The name Kumkumadi comes from its key ingredient Red-gold saffron, which is known as Kumkuma in Sanskrit. Considered to be a miracle skin tonic, this oil works wonders to nourish, moisturize and brighten the skin.


Kumkumadi Oil

Shankara’s authentic Ayurvedic beauty recipe combines the virtues of saffron, lotus and 32 other hand-picked nourishing flowers and herbs. Shankara Kumkumadi oil is handmade using a classical Ayurvedic process called taila paka. First comes the kashaya phase where an herbal infusion is made using specific herbs. Nutrients are then slowly extracted from whole natural ingredients, some gently simmering into milk and others into oil. The milk and oil mixtures are then combined with the herbal infusion and reduced over low heat to make the taila paka resulting in a naturally occurring micro emulsion with rich skin benefits.

Shankara’s Timeless Kumkumadi Oil is light, absorbs easily and will nourish, rejuvenate and firm the skin while reducing discoloration & blemishes.

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The Exotic Miracle Herb

  • This aromatic herb, also known as ‘kesar’ in Hindi, has since time immemorial been vital in nurturing skin.
  • An ideal ingredient that is traditionally known to have anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, and helps with acne, breakouts and pigmentation.
  • Saffron has antioxidants such as carotenoids and crocetin which make the skin appear fresh and young.

Key ingredients

Saffron - Red Gold

Saffron has antioxidants such as carotenoids and crocetin which make the skin appear fresh and young.

Red Sandalwood

A powerful skin antiseptic that helps clear blackheads, tighten enlarged pores, and tackles the appearance of early fine lines.


Its antimicrobial strength helps combat acne and skin rashes.


Relaxing, soothing and calming and known to generate feelings of kindness, forgiveness and happiness.


Rich in antioxidants, Turmeric is renowned for its anti-inflammatory properties and is known to purify the skin.


Also known as Glabridin, Licorice is exceptional in its ability to brighten the skin naturally and is a rich source of antioxidants.

What our customers say

Customer Reviews

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The product feels very light on the skin - I also feel nourished and hydrated. Love it!

Loved the fragrance and my face felt soft and moisturized throughout the day. Few nights of application removed some of my pigmentation spots.

Skin feels soft and healthy.

I have used it nightly for a few days now and my skin feels incredibly soft and smooth. I would highly recommend this product. You only need a tiny amount per use. I made the mistake of using too much the first time. Very small amount goes a long way and is all you need.