Ingredients And Impact
INGREDIENTS AND IMPACT
During the many years of researching psoriasis symptoms and treatments, a variety of ingredients were examined (individually and in a compound) to test their effectiveness in relieving skin lesions caused by the disease and preventing their reoccurrence (“flare ups”).
The most effective ingredients and their results are described, below:
Dead Sea minerals
The Dead Sea is a prime source of natural, psoriasis-treating ingredients. More than 120 minerals are found in Dead Sea water – 12 of which aren’t found in any other body of water on Earth. Dead Sea salts relieve skin disorders by breaking down thick plaque, improving hydration and reducing inflammation.
Organic olive oil
An effective remedy for symptoms of psoriasis, olive oil relieves irritated, reddened skin and scaly patches.The oil’s profusion of glycerides and fatty acids make it gentle enough for even the most sensitive skin. Cosmetologists have long since known the healing properties of antioxidant-rich olive oil, which was used by the ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans. All Levona Cosmetics products use organic olive oil, maximizing nutritional content and providing you with a healthy glow.
Hemp oil (Cannabis sativa)
An ancient plant with a wide range of uses, hemp has been cultivated by many civilizations for over 10,000 years. Hemp oil is rich in minerals, antioxidants, protein and carotene. Its percentage of essential fatty acids is higher than any other plant on Earth, and its perfect ratio of Omega-6 to Omega-3 acids give it anti-inflammatory characteristics, which are known to effectively reduce the inflammation associated with psoriasis.
Vitamin B3, also known as Niacin, contains the two enzymes that the body needs (NADH and NADPH) for cell growth. The vitamin improves the skin’s external barrier against pollutants and irritants, helping to manage conditions such as rosacea. When applied topically, it works to relieve red patches and irritations associated with psoriasis.
Vitamin E is an effective antioxidant that protects the skin by neutralizing free radicals and preventing cellular damage. This characteristic helps reduce oxidative stress and inflammation. Its moisturizing property hydrates dry, scaly patches and helps shed dead skin cells that are caused by psoriasis. It is also known for supporting new skin cell growth and speeding up regeneration.
This flower, commonly known as Marigold, has been used for centuries in medicinal applications. A powerful antioxidant, its flavonoids give it strong anti-inflammatory properties, enabling it to treat the irritation and outbreaks associated with psoriasis and dermatitis. Improving skin firmness and hydration, it also helps with the healing of wounds and infections by increasing blood flow and oxygen to affected areas.
Salicylic acid breaks down pore-clogging fatty compounds. It reduces redness and inflammation by opening pores, as it is an exfoliant ingredient. Salicylic acid removes dead skin and discoloration, increasing cell turnover and collagen production. Its main purpose in treating psoriasis is softening and removing psoriasis scales.