Sea Buckthorn is currently the only known source of the rarest of all the Omega oils, Omega 7. Much prized for its' deep regenerative potential, it has only recently become available for inclusion in skincare products.
Consider Selenium if you have a family history of cancer or heart disease, many mercury amalgam fillings, cataracts, high blood pressure.
- Found in oysters, tuna, Brazil nuts, herrings.
- Needed for: antioxidant (with vitamins A,C,E); cancer and heart disease prevention; blood pressure control; toxic metal removal.
Shea Butter and Oil
Shea butter is a very rich waxy oil extracted from shea kernels grown in Africa. It is similar to coconut butter, and can be fractionated to produce a fine oil. Shea butter is both nourishing and protective.
Squalane is a fine, light oil extracted from olive oil. It is used in skincare products to provide protection and improve the smoothness of both the skin and the product.
Starflower, or Borage Oil contains omega 6 and 3 oils for a soothing and antiinflammatory action. It is 23 times stronger than Evening Primrose Oil, and is often used to calm the irritation of eczema and similar skin problems.