Aloe Vera Juice (Aloe Barbadensis) - Hydrates the skin. Beneficial for dry, chapped and sun-exposed skin. Also beneficial for psoriasis, some types of eczema and inflammations.
Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA) - An active ingredient derived from fruit acids. Helps exfoliate the top layers of the epidermis: promotes moisture restoration and helps penetration of other ingredients; highly sought after for use in anti-aging and bleaching skin care products. May irritate the skin especially if overused. Look Glycolic Acid (sugar cane).
Amino Acids - The main components of muscle tissue. Amino acids are considered the building blocks that comprise protein and collagen. Protein gives hair and skin a protective coating, helps tissue form, and stimulates the production of antibodies.
Alpha Lipoic Acid - A powerful Antioxidant. Anti-inflammatory. Safe for sensitive skin. Helps improve the appearance of dull skin tones, skin texture and skin discoloration. Reduces the appearance of wrinkles, acne scars and enlarged pores. May help reverse the visible signs of aging by reducing sugar-induced damage to the skin and by enhancing blood flow to the skin, increasing the delivery of nutrients. Protects against free radical cell damage and preserves healthy cells. Also helps relive rosacea (redness, broken blood vessels) and some types of eczema. Reduces under-eye shadows, dark circles and puffiness around the eye-area.
Antioxidant(s) - Describes the function a specific ingredient can have on skin to reduce the effects of free-radical damage. Free-radical damage can be caused by the presence of oxygen or any compound that contains an oxygen molecule (such as carbon monoxide, hydrogen peroxide, and superoxide), sunlight, and pollution. Any substance that impedes or slows free-radical damage by preventing the oxidative action of molecules is referred to as an "antioxidant." It is believed that when free-radical damage originates and fails to be cancelled out by antioxidant protection, then wrinkles appear. If we don't get enough antioxidant protection, either from our own body's production, from dietary sources, or from other sources (including antioxidants we put on our skin), free-radical damage continues unrestrained, causing cells to break down and impairing or destroying their ability to function normally. Free-radical damage destroys collagen and other skin components.
Apple Vinegar (Pyrus Malus). Natural pH adjuster. Also Vinegar keeps both oily and dry complexions soft. Vinegar helps close pores and restore the skin's natural acidity (pH balance).
Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) - An antioxidant and stimulant of collagen synthesis by skin cells (fibroblasts).
Ascorbyl Palmitate (Vitamin C Ester) - Fat-soluble vitamin C derivative. Look Vitamin C-ester
Avocado Oil (Persea Americana) - Cold pressed. This highly therapeutic oil is rich in vitamins E, A, B1, B2, B5 (Panthothenic acid), Vitamin C, D, minerals, protein, unsaponifiables (sterolins), beta-carotene, lecithin, fatty acids and potassium. Increases water soluble collagen content in the dermis for younger looking skin. Nourishes, softens and smoothes the skin. Reduces roughness, cracking, irritation, age spots, scars, and the fine wrinkles of aging skin. Helps protect the skin from ultraviolet rays.
Beeswax - Waxy component. Provides moisture as well as a barrier mechanism. Also, an emulsifier (helps oil and water blending).
Beta Hydroxy Acid (BHA) - A subclass of organic acids. Used for exfoliation of acne therapy. Look Salicylic Acid.
Borage Seed Oil (Borago Officinalis) - Contains gamma linoleic acid (GLA), an essential fatty acid. Reduces the aging process of the skin and reverses damage from ultraviolet rays.
Black Pepper (Piper Nigrum) - Stimulates circulation.
Black Willow Bark Extract (Salix Nigra) - Antioxidant, Antiseptic, Antimicrobial, Antibacterial and Anti-inflammatory. Natural Exfoliant. A safe natural way to get the benefits of a B-hydroxy acid without the risk of skin irritation. Promotes a peeling of the top layers of the skin. Soothes rough, dry and sun-damaged skin, for a brighter appearance and fresher texture. Reduces wrinkles, fine lines, scars, damaged skin, sun damage marks, age spots, hyper pigmentation. Stimulates circulation and promotes new cell growth. High in Enzymes, tannins and salicylic acid-like materials.
Canola Oil (Brassica Napus) – 100% mechanically (expeller) pressed and naturally refined. Emollient. Soothes and softens the skin. Contains Omega 3.
