Blog - Archives: July 2011

Psoriasis can be a serious skin problem

Posted by bodyverde on July 26, 2011

Acne, dryness, freckles, large pores, scars – we all have our skin issues that we deal with on a daily basis.

For some, skin problems are a medical condition, requiring a physician’s diagnosis and individualized treatment.

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Ingredient spotlight: Pomegranate

Posted by bodyverde on July 11, 2011

Pomegranates are the fruit of fertility, used for thousands of years for various health problems.

The fruit itself is wonderfully unique, with about 600 red “arils” inside each one. These are the individual juice sacks, each one with its own small seed. These seeds, when pressed, generate a tiny amount of nutrient-rich oil – in fact it takes about 200 pounds of fresh pomegranates to yield one pound of pomegranate seed oil, according to a distributor of the oil.

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Ingredient spotlight: Lavender

Posted by bodyverde on July 5, 2011

When you think of lavender, what comes to mind?

“Lavender” comes from the Latin lavare, which means “to wash,” and many of its uses promote a feeling of renewal and relief. Relaxation, tranquility and calmness – these are just a few of the proven benefits of lavender essential oil.

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