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Zoom PRATIMA Ayurvedic Skincare Pitta Face Essential Oil

Pitta Face Essential Oil


For combination & sensitive skin

Size: 0.5 oz

One of three dosha face essential oil blends, this formula features organic botanicals to soothe and balance combination and sensitive skin types. With the help of Ayurvedic herbs sandalwood, jasmine, and rose, skin is visibly calmer, smoother, and more radiant.

A PRATIMA Skincare best-seller.

PRATIMA organic Face Essential Oils are food for the skin and feature a unique molecular structure that penetrates to the deepest layer of facial tissue, addressing the root cause of skin imbalances for lasting results.

What is Pitta dosha and Pitta type skin?

In Ayurveda, Pitta dosha is the combination of fire and water energies. When out of balance, Pitta type skin can manifest as inflammation, redness, breakouts, acne, sensitivity, and rosacea.

Click here to explore more Pitta dosha skincare solutions, including purifying Ayurvedic herbs and calming organic botanical extracts that offer whole food nutrition for the skin. To learn your dosha, take our quiz.

Pitta skin types

Combination complexions

Acne and breakouts

Sensitive skin

Almond Oil, Sunflower, Rose, Sandalwood, Ylang Ylang, Jasmine, Vitamin E (naturally derived).

Explore our complete ingredient glossary.

Use twice daily after cleansing. Mix 3 drops of essential oil with 3 drops of Liposomes Vitamin C Serum* or water. Massage on face and neck until fully absorbed. Safe to use under the eye area.

*Liposomes Vitamin C Serum help carry the essential oil into the under layers of the skin for deep nourishing treatment, healthier skin cells and added firming benefits. Liposomes Vitamin C Serum is not suitable for very sensitive skin.

Want to try it before you buy it?

, add two other products you wish to try for $8, and you'll receive 10% off your next purchase! *While you may purchase as many sample sets as you'd like, the 10% code is delivered only after your first sample purchase.

Pairs well with:

Pitta Face Essential Oil



For very sensitive skin types, use Ratrani Rose Replenishing Mist in lieu of Liposomes Vitamin C Serum.

Care & Shelf Life

Store in a cool, dry place away from sunlight and moisture. Close the bottle tightly after each use. Since this formula contains no artificial preservatives, please use within 5-6 months.

Have a Question?

Contact our Ayurvedic Skincare Experts

Our team is happy to help with product recommendations, application tips, and more.

Beauty Editor Approved

"The founder of this eponymous line began studying Ayurveda in India at 13. Now, at 83, she’s still crafting her “nature-intelligent formulas” herself in her New York City lab."

“If you’ve done some research on experts in Ayurveda, you’ve likely come across Dr. Pratima Raichur. The New York-based Ayurvedic physician and naturopath has bottled over 40 years of experience into her line of 100 percent natural products for the skin, hair, and body.”

“You can find some divine skin care at PRATIMA, so drop down and get your Dosha on, girl.”

Healing Face Essential Oils

PRATIMA’s organic Face Essential Oils are food for the skin and feature a unique molecular structure that penetrates to the deepest layer of facial tissue, addressing the root cause of skin imbalances for lasting results.

Personalized Ayurvedic Skincare Recommendations for your Dosha

Ayurveda describes the Doshas as natural forces of energy that help us classify our mind-body characteristics, including our skin. Learn more about your Dosha and receive your customized Ayurvedic skincare ritual.


Customer Reviews

Based on 17 reviews
Sapna M.
Your skin will thank you

I love everything I've gotten from Pratima! I think I've finally found my perfect combo, which is a few drops of the nourishing oil along with the Pitta oil. I add liposomes a few times per week, and also spot treat with Bakuchi oil when needed. And top it all off with the saffron eye ghee. Everything smells and feels so good..I wake up in the morning still feeling moisturized!

One note- the Vatta was a bit too strong for me, but the combo of nourishing oil and Pitta work really well.

Denise Stiarwalt
I love everything about this oil

The Pitta Face Essential Oil smells divinely like roses. I ordered 3 samples of various face oils and while I loved them all, this won me over because of the scent. My husband commented how good it smelled as he reached over to kiss me goodnight. :) I have fairly normal skin but being winter, I wanted something very moisturizing so I tested out 3 oils. Honestly, they were all good and I was worried that this wouldn't be enough because it is for combination skin which I no longer have as I'm in my 50's. It's wonderful though and honestly, I don't think I could have gone wrong with any of them. Fantastic product. I'll be back for more!

Great for summer

I used this oil during warmer months. It doesn’t clog the pores and really helped when I had some impurities. It feels light on the skin and gets absorbed quickly if you use it with rose water or Vitamin C serum. I love the smell of it.

An old love

I have been using this facial oil for years and continue to love it. Fast-absorbing, non-comedogenic, and with a wonderful fragrance.


I’ve been using this oil for over 10 years, and love it. On occasion when I ran out and had to use something else, the difference was obvious. This product helps my skin stay in balance and look and feel healthy.

Food for the Skin

Our Ayurvedic formulas are created exclusively with pure, natural, whole-food ingredients that your skin can easily recognize, without harmful synthetics and chemicals.

Handcrafted in small batches wth no artificial preservatives.


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