Calendula (Calendula Officinalis) - Flowers. Antibacterial, Antiseptic, Antifungal and Anti-inflammatory. Skin tonic and freshener. Soothes the skin. Contains triterpenoid esters (an anti-inflammatory) and the carotenoids flavoxanthin and auroxanthin (antioxidants, and the source of the yellow-orange coloration).
Camphor (Cinnamomum Camphora) - Highly stimulating. Beneficial for oily skin and acne. Cooling, soothing and refreshing effect. Reduces joint and muscle aches & pains.
Castor Oil (Ricinus Communis) - Cold pressed. Free of pesticide residues. Rich in fatty acids. A skin conditioning ingredient in creams and lotions whose function is to prevent water loss and drying of the skin. Attracts moisture from the air. Acts as a barrier agent and protective medium against harsh conditions and extremes. A very soothing and moisturizing to the skin.
Chaga Mushroom (Inonotus Obliquus) - Look Siberian Chaga Mushroom.
Chamomile (Anthemis Nobilis) - Anti-inflammatory . Promotes the regeneration of skin cells. Softens dry and rough skin. Helps balance and normalize dry skin. Reduces skin puffiness. Help reduce redness of the cheeks due to enlarged capillaries. Helps relax soft muscles.
Chamomile Essential Oil (Anthemis Nobilis) - Anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, and smooth muscle-relaxing effects.
Cocoa Butter (Theobroma Cacao) - It is highly protective and acts as a water repellant. It contains about 5 IU of vitamin E per ounce. Cocoa butter is a superb emollient that softens, protects chapped skin and improves skin flexibility. It has been used to heal and moisturize skin that has been exposed to the elements. It also helps reduce the formation of stretch marks during pregnancy by keeping the skin supple.
Comfrey Root Extract (Symphytum Officinale). Helps regenerate aging tissues. Stimulates the growth of healthy tissue. Soothes and softens the skin. Anti-irritant. Contains allantoin. Helps repair and reduce scar tissue.
Coriander (Corriandrum Sativus) – Promotes circulation.
Clary Sage Essential Oil (Salvia Sclarea) - Helps relax the muscles. Beneficial for muscular tension, muscular spasms, cramps, stiff joints and neck stiffness.
Clay White (Kaolin) - White clay, is basically kaolinite and is the mildest of all clays. Also it is suitable for sensitive skin. Its drawing action removes impurities from deep within the pores, leaving the skin clean, clear. Its excellent absorbent, tightening and toning properties make it valuable for face masks. It helps stimulate circulation to the skin while gently exfoliating and cleansing it. It does not draw oils from the skin and can therefore be used on dry skin types. Also used to draw our toxins through absorption.
Coconut Oil Virgin Organic (Cocos Nucifera) - High Vitamin E content. Anti-fungal. Moisturizes the skin. Beneficial for sensitive, irritated and inflamed skin.
Cranberry Organic (Vaccinium Macrocarpon) - Soothes the skin and relives minor skin irritations. Antioxidant, Anti-bacterial and Anti-inflammatory. High in Vitamin C.
Cypress Essential Oil (Cupressus Sempervirens). Stimulates circulation. Beneficial for broken capillaries and varicose veins.
DMAE (Dimethylaminoethanol) - DMAE is used topically to reduce fine lines and wrinkles showing a noticeable difference within 20-30 minutes of application. DMAE, when used topically stimulates acetylcholine release, which triggers a response in the muscles of the face and body. DMAE tightens skin almost instantly and offers long-lasting results with continued use. *DMAE, combined with Alpha Lipoic Acid, Vitamin C Ester and other skin nutrients can address every sign of aging, and significantly, if not completely, remove the lines, wrinkles, discoloration, and loss of firmness. *DMAE, combined with antioxidants, can also help with thin or aging skin around the lips. *DMAE in body toning product helps show more muscle definition. *With prolonged use, some patients have even noticed that the tip of their noses got a bit of a lift owing to the increased muscle tone. *Within a few weeks of use, the jaw line becomes more defined. *The most visible effect, however, is natural lift that DMAE produces in the eyelids. References: book - The Wrinkle Cure & Unlock the Power of Cosmeceuticals for Supple, Youthful Skin. Nicholas Perricone, M.D. Published by Warner Books May 2001.
Echinacea (Echinacea Angustifolia). Anti-aging, Anti-irritant, Anti-bacterial and Anti-inflammatory. Also heals burns and insect bites.
