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The various benefits of Hemp Oil

The various benefits of Hemp Oil

Hemp oil benefits list Hemp oil can refer to a full-spectrum oil from the Cannabis sativa plant or hemp seed oil, which is oil that comes from just the seeds of the hemp plant. There is very little risk of intoxication from hemp oil as all forms of hemp oil come from food-grain strains of hemp. The authors of a study in the journal Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research note that food-grain strains of hemp must contain less than 0.3 percent tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). THC is the compound that causes the so-called “high” of marijuana. Hemp oil is not the same as cannabidiol (CBD) oil. The...

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Diving into the effects of niacinamide

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Diving into the effects of niacinamide

What exactly is niacinamide? Niacinamide, which is also called nicotinamide, is one of two major forms of vitamin B3 (niacin) found in supplements (the other is nicotinic acid). It’s often touted to help manage acne, rosacea, pigmentation issues, and wrinkles.  Niacinamide/nicotinamide may be effective because it’s a precursor to two important biochemical cofactors: nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+/NADH) and nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate (NADP+). Both of these molecules are central to the chemical reactions that your cells need to repair damage, propagate, and function normally, and also allows your body to absorb and neutralize free radicals. Interestingly, the same process—helping your body create...

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Peptides, and why this skin ingredient gets us very excited...

Peptides, and why this skin ingredient gets us very excited...

Peptides, What are they ? Peptides are fragments of proteins. On their own, peptides are made up of amino acids. When amino acids are combined in certain formations they create specific peptides, and when peptides are formed in a certain way, they make specific proteins. Proteins are the fundamental building blocks of skin. Without peptides, skin doesn’t remain intact and the result is loss of firmness, appearance of wrinkles, texture changes, and skin that doesn’t bounce back as it once did.   How Peptides in Your Skin Care Work So if peptides are already present within the body, why do...

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Which soap is better ?

Which soap is better ?

Should you buy a bar of soap, liquid soap or hand sanitiser?     People generally tend to buy more liquid soap products for hand washing than solid soap bars, often driven by a fear of other people’s bacteria lurking on bar soap. Companies have encouraged the notion that using liquid soap was more hygienic with clever marketing as there is a higher profit margin from the more expensive product. In terms of COVID-19, both liquid soap and bar soap have been shown to be equally as efficient in washing our hands. Although bacteria may stay on a bar of soap...

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Hand Sanitisers : Natural Alternatives to Triclosan

Hand Sanitisers : Natural Alternatives to Triclosan

What is Triclosan ? Triclosan is an antibacterial and bacteriocidal agent used in a wide array of consumer goods, such as cleaning products, cosmetic products, furniture, and textiles, to prevent the growth of bacteria, mold, and mildew. Triclosan is used as an ingredient in basically everything at this time : antibacterial hand soaps, dishwashing liquids, laundry soaps, fabric softeners, disinfectants, deodorants, mop heads, brooms, vacuums, sponges, trash bags, kitchen wipes, dishpans, dish racks, and sink mats. It's also used in textiles, so it may very well be found in kitchen dish towels and cleaning cloths that have built-in antibacterial protection. This chemical...

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