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At Anicura we believe in the power of natural ingredients to help your pet’s skin. That’s why our products feed the skin with oils such as lavender and sea buckthorn and extracts full nutrients. As a result, your pet’s skin will be come stronger and eventually healthier.

To ensure our formulations adhere to regulations, we use very gentle synthetics. We choose them specifically for their skin-friendly nature.

We continuously work with scientists to ensure we create the best and most effective formulations for your pet’s skin.

Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) has been widely reported to soothe itchy and inflamed skin, when diluted at an appropriate ratio.  This is why we use it in our gels, along with sea buckthorn oil. So why is Apple Cider Vinegar so loved? Not only is it a delicious ingredient to use in the kitchen,  ACV has some great properties for…

Citronella Oil

Citronella Oil (Cymbopogon Winterianus) is derived from various different lemongrass plants.  It is used all over the world to repel biting insects. We use this lovely oil in our Insect Repellent, along with oils such as peppermint to soothe and calm and lemongrass to deter mosquitoes.  Tea tree and eucalyptus, amongst others, help repel annoying fleas. Citronella also displays antibacterial…

Patchouli Oil

Patchouli (Pogostemon Cablin) Oil has a very distinct fragrance.  Sourced from the Pogostemon Cablin plant which is native to the tropical regions of Asia, Patchouli Oil has been used for centuries as a repellent for biting insects and to kill bed bugs!

Dead Sea Salt

Dead Sea Salt (Maris Sal) has been used for many years to treat skin conditions due to its high mineral content (21 in total!) which combine to soothe and cleanse the skin, whilst promoting healing and moisture balancing. Great for animals prone to skin conditions such as hot spots, dermatitis and allergies.

Chamomile Oil

Chamomile Essential Oil (Anthemis nobilis oil) is derived from Chamomile flowers. These pretty white and yellow flowers grow in Europe and Asia. They are believed to have anti-inflammatory and healing properties which help to calm the skin and soothe redness.  This is why we use this beautiful oil in our Dog and Cat Shampoo. As a result, your pet’s skin…

Lemongrass

Lemongrass Herb Oil (Cymbopogon Flexuosus Herb Oil)  is derived from dried lemongrass and is known for its anti-fungal, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties.  It can help to strengthen skin tissue and is also regularly used as an insect repellent.  And, it smells great!    

Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera (Aloe barbadensis) is a member of the Lily family.  It acts as an emollient, moisturising and hydrating the skin. It aids shedding of dead skin cells, combats itch, fights bacteria and prevents infection, heals wounds whilst preventing scarring and promotes the production of healthy new skin cells.  Aloe Vera is also great for burns and also soothes insect…

Peppermint Oil

Peppermint Oil (Mentha Piperita Oil)  is soothing and calming for the skin.  It can reduce redness and itchiness and also contains anti-bacterial properties.  This wonderful plant also helps to balance the natural oils in the skin, and smells amazing! For centuries, this wonderful herb has been used in a versatile manner. Perhaps most widely know is its ability to soothe…

Almond

Sweet Almond Oil (Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis Oil) is often mistaken for a nut, but it is actually the seed of a fruit. Besides Almond Oil smelling lovely, it also is a little powerbomb of nutrients for the skin. Containing Vitamins A & E, Fatty Acids and Minerals like Zinc and Potassium, Almond is able to deeply moisturise the skin, function…

Olive

It is no surprise that Olive Oil (OleaEeuropaea Fruit Oil) has been used in skincare for centuries. Olive is a natural humectant helping to attract moisture to dry skin. It is also rich in vitamins A, D, E and K, all amazing for skin in need of nutrients.

Rosemary

Rosemary Leaf Oil (Rosmarinus Officinalis Leaf Oil) is not just great for cooking, it also has amazing benefits for the skin. It is known to calm and soothe troubled skin, making it a great ingredient for pets with hot spots or itchy and inflamed skin.

Lavender

Many know already how amazing Lavender Oil (Lavandula Angustifolia Oil) is and do too of course! That is why you will find lavender oil in many of our formulations. Lavender soothes and calms whilst also having the ability to cleanse and remove toxins from the skin, perfect for dry and itchy skin. For acne-prone skin, lavender oil can penetrate the pores…

Sweet Orange

Some find that Sweet Orange Peel Oil (Citrus Aurantium Dulcis Peel Oil) is too harsh for dry skin and should therefore not be used in cosmetics designed for those with dry, dehydrated skin. We feel however, that due to its unique qualities Orange Peel Oil can massively contribute to a healthier skin, especially in the quantities that we use in…

Tea Tree

Tea Tree Leaf Oil (Melaleuca Alternifolia Leaf Oil) has a many functionalities from soothing the dry and itchy skin to calming redness in acne-prone skin. Added benefit is that is smells amazing, but only in a highly diluted version, as pure Tea Tree is incredibly strong and much too strong for the skin. Just a little drop is plenty to enjoy…

Eucalyptus Oil

Most people know of Eucalyptus Oil for their colds and coughs, but it also works amazingly on any types of skin issues for pets and humans! A little bit of technical info – Eucalyptus contains 1,8-cineole (Eucalyptol) which works as an anti-inflammatory and antibacterial. This is why it works so well for coughs and colds, and also skin conditions. This…

Sea Buckthorn

We have used Sea Buckthorn Kernel Extract (Hippophae Rhamnoides Kernel Extract) since the very first time we started producing Salcura products all those years ago. Why? Because it is amazing! The juice that comes out of the Sea Buckthorn berry is known to contain vitamins C, A, and E, beta-carotene, minerals, amino acids, and fatty acids – a little miracle berry…

Grape Seed

Grapeseed Oil (Vitis Vinifera Seed Oil) works wonders for the skin. Just to name a few benefits – it has emollient properties, which helps lock in moisture to rehydrate dry skin, it is high in antioxidants that protect against free radical damage and may limit early signs of aging and it is rich in linoleic acid which strengthens the skin…

Sunflower

Sunflower Seed Oil (Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil) is packed with an array of compounds including vitamins A, D and E, folic acid, palmitic acid, stearic acid, lecithin, carotenoids, proteins, selenium, copper, iron, zinc, calcium, linoleic acid and oleic acid. These nutrients work together in synergy to repair and regenerate skin.

Safflower

Safflower Seed Oil (Carthamus Tinctorius Seed Oil) is a rich source of Vitamin E and acts as a lubricant to prevent water from leaving your skin. In other words, it locks moisture into the skin, which can be much needed for those with dry skin. It is also has a very high content of linoleic acid, which can combine with…