Emollient(s) - According to the AMA's committee on Cutaneous Health, emollients make the skin feel softer and smoother, reduce rough feeling, cracking and irritation. It may possibly retard the fine wrinkles of aging. Supple, wax-like, lubricating, thickening agents that prevent water loss and have a softening and soothing effect on the skin. They can be natural, like plant oils; manufactured, like silicones; or processed from a natural substance, like mineral oil. The assortment of technical-sounding names for all these ingredients is nothing less than astounding. There are more of them than you can imagine. They range from cetearyl alcohol to isopropyl myristate, triglycerides, palmitic acid, dimethicone, stearic acid, and thousands more. There are also more understandable or at least familiar "natural" versions of emollients, such as lanolin, hydrogenated plant oils, shea butter, and cocoa butter.
Emulsifying Wax (Vegetable Based) - Used to keep the oil and water from separating in our creams and lotions.
Emu Oil - Contains essential fatty acids and Omega 3’s. Non-comedogenic, Hypo-allergenic, Anti-inflammatory and Anti-microbial. Provides relief for psoriasis, some types of eczema, age spots, roseola, rosacea, and keratosis. Super hydrating and deep penetration abilities help moisturize the skin, leaving it soft, supple and young-looking. Helps shrinks large pores, penetrates multiple layers of skin and prevents the formation of scar tissue.
Exfoliate or Exfoliation - Removes the dead skin cells from the skin’s surface to promote healthy cell turnover and prevent the buildup of cells from plugging pores and causing blemishes and enlarged pores. Experts agree that gentle exfoliation is key to proper skin care – especially for oily skin. How often you exfoliate depends on your skin’s resilience since too much exfoliation can disrupt the skin’s barrier function. Oiler skin may benefit from exfoliation several times a week, while sensitive skin may be only able to handle it once a week. You will know if you are exfoliating too much if your skin becomes red, dry, itchy or sensitive.
Firming E Complex - Contains a patent pending, proprietary blend of CoEnzyme 10 (CoQ10), Tri-peptides, Beta Glucan, Beta Carotene and Natural vitamin E. Reduces the appearance of wrinkles & lines and sagging skin. With regular application, helps strengthen elasticity & muscle tone and visibly reduce wrinkles & fine lines while activating the surface renewal of the dermis. Antioxidant. Anti-inflammatory.
Fermented isolates with mumio, wild rose hips & birch leaves - Proprietary Blend. inhibit the growth of harmful bacteria that cause infections, thus preventing inflammation and skin disorders, skin allergies, acne, unsightly discolorations, and most importantly encourage cell turnover, which promotes anti-aging. It is also proving to be a powerful antidote against wrinkles.
FREE RADICALS - Very reactive atoms or molecules that can cause damage to our cells, impairing our immune system and leading to degenerative diseases. It is believed that when free-radical damage originates and fails to be cancelled out by antioxidant protection, then wrinkles appear. If we don't get enough antioxidant protection, either from our own body's production, from dietary sources, or from other sources (including antioxidants we put on our skin), free-radical damage continues unrestrained, causing cells to break down and impairing or destroying their ability to function normally. Free-radical damage destroys collagen and other skin components.
Geranium Essential Oil (Pelargonium Graveolens)-Antiseptic, Anti-inflammatory, Diuretic and Astringent. Beneficial for all skin types, especially dry, dehydrated, puffy, dull, mature and oily skin. Stimulates the lymphatic system. Used using for fluid retention, cellulite, broken capillaries, varicose veins, slack tissue, burns, acne, dermatitis and eczema.
Germall Plus (free from parabens) – Preservative. Eartherbs uses 0,1% in products.
Ginger Essential Oil (Zingiber Officinale) - Stimulates circulation.
Ginseng Extract (Panax Ginseng) - Enhances the cellular function of skin cells and stimulates regeneration of skin cells. Beneficial for wrinkles and the visible signs of aging. Stimulates circulation for help with cellulite.
Glycerin Vegetable - soothing, humectant which draws moisture from the air to the skin. Glycerin is an emollient, which makes the skin feel softer and smoother, reduce rough feeling, cracking and irritation. Nontoxic, Nonirritating and Nonallergenic. (Synthetic glycerine, derived from propylene alcohol, is highly irritating to the skin and scalp and should be avoided.)
