Nutrideo Ingredients List
Our planet still offers a vast source of natural treasures, many of them left by the wayside with the advent of detergents, petrochemicals, synthetics and animal by-products. The rainforests, the deserts, the oceans, the mountain plateaus, the arctic poles and even our very own backyards, are an endless source of natural plant chemistry.
Here at Nutrideo our philosophy of returning to the fundamental resources of nature to care for our cells drives product creation. Our formulations are as close to nature as possible. We avoid petrochemicals and synthetic preservatives, and we do not test on animals
ALGIN: Helps to thicken and stabilized. Derived from seaweed it creates a smooth texture.
ASTAXANTHIN: A carotenoid derived from microalgae with antioxidant properties 550 times more powerful than Vitamin E.
CERTIFIED ORGANIC ALOE VERA LEAF JUICE: This plant been known throughout history to have medicinal properties, used to cure various ailments. The myths surrounding it go back 5,000 years. Today, scientists have found that the Aloe Vera gel is a mixture of antibiotic, astringent, coagulating agent, pain inhibitor, cell growth stimulator and scar inhibitor. With a total of 70 "essential ingredients" it contains most vitamins including B12, minerals, enzymes, protein and amino acids.
ARROWROOT POWDER: A nutritious starch from the root of the plant. It was used by Aboriginal people to heal wounds from poisoned arrows (hence the name).
AVOCADO OIL: Rich in lecithin, vitamins A and E and protein. The oil is antioxidant, nourishing and penetrating.It softens tissue and regenerates cells.
BEESWAX: Excreted by bees to construct the honeycomb it has excellent skin protective qualities.
WILD CRAFTED BIRCH: Included for its mild astringent properties. Helps to soothe skin inflammations and eruptions. Contains betulin and betulinic acid, which have been shown to be powerful anti carcinogens.
CALENDULA EXTRACT: Currently being investigated for its anticancer properties, it is an astringent, and contains anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antiviral properties.
CASTOR OIL: Derived from the castor bean plant. Almost 90 percent of its fatty acid content consists of ricinoleic acid (not found in any other substance). This unsaturated fatty acid is thought to be responsible for castor oil's remarkable skin healing abilities.
WILD CRAFTED CATS CLAW: (Uncaria tomentosa) Amazon herb with strong anti-oxidant properties, clinically documented with immuno-stimulant and anti-tumor capabilities. Italian researchers reported in a 2001 in vitro study that cat’s claw directly inhibited the growth of a human breast cancer cell.
CELLULOSE GEL: Natural thickener and emulsifier. Provides velvety skin feel.
WILD CRAFTED CLEAVERS: (Galium Aparine) A common hedgerow weed that is a wonderful cleansing remedy, clearing toxins from the system, reducing heat and inflammation. An astringent and lymphatic detoxifying herb often used in homeopathy.
CERTIFIED ORGANIC COMFREY: Comfrey is a sweet, cooling herb with anti-inflammatory, astringent, soothing and healing properties. This plant contains allantoin, a chemical with remarkable healing and regenerative properties. Excellent for aging skin.
CHAMOMILE ESSENTIAL OIL: Smooths out broken capillaries, improving elasticity. Good for dry and itchy skin, reduces puffiness and strengthens the tissues.
CITRUS BIOFLAVONOID (ACTIVE INGREDIENT): Extracted from the seeds, peel and pulp of citrus fruits, it exhibits antiviral, antibacterial, antiparasitic, antioxidative, bacteriostatic, fungicidal, antiseptic and disinfectant properties. It inhibits and eradicates odor-causing bacteria.
CORN EXTRACT: A GMO free corn extract. An excellent humectant and emollient. It gives our deodorants their unique velvety feel.
CORNFLOWER: (Centaurea Cyanus) A natural mild astrigent and antiseptic as well as an alcohol free natural toner.
ESSENTIAL OILS (ACTIVE INGREDIENT): Extracted from plants, these oils contain antibacterial, anti-fungal, bacteria-static, deodorant, and astringent properties
NATURAL FRAGRANCES: These are complex fragrance compounds made exclusively from natural aromatics as defined by IFRA. The ingredients used in natural fragrances can be essential oils, oleoresins, distillates, fractions, concretes, absolutes, etc. All of the ingredients are physically obtained from plants without altering their chemical structure. The ingredients of a natural fragrance can come from any genus and species of plant.
FRANKINCENSE: Gives new life to aging skin and reputedly smooths out wrinkles! A real tonic to the skin. It’s astringent properties may also help balance oily conditions.
