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May 22, 2005
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Allantoin: From Comfrey leaves where it occurs at 13.000 ppm, this optically active extract is anti-inflammatory anti-psoriasis and a wound-healer.

Almond Extract: From almonds. Believed to have anti-cancer abilities.

Aloe (D-complex): Only the best chiral components of aloe; all the things that make it worthy of its own legend. D-mannose-phosphate is the healer. D-hydroxy-chromanol is the anti-oxidant. D-methoyl-tocol is the anti-inflammatory.

Aminoguandine: A key ingredient against A.G.E. (advanced glycosylation end products). Assists in keeping the skin soft and supple.

Apple (Pyrus malus) Extract: Botanical ingredient that protects from premature skin aging by reducing the skin-damaging effects of free radicals. Also provides skin-firming benefits as it inhibits elastase enzymatic action.

Avobenzene: UVA protection. Generic Parsol. Azeleic Acid: A castor oil derivative bleaching agent and a more natural alternative to hydroquinone. Has antibacterial action against propionibacterium acnes and staphylococcus epidermis.

Balm Mint: Natural balm mint. Calming. Beet/Liquid Crystals: Combined red colors to more effectively rotate the absorbed blue light counter clockwise for calming. Specially tuned liquid crystals to reflect the red light more evenly.

Bergamot/Sandalwood: "Chroma-therapy" components of these essential oils.

Beta Carotene: Vitamin A from carrots.

Bismuth Oxychloride: Mineral. Soothes. Healing. A bismuth subcarbonate used as a skin protective. Derived form the earth's crust. Touted to be both and inflammatory and oil-absorbing.

Broccoli Sulfur: Highest sulfur-bearing plant. Brocolli's colloidal sulfur is milder and less-drying.

Butylene Glycol: A solvent known to be gentle and commonly used in skin preparations.

Catalase: A catalytic enzyme, which converts potentially harmful hydrogen peroxide into water and oxygen. Hydrogen peroxide, a common intermediary in normal cell metabolism during oxidative attack, must be removed expediently for productive cellular function.

Cassia Betaglycan: From cassia bark. Boosts immunity. Calming during immune reactions.

Castor Bean Lipids: Hydroxy fatty acids similar to those found in the nervous and immune systems. Improves immunity and signaling (communication between cells).

Castor Oil Methyl Glycol: From castor oil beans. Made water-soluble. For emollience.

Castor Oil Suberate: Suberic acid from oxygenated castor oil. Reduces competition between sebaceous and systemic fatty acids in acne.

Cetearyl Alcohol: From coconut, an emulsifier. Helps bind natural oils and humectants.

Cetearyl Polyglucose: An emulsifying mild surfactant for conscripting both water and oil phases within the stratum corneum.

Cetyl Alcohol: From coconut, retards water loss, softens and smoothes skin.

Chamomile: Soothing, anti-inflammatory. See L-alpha-bisabolol.

Cholic Acid: Plant based acid that reduces production of oil.

Citric Acid: This beta hydroxy acid not only softens the skin, but is an essential contributor to the formation of left-handed ATP(the body's most important energy source
formed in the Citric Acid Cycle. From fruit.

Cocamidopropyl Betaine: From coconut. Possesses excellent cleansing and conditioning properties. Very mild. Has antiseptic properties. Anti-static, hair and skin conditioning agent.

Cococaprylate/Caprate: From coconut. Lubricant, skin conditioner, anti-microbial emollient.

Coconut/Marshmallow Betaine: From reacting coconut and marshmallow extracts, this L-glycine compound boosts surfactant efficiency.

Colloidal Minerals: Higher "zeta" colloid containing easily accessed minerals tuned to the skin's natural electrolytes. Nutrient.

Corn Silk Extract: Contains phytosterols for injecting natural growth factors.

Cranberry (D-complex): D-catechin: anti-endotoxin, anti-herpes, anti-histamine, anti-oxidant, anti-scleroderma, anti-viral, anti-cancer. D-gamma-tocopherol (Vitamin E) more potent than other tocopherols; keeps skin cells "fertile" for self-renewal.

D-vacciniin: biomolecular "vaccine" against viruses, bacteria and fungus.

D-lutein; same as ALPHA-carotene. More powerful than beta-carotene! Cucumber, Sage, Rosemary and Geranium Extracts: "Chiroma-therapy" instead of aromatherapy.

D-Alpha-Tocopherol: Right handed Vitamin E; more effective than the left-handed or the racemic combination of left and right which dominate the skin care and health food industry. The anti-oxidant with the biggest reputation. From Purslane Portulaca oleracea) where it occurs at 2300 ppm.

