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REACH OUT FOR THE OLIVE LEAF…

REACH OUT FOR THE OLIVE LEAF…

The olive trees leaves, fruit and seeds are utilised in a number of ways, notably as olive oil, but also as olive leaf extract.Olive leaf extract has been used for hundreds of years, notably due to its antioxidants and phytonutrients. Often consumed orally, olive leaf extract also has a number of topical benefits when used in skin care products. Every day, our skin faces a number of harmful toxins, many caused by the environment around us. Whether cosmetics, pollution, or UV rays, the use of olive leaf extract has shown to be effective in reversing the negative effects caused by...

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WHY GREEN TEA IS SO GREAT FOR YOUR SKIN

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WHY GREEN TEA IS SO GREAT FOR YOUR SKIN

Green tea has been used for centuries to treat a whole host of ailments and conditions including headaches, digestive problems, and even depression. Its popularity across the world has risen, and it is widely regarded as a “detox” when consumed as a tea drink.Green tea is rich in antioxidants and includes amino acids, enzymes, and phytochemicals, as well as B vitamins, manganese, potassium, and magnesium. While green tea has a large number of benefits when consumed, it is also highly regarded for its use in skincare, and can contribute towards a hugely beneficial skincare regime. 1 - Improve complexion, flush...

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WHY GRAPE SEED EXTRACT HAS A “BUNCH OF BENEFITS” FOR SKIN

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WHY GRAPE SEED EXTRACT HAS A “BUNCH OF BENEFITS” FOR SKIN

Grapes have been used for centuries to treat a whole host of conditions and ailments, and historically, the leaves of a grape vine were used to reduce inflammation and pain, while un-ripened grapes were used to treat throat conditions. Grape seed extract (and grape seed oil) is used today for treating a number of skin conditions and ailments, and it has a number of properties that promote healthier skin. The oil is often applied topically, while the extract is often consumed as a supplement. A number of organic products contain grape seed extract, alongside other effective ingredients.When taken as a...

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WHY THE GOJI IS THE “GO-TO” ANTI-AGEING PRODUCT

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WHY THE GOJI IS THE “GO-TO” ANTI-AGEING PRODUCT

Largely regarded as a Superfood, the Goji has increased in popularity over recent years right across the world. It is a key ingredient in BahamaBrown.Used in traditional Chinese medicine for decades, the Goji Berry plant is also known as the ‘wolfberry’ plant, and is native to Asia. In fact, the Goji Berry is in the same family as potatoes, nightshade, and tobacco. Buddhist monks first discovered the Goji Berry when roaming the Tibetan mountains, and those who first consumed the Berries supposedly lived longer than those that didn’t.For this reason, their reputation for contributing towards a longer, healthier life, has...

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MARVELLOUS MANGOSTEEN!

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MARVELLOUS MANGOSTEEN!

The Mangosteen fruit, or Garcinia Mangostana, is a tropical evergreen tree widely found in South East Asian regions including Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand, and Malaysia. With three key parts to the fruit, the seeds give a bitter taste and are inedible, while the flesh has a sweeter taste. The outer shell is very hard, but can be cracked open easily. Mangosteen has been used for a number of years in traditional Asian medicine. Containing a number of essential nutrients, the various parts of the Mangosteen are used in treating various diseases and ailments.Here, we are going to take a look at...

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