Kumikumi | Throat chakra soap
KUMIKUMI - THE WHITE THROAT FEATHERS OF THE TŪĪ
Find body balance and the gift of articulation and openness by supporting your throat chakra. This soap works by channelling your creativity and synthesis of ideas into symbols.
Balancing the throat chakra allows you to communicate and speak clearly. Spiritually, use for those trying to clear reality trauma or wanting to find balance through connection to wairua by finding meaning, purpose and connectedness to self.
process to make
process to make
This handmade cold process soap is a beautiful blend of oils which have been steeped with kawakawa, manuka, and kanuka, as well as the non-native plants of lavender, chamomile, and calendula following tikanga Māori.
Created in alignment to the maramataka with takutaku and aroha, it is imbued with the mauri (life force) of the creator, and the rongoā kiwikiwi and maire which both channel the throatchakra and its light blue aura.
Kind to the environment and tinana, each ingredient is from nature and carefully sourced.
Organic olive pomace oil (olea europaea)
Coconut oil (cocos nucifera)
Castor oil (ricinus communis)
Hemp oil (cannabis sativa)
Shea butter (butyspermum parkii)
Wairakau (water with essence of plants,tea) - kawakawa (macropiper excelsum) and kumarahou (pomaderris kumeraho),
Sodium hydroxide (lye)
White kaolin clay
Alkanet root (alkanna tinctoria)
Madder root (rubia tinctorum)
Bergamot (citrus aurantium spp bergamia) essential oil
Pine (pinus spp.) essential oil
Lemongrass (cymbopogon flexuosus) essential oil.
WHY THESE RONGOĀ?
Kanuka | kunzea ericoides | white tea tree - a rongoā rākau (native plant) known to be antimicrobial and healing, as well as calming and relaxing, to the mind. From a wairua (spiritual) perspective, Māori believe it has the ability for regeneration and restored inner vitality & strength, and help with spontaneity and self-expression.
Kawakawa | macropiper excelsum - a rongoā rākau (native plant) that is said to soothe skin and help reduce inflammation due to its antimicrobial and analgesic properties. From a wairua (spiritual) perspective, Māori believe it gives strength to move forward fearlessly & have faith.
Kiwikiwi | blechnum fluviatile | star fern - a rongoā rākau (native plant) that from a wairua (spiritual) perspective, Māori believe supports you on the journey to re-connect with your sense of what is authentic and real or when feeling negatively affected by others.
Kumarahou (pomaderris kumeraho) - a rongoā rākau (native plant) that is said to be a soothing and healing agent due to it's high content of saponins which have anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and antioxidant properties. From a wairua (spiritual) perspective, Māori believe it awakens & transforms, restores neutrality and brings you back to a state of normal with spiritual connections to whenua (land) and ngahere (forest).
Maire | nestegis cunninghaii | nz sandalwood - a rongoā rākau (native plant) that from a wairua (spiritual) perspective, Māori believe helps you to listen to others and hear the truth of what is being said, as well as enhance your capacity to express heartfelt passion and know that you have something unique to offer and the means to communicate it.
Manuka | leptospermum scoparium| kahikatoa | tea tree - a rongoā rākau (native plant) said to soothe body and soul through its purification, anti-microbial, and anti-inflammatory properties. From a wairua (spiritual) perspective, Māori believe it supports self-regeneration, metamorphosis, being in touch with your own power, and depth of inner experience.
Calendula | calendula officinalis - known to soothe & hydrate skin and promote collagen production to help the skin to glow.
Chamomile | matricaria recutita - known to contain powerful anti-oxidants including polyphenols and phytochemicals which are said to help aging skin, protects from free radical damage by accelerating cell and tissue renewal, and give the skin a glow.
Lavender | lavandula angustifolia - known to be healing, antiseptic and calming.
Use a well draining soap dish and let soap dry in between uses
Store your unused soap in a dark, dry, cool area
TUPATO | CAUTION
MindKai is for external use only. Desist use if skin irritation occurs. Keep away from eyes.
We also recommend to avoid using during the first trimester of pregnancy due to the essential oils within the blend.