Glycolic Acid (Alpha Hydroxy Acids or AHA) - Derived from sugarcane and Non-toxic. EARTHERBS uses only Pharmaceutical Grade Glycolic Acid. Pharmaceutical Grade Glycolic Acid is used in offices of dermatologists, cosmetologists and physicians around the world. EARTHERBS Glycolic Acid (Alpha Hydroxy Acids or AHA) is blended with Aloe Vera Juice Organic, Echinacea, Green Tea Organic, MSM (Methylsulfonylmethane). EARTHERBS blend is less irritating than some other Glycolic Acid products in market.
For all skin types, especially dry, rough, sun damaged, sun burned, aging, dull and shallow-looking skin. Promotes peeling of the top layers of skin. Prevents the buildup of cells from plugging pores that causes blemishes and enlarged pores. Beneficial for acne and oily skin. Improves skin thickness while giving a fresher texture, brighter and younger appearance. Deeply moisturizes and lightens the skin. Reduces wrinkles, scars, acne scarring, age spots and hyper pigmentation. Protect the skin against free-radical damage. Also helps relive skin problems – such as scaling skin, dermatitis, eczema, seborrheic keratosis and hyperkeratinization (over-thickened skin).
*Studies have shown that Glycolic Acid is a dramatically effective tool for reducing the visible signs of sun-damaged skin because of its ability to reduce the buildup of dead skin cells - revealing smoother, younger-looking skin.
-Studies have shown that Glycolic Acid removes dead skin cells and also loosen and slowly dissolve skin lesions such as acne scars, keloid scars, surgical scars, burn scars, moles, skin tags, stretch marks, age spots and hyper pigmentation.
-Also used to treatment skin conditions, such as rough texture and skin discoloration. Normalizes hyperkeratinization (over-thickened skin) and to increase viable epidermal thickness and dermal glycosaminoglycans content.
Grain Alcohol - A powerful antiseptic, naturally obtained through the fermenting of carbohydrates in grains. Will not cause dryness or sensitivity to the user. Does not contain gluten (a common allergen). Prepares the skin for absorption of nutrients. Helps to boost the anti-microbial effects of natural preservative. Helps to remove residues on the skin. Many cosmetic formulations contain isopropyl alcohol, synthetic alcohol, a petrochemical that's much cheaper to use, and very harsh and drying to the skin.
Grapefruit Essential Oil (Citrus Paradisii) - Natural lymphatic stimulant, which removes excess water and toxins from the tissue.
Grapeseed Oil (Vitis Vinifera) – Antioxidant and Hypoallergenic. High in Vitamin E, Omega 6 or Linoleic Acid and essential fatty acid. Helps to tighten and tone the skin. Widely used in hypoallergenic natural products because it does not often cause allergic reactions in the highly allergic.
Green Tea (Camellia Sinensis) - Antioxidant. Soothes and hydrates the skin. Anti-inflammatory. Rich in vitamin C. Also contain B vitamins and minerals.
Gum Vegetable Xanthan (Polysaccharide gum) - A natural thickener derived from corn sugar.
Helichrysum Essential Oil (Helichrysum Italicum). Also known as Everlasting, Immortelle. Powerful cell rejuvenating, regenerating and tissue rebuilding essential oil. Anti-allergenic, Anti-inflammatory, Anti-Aging and Astringent. Promotes new cell growth. Help for fighting the ravages of aging and regenerate aging tissues. Assist in the healing of scars and damaged skin tissues.
Also powerful natural pain relief without side effects. Beneficial for muscle & joint & bone pain, muscular tension, muscular spasms, cramps, stiff joints and neck stiffness.
Horsetail (Equisetum Arvense) - Rich in silica. Rehydrating and soothing properties, as well as toning and astringent qualities. Helps produce new collagen fibers to regenerate connective tissue. Gives the skin a firmer, youthful and smoother look. Assists in breaking down deposits in the tissues while being an excellent diuretic and boosting both circulation for cellulite removal and the rejuvenation of connective tissues. Contains bio-minerals required for the different steps of collagen and elastin biosynthesis.
HUMECTANT - A skin conditioning ingredient in creams and lotions whose function is to prevent water loss and drying of the skin. Humectants are hygroscopic, that is they attract and hold moisture. Humectants substances that can attract water, usually out of the air. By definition, all humectants are also moisturizers.