D-Beta-Fructan: From date palm. Boosts immunity and builds moisture. It guides the activity of glucosamine into the cellular compartments that overuse the skin's moisture retention.

D-Beta-Glucosamine: From Chinese Foxglove. This sugar works with D-glucuronic to help the skin build mucopolysaccharides. This right-handed chitin sugar supplies nitrogen to the skin's network of signaling molecules, so there will be accurate communication between the cells. This keeps the epidermis in tighter alignment with the dermis. D-Beta Fructan makes the effects of the arrangement more enduring.

D-Biotin: Right handed Vitamin H from yeast, sometimes called "the skin vitamin." Anti-dermatitis, anti-dryness.

D-Flavanoids/Liquid Crystals: Yellow flower pigments. This flavone family is anti-oxidant and ant-inflammatory. Liquid crystals from plant cells can steer light into magnifying these benefits.

D-Glucuronic: The most basic building block of hyaluronic acid and chondroitin sulfate, this precursor of Vitamin C is nature's chief de-toxifier in plants and animals.

Dimethicone: Increase the linking of hyaluronic acid and other mucopolysaccharides to protein in connective tissue and skin. Silicon is increasingly recognized as important in wound healing and aging.

Disodium Azelate: Sebum controller. Distilled Water: Supercritical distillation and fullerene filtration makes this the "hungriest" and purest water on the planet. Holds and delivers more ingredients.

D2O: Heavy Water: 10% heavier than regular water. Protects DNA from free radicals and ionizing radiation. Improves mobility of right handed molecules through sugar-based tissue; has calming effect. Its sources are the lakes that are the remains of ancient oceans.

D-Panthenol: Right handed Vitamin B, which combines with pyridoxine to increase the hyaluronic context of skin. For moisture.

D-Saponin Esters: Right handed liquid crystals from monocotyledon plants. They split light into the rainbow pattern that exists on the surface of all living cells. These saponin-derivatives are anti-bacterial, purifying and fortifying to the cell surface.

EGF: Epidermal Growth Factors stimulate repair. From yeast. Egg Lecithol: From Egg Lecithin, this fatty alcohol provides a firm lipid base to anchor the other lighter-than water ingredients.

Essential Oils: The essence of plants and fruits used in aromatherapy, fragrances and flavorings. Contains active compounds.

Ethyl Alcohol: Rubbing alcohol.

Fullerenes: More effective carrier than liposomes and nanosomes, up to 10 million times smaller, these carbon spheres have also proven efficient for wound healing. From ancient shungite mineral deposits in Eastern Russia.

Glycerin: Source steam-distilled from sugar fermentation. Improves mobility of the right handed ingredients through the dead stratum corneum.

Glycol Distearate: Natural fatty acid used for lubricating and moisturizing.

Glycolic Acid Polymer: AHA from sugar cane. The polymer version is more acceptable to the skin's receptor's resulting in less irritation and redness while exfoliating.

Grapefruit: "Chiroma-therapy" with just the optically-active constituents of grapefruit.

Green Tea: D-catechin (anti-oxidant, anti-peroxidant); L-epigallocatechin (lipoxy-genase inhibitor, anti-oxidant); L-epicatechin-3-o-gallate (anti-oxidant); L-epigallocatechin-gallate (anti-oxidant, anti-tumor).

Hamanelis Extract: From witch hazel plant. Antiseptic, Astringent, anti-inflammatory, sedative, wound healing, anti-cancer, anti-varicose veins, anti-bruise.

Hops Fatty Acids: From hops, this long-chain fatty acid enhances the uptake of this formulation's lipid phase.

Horseradish (cocohlearia armoracia) Extract: A plant-derived anti-oxidant that also provides beneficial skin-soothing interaction.

Hydrolyzed Yeast Protein: Helps regulate sebum secretion.

Iron Oxides: Used to color cosmetics. Any of several natural oxides of iron, iron combined with oxygen, varying in color from red to brown, black to orange or yellow.

Jasmine: This aromatic alcohol from the Jasmine branch of the olive family is a powerful pheromone, which discourages bacteria, and other micro-organisms from setting up home in this formulation.

Kaolin: Natural silicate containing optically active quartz.

Kojic Acid: Mild antibiotic, derived from Aspergillus, that very effectively inhibits melanin formation.

L-Acyl Glutamate: L-glutamic amino acid surfactant, milder than all the rest. Maintains elasticity of stratum corneum proteins.

