Benefits of Noni

Noni grows in shady forests and also on open sandy or rocky shores.  The flowers of Noni are small and quite pretty; the fruit is large and pretty weird looking .. but very good for you, we’re told.  The fruit is green at first, and then it turns yellow and then white.  It has a […]

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Ever wonder what Bergamot is?  It is in the ingredient list for many natural, organic beauty products, so you may want to know what it is and what it contributes to the overall effect. Bergamot is a citrus fruit whose rind is used for extracting the Bergamot Essential Oil. The scientific name of bergamot is Citrus […]


Healthiest Oil on Earth is Coconut…

Coconut oil has been described as “the healthiest oil on earth.” It is extracted from copra (the dried meat, or kernel, of the coconut).  It helps prevent premature aging and wrinkling of your skin, and helps protect against skin cancer and other blemishes by keeping connective tissues strong and supple. Coconut oil’s antioxidants help bring […]


Marigold as a remedy!

Lovely sounding Calendula is an ingredient in most all of Lanikai Bath and Body’s products. If you say the word, it rolls off your tongue in a pleasing way. Now say “Marigold.” Because that is what most of us call Calendula. From Marigold is chiefly used as a local remedy. Its action is stimulant […]


Fragrances and our Five Senses…

The sense of smell, we all know, is the most powerful of the five senses. People recall smells with a 65% accuracy after a year, while the visual recall of photos sinks to about 50% after only three months. According to “Our odor memories frequently have strong emotional qualities and are associated with the […]