HYDRATING - The ability to restore or maintain the normal fluid proportion in the skin or body. Hydrating agents are used in cosmetics to keep the skin natural, moist, firm and young-looking.
Hydrogen Peroxide - Supports an increase in cellular oxygen levels. Provides enzymatic detoxification of cabon dioxide produced by skin's cellular metabolism. Beneficial for the treatment of a broad spectrum of skin conditions while reducing inflammation, and working as anti-aging agent. Reduces wrinkles & fine lines and uneven skin tone.
Jojoba Oil (Simmondsia Chinensis) - Contains protein, minerals and a waxy substance that mimics the body’s natural collagen. Increases the skins softness and creates a protective film that helps retain moisture. Helps restore the skin's natural pH balance. Safe for any skin type and highly effective on dry skin and acne. Hypoallergenic, Anti-bacterial and beneficial for psoriasis, eczema and any form of dermatitis. Contains myristic acid which is anti-inflammatory. Scientific research done by JMC Technologies has found that Jojoba reduces superficial lines and wrinkles up to 25% upon application, and up to 11% after 8 hours.
Juniper Alpine Essential Oil (Juniperus Communis var Alp) - Detoxifies while increasing circulation.
Lanolin - An emollient, skin lubricant. Used as an emulsifier and a humectant, because it is able to hold water to the skin. Moisturizes and soothes the skin.
Lavender Essential Oil (Lavandula Angustifolia) - Antiseptic, analgesic, bactericide, decongestant, and sedative. Stimulates the growth of new cells. Also used on itchy skin, bruises and burns.
Lecithin - Derived from egg yokes, soybeans and corn. A natural emulsifier, antioxidant and emollient. Has the ability to penetrate the epidermis and carry substances to the right cell level. Also has a softening, moisturizing and soothing effect on skin.
Lemon Juice (Citrus Limonium) - A skin freshener. Balances overactive sebaceous glands that lead to oily and blemished skin. A mild bleach. Antibacterial, Astringent and Antiseptic. High in Vitamin C.
Marjoram Essential Oil (Marjoram Hortensis) - Helps relax the muscles. Beneficial for muscular tension, muscular spasms, cramps, stiff joints and neck stiffness.
Menthol - Derived from peppermint, menthol's warming/cooling properties have a soothing effect on the skin.
MSM (Methylsulfonyl methane) - Natural sulfur compound. Anti-inflammatory, Anti-microbial. Beneficial for healthy skin, hair and nails. Helpful for skin disorders including acne, psoriasis, eczema, dermatitis, scabies, diaper rash. Many people report relief from allergies after using MSM. Feeds the formation of collagen and elastin while preventing and reducing cross-linking between cells, which is the primary may cause of wrinkles and scar tissue. Also used for muscle relaxation, chronic back pain, muscle pain, scraped, burned and damage skin.
MOISTURIZER - Something which helps the skin retain, or adds to, its natural moisture. Usually a liquid, lotion, cream, or oil.
Mumio- Pure Concentrate. MUMIO KEY INGREDIENTS: An Organic combination of Rare Amino Acids (Asparagine Acid, Glutamine, Glycine, Lysine, Phenylalanine, Serine, Theremin, Tyrosine and Valine), Fulvic Acid (Humic Acid), Vitamin-B Complex, Essential Fatty Acids, Silica Terpiniods, Phospholipids, Polyphenols Complex, Steroids, Sulfur, Tripeptide, Vitamin P (Citrines).
Organic & ionized essential minerals: Potassium, Calcium, Magnesium, Sodium.
Organic & ionized trace minerals: Iron, Zinc Manganese, Copper, Iodine, Phosphorus, Selenium. Skin benefits: Helps restore electrical balance to damaged cells. To the science of living cells, Mumio is vital in bringing substantial amounts of nutrients and minerals into water solution and delivering their living energies to the living cells. Speeds up the elimination of toxins from cells and is a powerful cellular renewal ingredient. Increases the amount of elastin in the skin and stimulates skin cell regeneration. Improves elasticity and significantly reduces the appearance, contours and depth of lines, wrinkles and sagging skin. In Russia Mumio used as a wound-healing agent since the 1970s. Antiseptic, Anti-inflammatory, Anti-allergy and Anti-swelling. Click here for more information.
