Plant Root Remedy Balancing Facial Oil

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Use Plant Root Remedy Balancing Facial Oil to support & protect the skin barrier, fight against environmental stressors and balance oil production.

What It Is
A balancing facial oil that penetrates deep into the skin, nourishing it with nutrient-rich plant oils and antioxidant-rich plant root adaptogens used in Traditional Chinese Medicine. A proprietary blend of botanicals and ceramide-rich rice + oat support the skin barrier, lock in moisture and accelerate cellular repair.

Works harmoniously with our skincare tools to bring balance to the skin and leave the complexion feeling renewed and radiant.

What It Does
Formulated with root botanicals, protective lipids and biocompatible plant oils to:
  • Care for the skin barrier
  • Fight against environmental stressors
  • Improve moisture and plumpness
  • Support cellular regeneration
  • Balance oil production 
Who It Is For
Because it is non-comedogenic and anti-inflammatory, Plant Root Remedy Balancing Facial Oil is beneficial for all skin types, including blemish prone or sensitive skin.

Key Ingredients
  • Rice: defends the skin by creating a protective barrier with its rich ceramide profile while also locking in moisture.
  • Oat: strengthens the skin barrier with anti-inflammatory properties to restore skin health and reduce irritation
  • Purple Gromwell Root: accelerates cellular repair and healing
  • Angelica Root: soothes and brightens the skin
  • Licorice Root: fights free radical damage and inflammation with antioxidants
  • Dandelion Root: is rich in minerals that support skin health and function
  • Squalane + Meadowfoam Seed Oil: balance and hydrate the skin
  • Blue Tansy Oil: calms the skin and promotes cellular regeneration
    Our Philosophy:
    Formulated in collaboration with a Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioner to utilize the centuries of study done on the power of herbs.
    Clean, natural, effective formulas. Each ingredient selected with intention, no fillers.
    Crafted with care in small batches.
    Made in the US.
    Non-comedogenic, vegan and cruelty free. Leaping Bunny Certified.
    Formulated without synthetic fragrances, artificial dyes, silicones, parabens, PEGs, phthalates, sulfates or mineral oil.

    How to use:
    Use a few drops, warm with your palms, and massage into damp skin. You may use this facial oil as a booster to add to your moisturizer, or on its own as the last step of your routine. Pair with any of the Mount Lai facial tools for a luxurious face massage and glowing skin.
    Full Ingredient List
    Squalane (Plant Derived), Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil, Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Oil, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Achillea Millefolium (Yarrow) Oil, Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Sambucus Nigra (Elderberry) Fruit Extract, Panax Ginseng Root Extract, Bambusa Vulgaris (Bamboo) Extract, Lithospermum Erythrorhizon (Purple Gromwell) Root Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice Root), Rhodiola Rosea (Rhodiola Root), Astragalus Membranaceus (Astragalus Root), Taraxacum Officinale (Dandelion Root), Angelica Archangelica (Angelica Root), Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Rosemary Officinalis (Rosemary) Extract, Tanacetum Annuum (Blue Tansy) Oil
    Use our facial tools and skincare for naturally glowing, radiant skin. Pair different tools together with our skincare to maximize results. We harness ancient beauty secrets with a modern approach to craft gentle yet effective tools and skincare. Our products are easy to use and perfect to add to your everyday ritual. For a detailed guide on how to use,
    read our Guidebook
    A Brand Rooted in History and Culture...
    We believe in wisdom through the ages. Our products are based around Traditional Chinese Medicine practices that have been passed down through generations, inspired by founder Stephanie Zheng's grandmother. Our skincare products are formulated in collaboration with Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioners, using herbs intentionally selected for their healing and beneficial properties that have been studied extensively throughout history. Learn more here
    learn more here

    Shipping Policy

    We offer free standard US shipping on all domestic orders over $50.

    For in stock items, orders placed before 11 am EST will ship the same day. If you place an order after 11 am EST, your order will ship the following business day. Please note that orders placed after 11 am EST on Fridays will be shipped the following Monday.

    Transit times provided at checkout are estimates provided by the carrier. The actual transit time may vary. Standard shipping is typically in transit for 7-10 business days, but there may be carrier delays during the holiday season.

    Unfortunately once the package has shipped, we are unable to refund shipping fees as the payment has been made to the postal carrier. Shipping fees are nonrefundable and we are not responsible for lost or stolen packages.

    International Shipping
    We ship worldwide! For the UK and EU, we've partnered with Passport Shipping and they will be the Seller for all orders to the UK for orders under £135 and orders to the EU for orders €150 and under.

    Pre-ordering Policy
    If you place an order with a pre-ordered item, your entire order will ship together once the pre-ordered item is available.

    Returns Policy
    We want you to love every aspect of your Mount Lai products. If there is an issue with your order, please send a note within fourteen days of delivery to Please note that returns must be in original packaging and shipping is non-refundable. If a return label is requested, return shipping costs will be deducted from the refund amount.

