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Natura Siberica
What is Wild Harvesting?
Thursday, October 26th, 2017

For centuries, herbs and plants have been used for their incredibly potent skin regeneration properties to enhance our complexion and nourish the skin and hair from the outside in. Natura Siberica is the first Certified Organic beauty brand based on exclusive Wild Harvested flowers and natural ingredients sourced from the unspoilt continent of Siberia. The range turns traditional Siberian beauty secrets into a unique natural beauty range for face, bath, body and hair.

Natura Siberica draws ethically and responsibly from the natural Siberian resources, where the unique flora has stayed pristine despite extreme weather conditions. Wild Harvested means that the natural ingredients used in Natura Siberica’s products are gathered  from their most natural conditions and environment. This ensures that these herbs and flowers are at their most resilient and purest form, and are therefore rich in nutrients and active components.

Wild harvesting is how our ancestors have gathered herbs, roots and flowers for thousands of years. The unique nature of the herbs and flowers which have grown uncultivated (in natural conditions of their growth, without fertilisers and other harmful substances) means that these plants have undergone a natural selection – so only the most resilient, strongest plants that are rich in nutrients and active components, survive.

Wild harvesting has a number of requirements. Since ancient times, traditional healers and herbalists base their work on a specific calendar for gathering medicinal herbs. The time of which the herbs and flowers are gathered needs to be aligned with when the plant is rich in nutrients and vitamins. If gathered prematurely, these ingredients can’t be used for therapeutic purposes. It is recommended that leaves are gathered every year, roots and root stock every 2-3 years, and some plants every 5-6 or more years from different spots in order for nature to accumulate lost reserves. Another important rule is that gathered plant stock should be used as soon as possible by drying or other processing methods.

The Natura Siberica range also contains 4 of 12 of the world’s natural adaptogens, which are a natural substance found in plants that have survived since the Ice Age, adapting to and thriving in the most severe weather conditions. Adaptogens increase the plants resistance against environmental stress, avoid damage and then in turn, offer us unique health and beauty benefits.

So what are some of Natura Siberica’s most powerful beautifiers? You will find these five unique organic wild harvested herbs and flowers in selected products in the Natura Siberica range…

Siberian-Pine-Cedar

 

1. Siberian Cedar Pine Seed Oil

Used as a base to all Natura Siberica products, Siberian Cedar Pine Seed Oil is several times richer in Vitamin E than olive oil and has a higher concentration of Vitamin F than Cod Liver Oil. Siberian Cedar Oil helps to effectively smooth and nourish the skin, rejuvenate and regenerate hair and act as a natural anti-inflammatory.

Can be found in: the whole Natura Siberica range

 

Altai-sea-buckthorn

 

2. Altai Sea Buckthorn

Altai Sea Buckthorn is considered as one of the best treatments for skin health as the Vitamin C present in the berry does not get destroyed even under thermal influence. This makes sea buckthorn fantastic for regenerating skin and hair, providing hydration and restoring skin structure. Sea Buckthorn can be found in all products in the Siberica Oblepikha range.

Can be found in: the whole Oblepikha Siberica range and other products including Fresh Spa Bania Detox Golden Oblepikha Shampoo and Conditioner, NS Copenhagen 10 Icy Berries Body Scrub

 

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3. Siberian Ginseng

Siberian Ginseng has the ability to survive in even the most extreme Siberian winters. Research shows that Siberian Ginseng contains 30% more active ingredients than any other type of Ginseng in the world. It helps to improve skin conditions by restoring epidermis cells, and protecting skin and hair from dehydration.

Can be found in: Natura Siberica Eye Cream Gel with Siberian Ginseng, Natura Siberica Sauna & Spa Protection & Repair Hair Mask with Siberian Ginseng, Natura Siberica Extra-Firming Hand Cream 

 

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4. Rhodiola Rosea

Rhodiola Rosea is a flowering plant found on costal edge cliffs and mountains of altitudes up to 2280 meters. This unique flower has a great rejuvenating effect, it stimulates the metabolic process, enhances the skin’s protective functions and nourishes and hydrates skin and hair.

Can be found in: Natura Siberica Day Cream with Rhodiola Rosea, Natura Siberica Revitalising Bath Salts, Natura Siberica Hydrating Cream Soap

 

limonnic-nanai

 

 

5. Limonik Nanai

Limonik Nanai is a Siberian plant with fruits that look like Cherries and is known for its natural healing abilities making it one of the most effective adaptogens on the planet. The fruit and seeds contain high contents of vitamin C and E making it extremely beneficial for strengthening hair, relieving skin irritation and improving the structure and appearance of skin and hair.

Can be found in: Natura Siberica Lifting Hand Cream, Natura Siberica ICEA Northern Soap Detox for Deep Facial Cleansing, Sauna & Spa Natural Siberian Foot Butter

 

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