Product Description & Benefits:
Amla has become an important anti-aging topical ingredient, as it helps protect the skin from the damaging effects of free radicals and metal-induced oxidative stress. In the past the health benefits of Amla were attributed to Ascorbic Acid (vitamin C), but later Amla crucial chemicals were found to be polyphenols (tannins), gallic acid and Ellagic Acid (linked together to form other tannins), and rutin. Amla is one of the three components of Trifala, a rejuvenating formula in Ayurvedic medicine. It has been found to have chemopreventive acitivity, the capacity to prevent cancer brought about by chemical cancer causing agents. With iron and copper chelating ability, this extract is a perfect complement for Chrysin in the treatment of dark circles under the eyes.
This skin care active ingredient is made by a licensed, high-quality laboratory of skin care ingredients. Make Me Heal has partnered with leading laboratories and manufacturers of skin care ingredients to come up with the largest assortment of high-quality active ingredients that are effective for your skin. These ingredients are backed by scientific research and testing.
What's Do It Yourself (DIY) Skin Care?
DIY Skin Care is an emerging trend in the beauty world where consumers are taking control of their skin care regimen and are making their own home-based recipes of skincare products by combining scientifically proven active ingredients inside creams. DIY presents an opportunity to create affordable beauty products at your home and to try different ingredients to arrive at recipes that are the most optimal for your skin needs. You can use DIY to simply copy well-known, expensive creams and make your own cheaper home version, or to combine your favorite cream with an ingredient that you've found to be beneficial.
Directions For Use:
Each tube is enough for about 12 fl oz of cream or lotion at approximately 3% concentration (10 g in 360 mL cream). Use in your favorite cream or add to our Canvas Base Cream or a Sea Kelp Bioferment base. You can also add to shampoo and bath gel to help chelate metals present in tap water.
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Ganju, L.; Karan, D.; Chanda, S.; Srivastava, K. K.; Sawhney, R. C.; Selvamurthy, W. (2003) Immunomodulatory effects of agents of plant originBiomedicine & Pharmacotherapy 57:296-300.