Our outermost boundary is our body’s largest organ, the mediator between our inner and outer worlds, and the limit of our physical being. Sometimes it’s dry and cracked, or soft and supple, other times it’s oily and damp. Our skin is many things. To herbalists, our skin is also a window into our internal emotional states and physiology. Skin can tell us a lot about how we respond to our physical world, its quality reflecting the health of our digestive, respiratory, lymphatic, nerve, cardiovascular and endocrine systems. We’ve blended frequencies with CAP beauty to create The Light Ray, a skin-centered blend of nervines, adaptogens, and nourishing plants. These plants work together to activate and support your inner world, illuminating and releasing your glow to encourage luminous, hydrated skin.
How does The Light Ray help?
- Activates your skin’s clearest, gleaming glow
- Supports the liver’s natural detoxification process
- Nourishes your nervous systems
- Promotes harmony between your inner and outer world
What’s in it?
Goji Berries are a revered tonic in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Native to Asia, goji berries are what’s known as a yin tonic, meaning they are nutritive and restorative. They are strengthening to parts of our bodies that experience deficiency and help to supports healthy immunity, restful sleep, and promote general wellbeing. It’s a tiny but mighty and definitely tasty berry.
Nettle is a weedy plant that prefers the damp and cool of shade and is most famous for its stinging quality. But its leaf is wildly nourishing to your entire body. It supports the healthful function of your kidneys, liver, digestive tract, and overall metabolism assisting your body in its removal of waste. It takes a lot of energy and effort to keep a body going, take out the trash, and look good at the end of it all. Nettle is here to help your body put in the work.
Hibiscus is a traditional food native to Africa that, today, grows widely in the tropics and subtropics. Commonly known as “hibiscus flowers,” the ruby red calyces - the sepals of the flower - are extracted in this formula to support digestive, kidney, liver, and cardiovascular function. It’s pleasantly tart, bright flavor is delightfully cooling.
Schisandra berry is complex in effect and flavor. This berry is sweet, salty, bitter, pungent, and sour all at once. The English translation of its name Wu Wei Zi means "Five Flavored Seed". A warming adaptogen, it imparts a feeling of focused calm by soothing the nervous system and enhancing concentration and the endocrine system. Especially helpful under the demands of modern life that can leave us undernourished and fatigued.
Gotu Kola leaf is a traditional Rasayana in Ayurveda, a rejuvantive, gentle remedy that is safe to work with overtime. Gotu Kola springs into action to nourish and strengthen, promoting the production of collagen to keep skin and tissues soft and supple.
Rose Hips are the fruit of the rose plant. This sweetly-tart jammy fruit supports the cardiovascular system. They are like food for your heart, helping it to do its job delivering nutrients and oxygen to all parts of the body. Cooling and calming the body so that it can receive what it needs to keep you glowing inside and out.
Try The Light Ray today!