Cowshed has evolved into a holistic range of products and treatments, all bound together through our continued use of natural botanicals from sustainable sources containing the highest quality essential oils. On top of that we guarantee: No Parabens (preservatives), No Mineral Oils, No Silicons, No Animal Ingredients (spare a little organic beeswax and wildflower honey), and No Animal Testing (not now, not ever).
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Eucalyptus Essential Oil
Obtained from the deep green, sickle-shaped leaves of the tree. Naturally antiseptic, clearing and stimulating. Highly effective for muscular fatigue.
Renowned for its naturally soothing and healing effect on the skin and for helping to relieve stress.
Clary Sage Essential Oil
Distilled from the flowers and leaves of the plant, Clary Sage is deeply relaxing and imparts a feeling of well-being.
Cinnamon Essential Oil
A warming, spicy Essential Oil that is naturally astringent; has a toning action on the skin and stimulates the glandular system. Also a good antiseptic.
Bergamot Essential Oil
Fabulous as an anti-depressant, antiseptic and digestive aid, Bergamot oil can be used in the treatment of depression, stress and all types of skin infection.
Coriander Essential Oil
Distilled from the seeds with a spicy, sweet aroma. Relieves muscular aches and pains, increases circulation, aids sleep and helps with nervous exhaustion.
Carrot Seed Essential Oil
This dry, woody and warm smelling Essential Oil is very beneficial in shampoos for psoriasis of the scalp.
Evening Primrose Essential Oil
The essential fatty acids nourish the scalp and hair for health and shine.
Apricot Essential Oil
A rich source of oleic acid and vitamin E, both of which promote healthy skin condition. It softens the skin, reduces irritation and moisturises, always leaving the skin grease free.
Cranberry Essential Oil
With a fruity/sweet aroma, this Essential Oil is easily absorbed. Cranberry seed oil contributes to the lipid barrier protection of the skin and assists in moisture retention.
Calendula Essential Oil
Calendula has great healing, soothing and softening qualities.
A freshwater micro algae clinically proven to improve skin tone & firmness and decrease stretch marks.
A natural emollient, Aloe Vera has wonderful moisturising properties and can help to reduce skin irritation.
Packed full of minerals, Vitamin A, and antioxidants this root extract is highly beneficial for hair, nourishing and stimulating growth.
Nourishing, anti-ageing, softening, strengthening, fast penetrating, non-greasy and provides great shine to hair.
Fragrant and punchy with a shine extract blend.
Cinnamon has excellent anti-fungal properties and will leave your hair smelling delicious.
Renowned for its naturally soothing and healing effect on the skin and for helping to relieve stress. Chamomile also has fantastic hair shine properties.
An excellent source of GLA (Gamma Linolenic Acid). It claims to help prevent dryness, premature ageing and helps to makes the skin suppler. It has been used to prevent wrinkles, counteract unsightly stretch marks and to strengthen nails.
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Grapefruit Essential Oil
Naturally uplifting and stimulating; obtained from the peel of the fruit. Has a delightful tangy aroma that is invigorating and highly refreshing.
Jasmine Essential Oil
Has a sweet, exotic and richly floral smell. A deeply relaxing and sensual oil renowned for its warming and soothing effects. Produces a feeling of confidence and optimism.
Geranium Essential Oil
Extracted from the plant pelargonium. A balancing, stabilising and nurturing Essential Oil with a wonderfully fresh floral aroma. Helps to normalise dry and greasy skin.
Ginger Essential Oil
A spicy, warming and stimulating Essential Oil often used for digestive problems and nausea, as well as joint and muscle pain. Naturally antiseptic.
Frankincense Essential Oil
Balancing and relaxing and is extracted from a small bush native to Africa. Renowned for its exceptional rejuvenating properties.
French Lavender Essential Oil
The finest of lavender oils, the French variety improves relaxation, as well as being an effective anti-inflammatory.
Frangipani Essential Oil
Known for it's healing capacity, this Essential Oil is known as perfect rejuvenation for the body, mind and soul.
Hemp Seed Essential Oil
Packed with omega 3 and omega 6 essential fatty acids. This Essential Oil has strong soothing and healing properties, helping to maintain the skin's moisture levels without greasiness.
Juniper Berry Essential Oil
A natural antiseptic, Juniper Oil has a distinctive aroma that is woody, sweet, fresh and crisp. Juniper Berry Oil has been to known to assist those with acne, eczema and dermatitis by soothing and reducing irritation.
Salt is a natural detoxifier with antiseptic properties.
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Lavender Essential Oil
Naturally relaxing, soothing, restorative and balancing. Eases tired and aching muscles. A highly versatile oil with rejuvenating and antiseptic qualities.
Mandarin Red Essential Oil
Sweet, tangy and zesty; used mostly to increase circulation to the skin. Also used to relieve stress and digestive problems, and to help prevent stretch marks.
Petitgrain Essential Oil
Obtained from the leaves and twigs of the bitter orange tree; naturally relaxing, refreshing and rejuvenating.
