Nutrients: primrose essential oil, vitamin A (strengthens tissue), b-complex (anti-aging), kelp (minerals), vitamin E (fights free radicals), zinc, coenzyme Q10, free form amino acid
Herbs: blackthorn, blackberry leaf, hawthorn berry, aloe vera, candula, comfrey (skin softening properties, reduces redness and soothes irritated skin)
Tea: chamomile, dandelion, goldenseal, myrhh, pau d’ arco, red clover, gotu kola (antioxidants help formation of lipids for healthy skin)
- Use humidifier
- Avoid alcohol, caffeine, soda and processed sugar
- Use natural humectants (substances that attract water to the skin)
- Neem oil, oil with comfrey or candula cream mixed with vitamin E oil and aloe vera.
- Poultice: mix goldenseal root powder and/or wild pansy with vitamin E oil
*Dry skin can be a sign of an underactive thyroid.
Source: (Balch, Phyllis A. Rescription For Nutritional Healing. 5th ed. N.p.: Avery, 2010. Print.)