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Most people don’t realize Aloe Vera is a much healthier option than traditional skin care products that include chemicals and additives that can damage your skin. Aloe Vera has anti-inflammatory properties that help in treating blemishes, acne, minor cuts or wound, a burn or a rash. It also softens dead skin cells and makes the skin smooth. It gets rid of signs of ageing like fine lines and appearance of wrinkles and relieves itching too. I was given the chance to review a couple of products from Desert Harvest, and I am very happy with the results.
I received a bottle of Desert Harvest Aloe Vera Gele. It came in handy recently on my trip to Destin, Florida last month. I was on one of the most beautiful beaches I have ever seen. It had powdered-sugar white sand, and I didn't realize that I was being burnt to a crisp because of the sun that reflected onto that gorgeous white sand onto my skin. I was sunburned all over my body! I truly underestimated the Florida sunshine, and did not adequately apply my sunscreen that day. By the time I put on my swim suit cover-up, it was too late! The damage was done.
I was so thankful that I had my bottle of Desert Harvest Aloe Vera Gele with me on that trip! I applied it all over my sunburned skin that evening, and it immediately soothed the pain, unlike any aloe vera gel products I had ever used before. Usually, I cannot sleep well at night after a bad sunburn, but to my surprise, I slept fine. The next morning, I showered and applied some more of this miracle gel, and my skin healed quickly and the burn turned into a very nice tan. It kept my skin supple and hydrated. It did not even peel until two weeks after I returned home from my trip. I was amazed!
Made with 80% pure aloe vera concentrate, Desert Harvest Gelé is a soothing, cold-processed gel formulated to relieve minor skin irritations. It contains all of the anti-inflammatory, pain relieving, and healing properties of the aloe plant in a high concentration. Desert Harvest Gelé contains the most therapeutic levels of aloe vera possible in a 100% Natural topical application and contains No Parabens.
Use a pea-sized dab and rub it into the skin wherever it is irritated. A good medium for ultrasound. You can keep it in the refrigerator and apply the Gelé cold to minor burns or to relieve swelling and redness anywhere on the body. (Desert Harvest Gelé does not have to be refrigerated.)
Desert Harvest Aloe Vera is at the top of the line, and here’s why:
- Gele is 80% concentrated Aloe Vera
- No added chemicals
I also received a bottle of Desert Harvest's Super-Strength Aloe Capsules, Nutritional Supplements which I have been taking for about a month now. Since aloe vera works miracles on my skin, I am certain that it is working wonders internally as well.
*Product received. All opinions are my own.
I wish I had known about the benefits of amber teething necklaces when my own babies were teething. I went through a lot of baby tylenol, and I feel so guilty putting chemicals into my sweet babies rather than trying a natural remedy. Oh well, I cannot change the past, but I can learn from it.
My sister is a hug fan of amber teething necklaces, and her favorite brand so far is Baltic Essentials. Her six-month old daughter, Ivy, is teething right now and this miraculous necklace has been a saving grace for both baby and mother.
Teething is no fun...but Ivy's new Amber teething necklace brings her fast pain relief
In the photo above, baby Ivy is sporting a Baltic Amber polished lemon Pink Rose Quartz teething necklace. Each baltic amber bead contains succinate acid which has been used for centuries for inflammation. The amber gently warms with the body temperature when worn as a necklace or bracelet on baby, child, or adult. The oils are released and absorbed into the body for a healing effect.
This beautiful Baltic Amber necklace is made for babies and toddlers. It helps sooth inflammation, reduces teething symptoms, fever, fussiness, red cheeks, drooling, insomnia, and more. Baltic Amber also contains immune boosting properties.
Baltic Essentials necklaces are not meant to chew on, the Amber releases microscopic amounts of oil, as it warms with the body's natural temperature, that is absorbed into the skin and bloodstream. Baltic Amber contains succinic acid (anti-fever, anti-inflammatory), the compound that gives Baltic Amber necklaces the therapeutic quality. For children under 3, necklaces should be removed when unsupervised. Remove during bath and when swimming.
Baltic amber is an organic substance, a “fossil resin” produced by pine trees which grew in Northern Europe.
When Ivy first showed signs of teething (about 3 weeks ago) she was very cranky and cried so much. She is usually such a calm and happy baby. About a half an hour after my sister placed the necklace on Ivy's neck, she was content and smiling. I could not believe it!
Baltic Essentials also has many other pieces that would make perfect and much appreciated holiday or anytime gifts for somebody special! I suffer from anxiety, and sometimes I am too overwhelmed to even grocery shop.
