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SPECIALIST MOISTURIZER FOR:
- STRETCH MARKS
- UNEVEN SKIN TONE
- AGING SKIN
- DEHYDRATED SKIN
The Bio-OilŪ formulation is a combination of plant extracts and vitamins suspended in an oil base. It contains the breakthrough ingredient PurCellin Oil™, which changes the formulation's overall consistency, making it light and non-greasy, ensuring that the goodness contained in the vitamins and plant extracts is easily absorbed.
It is recommended that Bio-OilŪ be applied twice daily for a minimum of 3 months. It should be massaged in a circular motion until fully absorbed. During pregnancy, BioOilŪ should be applied from the start of the second trimester to areas that are prone to stretch marks such as the abdomen, breasts, lower back, buttocks, hips and thighs.
Bio-OilŪ is intended for topical cosmetic application only.
- Vitamins A & E
- Calendula, Lavender, Rosemary & Chamomile Oils
- Face & body
- Rapidly absorbed
- Suitable for sensitive skin
* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
- Supplement Facts
For external use only. Do not use onbroken skin. In the unlikely event ofskin irritation, discontinue use. Individual results will vary. Store in acool place away from direct sunlight.
Other Ingredients: Mineral Oil (Paraffinum Liquidum), Triisononanoin, Cetearyl Ethylhexanoate, Isopropyl Myristate, Retinyl Palmitate, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Tocopheryl Acetate, Anthemis Nobilis Flower Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, BHT, Bisabolol, Fragrance (Parfum), Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone, Amyl Cinnamal, Benzyl Salicylate, Citronellol, Coumarin, Eugenol, Farnesol, Geraniol, Hydroxycitronellal, Hydroxyisohexyl 3-Cyclohexene Carboxaldehyde, Limonene, Linalool, D&C Red No. 17 (CI 26100) Bio-Oil® is distributed in the USA byPacific World Corporation, PO Box 51210,Irvine, CA 92629-1210
- Health Notes
Skin UlcersSkin Ulcers
- Reliable and relatively consistent scientific data showing a substantial health benefit.
- Contradictory, insufficient, or preliminary studies suggesting a health benefit or minimal health benefit.
- For an herb, supported by traditional use but minimal or no scientific evidence. For a supplement, little scientific support.
Our proprietary "Star-Rating" system was developed to help you easily understand the amount of scientific support behind each supplement in relation to a specific health condition. While there is no way to predict whether a vitamin, mineral, or herb will successfully treat or prevent associated health conditions, our unique ratings tell you how well these supplements are understood by some in the medical community, and whether studies have found them to be effective for other people.
For over a decade, our team has combed through thousands of research articles published in reputable journals. To help you make educated decisions, and to better understand controversial or confusing supplements, our medical experts have digested the science into these three easy-to-follow ratings. We hope this provides you with a helpful resource to make informed decisions towards your health and well-being.
Supplement Amount WhyAloe Apply gel on gauze or dressings daily [2 stars]Aloe has been used historically to improve wound healing and studies have shown it to be effective in healing skin ulcers.Diosmin and Hesperidin 900 mg per day of diosmin and 100 mg per day of hesperidin [2 stars]One trial found that a combination of the flavonoids diosmin and hesperidin promoted healing of venous leg ulcers. Hydroxyethylrutosides (related flavonoids) may also help.Essential Fatty Acids Topical Refer to label instructions [2 stars]In one study, topically applied essential fatty acids significantly lessened pressure ulcers and improved skin hydration and elasticity in malnourished people, who frequently develop ulcers.Evening Primrose Oil 1,500 mg with each meal [2 stars]A preliminary report suggested that evening primrose oil improves blood flow to the legs and heals or reduces the size of venous leg ulcers.Folic Acid Consult a qualified healthcare practitioner [2 stars]Large amounts of folic acid given both orally and by injection could promote healing of chronic skin ulcers due to poor circulation.Gotu Kola Apply an ointment or powder containing 1 to 2% herbal extract daily [2 stars]Gotu kola extracts may be used topically to help speed wound healing.Hyaluronic Acid Apply a gel containing a partial benzyl ester derivative of hyaluronan under compression bandaging daily [2 stars]A trial found that topical application of a hyaluronic acid compound with compression bandaging was significantly better than bandaging alone for healing chronic venous skin ulcers.Pycnogenol 150 mg per day orally, along with topical application of 100 mg daily [2 stars]In a controlled study, symptoms of diabetic skin ulcers improved in those treated with standard medications plus oral and topical Pycnogenol.Vitamin C 1,000 mg daily [2 stars]Supplementing with vitamin C may help prevent skin ulcers and speed healing.Vitamin E Oral 400 IU daily [2 stars]Antioxidants, such as vitamin E, are depleted in healing skin tissue. Studies have shown that vitamin E taken orally to be effective at preventing skin ulcers and promoting healing.Zinc Take under medical supervision: 50 mg of zinc (plus 1 to 3 mg of copper daily, to prevent depletion) and apply zinc-containing bandages or tape to the area [2 stars]Supplementing with zinc may help some types of skin ulcer by facilitating tissue growth.Comfrey Topical Refer to label instructions [1 star]Comfrey has a long history of use as a topical agent for treating wounds, skin ulcers, thrombophlebitis, bruises, and sprains and strains.Vitamin E Topical Refer to label instructions [1 star]Antioxidants such as vitamin E, are depleted in healing skin tissue. One study found that topically applied vitamin E shortened the healing time of skin ulcers.
About This Condition
Skin ulcers are open sores that are often accompanied by the sloughing-off of inflamed tissue.
Skin ulcers can be caused by a variety of events, such as trauma, exposure to heat or cold, problems with blood circulation, or irritation from exposure to corrosive material. Pressure ulcers, also known as decubitus ulcers or bedsores, are skin ulcers that develop on areas of the body where the blood supply has been reduced because of prolonged pressure; these may occur in people confined to bed or a chair, or in those who must wear a hard brace or plaster cast. Skin ulcers may become infected, with serious health consequences. Other health conditions that can cause skin ulcers include mouth ulcers (canker sores), chronic venous insufficiency, diabetes, infection, and peripheral vascular disease.
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Comments about BIO OIL BioOil®:
You have to apply the oil twice a day for it to be effective. I don't always have time to do that, but I have been using it for months (almost done with second bottle) and I only see a slight decrease in color. The stretchmarks haven't gone away at all, they have merely lightened in color. And that's not good enough for me!
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