Neroli Essential Oil
Renowned for its calming and rejuvenating effects and beneficial for dry, irritated skin.
Linden Blossom Essential Oil
Used in skincare for its naturally detoxifying and decongesting effect; has a beautifully sweet, light floral aroma.
Patchouli Essential Oil
Renowned for its sweet musky aroma and used in skincare for its regenerating properties. Beneficial in treating dry, itchy or mature skin. This sensual fragrance arouses physical energies.
Lemongrass Essential Oil
Naturally toning, stimulating and refreshing. Brightens tired, dull skin and energises tired muscles.
Magnolia Essential Oil
Acts as an aid to love, clear thinking and is a powerfully sweet fragrance.
Moroccan Rose Essential Oil
Revered as one of the most luxurious Essential Oils, this floral fragrance is known for its stress relieving and harmonising properties.
Peppermint Essential Oil
Peppermint oil has a fresh, sharp, menthol smell, and is great for combatting congestion, fatigue and depression.
Meadowfoam Essential Oil
Gently pressed from the seeds of wild grown meadowfoam, this effective emollient is pure and soothing to the skin.
Palmarosa Essential Oil
Containing the active compound geraniol, Palmarosa oil has natural cooling and toning properties and has a scent similar to rose's.
Naturally relaxing, soothing, restorative and balancing. The rejuvenating and antiseptic qualities of this ingredient are well documented.
Rich in vitamin C, vitamin B5 , potassium and antioxidant. Helps soothe mild scalp irritation.
Organic Seaweed Blend
Rich in mineral salts and amino acids to improve hydration.
Natural moisturiser, with strong moisture retention properties.
Obtained from the leaves and twigs of the bitter orange tree; naturally relaxing, refreshing and rejuvenating. Excellent for greasy hair.
Organic Olive Oil
A fantastic conditioner for hair and a top emollient, it's lightweight nature makes it great for moisturising. Olive oil will also promote scalp health and prevent dandruff.
Soothing for Sensitive Skin.
An anti–ageing, anti-itching, antimicrobial, antioxidant, astringent, purifying, refreshing and a stimulant.
An anti-irritant, antimicrobial, antioxidant and a stimulant.
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Sandalwood Essential Oil
Relaxing, sensual and soothing with a woody aroma. The perfect moisturising oil to use in skin care for all skin types, but especially nourishing to dry skin.
Rose Absolute Essential Oil
A more concentrated, fragrant version of Rose Essential Oil. Has a rich, sweet floral aroma and has been known to induce feelings of romance and love.
Rose Otto Essential Oil
Gives a floral scented boost to tired, lifeless skin that is need of rejuvenation, and the effect on the emotional system is uplifting, balancing and stabilising.
Vanilla Essential Oil
Renowned for its aphrodisiac and anti-depressant qualities. Also famed for sedative properties and full scent.
Rosemary Essential Oil
A powerfully refreshing herbaceous aroma; naturally stimulating, reviving and invigorating. This essential oil is also a natural skin and hair booster.
Rose Geranium Essential Oil
Balances the nervous system, lifts depression and relieves anxiety. Aids in regulating the hormonal system.
Sweet Orange Essential Oil
Extracted by cold press from the peel, this essential oil helps to eliminate toxins and supports collagen formation. Anti-septic, anti-ageing and anti-inflammatory.
Sea Buckthorn Essential Oil
Packed with vitamins, minerals and essential fatty acids to pamper and protect the skin. Anti-aging.
Spearmint Essential Oil
Spearmint has a soothing, cooling effect on the skin. Reduce redness and inflammation. Milder then it's sister Peppermint, and is therefore suitable for sensitive skin types.
Raspberry Seed Essential Oil
This essential oil hydrates the skin with omega fatty acids and vitamins E & A. Improves skin elasticity and regenerates skin cells.
Tamanu Essential Oil
This oil absorbs readily, leaving the skin feeling smooth and soft without any residual greasiness. Can also improve skin elasticity and firmness whilst adding a glow to skin.
Rich in vitamin A & E, Organic Shea Butter is highly nourishing for your hair and scalp.
An essential nutrient for hair growth.
Enhances hair manageability, improves the body and texture of hair, improves feel and dry comb properties, contains cysteine for hair strengthening and nourishment.
Provides UV protection helping to stabilise coloured hair.
Quenches free radicals.
St John's Wort
An anti-irritant, antimicrobial, antioxidant, astringent, emollient, protecting and a stimulant.
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Ylang Ylang Essential Oil
Sensual, relaxing and balancing; beneficial in treating both dry and oily skin.
Well hailed for its strengthening properties. Penetrating the cortex, it provides replenishment by adding Cysteine to hair weakened by chemical treatments and regular hair maintenance.
Wild Harvested Cornflower
Astringent and soothing properties for the scalp.
Wild Harvested Rosehip
Source of vitamin C for the hair. Contains high levels of fatty acids which are essential building blocks for the skin and scalp.