For all of our topical formulas, we use our 100% natural green tea concentrate and 100% organic pure aloe vera as our base formula utilizing all the benefits and micro nutrients found in these natural elements. The skin benefits of green tea and aloe are far-reaching and is natures “super nutrients” to replenish, restore, repair and give skin its vibrant glow.
Green tea is touted to be one of the healthiest herbs/beverages on the planet and its origins of use have been documented back over 5,000 years. It’s loaded with antioxidants that have many health benefits for the skin, which may include:
- can reduce skin redness and irritations including acne
- provide natural anti-aging nutrients and compounds
- repair skin cells at the molecular level
- super anti-oxidants possibly protecting against cancer
- naturally moisturizes the skin
- increases the absorption of other micro-nutrients
Green tea is rich in polyphenols, which are natural compounds that have health benefits, such as reducing inflammation and helping to fight cancer. Green tea contains a catechin called epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG). Catechins are natural antioxidants that help prevent cell damage and provide other benefits.
These substances can reduce the formation of free radicals in the body, protecting cells and molecules from damage. These free radicals play a role in aging and many types of diseases.
Methylsulfonylmethane, more commonly known as MSM, is a popular supplement used to treat a wide array of symptoms and conditions.
It’s a sulfur-containing compound found naturally in plants, animals and humans. MSM is widely used in the alternative medicine field and by people looking for a natural way to relieve joint pain, reduce inflammation and boost immunity. In addition, research supports its use in treating a number of conditions from arthritis to rosacea.
MSM has also been shown to help with joint mobility, reduce inflammation & stiffness, speed recovery, skin irritations, overall wellness.
Peppermint is believed to have calming, soothing effects throughout the body. It is used to treat flatulence, menstrual pains, diarrhea, nausea, depression-related anxiety, muscle and nerve pain, the common cold, indigestion, and IBS.
- Melaleuca/Tea Tree Oil
Tea tree oil is distilled from the leaves of the Melaleuca alternifolia plant, found in Australia. The oil possesses antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, and antifungal properties. A person can treat acne, athlete’s foot, contact dermatitis or head lice using tea tree oil.
- Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera gel contains powerful antioxidants belonging to a large family of substances known as polyphenols. These polyphenols, along with several other compounds in Aloe Vera, help inhibit the growth of certain bacteria that can cause infections in humans. Aloe Vera is known for its antibacterial, antiviral, and antiseptic properties. This is part of why it may help heal wounds and treat skin problems.
Capsaicin is a commonly known pain-relief agent and provides analgesic relief by activating the TRPV1 receptor, which then causes the brain to release a neurotransmitter called “substance P.” It has been used for many years to treat pain related to osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia, as well as certain kinds of joint pain.
Calendula has long been used to relieve inflammation of the mouth, throat, and stomach; popular as a topical cream or ointment to relieve rashes and irritation and to help heal wounds.
- Green Tea
Green Tea has powerful antioxidants that may protect against certain forms of critical diseases and serious illnesses. The bio-active compounds in green tea can have various protective effects on the brain. May reduce the risk of dementia and other mental health disorders.
This terpene got its name from sweet Valencia oranges — where it’s been found in large amounts. With its sweet citrusy aromas and flavors it stimulates the brain activity.
Camphor has a wide variety of topical uses due to its antibacterial, antifungal, and anti-inflammatory properties. It can be used to treat skin conditions, improve respiratory function, and relieve pain. Camphor oil is the oil extracted from the wood of camphor trees and processed by steam distillation. It can be used topically to relieve pain, irritation, and itching. Camphor is also used to relieve chest congestion and inflammatory conditions. Together with Lidocaine; it works by blocking nerve signals in your body. Lidocaine topical (for use on the skin) is used to reduce pain or discomfort caused by skin irritations such as sunburn, insect bites, poison ivy, poison oak, poison sumac, and minor cuts, scratches, or burns.
Originally native to Australia, eucalyptus trees are now grown all over the world and used for their medicinal properties. Their healing power comes from eucalyptus oil, which is made from the tree’s oval-shaped leaves. The Australian aborigines used eucalyptus leaves to treat wounds and prevent infection. Today the diluted oil may still be used on the skin to fight inflammation and promote healing.