Seaweed / Sea Vegetable s perhaps the most important ingredient. Seaweed is also the source of the ‘sandy bits’ that serve as a mild abrasive and skin defoliant. Seaweed draws excess fluid and waste products from the skin, working as a natural anti-inflammatory. It inhibits human papillomavirus (HPV). Sea vegetables contain abundant iodine that protects the thyroid gland. It contains a massive variety of health-promoting components as compared to the majority of land-based plant and animal foods. It is a rich source of essential minerals such as magnesium, calcium, copper, potassium, selenium, zinc, iodine, and iron. It is also a treasure trove of antioxidants, phytonutrients and rich fiber content required by the body. Seaweed is rich in vitamins A, B-1, B-2, B-3, B-6, B-12, C, E, and K. Seaweeds also contains omega-3 fatty acids and all the vital amino acids necessary for the body as per WHO & FAO guidelines. Seaweed greatly rejuvenates skin, and it’s natural anti-inflammatory compounds help to cure acne and enhance skin appearance. This mineral-rich vegetable nourishes hair and hair follicles, strengthening the hair.
Ginger Root is a strong anti-cancer agent, is also anti-tumor due to its ability to activate a tumor suppressor genes that cause apoptosis (death of tumors). Ginger also has strong antimicrobial, antibacterial, and anti-fungal effects. Ginger is anti-oxidative, eliminates free radicals with the component gingerol. Ginger also mediates joint swelling associated with severe chronic adjuvant arthritis. Ginger is anti-microbial against E coli, salmonella typhi and bacillus subtilis. Ginger is effective in the treatment of osteoarthritis and also plays an important therapeutic importance in Ayurvedic and Balinese medicine since ancient times.
Sodium Bicarbonate neutralizes the acidity of tumors and bad skin growths, and as such inhibits metastasis, but does not harm normal healthy skin. It significantly helps reduce the incidence of cancer and cancer metastasis in skin, blood, and muscles.
Shea Seed Butter is valuable as a major anti-inflamatory agent, chemopreventative, and chemical carcinogenisis. Inhibits tumor promotion, with its excellent anti-tumor agents. Heals eczema, psoriasis, many rashes, hives, insect bites, poisonous plants contact, dermatitis, skin cracks, burns, minor cuts, etc.
Papaya Leaves are antioxidant, anti-cancer, immuno-modulary, anti-diabetic, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, anti-microbial, anti-hypertensive, free radical scavenging, increases red blood cell thrombocyte count, etc. The enzymes contained in papaya leaves significantly enhance wound healing while reducing skin edema, granuloma formation, and inflammation.
Peppermint is relaxing, relieves headache, backache, neck and joint pain. Peppermint is very effective as an antiseptic. Loosens muscular distensions, pulls the sting from insect bites, helps to heal eczema and lice infections. Mint is often used in natural shampoos and soaps and toothpaste. Helps to lessen ringing in the ear (tinnitus).
Virgin Coconut Oil (VCO): Contains the same fatty acids that are found in mother’s milk. Reduces Inflammation and Arthritis. Cancer prevention and treatment. Immune system booster (antibacterial, anti-fungal, and anti-viral). Improves skin issues (burns, eczema, dandruff, dermatitis, and psoriasis). Controls dandruff or dry hair due to beneficial fatty acids. Effective natural treatment for candida albicans and yeast infections. By improving antioxidant levels aging slows. Virgin coconut oil helps to naturally balance hormones because it is a great source of saturated fat including lauric acid. The benefits of VCO are immense, books have been written on the subject.
Sweet Almond Oil: Sweet almond oil is a fragrant skin emollient and repairing agent. With a high fatty acids content it works to restore skin lipid balance. It increases essential fatty acids in the skin, reducing inflammation and proliferative problems, improves skin tonicity and flexibility.
Aloe Vera contains 75 active constituents: Vitamins, enzymes, minerals, sugars, lignin, saponins, salicylic acids and amino acids. Aloe is anti-inflammatory, immuno-modulator, antiviral, anti-tumor, moisturizing, anti-aging, antiseptic, and protective against radiation damage. The name Aloe Vera derives from the Arabic word alloeh meaning ‘shining bitter substance,’ while Vera in Latin means ‘true.’ 2000 years ago, the Greek scientists regarded aloe vera as the universal panacea. The Egyptians called Aloe ‘the plant of immortality.’ Aloe vera increases collagen content in the skin and in wounds, promoting faster and complete healing.
100% Natural Sea Salt helps to build up a strong immune system so that it can easily fight off virus, allergies and other autoimmune disorders. Natural unrefined sea salt generally contains 94 trace elements and minerals that the human body needs to be healthy. Because all of these minerals are fully absorbable by skin in exact needed amounts, the body creates electrolytes (vital for blood, nerves, brain, heart function, etc), and maintains balance in the more subtle bodily fluids. Sea salt has a much higher trace mineral content (17-23%) than Himalayan crystal salt (4%). It also helps to increase the pH of Body Scrub, making it a great alkalinizer for the entire body.
Pine Oil reduces inflammation and associated redness, protects against and helps to cure sinus infections, clears mucus and phlegm, cures skin conditions like eczema and psoriasis, boosts the immune system, fights fungal and viral infections, stimulates the mind and body. Pine essential oil is analgesic – a remedy for people suffering from joint pain, arthritis, and rheumatic conditions. It is also anti-inflammatory, neutralizes free radicals through its antioxidant capacity. It’s antiseptic and is regularly used to treat boils, cuts, sports injuries, and athletes foot. This is not only due to its antiseptic properties, but also its anti-fungal characteristics.
