Jewel of the Nile - African Black Soap


Let’s change it up a bit and enjoy some of the many gifts Africa has to offer with a magnificent black soap that can nourish your skin and hair while bringing out their natural beauty!!!  This bar contains palm oil rich in vitamin E and carotene which can aid in the treatment of acne and eczema (anti-inflammatory) as well as reducing cell damage caused by toxic substances and environmental pollution.  Palm seed oil, high in lauric acid, can help to destroy fungus, bacteria, and viruses.  Rest assured…we only use sustainably and ethically harvested palm oil and palm kernel oil in this soap.  It does not contribute to the destruction of the rainforest or wildlife.  Cocoa butter, an excellent moisturizer readily absorbed by the skin, can be helpful for eczema and dermatitis.  Shea butter can help heal burns, scars, dermatitis, psoriasis, and sores as well as dandruff and stretch marks.  By moisturizing the skin it can diminish wrinkles.   The cinnamic acid in shea butter also helps to protect skin from harmful UV rays.  Plantain leaves (like shea butter) are rich in allatonin helping to lighten and reduce dark spots and marks.


Bergamot’s light, delicate, and refreshing aroma has antiseptic and healing action that may help eczema, psoriasis, acne, wounds, and seborrhea of the skin and scalp.   

Carrot Seed essential oil has a slightly sweet and dry aroma.  Its strengthening effect on red blood cells improves the complexion by adding tone and elasticity to the skin.  It can help with scarring and healing sores, eczema, psoriasis, and dry skin.

Lavender’s light, clear, floral scent with its woody undertones is valuable for most skin conditions.  It promotes growth of new cells and exerts balancing action on sebum.  Lavender also helps to heal burns, sunburns, acne, eczema, and psoriasis.  It’s an effective hair tonic and may help with alopecia. 

Cedarwood, with its dry, woody aroma, has skin softening, astringent, and antiseptic properties that can help acne, dermatitis, and psoriasis.  A good hair tonic that can help seborrhea of the scalp, dandruff, and alopecia.