L-Alpha- Bisabolol: Pure chamomile bisabolol; 100% left-handed, far better than azulene as anti-inflammatory, wound healer, anti-pyretic and anti-burn.

L-Arbutin: Left-handed lightener from bearberry. Sensitive to the optical activity of the skin. Strong melanocyte inhibitor.

L-Arginine PCA: Out performs Sodium PCA in bringing moisture to the keratohyalin material of the lower stratum corneum.

L-Ascaridole: Botanical oxygen for cell respiration.

L-Ascorbic: The most important of all carbohydrates. Left-handed to promote better building of proteins with left-handed amino acids.

Laurel Berry Thiols: A mild surfactant derived from saturated fatty acids in milk fat and laurel leaf. Treats lipids as chirals.

L-Chlorophyll: From Damiana leaves (80,000 ppm). Anti-decubitis, anti-mutagen, anti-oxidant, anti-bacterial.

L-Chondroitin Sulfate: This mucopolysaccharide from shark cartilage is an important component of the dermal ground substance. Improves water-binding and extra-cellular flow of nutrients, enhanced by the presence of D-glucuronic.

Lemon & Tangerine: "Chiroma-therapy" components.

L-Glutathione: A glutamine-cysteine peptide from Purslane and spinach. Left-handed for greater protection of membrane lipids from free radicals.

Lichen Succinate: Lichen-produced this mild surfactant benefits the succinic acid part of ATP production.

L-Lactic Acid: From yogurt, this AHA finesses protein-softening and cell-turnover with its left-handed orientation.

L-Limonene: Anti-cancer, anti-flu, sedative, anti-viral, anti-bacterial.

L-Malaleuca: Anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, wound healing.

L-Malic Acid: From berries, it is "hemopoietic". Promotes better circulation and healthier capillaries in skin.

L-Menthol: From Japanese mint (25,000 ppm). This left-handed essential oil component is more penetrating than DMSO. It keeps "foreign invaders" from landing and also keeps the skin chirally pure during aging.

L-Ovalbumin: Water soluble growth-promoting protein from egg. Strengthens the L-Serine contribution to elasticity.

L-Proline: Left-handed amino acid improves the strength of the cell-envelope while keeping it elastic.

L-Retinol A: Vitamin A (retinol) complexed with AGP for stimulating cell turnover and growth of healthy, young cells.

L-Sodium Hyaluronate: Left-handed hyaluronic is the one that works. From plants for super moisture (holds 1000 times its weight in water).

L-Sodium Lactate: From yogurt. Improves cell turnover.

L-Sodium PCA: From molasses. It boosts moisture.

L-Superoxide Dismutase: Chirally correct unique anti-oxidant enzyme that combines with trace mineral selenium, found in the skin. Together they turn free radicals into harmless alcohol. Derived from yeast.

L-Tartaric Acid: From wine, it is the first chiral discovered. Powerful anti-oxidant synergist. From yeast.

Manganese Violet: A metal ore safe for use on skin, including around the eyes. Moderate heliotrope color used in cosmetic coloring.

Marine Phytonutrients: Extracts of seaweed from the Atlantic coastal regions of France noted for their rich nutrient composition of minerals and vitamins.

Marjoram, Balm Mint, Calendula: Where aroma meets therapy in the chiral world. "Chiroma-therapy".

Melaleuca (L-complex): L-Caryophyllene: anti-bacterial, anti-tumor, anti-inflammatory. L-linolol: anti-histamine, anti-viral, cancer preventing, sedative. L-limonene: anti-cancer, anti-tumor, anti-viral, sedative. L-terpinen-4ol: anti-allergy, anti-septic, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, wound healing.

Methyl L-Glycine: Protein biopeptide for firming and smoothing the skin.

Mica: Any of the group of minerals that are found in crystallized, thin elastic sheets that can be separated easily. They vary in color from pale green, brown or black to colorless. Ground and used as a lubricant and coloring in cosmetics. Non-toxic and inert.

Micronized Titanium Dioxide: Active ingredient that provides the greatest covering and tinting power of any white pigment. Natural sun block reflecting light so UV rays never touch the skin. Occurs naturally in three different crystal forms. No known toxicity.

Milk Caprylate/Caparate: From milk fat. Improves hydration.

Milk Distearate: A natural emulsifier that is one of the few good things about milk fat and laurel leaf. Treats lipids as chirals.

Milk Polymer: Water soluble polymer from milk lipids. Mediates the interactivity of L-ovalbumin and skin's lipids.

