANKINCENSE - rejuvenates damaged skin thereby reducing the appearance of scars. The active ingredient in Frankincense, boswellic acid has anti-inflammatory properties so again, helps to prevent more damage to the area around the scar.
Rosehip: treats scars, acne, and improves condition of skin. In a 2015 study, researchers found that rosehip seed oil improved the appearance of post-surgical scars. Used twice daily for 12 weeks the scars has less discoloration, atrophy, and redness.
Ylang ylang has moisturizing properties, making it a key ingredient in many luxury skin and hair products. We put it in our My Zen Skin Care Frankincense Scar Therapy Oil because Ylang Ylang is classified as a heart note, calming, mood lifting - its constituents literally soothe the Spirit/Soul. So it helps relieve the emotions that may be associated with the scarring.
Helichrysum essential oil has anti-inflammatory, antifungal, and antibacterial properties that are useful in healing skin. Helichrysum essential oil contains an anti-inflammatory substance called arzanol, which plays a part in healing wounds. It also has antioxidant properties that can help prevent the accumulation of free radicals - scars already cause that so it will help prevent more of this.