Category Archives: health

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month Breast Cancer Awareness Month is the name given to the annual campaign to raise awareness, funding, and research for those diagnosed, surviving and lost to this disease. Did you know that 1 in every 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime? Men are also affected […]

A Brief History of Women in Medicine

A Brief History of Women in Medicine September is Women in Medicine Month Each September, the AMA Women Physicians Section (WPS) honors physicians who have offered their time, wisdom and support to advance women with careers in medicine. The AMA is the American Medical Association and it promotes the art and science of medicine and […]

CBD as a Treatment for Rosacea

According to the National Rosacea Society (NRS), rosacea affects over 16 million Americans. However, this chronic skin disorder remains poorly understood. Topical steroids can help, but they are not a sustainable long-term solution. If you use topical steroids for a long time, they can compromise your skin’s integrity leaving it overly thin and prone to […]

Ingredient Spotlight: Babassu Oil

Ingredient Spotlight: Babassu Oil Babassu oil is extracted from the seeds of the babassu palm, which is found in the the Amazon, the Caatinga, and the Cerrado regions in Brazil, South America. The Babassu palm is a perennial palm, Attalea Speciosa, also called the Cusi. Babassu oil is a non-drying oil used in food, cleaners and […]

The Incomparable Benefits of Probiotics

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The Incomparable Benefits of Probiotics Probiotics have been a trending topic over the last few years, and they boast a solution to a multitude of issues. The good news is, used consistently, probiotics live up to their hype. Let’s start with the basics: what are probiotics? Probiotics are live microorganisms that naturally inhabit our gut […]

Exploring the Healing Properties of Aloe Vera

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Exploring the Healing Properties of Aloe Vera Records of Aloe Vera, a succulent plant, date back to the 16th century BC. According to the Indian Journal of Dermatology, the Ancient Egyptians called Aloe Vera “that plant of immortality”. Aloe Vera has also been used therapeutically throughout the world for centuries. Everyone has heard of the […]

Penetrate Deeper with Sodium Hyaluronate

Penetrate Deeper with Sodium Hyaluronate So you think you’re doing the best for your skin by using a product with Hydrolyzed Hyaluronic Acid in it? What if I told you that my Doctor Milagros line uses Sodium Hyaluronate instead— a more effective version of the popular AHA? Hyaluronic acid (HA) is the well-known polysaccharide which […]

Benefits of Manuka Honey for Acne-Prone Skin

  What are the Benefits of Manuka Honey for Acne-Prone Skin? Manuka honey is a variety of honey native to New Zealand. It’s produced by bees who pollinate the Manuka bush, also known as the Leptospermum scoparium flower. Manuka honey tends to have a higher price-point than other honeys on the market. Its proven antibacterial […]

The Benefits of Hemp Tea

Superfood Spotlight: The Benefits of Hemp Tea Steeped Superfood This weeks Superfood Spotlight is a steeped superfood — hemp tea — a powerhouse brew with so many healing properties that it can replace several other herbal concoctions! Despite the diverse proliferation in the variety of hemp products on the market in recent years, many people […]

The Anti-aging Skin Benefits of Hemp

The Anti-aging Skin Benefits of Hemp Hemp extracts and oils are a superfood for your skin when used topically. CBD oil, which is derived from hemp, is extracted from the buds, leaves and stalks. Hemp oil is extracted from the seeds of cannabis sativa, also known as the hemp plant. Hemp is rich in antioxidants, […]

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