Milk Stearate: A milk fat derivative that is considered to be a nutrient for the skin's production of its own emulsifiers.

Mint: Natural mint. Stimulating, protective.

Myrth: Herb. Has antiseptic, fungicidal properties. Wound healing.

Niacinamide: This Vitamin B is the vital precursor to the body's coenzymes in ATP production. Anti-inflammatory.

Oleic Fatty Acid: From milk fat. This unsaturated lipid improves the balance of epidermal phospholipids.

Orange: Natural orange. Calming, astringent.

Oxy-Molybdate-40: Super oxygenated minerals infuse the skin with oxygen. Peach: Natural peach. Moisturizing properties.

Peppermint: "Chiroma-therapy" with L-limonene, L-cadinene, and L-menthol.

Phospholipids: A complex substance found in all living cells. Known to bind water and hold it in place. A natural emulsifier from a plant source.

Plant Cellulose: Thickening agent from plants.

Polysorbate 80: Condensate of sorbitol (which occurs in fruit, seaweed, algae) and loeic acid made from vegetable fats and oils. Emulsifier.

Pyridoxine: From yeast, this Vitamin B-6 is anti-acne. Similar optical activity to liquid crystals; good for cell's lipid bi-layer.

Retinyl Palmitate: Is a Vitamin A skin normalizer helping to balance all skin types by penetrating the skin. A powerful anti-oxidant that increases skin elasticity, yielding younger looking skin.

Rye Polyglucose: A starch that imparts a baseline body and feel which anchors the "feel" of the other ingredients.

Sage: Herb. Anti-viral, antiseptic, healing.

Sandalwood: From sandalwood tree. Soothing and moisturizing, antiseptic, astringent.

Salicylic Acid: From pumpkin seeds. It is anti-dermatitis, anti-eczemic, anti-pyretic, anti-seborrheic, and anti-psoriatic.

Serum Protein: The hormonal component of fertilized eggs. These growth factors stimulate repopulation of EGF receptors.

Shea Butter: From the Karite tree, its L-phytosterols and D-alpha-tocopherol prevent lipid-peroxidation in epidermis.

Silicone: From sand, for helping to create a protective barrier on the skin. Helps retain moisture.

Spin Trap: PBN or phenoyl-butyl-nitrate, it is the most powerful "anti-oxidant" anywhere. But instead of destroying the rogue oxygen (free radical), it traps it then exports it back into the respiratory cycle where it is utilized in tissue respiration.

Spinach/Liquid Crystals: L-chlorophyll, D-carotenoids and D-flavonoids selecting color and rotating warmer light clockwise to speed activity; made possible only by liquid crystal inclusions.

Squalane: From olives, it fortifies the skin's own squalane and other non-polar sebaceous lipids. Promotes moisture.

Suberic Acid: Natural skin brightening agent.

Succinic Acid Sulfate: Extremely mild surfactant from lichen (moss).

Sunflower Oil: From sunflower seeds. Nourishing, emollient. Rich in Vitamin E and linoleic acid.

Tea Tree Oil: Anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, wound healing, anti-viral, and sedative.

Tetradecanoic Fatty Acid: Emulsifying and moisturizing ingredient.

Titanium Dioxide: This sunblock mineral is also a powerful light-activated catalyst for anti-bacterial and anti-viral activity.

Tocopheryl Acetate: Is Vitamin E, a natural preservative, anti-oxidant, and moisturizer. Reduces transdermal water loss and helps to maintain connective tissue. Effective as a natural defense against harmful UV rays in preventing hyperpigmentation and sun damage.

Vanilla: From the vanilla bean.

Willow Herb: Anti-inflammatory and soothing.

Wine: Chirally-buffered for softness, this wine alcohol solubilizes salicylic acid without drying the skin.

Witch Hazel: L-epigallocatechin, d-gallocatechin and D-hamamelose make witch hazel calming and an anti-oxidant.

Xantham Gum: Vegetable gum. Holds many times its weight in moisture.

Ylang Ylang: Flower. Helps balance the skin.

Zeolite: Crystalline hydrated silicates from volcanoes. Molecular cages trap and remove heavy metal pollutants, makeup and dirt.

Zinc Oxide: Natural mineral sun block. Protects against both UVA and UVB rays. Active ingredient used as a protective coating. A metallic element derived during smelting in the form of bluish-white crystals. Has no known toxicity.

Zirconium Oxide: Natural mineral sun block. Protects against both UVA and UVB rays.


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