Noni (Mengkudu). Noni is an excellent skin conditioner, utilized for wounds, ulcers, abscesses, ring worm, boils, cellulitis, swellings, scalp conditions and sores. It is a noted analgesic or pain reliever. Noni contains several different varieties of bitter plant compounds known as anthraquinones, particularly effective against many forms of Staphylococcus, a major cause of many skin infections. One specific anthraquinone, damnacanthal has been shown to actually reverse cancer cell proliferation at the gene level.
Vitamin C is important in the wound repair process, facilitating the building of collagen in the wound, which forms the framework for the building of new tissue. Vitamin C also acts as a powerful antioxidant and immune system modulator. These combined effects make vitamin C essential for the wound repair process. Vitamin C supplementation should be considered even for those who are not deficient to facilitate wound repair after surgery or trauma. Vitamin C is also known to be one of the few actually effective agents to help improve scar appearance. Vitamin C is found in high concentrations in immune cells, and is consumed quickly during infections.
Magnesium Sulphate (Epsom Salts) is a natural anti-inflammatory that is fully absorbable through the skin. It helps to relax tired and tense muscles, and is an effective sleep aid. This salt can help ease a painful body when inflammation is the primary element. Treats cardiac arrhythmias, herpes and shingles, relieves itching. Soothes chicken pox and measles. The heart, lungs, and the immune system often rely heavily on the existence of magnesium sulfate to keep inflammation at a minimum. Some physicians prescribe the salt in a daily routine to help prevent many illnesses.
Coco Glucoside (coconut fat and coconut sugar derivative, helps water and oils combine). Coco Glucoside is a the leading emulisifer used in the health cosmetics industry because of its natural credentials, made from fatty acids found in coconuts, and from sugar also found in coconuts. It is completely biodegradable and contains NO lauryl sulphates, laureth sulphates, parabens, formaldehyde, DEA, or diethanolamides, etc. (all of which cause cancer and skin aging). It mildly cleanses by pulling toxins from skin and hair. It also causes the oils and water to mix, making Vita Scrub – Trace Elements Body Detox and Skin Purifier pleasant and easy to use.
Potassium Sorbate (keeps the gel pathogen-free and is beneficial to the skin). Potassium is a vital mineral for proper bodily functions and it’s one of the most common diet deficiencies. The reason being is this mineral is a key player in cell integrity by maintaining electrolyte balance and internal fluids keeping cells hydrated and skin internally moisturized. Potassium sorbate is a potassium salt version of sorbic acid, a naturally occurring polyunsaturated fat. It was initially derived from the mountain ash tree, when the French discovered it in the 1850s. Potassium sorbate’s use as an antimicrobial preservative prevents the growth of mold, bacteria, and fungi in foods and body products. Considering pathogens easily multiple in natural products, potassium sorbate is vital for the longevity of the healing properties of Vita Scrub. It’s classified in the lowest water hazard class (0) by the German government and does not harm aquatic life.
Zinc Oxide. Zinc is an essential element, necessary for sustaining all life. It is estimated that 3000 of the hundreds of thousands of proteins in the human body contain zinc. Signs of zinc deficiency includes hair loss, skin lesions, diarrhea, wasting of body tissues. Zinc is a potent antimicrobial. Eyesight, taste, smell, and memory are also connected with zinc. Brain development is stunted by zinc insufficiency in both the womb and in youth.
Solar Distilled Water. One of the primary benefits commonly attributed to distilled water is its lack of contaminants. All of the medicines at BSI International are made with pure solar distilled water, for consistency in quality of product. Clean water may be perhaps the most important nutrient for effective detoxification and cancer prevention.
The more important medicinal components and beneficial nutrients are…
Gingerol, (ginger root), Paradol, (ginger root), Shogaols, (ginger root), Zingerone, (ginger root), Galanals A and B (ginger root), Menthol, (mint), Menthone, (mint), Cacrvone (mint), Limonene (mint), Lauric acid (VCO), Myristic acid (VCO), Caprylic acid (VCO), Capric acid (VCO), Caproic acid (VCO), Palmitic acid (VCO + almond), Oleic acid (VCO + almond), Palmitoleic acid (VCO + almond), Linoleic acid (VCO + almond), Linolenic acid (VCO + almond), Stearic acid (VCO + almond), Squalane (almond), Sitosterol (almond), Campesterol (almond), Stigmasterol (almond), Triterpine acetates (shea), Tritepnene cinnamates (shea), Triterpene esters (shea), Papain (papaya), Carotene (papaya), Cryptoxanthin (papaya), Chymopapain (papaya), Caricain (papaya), Glycyl endopeptidase (papaya), Papaya lipase (papaya), Leukopapain (papaya), Chymopapain (papaya), Glucomannan (aloe vera), Aloin (aloe vera), Mucopolysaccharides (aloe vera), Lupeol (aloe vera), Salicylic acid (aloe vera), Urea nitrogen (aloe vera), Cinnamonic acid (aloe vera), Phenols (aloe vera), Sulfur (aloe vera), Hexanuric acid (Vitamin C), Magnesium (magnesium sulfate), Alginate (seaweed), Fucoxanthin, (seaweed), Colliodal Iodine, (seaweed), 97 colloidal minerals / trace elements (seaweed), … and much more.