Long-term exposure to chemical ingredients in sunscreen is lethal to freshwater organisms, warn scientists

For a lot of people, beach trips and lake excursions are never complete without a tall bottle of sunscreen to smother their skin with before going off for a swim. However, a recent report found that chemical ingredients in sunscreen that leach off of the skin while swimming might be detrimental to freshwater organisms. In a … Continue reading Long-term exposure to chemical ingredients in sunscreen is lethal to freshwater organisms, warn scientists

5 Ways to use tea tree oil for common skin conditions

Tea tree oil, or melaleuca oil as it is sometimes called, is an essential oil obtained from the leaves of Melaleuca alternifolia, a small tree endemic to Australia. Aboriginal Australians have used tea tree oil for centuries. These native people crush tea tree leaves to extract the oil, then inhale it to treat coughs and colds. It could … Continue reading 5 Ways to use tea tree oil for common skin conditions

Tattoos can leak dangerous heavy metals into your lymph nodes, study finds

A recent study published in the journal Particle and Fibre Toxicology found that tattoos can leak dangerous metals into the lymph nodes and trigger an allergic reaction. The culprit is an abrasive chemical called titanium dioxide that erodes the ink needle and sheds the metals. The European researchers initially attributed the presence of metal nanoparticles in tattooed people’s lymph nodes to … Continue reading Tattoos can leak dangerous heavy metals into your lymph nodes, study finds

Survival medicine: Relieve dry skin with this red clover salve

The red clover plant is a wild herb with a variety of medicinal uses. Naturally rich in antioxidants and other nutrients, it is often used to make a cleansing herbal tea or mixed with lemonade to help flush out toxins from the body. But aside from its ability to detoxify the body, red clover is also known for its skin-soothing … Continue reading Survival medicine: Relieve dry skin with this red clover salve

The Very Best Foods & Nutrients for Healthy, Glowing Skin

Source: The Very Best Foods & Nutrients for Healthy, Glowing Skin by Dr. Edward Group What if the secret to clear, healthy, radiant skin isn’t found in a cream or serum, but rather in the food you eat? In fact, that is true! Whole foods contain nutrients that can get you glowing — naturally. Fruits and … Continue reading The Very Best Foods & Nutrients for Healthy, Glowing Skin

A closer look at the effects of cannabidiol on psoriasis symptoms

Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of the 113 active ingredients in the Cannabis sativa plant, or marijuana. It has been studied for its medicinal effects on seizures, insomnia, Parkinson’s disease, schizophrenia and other neurological conditions. Some studies suggest that CBD also shows promise as a potential treatment for psoriasis. A recent investigation into the therapeutic effects of CBD found that … Continue reading A closer look at the effects of cannabidiol on psoriasis symptoms

Natural Anti-Aging Skin Care: Tips for a Youthful, Radiant Glow

Source: Natural Anti-Aging Skin Care: Tips for a Youthful, Radiant Glow by Dr. Edward Group In some ways, your skin is like a road map of your life. The chin scar from when you fell off your bike in second grade, the crinkles around your eyes from decades of laughter, the crease that appears when you’re … Continue reading Natural Anti-Aging Skin Care: Tips for a Youthful, Radiant Glow

The 7 Best Vitamins for Healthy & Glowing Skin

Source: The 7 Best Vitamins for Healthy & Glowing Skin by Dr. Edward Group If you want healthy skin — and who doesn't — you want to ensure you get the right combination of vitamins, minerals, and nutrients. With so many out there, how do you know what specific vitamins promote skin health? Whether you … Continue reading The 7 Best Vitamins for Healthy & Glowing Skin

Beauty & Skin Care

Biotin Biotin from Natural Sesbania Extract Biotin, also known as vitamin B7, vitamin H, and coenzyme R, is an essential vitamin that works at the cellular level to support healthy hair and nail growth and metabolism. Our Biotin is extracted from 100% certified organic Sesbania herb that includes the natural cofactors and co-nutrients found in … Continue reading Beauty & Skin Care

Jojoba Oil: Top Benefits with 7 DIY Jojoba Skincare Recipes

Source: Jojoba Oil: Top Benefits with 7 DIY Jojoba Skincare Recipes by Dr. Edward Group Pronounced hu-HO-buh, the jojoba plant is a wonder of nature. Native to the American southwest, its golden oil has been used for hundreds of years. Various Native American tribes living in the Sonoran Desert used jojoba oil not only to moisturize … Continue reading Jojoba Oil: Top Benefits with 7 DIY Jojoba Skincare Recipes