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)

Other:

  • Use humidifier
  • Avoid alcohol, caffeine, soda and processed sugar
  • Use natural humectants (substances that attract water to the skin)

Remedy:

  • 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.)

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