Our Pharmacist's Formulation – naturaldefense

Our Pharmacist's Formulation

Ethyl Alcohol

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What it is

Ethyl alcohol is a form of alcohol deemed safe by the CDC, and is naturally produced by the fermentation of sugars. this is the active ingredient in our sanitizers.

What it does

  • img kills bacteria, viruses & fungus
  • img cleans cuts & abrasions
  • img used as an astringent

Why we use it

We use ethyl alcohol because it is recommended by the CDC as an active ingredient to kill microbes, such as bacteria and viruses. We use 66.5% because it exceeds the minimum recommended concentration.

ALOE VERA JUICE

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What it is

Aloe vera juice is the liquid extracted from the fleshy parts of the aloe vera leaf and is filtered to purify the juice.

What it does

  • img hydrates
  • img provides antioxidants
  • img prevents & heals damage

Why we use it

When applied to skin, aloe helps soothe conditions like psoriasis and dermatitis. It helps the skin repair from damage due to drying effects of alcohol and soap and helps prevent fine lines and wrinkles.

VEGETABLE GLYCERINE

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What it is

Vegetable glycerine is a simple organic compound extracted from plant sources and used to improve product consistency and skin moisturization.

What it does

  • img improves smoothness of formulas
  • img helps retain moisture
  • img soothes skin irritation

Why we use it

We use vegetable glycerin because it has a strong moisturizing effect, improving skin hydration, smoothness, and suppleness, while improving the consistency and experience of our product.

VITAMIN E OIL

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What it is

Vitamin E is a fat soluble vitamin found in a variety of natural seeds and oils..

What it does

  • img reduces inflammation
  • img promotes cell regeneration
  • img diminishes scars/hyperpigmentation

Why we use it

We use Vitamin E to promote healthy youthful looking skin on hands and to offset the drying effect of repeated alcohol applications.

JOJOBA OIL

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What it is

Jojoba oil is extracted from jojoba: a leafy,flowering shrub native to the deserts ofNorth America.

What it does

  • img moisturizes
  • img replenishes natural skin oils
  • img delivers vitamin E

Why we use it

We use jojoba oil for its widely recognized benefits to skin health and to sustain integrity of the skin over long periods of repeated alcohol application.

EUCALYPTUS ESSENTIAL OIL

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What it is

Eucalyptus oil is distilled from the leaf of the eucalyptus plant, native to Australia but cultivated worldwide.

What it does

  • img prevents free radical damage
  • img provides strong, relaxing scent
  • img maintains the skin barrier

Why we use it

We use eucalyptus oil to provide a refreshing scent and mitigate the skin drying effects of repeated alcohol use.

LAVENDER ESSENTIAL OIL

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What it is

Lavender Essential Oil is steam distilled from the flowers of the lavender plant.Used throughout a number of industries such as aromatherapy, cosmetic manu-facturing, food and beverage.

What it does

  • img fights acne
  • img soothes skin irritation
  • img reduces inflammation

Why we use it

We use it for a soothing scent to calm the mind and for its anti-inflammatory effects

TEA TREE ESSENTIAL OIL

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What it is

Oil extracted from leaves of the tea tree. Thrives in Australia’s waterways but utilized worldwide for traditional medicine.

What it does

  • img antimicrobial
  • img shortens wound healing
  • img soothes skin

Why we use it

Support the skin during repeated sanitizer and soap applications while complimenting the scent profile.