GLYCERINE (VEGETABLE): USP grade, all-natural ingredient derived entirely from vegetable oils (usually coconut). It moisturizes and cleanses skin.
GLUCO POLY SACCHARIDE: Powerful immune activator. Anti-aging ingredient that stimulates the skins immune system.
GREEN TEA: Anti-carcinogenic. Contains polyphenolic antioxidants which play an important role in the prevention of cell damage. Has a soothing and moisturizing effect.
HEMP SEED OIL: Due to its rich content of Essential Fatty Acids, hemp seed oil is a perfect choice for skin, hair & lip care.
HORSETAIL: The only living genus of the Equisetaceae that has been around for over a hundred million years. Horsetail is a natural source of silica and has antioxidant properties.
HUMIC ACID: Composed of over 72 water soluble trace minerals essential to cell function. Purifies the body and helps to restore natural balance.
HYSSOP: (Hyssopus officinalis) A herbaceous plant grown around the Caspian Sea that has antiseptic properties.
JOJOBA OIL: A liquid wax which is derived from the jojoba bean. It is very similar to our own body oil secretion known as sebum. It is rich in vitamin E and has antioxidant properties.
LAVENDER ESSENTIAL OIL: Distilled from the lavender plant.
LEMON ESSENTIAL OIL: Cold pressed from the lemon peel.
LICHEN EXTRACT (ACTIVE INGREDIENT): A lichen is a moss-like plant that grows primarily in cold and moist environments. It produces natural acids that kill odor-causing bacteria.
MACADEMIA NUT OIL: Has a unique compatibility with the human skin. The oil, obtained from the nuts of the macadamia tree, contains a high concentration of palmitoleic acid, and is very similar to mink oil and to the sebum of human skin. No other known plant oil has a similar composition. Rejuvenates mature, damaged skin.
MEADOWFOAM SEED OIL: One of the newest, most exciting and remarkable botanical moisturizers of the 21st century. Not only is it absorbed well by all skin types, it also leaves a lingering protective film that promotes moist, smooth and silky skin.
RED ALGAE: (Chondrus Crispus) Used as a stabilizer and clarifying agent.
RESVERATROL: Found in the skin of red grapes, resveratrol has been shown to improve skin tone. Also an antioxidant and antibacterial.
RICE BRAN OIL: Rich in vitamin E (antioxidant).
ROSE ESSENTIAL OIL: Essential oil distilled from the Damask rose. It's tonic and soothing qualities are good for inflamed skin and thread veins.
ROSE HYDRASOL: Pure natural rose water produced during distillation for essential oils. A toner for all skin types. Also eases nervousness and mental strain.
ROSEHIP SEED OIL: Outstanding oil for tissue regeneration. Works well with calendula to treat stretch marks, skin grafts, aging skin, burns and scars. It contains up to 35% linoleic acid.
SAGE: (Salvia Officinalis) A perennial that has antisweating, antibiotic, antifungal, and astringent properties.
SHEA BUTTER: A white or yellowish fat obtained from the nut of the Shea Tree (Butyrospermum parkii) which grows in Africa. Used by African healers over thousands of years as an exotic luxury emollient, reported to benefit dry, damaged and maturing skin. Shea has natural sun protection properties, vitamins and allantoin.
SEAWEED: A good moisturizer. Has the ability to hold water.
SESAME SEED OIL: A natural antibacterial for common skin pathogens and a natural antiviral. Has been shown to inhibit the growth of cancer cells in vitro through research. Keeps the skin soft and supple.
SILICA: Stimulates cell metabolism and cell formation. Increases elasticity and helps to prevent the aging process in cell tissues. Anti-inflammatory and disinfecting properties.
SODIUM STEARATE: Derived from coconut fat. Made the same way as soap. Makes the stick hard.
STEVIA: In South America this plant is primarily known as yerba dulce. It has an apparent ability to help clear up skin problems. The Guarani and other people who have become familiar
with stevia report that it is effective when applied to acne, seborrhea, dermatitis, eczema, etc. Placed directly in cuts and wounds, more rapid healing, without scarring, is observed.
SUNFLOWER OIL HIGH OLEIC: Extracted from the seeds of selectively bred plants, to increase oil stability and shelf life. High in vitamin E content, this oil is highly emollient and quickly absorbed through the skin.
WHITE OAK: (Quercus Alba) Simple astringent. Aids in dry feeling.
WILD INDIGO: (Baptisia tinctoria) Antibacterial properties and can be used for immune stimulation and as a salve.
These statements are offered as research information that have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and should not be used diagnosing, treating, curing or preventing disease without consulting a physician.