Manawa | Heart chakra soap
MANAWA - THE HEART, OR SEAT OF OUR AFFECTIONS
Find love healing by supporting your heart chakra. This soap works to find your inner state of compassion and love so you can find emotional balance, hope, optimism and trust.
Balancing the heart chakra allows you to find spiritual healing, compassion and universal oneness. Spiritually, use for those trying to clear heartfelt trauma or wanting to find balance through a flow of tapu e noa (sacred to safe) and recognise the beauty of such balance.
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, ponga and kauri which channel the heart chakra and its green aura.
Kind to the environment and tinana (body), 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
Matcha powder (camellia sinensis)
Super food powder
Lavender (lavandula angustifolia) essential oil
Rose geranium (pelargonium graveolens) essential oil
Amyris (amyris balsamifera) 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.
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).
Kauri | agathis australis - a rongoā rākau (native plant) that from a wairua (spiritual) perspective, Māori believe helps stimulate the flow of love and facilitate a deep empathy with all of life for those prone to indecisiveness, uncertainty or doubt in love.
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.
Ponga | cyathea dealbata | silver fern - a rongoā rākau (native plant) that from a wairua (spiritual) perspective, Māori believe helps the unconscious mind feel safe and to trust, so you can let your guard down, safely re-connect with your loving self and release emotions that weight on your chest.
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.