Viridian Oregon Grape Organic Balm
Support your Skin with Viridian Organic Oregon Grape Balm and its nourishing active ingredients, which include; organic sunflower oil, organic Jojoba oil, organic Shea Butter, organic chickweed herb, organic Calendula (marigold) flower extract, organic Rosemary, and the same Oregon Grape root extract as used in Viridian Oregon Grape Root 350mg 90 Capsules. Emulsifying organic beeswax completes the formula as it acts as a carrier agent to protect the herbal ingredients within this balm.
- Gluten Free.
- Encourages healthy skin.
- May soften or smooth dry skin.
- Suitable for for itchy & irritated skin types.
- May improve the symptoms of eczema & psoriasis.
How can I use Viridian Organic Oregon Grape Balm?
Viridian Organic Oregon Grape Balm can be used by those with dry, itchy, sensitive or irritated skin. And because it is full of active ingredients that can reduce skin swelling, it may help treat conditions associated with skin swelling such as Eczema & Psoriasis.
What is Psoriasis?
Psoriasis is an immune stimulated condition where skin cells develop rapidly and is highly inflammatory. Normally, skin cells are replaced after 21-28 days, however in psoriatic individuals this can be as quickly as 4-7 days. The build up of skin cells create raised sections of skin called plaques, that can occur on any body part and appear flaky, scaly and red on fair skin, or as dark patches on darker skin tones, with intense itching.
Beyond the skin, psoriasis is associated with a systemic inflammatory state that has been linked to obesity, type 2 diabetes and Cardiovascular diseases. Although a relationship between obesity and psoriasis has been established, the mechanistic link between these conditions is unclear, yet the conditions bear excessive Inflammation as a commonality.
What is Oregon Grape & how does it treat eczema & psoriasis?
Oregon Grape (Mahonia aquifolium or Berberis aquifolium) is a bushy perennial plant and the root-like stem (rhizome) is often used in alternative medicines. Also known as Oregon Grape Holly, Mountain Grape, Uva de Oregon and Creeping Barberry, Oregon Grape grows in the mountainous regions of the Pacific Northwest region of the U.S.A. This evergreen shrub, is rich in the bioactive; berberine, which is thought to exert anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties. There have been several studies showing the beneficial effect of this compound in patients with psoriasis. 200 patients with mild to moderate psoriasis were treated at six sites in the U.S.A and Canada with a topical administration of Oregon Grape or placebo. There was a significant decrease in the PASI score among the Oregon Grape treated patients when compared with placebo at tweleve weeks. A similar study on eighty-two patients with moderate to severe psoriasis saw improved self-assessed ratings score after a four week topical administration of Mahonia aquifolium extract.
Apply Viridian Organic Oregon Grape Balm to your skin as required.
For external use only.
Helianthus annuus seed oil, Simmondsia chinensis see oil, Cera flava, Butyrospermum parkii, Mahonia aquifolium root extract, Stellaria media extrct, Calendula officinalis flower extract, Rosmarinus extract, Anthemis nobilis flower oil, Farnesol.
Common names of ingredients listed above: organic sunflower oil, organic jojoba oil, organic beeswax, organic shea butter, Oregon Grape root extract, organic chickweed herb, organic calendula (marigold) flower extract, organic rosemary extract.
UK Postal Services:
UK delivery charges are charged at a flat rate. This means regardless of what you order, they will not increase. Standard UK £3.99 delivery is sent via Royal Mail and your order will be delivered within 2-3 days. Free UK delivery is sent either by Royal Mail a Courier.
Orders under £45:
Royal Mail : £3.99 delivery within 2-3 working days from dispatch.
Orders over £45:
Free delivery within 2-3 working days from dispatch.