Cocklebur (Nazar)

A Matter of Healing in Anatolia 

In Anatolia, which has been home to many different civilizations over the past 8000 years, nature has always been an importantpart of life. The cocklebur is a wild plant that is common throughout this region, with the people from Anatolia believing that its spiky structure serves to keep away the evil eye, using this symbol as an amulet motif in clothing and carpets. In particular, this motif is believed to protect against health problems, and with its very granular form, is also often a symbol of fertility and abundance.

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The answers to all of the world’s problems are hidden in nature! Look: even the world of medical pharmacology has recently found a passion for plant sciences. Nowadays, herbalists and greengrocers are practically regarded as pharmacies. So whatever your needs or you worries, the cure can be found in nature. Search insistently, keep plenty of cocklebur around.

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Soap – Cocklebur (Skin...

TRY30.00

A Matter of SkinProtection- Honey-Pollen-Propolis

Concentrated by bees from the wonders of nature, this special content comes from Kars, and can be used to treat all skin conditions while improving and beautifying the skin.

Our soap consists of 80% olive oil which is sourced from İzmir-Seferihisar, is of edible quality, and is full of miraculous properties. A small amount of natural coconut oil is added in order to make it lather. Furthermore, in our soaps you can also find unique healing natural oils from Turkey’s different regions.

Entirely handmade.
The soap consists of 80% edible olive oil.
Has been enriched with plants and oil extracts from various parts of Anatolia.
You can use this soap on your entire body and on your hair.
Is very different from the soaps that you know.

Soap – Cocklebur (Sensitive...

TRY30.00

A Matter of Sensitive Skin – Grape Seed Oil

The delicious Efemçukuru grapes which are grown in the Izmir region, as well as their milled seeds, are ideal for exfoliating, moisturizing and toning skin.

Our soap consists of 80% olive oil which is sourced from İzmir-Seferihisar, is of edible quality, and is full of miraculous properties. A small amount of natural coconut oil is added in order to make it lather. Furthermore, in our soaps you can also find unique healing natural oils from Turkey’s different regions.

Entirely handmade.

The soap consists of 80% edible olive oil.

Has been enriched with plants and oil extracts from various parts of Anatolia.

You can use this soap on your entire body and on your hair.

Is very different from the soaps that you know.

Peshkir - Cocklebur (Nazar)

TRY60.00

Woven on looms in the town of Buldan using traditional methods, with one side woven in bamboo, and the other in cotton, the symbols on these double-layered peşkirs are embroidered using natural wool thread.

Absorbent.
Dries quickly. 
Lightweight and takes up little space. 
Kind to your skin. 
Ideal for babies. 
Retains its softness for a long time thanks to the bamboo content.

Can be used in the kitchen as a hand towel, dish cloth or pot-holder, in the bathroom as a face or hand towel, or at the dinner table as a napkin or place mat.

ABOUT PEŞKİR:

This special Anatolian cloth is known as the ancestor of towels, with the name coming from the Farsi Piş (front) and Gir (to hold). Found in many regions and palaces, it was used as a place setting or a napkin placed on the lap, and was given great importance in the Ottoman palace.

Soap – Cocklebur (Oily Skin)

TRY30.00

A Matter of Oily Skin - Volcanic Clay

Made with volcanic clay from Denizli, this purifies oily skin without drying or irritating it.

Our soap consists of 80% olive oil which is sourced from İzmir-Seferihisar, is of edible quality, and is full of miraculous properties. A small amount of natural coconut oil is added in order to make it lather. Furthermore, in our soaps you can also find unique healing natural oils from Turkey’s different regions.

Entirely handmade.

The soap consists of 80% edible olive oil.

Has been enriched with plants and oil extracts from various parts of Anatolia.

You can use this soap on your entire body and on your hair.

Is very different from the soaps that you know.

Soap – Cocklebur (Acne)

TRY30.00

A Matter of Acne – Lavender

Made from lavender flowers collected from the fields of Isparta and their natural oil, this is used to treat pimples, blackheads and acne, while soothing the skin.

Our soap consists of 80% olive oil which is sourced from İzmir-Seferihisar, is of edible quality, and is full of miraculous properties. A small amount of natural coconut oil is added in order to make it lather. Furthermore, in our soaps you can also find unique healing natural oils from Turkey’s different regions.

Entirely handmade.

The soap consists of 80% edible olive oil.

Has been enriched with plants and oil extracts from various parts of Anatolia.

You can use this soap on your entire body and on your hair.

Is very different from the soaps that you know.

Soap – Cocklebur (Hair Loss)

TRY30.00

A Matter of Hair Loss- JuniperTar

Juniper tar from Balikesir is particularly good for treating hair loss, ringworm, scabies, and fungal infections, and gives excellent results in treating eczema and psoriasis.

