This simple Rescue Balm is ideal for soothing, protecting and strengthening dry or sensitive skin in need of an intensely nourishing treatment. It has a high content of Castor Oil which is full of wholesome nutrients such as vitamin E, minerals and proteins. Castor oil has long been recognised for its antibacterial and antifungal properties. Ricinoleic acid in castor oil stimulates circulation of nutrient rich blood to skin which aids healing. There is also a high content of Organic Shea Nut Butter. This beautiful versatile butter comes from the Karite tree, also known as women’s gold. This tree grows in the Savannah regions of West Africa. It is unusual in that it encourages your skin to absorb moisture from the air ensuring that your skin becomes softer and stays moisturised. Shea butter is rich in luxurious constituents, which include unsaturated fats, essential fatty acids, phytosterols, vitamin E and D, provitamin A and allantoin. Shea butter is a superfood for your skin!!