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CAN MY HANDS BE REVIVED?

CAN MY HANDS BE REVIVED?

CAN MY HANDS BE REVIVED

The answer is YES, a BIG YES.

As you can see in the photo, the little flower is called Helichrysum (or Immortelle or Everlasting Flower), it got excellent skin repairing abilities

Researches show that Helichrysum has the abilities to: 

 

1. Skin repairing

A study has found ten important components in Helichrysum that can help skin regeneration and repair wounds, they are heliteretifolin, isoxanthohumol, 2',4',6'-trihydroxy-3'-prenylchalcone, isoglabranin, glabranin, 7-methoxy-isoglabranin, quercetin, 4'-methoxyquercetin, 4'-methoxykaempferol and mosloflavone. These components act as assistants of providing nutrients and essential chemicals, and they also helping repair enyzme to work. Helichrysum also important in the healing process as it can inhibit the growth of bacteria on the wound area.

 

2. Anti-inflammation

A study looked at the impact of a helichrysum extract and showed that helichrysum has the ability to reduce the inflammation indicator to a healthy level, which in other words, allowing body to heal, repair and stay healthy. Besides, the study also found that helichrysum is able to reduced insulin resistance, help to gained less weight. 

 

3. Prevent Infection 

A research had looked into helichrysum and found that it has antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties. These mean it may help kill bacteria, viruses, and fungi that can cause infections. The anti-inflammatory properties of helichrysum could reduce symptoms related to an infection, such as swelling, pain, and redness. Studies identified by the researchers found helichrysum to be effective against Staphylococcus aureus, or staph, a common bacteria that can cause skin infections, abscesses, and pneumonia.

 

Applying Helichrysum containing products to skin can:

  • Repair and revitalise your skin.
  • Prevent infections.
  • Prevent bacteria that can harm yourself and your family members after touching public area like door handles, escalator handrail, evelator buttons, etc.

  

References: 

[Popoola, O., Marnewick, J., Rautenbach, F., Ameer, F., Iwuoha, E. and Hussein, A., 2015. Inhibition of oxidative stress and skin aging-related enzymes by prenylated chalcones and other flavonoids from Helichrysum teretifolium. Molecules20(4), pp.7143-7155.] 

2 [de la Garza, A.L., Etxeberria, U., Haslberger, A., Aumueller, E., Martínez, J.A. and Milagro, F.I., 2015. Helichrysum and grapefruit extracts boost weight loss in overweight rats reducing inflammation. Journal of medicinal food18(8), pp.890-898.]

3 [Viegas, D.A., Palmeira-de-Oliveira, A., Salgueiro, L., Martinez-de-Oliveira, J. and Palmeira-de-Oliveira, R., 2014. Helichrysum italicum: From traditional use to scientific data. Journal of ethnopharmacology151(1), pp.54-65.]


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