The vast majority of ingredients in our line of 100% natural skin care products are grown biodynamically, organically or ethically wild-harvested.

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MaltodextrinMaltodextrin is a natural sugar from plant starch (tested and certified Non-GMO) that helps the consistency of products and improves the spreadability of natural pigments. Maltodextrin is considered free of gluten by the German Society of Celiac Diseases.
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Manganese Violet (CI 77742)

A violet mineral color pigment derived from manganese.
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Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Butter

Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed ButterSkin-nurturing mango butter is obtained from the kernels of the mango fruit. It is a heavy, edible plant butter similar to cocoa butter and contains natural Tocopherols. It is a relatively occlusive fatty butter which means that it stays on the skin as a barrier, protecting the skin from drying out. In addition it helps the consistency and stabilization of creamy emulsions.
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Manihot Utilissima (Tapioca) Starch

Tapioca starch is derived from the long tuberous roots of the Manihot esculenta tree, which is native to South America and Southeast Africa. The starch is used in cosmetics as a powder base and in compact powders the starch serves as a binding agent. Tapioca starch has good absorbency and leaves a smooth feeling on the skin when applied.
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Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil

Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf OilAn essential oil extracted from the Australian tree Melaleuca alternifolia. This oil is traditionally used for cuts, burns and insect bites. Tea tree and manuca oil in the Dr.Hauschka Pure Care Cover Sticks provide preservative qualities.
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Melia Azadirachta Leaf Extract

Melia Azadirachta Leaf ExtractA tree native to India used for centuries in cooking, Ayurvedic medicine and for hair and nail care. Neem leaf is soothing and refreshing. It's strengthening effect on keratin protein, makes it ideal for hair and nails. Neem leaf extract promotes healthy scalp and supports hair growth. Traditional Indian hair treatments use a neem tea rinse and packs of neem leaf pulp for conditioning. Poultices and washes are traditionally used for care of the skin.
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Melia Azadirachta Seed Oil

Melia Azadirachta Seed OilAn oil extract traditionally used for hair care in India makes the hair soft and full and give it a natural sheen. It helps normalize an oily scalp.
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Melissa Officinalis Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract

Melissa Officinalis Flower/Leaf/Stem ExtractCommon in herb gardens, lemon balm grows to be a strong, bushy plant about 60 to 90 cm. tall with oval, intensely green leaves with serrated edges. It forms the very picture of lush vegetation. Growing in tiers, the leaves emit a lemony fragrance when rubbed. The key ingredient in Dr.Hauschka Melissa Day Cream, lemon balm is known for its mediating properties and is able to help skin to balance between the opposing forces within oily, dry and sensitive areas of skin. Melissa’s ability to bridge great differences can also be seen from its natural habitat. It prefers moist, well-drained soil, but can also handle dryness. It needs sun, but can still thrive in partial shade.
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Mercurialis Perennis Extract

Mercurialis Perennis ExtractRhythmitised dilution of Mercurialis perennis, or "dog's mercury," a plant with dark green leaves which contain natural cleansing substances that soothe and support skin renewal. Mercurialis grows primarily in the shady forests of Europe and is hermaphroditic, meaning plants carry both pollen and ovaries. It is hand-harvested in early spring, just as its greenish flowers appear.
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Mesembryanthemum Crystallinum (Ice Plant) Extract

Mesembryanthemum Crystallinum (Ice Plant) ExtractIce plant has an amazing ability to grow and survive in sunny, dry conditions. The plant can store particularly large amounts of minerals and moisture in its succulent leaves and thus moisturize and soothe the skin. Similar to other succulents like aloe, ice plant is hydrating and soothes skin and calms redness. This South African native has successfully migrated to the sunny coastal areas of several continents, flourishing in barren, even salty soils.
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A mineral that provides natural glitter and shimmer in make-up. In rhythmitised dilutions, the silica-rich composition of mica is thought to support the formative processes in the connective tissue and bring vitality to the skin.
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Mineral Salts (Sales)

Natural mineral salt water from thermal springs of Bad Bentheim, Germany helps support healthy moisture balance and stabilize the skin.