psoriasis

December 7, 2017

Avocado Oil for Very Dry Skin

Can avocado oil help with issues of very dry skin?  The fruit from an avocado tree, Persea americana Mill, belonging to the family Lauraceae, is a good source of omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin A, D, and E.  These have the ability to help deeply moisturize the skin (Miller, 2014).    The […]
April 9, 2018
skin & wound health

Skin and Wound Health

Many herbs can help with various skin ailments from dry skin, itchy areas, burns, wrinkles, growths, and cuts. Skin conditions can include eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, and more.  For acute situations, consult a Doctor. Wounds When a cut occurs, apply firm pressure with a clean cloth for 15 minutes and elevate […]
May 3, 2018

Avocado (Persea americana) Research

Latin Name: Persea americana Family: Lauraceae Avocados are high in monounsaturated fat, and good for cholesterol levels.  Avocado oil is super nourishing for skin, especially dry skin and psoriasis. RESEARCH SKIN HEALING In a randomized study of 49 patients, avocado oil combined with vitamin b12 was effective against atopic dermatitis. […]