amazing hydration and maximum protection for your skin
What the heck is Tepezcohuite...apart from really hard to say? It's this totally awesome, secret wonder ingredient originating with the Mayans then passed down from generation to generation to generation...to you! This amazing Tepezcohuite body lotion from Natural Green Brand is formulated with tepezcohuite powder extract and other powerful skin healing & conditioning actives.
Tepezcohuite (pronounced Te-pez-Co-wheete) (Mimosa tenuiflorais) a tree bark from Mexico. Also known in Mexico as the "Skin tree", some of the bark’s significant attributed properties are an anti-microbial agent, an analgesic agent, and a cellular regenerator. An extract of Tepezcohuite contains Flavonoids that diminish the capillary permeability and increases its resistance and protects from skin aging, Tannins which have an astringent action and smooth skin, as well as other micronutrients such as zinc, copper, manganese, iron and magnesium. These play an important role in cellular repair and protection. Extensive research has been performed in labs in Mexico, Canada and the United Kingdom. They have found that tepezcohuite is a cellular regenerator, an anti-bacterial 300% more effective than streptomycin, and a powerful fungicide.
Apply to skin as often as desired, particularly after shower and shaving. Great for hands and feet also.
De-Ionized water, Jojoba oil, Pure Grapeseed oil, Organic coconut oil, Shea butter, Glyceryl stearate, [Bees wax, HE Cellulose, Polyglyceryl Oleate], Pure Tepezcohuite tree bark, DMAE (, Hyaluronic Acid), Vitamin B3, Vitamin E (Tocopheryl Acetate), Vitamin B5, Allantoin, Aloe vera Leaf extract, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate (Vitamin C), Watermelon extract, Rose Geranium Essential Oil, Grapefruit Seed Extract, Lactobacillus Ferment More information on ingredients
Tepezcohuite: Tepezcohuite (mimosa tenuiflora) is a long held beauty secret that is derived from Mexicos skin tree. For thousands of years, Tepezcohuite was used by the Mayans to treat numerous types of skin lesions. Since then, Mexico has used this powerful plant as a natural remedy for aging skin. As a powerful collagen stimulator and cellular regenerator, Tepezcohuite works miracles in effectively smoothing and improving the complexion. It is also a great remedy for irritated skin, as a result of its many healing properties. For this reason, Tepezcohuite powder was used during the aftermath of the 1986 earthquake in Mexico City. It successfully improved the healing rate and results of over 5000 burn victims. Powdered tepezcohuite tree bark contains a large percentage of Tannins which act as natural astringents and help stop bleeding. These properties help protect the body from any risk of infection that could result from open wounds being exposed to bacteria. In addition, Tepezcohuite also contains Flavonoids which have anti-inflammatory properties. In his study, Pharmaceutical preparation containing Mimosa Tenuiflora extract with skin-regenerating properties, Tellez is able to demonstrate the effectiveness of topically applying Tepezcohuite to treat eczema . In this study, tepezcohuite was topically applied, on participants with eczema. Results not only showed an improvement in eczema, but also a significant decrease in inflammation. This study demonstrated the natural healing effects of Tepezcohuite, and also showed its healing effect on eczema.
Vitamin E: helps skin look younger by reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. As a powerful antioxidant, it also helps protect skin from harmful free radicals in the environment.
Hyaluronic Acid: is able to permeate the skin and address aging where it begins. Hyaluronic Acid (HA) is the key compound that keeps our skin youthful and hydrated. It is a natural substance produced by skin cells that keeps skin moist, supple and smooth. Binds to water molecules, holding up to 1000 times its weight in moisture. Keeps skin hydrated, elastic and youthful looking, helping to plump fine lines and wrinkles, thereby diminishing their appearance.
Honey Powder Extract: Natural antiseptic due to its tendency to absorb the moisture out of bacterial cell walls. Attracts dirt that lies in skins pores and helps remove dead epidermal skin, making it a great cleansing active.
Watermelon Powder Extract: Protects skin cells (keratinocytes & fibroblasts) against daily stress induced by UV light & free radicals, reduces the break-down of DNA in human skin cells. In vivo tests on humans have shown that watermelon extract protects the DNA up to 25%. Reduces erythema after UV irradiation.
Pure Camellia Seed Oil: Camellia oil protects and nourishes the skin from free radical damage, refines young and mature skin. It contains anti-oxidants that help to revitalize and rejuvenate the skin.