After reading upon the benefits of Baltic Essentials, I wanted to try out one of their bracelets, so I went with the Amber polished lemon Pink Rose Quartz since it worked so well for baby Ivy.
Not only is this bracelet beautiful in itself, but it truly works. I am not sure how it works to calm my nerves, but it really does. Now, I won't even attempt to leave home without it. I only remove it for showering or swimming.
I also really love this unique and fun statement necklace. It is the Baltic Essentials Chakra Tree of Life Quartz Necklace.
The stones in this mix include: rose quartz, red agate, orange aventurine, blue turquoise, blue lapis lazuli, purple amethyst.
* Pink Rose Quartz: Helps to ease the loss, calm stress, helps with low confidence & quells anger. (Taurus, Cancer, Birthstones, April, May, June, July Birth months)
* Amethyst: relieves stress and strain, soothes irritability, balances mood swings, dispels anger, rage, fear and anxiety. Alleviates sadness and grief, and dissolves negativity. (Aries, Sagittarius, Aquarius, Pisces Birthstones: November, December, January, February, March, April)
* Lapis Lazuli aids in stress, anxiety, and ADHD (February, March, November, December, Birthstones - Zodiac Pisces, Sagittarius)
* Turquoise: Aids in purification and detoxification. Air purification for asthma and allergies. (September, February, March, October, November, December Birthstones - Zodiac Scorpio, Pisces, Sagittarius)
* Aventurine: Promotes a feeling of well-being and self-worth (Aries birthstone, March, April Birth months)
* Red Agate helps to calm the emotions. It cleanses the lymphatic system and the pancreas. Can be so helpful for dizziness, headaches and impaired balance. (Aries, Gemini, Scorpio, Capricorn, birthstones. March, April, May, June, October, November, January, February birth months) While the stones are pure, they are natural and from the earth and may vary in color or size.
After reading about all of the above benefits, it is no wonder I feel on top of the world when I wear this necklace! (I had just thought it was pretty!)
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*Product received. All opinions are my own.
Pain is an unfortunate part of life for millions of Americans. Athletic and trauma injuries, degenerative diseases like arthritis and gout, or muscular problems are common reasons people pain relief. Over-the-counter pain pills and topical creams have long been the drugs of choice, but now a new technology in topical pain relief has emerged.
Miraflex is a topical analgesic that uses maximum pain relievers which penetrate more deeply into the skin. Miraflex, which is formulated by Longeva Labs in Oklahoma City, is different than other products like Bengay and Icy Hot because in addition to pain relievers, the formula contains natural anti-inflammatories that absorb easily through the skin.
MSM (organic sulfur) and emu oil are well documented natural anti-inflammatories. MSM has been widely used in equine performance to reduce inflammation in race horses and is a popular supplement in whole food stores for joint support.
The emu oil in Miraflex is patented and certified by the American Emu Association, and is also used for joint and muscle pain. Miraflex addresses both the issues of inflammation and pain. “Most people don’t realize that inflammation isn’t pain, it’s a cofactor in the pain process.” said Executive Vice President, Bob Bray. “Pain is a signal from the brain that can be temporarily interrupted but inflammation is resident in the area of the trauma or disease and destroys tissue. It fights your body getting better.
That’s why people have chronic pain, because they have chronic inflammation. When we focused on the formula we wanted to create something that didn’t mask the symptom, but we wanted to help the cause of the problem.” Another key to the formula’s success is aloe vera. Penetration through the skin occurs more quickly and carries the soothing formula to the affected area, delivering a more complete pain relief and recovery. “Skin is designed to not let anything get through it,” said Bray, “but aloe vera easily passes through human skin and easily carries your analgesics and anti-inflammatories to where they’re supposed to go. The result is you get faster and more complete delivery of the medication. That’s why it works so quickly and why you’ll ultimately use less, because your body is getting better.”
I received samples of Miraflex to review. My husband has a torn rotator cuff and suffers pain daily. (He injured his shoulder crashing his dirt bike in our yard about three years ago.) The doctors have recommended surgery, but Jon would need to not use his shoulder for at least six months. With his job being in construction, he needs use of his arm and would like to put off having surgery until he retires. Jon hates pain pills because of their side affects and that they are addictive.
Jon has been using Miraflex for about three weeks now on his shoulder, especially right after he gets home from work. I help him rub it onto the affected area. It is easy to apply and gives him relief very quickly which lasts all night long. He even has a greater range of motion in his shoulder when he uses Miraflex. I think it would be safe to say that Jon might be able to actually put off the shoulder surgery for as long as possible because of Miraflex.
For more information go to: http://miraflexworks.com/
Disclaimer: I received samples of Miraflex to review and to keep. All opinions are my own.