Myrrh Essential Oil (Commiphora Myrrha). A rejuvenating, fungicidal, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, cooling, and astringent. Has a revitalizing effect on aging and wrinkled skin.
Natural Vitamin E - Look Vitamin E
Olive Oil ( Olea Europaea). Cold pressed. Emollient. Soothing agent. They soften the skin, have superior moisturizing effect on the upper layer of the skin and reduce scars.
Olive oil is high in unsaponifiables, which is a large group of compounds called plant steroids or sterolins.
Panthenol (Vitamin B5) - Emollient and moisturizer. Soothes the skin. Stimulates epithelization (skin regeneration). Anti-inflammatory and Anti-itching.
Papaya Extract (Carica Papaya) - Natural Exfoliant. Promotes a peeling of the top layers of the skin. High in Enzyme. Stimulates circulation and promotes new cell growth.
Peppermint Essential Oil (Metha Piperita) - Warming/cooling properties have a soothing effect on the skin. . Purifies sluggish skin and pores, and is suitable for use on oily skin, acne, and blackheads. Useful for minor skin irritation and inflammation. On the skin, it helps to relieve itching and irritation and helps to cool the skin and reduce redness.
Pineapple Extract (Ananas Comosus) - Natural Exfoliant. Promotes a peeling of the top layers of the skin. High in Enzyme. Stimulates circulation and promotes new cell growth. anti-inflammation and anti-irritation qualities, combined with its ability to refine the skin.
Potato Starch - Fights acne and pimples and prevents post-acne scarring.
Rose Hip Seed Oil (Rosa Rubiginosa) - Antioxidant. Good for broken capillaries, stretch marks, burns, dry skin, eczema, scars, sensitive complexion, tissue regeneration, wrinkles. It is used for fighting wrinkles and lines and as a remedy for sun damaged skin and to reduce scars. Rose hip oil is a rich source of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, is high in gamma linoliec acid (GLA) and vitamin C.
Rose Absolut & Ionized Trace Mineral Complex – Contains a patent pending, proprietary blend of Rose Absolut, Ionized Trace minerals and Fulvic acid. Increase the power of natural occurring compounds, by infusing organic ingredients with the bio-energetic vibrations of nature’s most powerful herbs, to enhance the biological function and dramatically improve all skin conditions. Supports the renewal of energy flow and absorption of key ingredients into the skin. Improves cellular energy and aids in cell stability. Beneficial for the treatment of a broad spectrum of skin conditions. Minimizes the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, making skin appear more youthful looking.
Salicylic Acid (Beta Hydroxy Acid or BHA) - Works on lower (dermal) skin layers. BHA has the ability to penetrate into the pore (AHAs do not), and thus can exfoliate inside the pore as well on the surface of the skin; that makes it effective for reducing blemishes, including blackheads and whiteheads. Promotes peeling of the top layers of the skin. Reduces adult acne and aids in skin cell renewal. Improves skin thickness, texture, color and collagen production. Reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Anti-inflammatory and Antiseptic.
Sea Buckthorn Oil (Hippophae Rhaminoides) - Richest herbal source of antioxidant vitamins E and A (beta carotene and other carotenoids), which help prevent the formation of free radicals. Sea Buckthorn is credited with radically accelerating skin cell growth and reducing wrinkles. Effective in the healing of skin damage from radiation or the sun, skin ulcers, burns, irritated, dry, itchy skin, eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, and wounds. Reduces inflammation, promotes tissue regeneration. On the stretch mark will help smooth out effected area.
Shea Butter (Butyrospermum Parkii) - Emollient. For Extremely Dry, Chapped and Damaged Skin. Nourishes and moisturizes the skin.
Siberian Chaga Mushroom (Inonotus Obliquus) - Wild Harvested. Click here for more information.
