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Chris Estey
Benefits of Aloe Vera, Apple Stem Cell, Manuka Honey

Benefits of Aloe Vera, Apple Stem Cell, Manuka Honey

ALOE VERA            Aloe gel has been used for many purposes since the ancient Egyptians called it the “plant of immortality.” Since then, its uses have become more targeted and medicinal, and it's one of the leading therapies for sunburns.            Aloe Vera gel is a cactus plant that belongs to the Liliaceae family. It grows in dry climates such as those found in parts of Africa and India and has been used medicinally for centuries.           Aloe leaves secrete a clear gel that when broken off from the...

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Tea Tree Oil and Stem Cell Benefits in Shampoo and Conditioner

Tea Tree Oil and Stem Cell Benefits in Shampoo and Conditioner

          Tea tree oil’s popularity in hair-care products is rocketing, and for a good reason. Also known as Melaleuca oil, it’s a volatile essential oil derived mainly from an Australian plant with antimicrobial and antifungal properties. For centuries tea tree oil has been used to treat skin infections and today it helps treat problems of the hair and scalp, including some of the underlying problems that create thinning and balding hair.           Modern high-PH shampoos and conditioners disrupt the scalp’s natural protective acid mantel and chemically burn the scalp, starting a chain reaction...

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Tea Tree Oil: Nature's Anti-Dandruff Shampoo

Tea Tree Oil: Nature's Anti-Dandruff Shampoo

          Tea tree oil comes from the leaves of a small tree native to Australia, Melaleuca alternifolia. Although it is known as the tea tree, it is not the Chinese plant that produces black and green tea for drinking, and its oil is for external use.           Tea tree oil has been used as a traditional medicine by aborigines for centuries. These native Australians crush tea tree leaves to extract the oil, which is then inhaled to treat coughs and colds or applied directly to the skin for healing.           Today, it is...

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Chris Estey
Stem Cells for Hair Growth: Stem Cells Part 3

Stem Cells for Hair Growth: Stem Cells Part 3

          According to American Hair Loss Association, by the age of 35, two-thirds of American men suffer significant hair loss. About 40% of American women also suffer hair loss. People who suffer from hair thinning or loss spend vast amounts of time and money every year in efforts to cure or reverse their hair loss.           Science’s latest breakthrough for preventing and treating hair loss is apple and rose stem cells.   WHAT IS THE RESEARCH INVOLVED? Through a unique and an efficient cultivation technique called PhytoCellTec, the stem cells of apples and...

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