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Calamine

Antipruritic (anti itching agent) treats mild pruritic conditions such as sunburns, eczema, rashes, poison ivy, chicken pox, insect bites, and stings. Effective in treating acne lesions to reduce inflammation and promote healing.

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Calendula

Emollient oil derived from the pot marigold plant has been widely used on the skin to treat minor wounds, skin infections, burns, bee stings, sunburns, warts, and cancer. Softening and anti inflammatory properties it is a common ingredient in creams and masks.

Weleda

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Camphor

Essential oil derived from two types of trees the common type and Borneo type.

Stimulating and antispasmodic, antiseptic, decongestant, anesthetic, sedative, and nervous pacifier, anti neuralgic anti inflammatory and disinfecting.

Treat different types of acne. To reduce inflammation.

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Coenzyme Q10

Anti aging properties.

Two important roles, this protein is an essential biochemical machinery that produces biological energy inside the cells and as an antioxidant. It helps neutralize harmful free radicals, which are one of the causes of aging. Perfect condition= can produce as much as it needs

As aging with stress and medications it can lower levels.

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Collagen

This protein naturally occurs in skin and makes up 70% of the skins dermal proteins.

Used as an ingredient in skin care products it’s hydrophilic properties help hydrate and moisturize the epidermis.

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Elastin

Protein naturally occurs in skin and makes up 10-15% of skins dermal proteins and provides skin and elasticity.

When used as an ingredient in skin care products it hydrophilic properties help hydrate and moisturize the skin

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Gingko biloba

An herb used as folk medicine in China for many millennia
3000 years
Improve circulation - blood flowing - good level of oxygen- sugar in brain tissues- keep capillaries healthy- prevent tissue damage

Found in anti-aging creams and preparations

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Ginseng

Root of a plant that has been used in Asian medicine for thousands of years, it stimulates blood circulation and metabolism

Immune system boosting and anti aging benefits in skin care.

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Glycerine

By product of vegetable oil production.

Emollient and bass for many soaps

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Green tea

Anti oxidant