    Customer Reviews

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    Customer Reviews

    Based on 40 reviews
    Great product

    Great product

    Rachel Cooper
    Good stuff

    This oil leaves my face feeling hydrated (but not oily) and has a light, natural scent that isn’t overpowering. I have very sensitive skin and this has never irritated it! It’s perfect for daily use in the winter and helps me soften up in the summer.

    hydrating and calming

    This little bottle is a miracle for my severe eczema! I use it after my moisturizer and it leaves my skin calm and hydrated!


    I have oily/acne-prone skin, so this product immediately piqued my interest. I love using this in the morning after my moisturizer, my skin hasn't been as oily but looks more dewy and plump.

    Must have

    I’ve been using this oil for over a year now and it’s done the best for my skin. I add it as a lest step to my nighttime routine and I wake up with the most glowy hydrated face that needs minimal morning prep. THANK YOU for bringing this product into my life and please never get rid of it!!

    adore this oil!

    please don't ever discontinue, I love adding the oil to my moisturizer! so Calming. Forever a part of my sleep routine!

    Rashmy Thodukayil

    Plant Root Remedy Balancing Facial Oil

    Donna G.
    Fantastic Products

    I Love everything about these products and especially the Mini Sculpting Tool. With it's ease and effectiveness it aids in the absorption of the face oils to be specific the Super Blue face oil and Plant Root Remedy Balancing Facial Oil. Simply put I just Love everything about Mount Lai will definitely be making more purchases sooner than later.

    Love This!

    This is the 3rd one I’ve bought and it goes great with the facial spray and my Gua Sha routine :)!

    Mira S.
    Wonderful product

    This oil is really amazing. It's perfect for my very sensitive skin. Makes my face feel very soft and silky. I love it!

    The Benefits of Calming Herbal Repair

    Naturally powered by healing herbs and plant botanicals that support the skin barrier.


    Purple Gromwell Root

    accelerates cellular repair and healing


    Licorice Root

    fights free radical damage and inflammation with antioxidants


    Rhodiola Root

    protects skin from environmental stressors


    Astragalus Root

    soothes skin irritations


    Blue Tansy Oil

    calms the skin and promotes cellular regeneration


    Squalane + Meadowfoam Seed Oil

    balance and hydrate the skin

    The Benefits of Gua Sha & Facial Massage

    Besides improving overall health and radiance of the skin, consistent facial massage with Mount Lai tools has a multitude of benefits:

    Promote Lymphatic Drainage

    Promote Lymphatic Drainage

    by clearing congestion and removing blockages

    Reduce Puffiness + Fluid Buildup

    Reduce Puffiness + Fluid Buildup

    by guiding excess fluid away from the face

    Relieve Facial + Jaw Tension

    Relieve Facial + Jaw Tension

    by targeting and relaxing tight muscles in the face

    Give Skin A Radiant Glow

    Give Skin A Radiant Glow

    by aiding in circulation, bringing blood and nutrients to the skin

    Firm and Lift The Face Over Time

    Firm and Lift The Face Over Time

    by gently working and stretching the fascia that sits underneath the skin

    Firm and Lift The Face Over Time

    Bring harmony to the skin

    by soothing and calming the complexion

    The Stone Guide

    A Guide To Choosing The Right Stone For Your Mount Lai Facial Tools


    The Stone of Eternal Youth - Balancing


    The Stone of Love - Soothing


    The Stone of Tranquility - Calming


    The Stone of Clarity - Warming

    Not sure which stone
    is right for you?

    take our stone quiz →

    Why It Works

    Mount Lai tools are designed to work on the lymphatic system, address adhesions in the fascia and melt tension in the facial and jaw muscles, promoting a radiant complexion + combatting fine lines and wrinkles.

    01 / Why is lymphatic drainage important? The lymphatic system is a part of the immune system that helps the body get rid of toxins and waste. ...

    02 / The benefits of lymphatic drainage are two-fold. Lymphatic drainage removes toxic and congestive substances from the tissues, which allows greater absorption of nutrients. ...

    03 / Why is using a tool better than using your hands? The beauty of Mount Lai tools is that they work on the skin without pulling. As a result, the tool is able to work on the very surface level of the skin to target the lymph system and fascia that you wouldn’t be able to target with your hands. ...

    A Modern Approach
    to Ancient Rituals

    Beauty tools & skincare rooted in Traditional Chinese Medicine

    Where it fits into your ritual

    Go to /collections/skincare
    Prep the skin

    Apply your product. Our favorite is the Calming Herbal Repair Balm.

    Shop Skincare
    Go to /collections/gua-sha-facial-tool-collection
    Gua Sha

    Once the skin is ready, we will begin a gua sha facial massage to activate lymphatic drainage.

    Shop Gua Sha
    Go to /collections/gua-sha-facial-tool-collection
    Complete the ritual

    Follow with our facial rollers to bring the skin to harmony.

    Shop Facial Rollers
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    Beauty tools & skincare rooted in traditional Chinese medicine...

    We use wisdom that has been passed down through generations to create beauty tools and skincare rooted in Traditional Chinese Medicine. We use natural plant based remedies and deep knowledge of the body’s internal systems to achieve amazing results.

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    beauty tools & skincare rooted in traditional Chinese medicine