INGREDIENTS MAKE THE DIFFERENCE!
Below is a brief summary of research done over the years on key ingredients that are in Nutritional Lotions. (Full list of ingredients on the Products page) Knowledge is power. Which is why the Nutritional Lotions team knows the importance of providing well researched holistic ingredients and the ingredients key effects/benefits in human health :
Nutritional Lotions welcomes you to the “Neem” tree. In 1992, the U.S. National Academy of the Sciences declared “Neem” a tree for solving global problems. Alternative nutrition and modern day chemistry provide thousands of years of testimony and research. In 1998 the United Nations declared the “Neem” tree the most beneficial tree on the planet.
Amazingly enough, very few people are familiar with this tree. The”Neem” tree has over 160 medicinal uses as well as agricultural uses. Each part of the Neem has medicinal value worth checking into according to discover Neem. Nutritional Lotions believes this should the most recognized tree on the planet.
- Emollient oils (i.e. Jojoba, avocado, olive, vitamin E, Tea Tree etc.)
Nutritional Lotions provides many emollient oils to heal and protect against dryness. Emollient oils will keep your skin smooth by creating a barrier to the environment .
– Jojoba oil
Shield yourself from the wind, sun, pollution, and the loss of water by applying “Jojoba” oil. Jojoba oil is mother nature’s multitude of phytonutrients, according to a report at www.DesertsEssence.com.
– Avocado oil
Avocado oil contains high amounts of sterolins (also known as plant steroids) which is often suggested to reduce sun damage, sun spots, and scars. According to a report from www.ageless.co.za, avocado oil increases production of collagen and is often used to reduce in inflammation and itching associated with eczema, psoriasis, and climate-damaged dehydrated skin. Avocado oil is a deep penetrating oil, rich in vitamins, A, D, and E, lecithin’s as well as potassium (known as the mineral of youth).
– Olive oil
EV Olive oil protects against inflammation with a high concentration of polyphenols, known for its anti-inflammatory properties to reduce swelling in the skin and blood.This helps increase flow and healing. According to www.WHFoods.com, cancer prevention is being widely researched today using Olive oil.
– Vitamin E oil
Vitamin E oil preserves with benefits from its high anti-oxidant values. That means it combines with oxygen and destroys free radicals. A dynamic cancer fighter, vitamin E protects cells and DNA from damage that can turn cancerous, as stated by howstuffworks.com.
– Tea Tree oil
Tea Tree oil kills germs, including those resistant to antibiotics. Nutritional Lotions provides this immune booster and its anti-microbial, antiseptic, antiviral, balsamic (curative), bactericide, ciatrisant ( scar tissue formation), expectorant, fungicide, stimulant, insecticide, and sudorific abilities. According to naturalwellbeing.com it is a promising antiseptic when used on the skin. The Aborigines have used Tea Tree plant for hundreds of years for skin wounds.
Lavender oil has many uses beyond your skin. Nutritional Lotions loves Lavender oil to help you feel better, think more clearly, and calm anxiety often associated with stress. With over 150 active compounds Lavender oil provides effective relief from inflammation, fungus, infection, depression, bacteria, micro-organisms, muscle spasms, pain, toxins, and low blood pressure. Also having a calming and sedative ability.
The Aloe plant provides 99% water, one of Mother Natures greatest ways to hydrate, moisturize, and rejuvenate your skin. Nutritional Lotions recognizes that Aloe contains over 200 active compounds, including vitamins A, C, and E, folic acid, choline, B1, B2, B3, B6, B12, and Niacin. The Aloe plant also contains calcium, magnesium, manganese, zinc, chromium, selenium, sodium iron, potassium and copper. The amino acids are the building blocks of protein and there are 22 amino acids necessary for human health. You will find over 18-20 of these amino acids in the Aloe plant. Aloe will reduce allergies and acid digestion. It is also a adaptogen providing the body with the natural ability to resist external changes and illness. Polysacarides is a carbohydrate whose molecules consist of a number of sugar molecules bonded together to stimulate the body’s macrophages ( a type of white blood cell that engulfs and digests cellular debris, foreign substances, microbes and cancer cells.). Aloe has the ability to multiply the oxygen transportation and the diffusion capabilities of the red blood cells. The immune boosting properties of the skin, according to HappyandDraw.com, is incredible both externally and internally. The Aloe plant aids in enhancing these properties.
- Cocoa Butter
Cocoa Butter soothes and moisturizes burn. It relieves Pruritus (the itchy burning sensation commonly associated with the burn heal process according to www.LiveWell.com.).
- Shea Butter
Shea Butter moisturizes and heals your skin with natural vitamin A, which has been associated with improving wrinkles, eczema, and Dermatitis ( sometimes used as another term for eczema but is generalized for describing inflammation of the skin and a term for a wider net of skin conditions that include skin inflammation, blisters, dry skin etc.). Shea Butter has additional properties to relieve skin allergies, insect bites, sunburn, and frostbite ( www.sheainstitute.com gives you 21 reasons for you to use Shea Butter.).
- Zinc Oxide and Titanium oxide
Zinc and Titanium Oxide block UVA and UVB rays. These rays from the sun are responsible for altering cell formation in the skin, causing itching and inflammation, and possibly Cancer.