From seed saving to salve making, Germinate is fully involved in the process. The Germinate Organic Body Care line is handcrafted from ethically & sustainably sourced ingredients, including wild crafted plants & local organically grown herbs which are hand infused, fresh in season, in cold pressed certified organic & fair trade oils. Using fresh local herbs from one’s own bio-region ensures quality, potency & sustainability, as well as an awareness for nature's gifts. All essential are steam distilled or cold pressed. Packaging is in recyclable tins or returnable glass.
Germinate Apothecary is never tested on animals & is free from additives, artificial & synthetic ingredients, fragrance oils, perfume, flavour,
preservatives, solvents, parabens, phthalates, petroleum, dyes, sulphates & palm oil.
Your skin is the largest organ of your body. Since it is porous, absorbing what you put on it,
it is important to understand the ingredients in the products you use.
The David Suzuki Foundation provides a great resource on Cosmetic Chemicals to Avoid,
where one can learn how commonly used ingredients are health or environmental hazards.