Contains Amino Acids, Ionized Trace Minerals (Copper, Selenium, Zinc, Manganese, Iron) and IEssential Minerals (Magnesium, Potassium, Calcium, Chloride, Sodium, Phosphororus), Vitamin B-1, B-2, B-3, K and Vitamin D-2. Also contains over 215 Phytonutrients, Glyconutrients, including: Beta Glucans, Peptides, Betulinic Acid, Sterols, Polysaccharides, Triterpenes, Saponins, Inotodiols. ANTIOXIDANTS: Chaga Mushroom has the highest (Antioxidant) ORAC score for natural foods, juices and nutritional supplements as tested by the USDA and Tufts University. SOD ENZYMES: Chaga Mushroom has 25-50 times more SOD (Superoxide Dismutase) Enzyme than any other medicinal mushrooms, CoEnzyme 10 (CoQ10), popular juices, vitamins, barley grass, beta carotene, seaweeds, fish oils and essential oils. SOD is the most powerful cellular Antioxidant. SOD is an antioxidant produced by the human body that absorbs free radicals and neutralizes them before they can damage tissues and cells. SOD is found in both the dermis and the epidermis, and is key to the production of healthy fibroblasts (skin-building cells). SOD encourage new tissue to grow, to enhance collagen, and to reduce swelling. SOD provides enzymatic detoxification of aging hydrogen peroxides produced by skin's metabolism.
Chaga mushroom assists fibroblasts to produce collagen and elastin. Inhibits natural elastase activity (an enzyme which breaks down skin). Enhances the appearance of skin, and restores a more youthful appearance. Helps detoxify the skin. Reduces. Effective in decreasing wrinkles, mature scars, sun damage, thinning skin, uneven skin tone, swelling, dark & under-eye circles, skin damage from chemotherapy, eczema, dermatitis, rosecea, skin rashes, psoriasis and other skin ailments.
Silk Amino Acids - Penetrates the surface layer of the epidermis. Moisturizes the skin.
Spirulina (Arthrospira Platensis) – Seaweed or algae. Used in skin care products as a moisturizer and wrinkle prevention treatment. For centuries the algae has been used for its emollient and soothing action in traditional medicine and recent studies have confirmed that it has good anti-inflammatory as well as anti-microbial effects. In the past it has been used as a compress or poultice for inflamed tissue and in lotions to soften skin and prevent premature aging, and although it is also used as a thickening and binding agent in cosmetics.
Stearic Acid - Vegetable fat. Natural emulsifier.
St. John’s Wort Essential Oil (Hypericum Perforatum) - Anti-inflammatory, Natural pain relief. Helps regenerate tissue and nerves. Relaxes the muscles. Beneficial for muscular tension, muscular spasms, cramps, stiff joints and neck stiffness.
Vitamin B5- Look Panthenol
Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) Vitamin C, also known as the topical vitamin C, is available in many skin care products and is a powerful antioxidant.
Vitamin C Ester (Ascorbyl Palmitate) - A Fat-soluble form of Vitamin C. A powerful antioxidant. Increases the amount of collagen in the skin and stimulates skin cell regeneration. Reduces fine lines and sagging skin. Beneficial for sun damaged, irritated and inflamed skin.
Vitamin E (Mixed Natural Tocopherols and Tocotrienols) - Acts as a free radical scavenger, hinders the oxidizing process in the skin and promotes soft and supple skin. An antioxidant. Reduce roughness and cracking. Helpful in reducing scars and promotes healing. Reduces UV induced damage, helps to protect against ozone damage and decreases redness of the skin after sun exposure. Acts as a natural preservative for products.
Vitamin K (Naphthoquinone) - Is a good additional defense against discoloration under the eyes. Often used as a treatment for spider veins, topical Vitamin K enters through the pores all the way to the damaged capillary or artery and helps to clot the blood, thus stopping any seepage and allowing the tissue to heal itself.
Wheat Germ Oil - It is extremely high in vitamin A, B1, D, lecithin, protein, a high content of unsaturated fatty acid compounds and a very high vitamin E content at 250 IU per ounce. According to the AMA Committee on Coetaneous Health, emollients help make the skin feel softer and smoother, reduce roughness, cracking and irritation. Beneficial for dry skin, aging skin and scars.
Witch Hazel (Hamamelis Virginiana) - Soothes and freshens skin. Helps tighten pores. Astringent and Anti-inflammatory.
Zinc Oxide - Astringent, Antiseptic, Anti-iflammatory. Zinc oxide ointment or creams used to treat acne blemishes because it reduces the production of oil, decreases toxins and encourages healing. Also Combats skin rashes and used for contact dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, diaper rash, bed sores, psoriasis, ring worm, jock itch.
Disclaimer: These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Any reference to medicinal or health or cosmetic benefits is not meant to treat or diagnose any problem and is not meant to replace professional medical advice and should not take the place of any medication that has been prescribed by a physician.