Our soap consists of 80% olive oil which is sourced from İzmir-Seferihisar, is of edible quality, and is full of miraculous properties. A small amount of natural coconut oil is added in order to make it lather. Furthermore, in our soaps you can also find unique healing natural oils from Turkey’s different regions.

Entirely handmade.
The soap consists of 80% edible olive oil.
Has been enriched with plants and oil extracts from various parts of Anatolia.
You can use this soap on your entire body and on your hair.
Is very different from the soaps that you know.

Soap – Cocklebur (Age Spots)

TRY30.00

A Matter of Age Spots - Pomegranate

The essence of pomegranates grown in the Mediterranean region lighten brown spotsnourishes the skin, and reduces the appearance of wrinkles.

Our soap consists of 80% olive oil which is sourced from İzmir-Seferihisar, is of edible quality, and is full of miraculous properties. A small amount of natural coconut oil is added in order to make it lather. Furthermore, in our soaps you can also find unique healing natural oils from Turkey’s different regions.

Entirely handmade.

The soap consists of 80% edible olive oil.

Has been enriched with plants and oil extracts from various parts of Anatolia.

You can use this soap on your entire body and on your hair.

Is very different from the soaps that you know.

Soap – Cocklebur (Cellulite)

TRY30.00

A Matter of Cellulite – Spirulina

Protein, vitamin and mineral-rich Spirulina is an algae which helps exfoliate dead skin cells, eliminates cellulite and tones the skin.

Our soap consists of 80% olive oil which is sourced from İzmir-Seferihisar, is of edible quality, and is full of miraculous properties. A small amount of natural coconut oil is added in order to make it lather. Furthermore, in our soaps you can also find unique healing natural oils from Turkey’s different regions.

Entirely handmade.

The soap consists of 80% edible olive oil.

Has been enriched with plants and oil extracts from various parts of Anatolia.

You can use this soap on your entire body and on your hair.

Is very different from the soaps that you know.

Soap – Cocklebur (Stretch...

TRY30.00

A Matter of Stretch Marks -Cocoa Butter

Naturally edible cocoa butter is used by pregnant women and those who lose or gain weight rapidly as a way to protect against stretch marks and nourish the skin.

Our soap consists of 80% olive oil which is sourced from İzmir-Seferihisar, is of edible quality, and is full of miraculous properties. A small amount of natural coconut oil is added in order to make it lather. Furthermore, in our soaps you can also find unique healing natural oils from Turkey’s different regions.

Entirely handmade.

The soap consists of 80% edible olive oil.

Has been enriched with plants and oil extracts from various parts of Anatolia.

You can use this soap on your entire body and on your hair.

Is very different from the soaps that you know.

Soap – Cocklebur (Dry Skin)

TRY30.00

A Matter of Dry Skin- Hammam

Featuring the classic soap smell from our memories, this can be used to treat cracks and dryness while also nourishing and revitalizing the skin due to the special Aegean olive oil used in this soap.

Our soap consists of 80% olive oil which is sourced from İzmir-Seferihisar, is of edible quality, and is full of miraculous properties. A small amount of natural coconut oil is added in order to make it lather. Furthermore, in our soaps you can also find unique healing natural oils from Turkey’s different regions.

Entirely handmade.

The soap consists of 80% edible olive oil.

Has been enriched with plants and oil extracts from various parts of Anatolia.

You can use this soap on your entire body and on your hair.

Is very different from the soaps that you know.

Soap – Cocklebur (Smoothness)

TRY30.00

A Matter of Smoothness - Mimosa

The scent of mimosa flowers from Izmir will brighten your spirit, while natural olive oil from the Dardanelles will refresh your skin with all of its miraculous effects.

Our soap consists of 80% olive oil which is sourced from İzmir-Seferihisar, is of edible quality, and is full of miraculous properties. A small amount of natural coconut oil is added in order to make it lather. Furthermore, in our soaps you can also find unique healing natural oils from Turkey’s different regions.

Entirely handmade.

The soap consists of 80% edible olive oil.

Has been enriched with plants and oil extracts from various parts of Anatolia.

You can use this soap on your entire body and on your hair.

Is very different from the soaps that you know.

Soap – Cocklebur (Baby Skin)

TRY30.00

A Matter of Delicate Baby Skin - Fennel-Almond-Cocoa-Sesame

Babies’ skin is delicate and highly sensitive. This soap offers the strengthening properties of almond oil, the relaxing properties of fennel, the protective properties of cocoa butter, and the nourishing properties of sesame oil.

Our soap consists of 80% olive oil which is sourced from İzmir-Seferihisar, is of edible quality, and is full of miraculous properties. A small amount of natural coconut oil is added in order to make it lather. Furthermore, in our soaps you can also find unique healing natural oils from Turkey’s different regions.

Entirely handmade.

The soap consists of 80% edible olive oil.

Has been enriched with plants and oil extracts from various parts of Anatolia.

You can use this soap on your entire body and on your hair.

Is very different from the soaps that you know.