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Organic Personal Care Market Expected at $15.98 Billion by 2020

November 10th, 2014

In a recent article entitled, Organic personal care market likely to post double-digit annual growth to 2020, by Simon Pitman, we learn that “most global regions are expected to post near double-digit annual growth in organic personal care over the next six years,” according to a new market research report. Grand View Research said the global market is slated to grow from approximately $8.20 billion in 2013 to approximately $15.98 billion by the year 2020, showing annual growth rates between nine and 10 percent across Asia, Europe and North America.Grand View Research believes that most of the growth is being driven primarily by increasing consumer awareness of organic products and product innovation.

Herbalix (www.Herbalix.com) is seeing growth in the organics marketeplace as well. In the past, personal care products for body cleansing primarily included  soap, body washes and  scrubs. Today, modern technologies are more scientific such as the company’s skin purging therapies which are of great interest to the medical community.

Of biggest concern are the commercial deodorants/antiperspirants that contain any type of aluminum, alum, petroleum or propylene glycol, which can lead to the buildup of chemicals under the arms. This can often not only result in irritation, but can also cause hygiene problems, or worse. Antiperspirants may leave a residual of alum salts in the underarm, and over a short period of time undetermined DNA damage might occur under the arms.

There is one unique product from Herbalix that can help eliminate any bad chemicals from our bodies — the Herbalix Nighttime Cleansing Detox Deodorant™.  It has been formulated to cleanse away buildup of unhealthy chemicals inside the body, and to release waste fluids. This in turn encourages healthy lymphatic flow, and absorbs all types of aluminums.  The bonus is that this process encourages a reduction in daytime odors.

An organic non-aluminum deodorant, the popular Herbalix Nighttime Detox Cleansing Deodorant™ offers an exceptional cleanse while it also deodorizes while you sleep. Daytime deodorants typically work during the day to regulate and absorb odors. Herbalix deodorants are all made with certified organic ingredients and no synthetic chemicals or aluminums.

Herbalix is seeing growth as well, with particular interest among medical practitioners who are purchasing and reselling the company’s skin purging detox products to patients in need.

Herbalix also just introduced a 20 Minute Session with Detox and Lymphatic Cleanfessler sm tn Organic Personal Care Market Expected at $15.98 Billion by 2020sing Coach
Mike Fessler (Right), who will discuss directions, suggestions and protocol instructions for the application of Herbalix topical skin purging products. Review overall wellness and personal status to determine toxic overload. The session is $75.00.

Herbalix Skin Purging Therapies include all the Herbalix Detox deodorant products: http://www.herbalix.com/store/deodorants-aluminum-free/cat_14.html

Here are the more robust Herbalix detox skin purging therapy product offerings:

http://www.herbalix.com/store/dr-mitra-ray-specials/cat_21.html.

Women’s 80 Night Lymph Detox Program (Small) = $193.85

Women’s 80 Night Lymph Detox Program (Large) = $293.85

Men’s 60 Night Lymph Detox Program Men’s 60 Night Lymph Detox Program = $161.85

Sentinel Breast Cream – 4oz Jar Sentinel Breast Cream – 4oz.  Jar = $160.00

Sentinel Breast Creme – 0.47oz Stick Sentinel Breast Creme – 0.47oz.  Stick $32.00

Belly Fat Freedom – 4oz. Jar Belly Fat Freedom = $120.00

Belly Fat Freedom – Stick Belly Fat Freedom = $25.00

Breast Awareness Month 2014: Pinpointing Critical Factors Leading to Poor Breast Health

October 7th, 2014

 

 

 Breast Awareness Month 2014: Pinpointing Critical Factors Leading to Poor Breast Health

Breast Health Awareness

Please consider October as the month to include breast health awareness and not just breast cancer.  Breast awareness needs full participation by everyone, especially the male population whose increase in the knowledge of the health and well-being of breasts will provide a greater understanding to all.

Herbalix Restoratives captured a vast amount of in depth information as related to breast and underarm issues, gained from two clinical trials.  The first clinical trial focused on the Nighttime Cleansing Detox Deodorant – Trial #061218-150 – April 6, 2007, and the second one using the Sentinel Breast Crème in conjunction with Detox Deodorant  (WIRB #IRB00000533, 2013), both conducted in the United States.

Part One: First Clinical Trial

Comparing antiperspirants versus Herbalix aluminum-free Nighttime Cleansing Detox Deodorant™ on human subjects.

To capture and record the data, and in order to compare before and after, we applied tape strips in both the left and right underarm of each subject.  The tissue residual found in each tape stripping was measured by mass spectrometry.  With this measurement the lab could determine how much aluminum was present in the underarm.

The three week study began with a baseline measurement where each subject wore no deodorant or antiperspirant for one week. In the second week all subjects applied antiperspirant and in the final week all subjects applied the Herbalix Nighttime Cleansing Detox Deodorant. In this manner, a graph was established showing the weekly changes. 

  1. The first week was created as a baseline and showed that all subjects had varying levels of accumulated alum salts and that there was no symmetry, on one side verses the other.
  2. The second week where the subjects applied antiperspirants, there was a spiking on one side versus the other. It further showed that in the non-dominant (or weaker) arm, there was a higher level of alum salts recorded when using the antiperspirant.
  3. The final week showed not only a drop in the amount of alum salt recorded but also showed symmetry in each subject and in one case the level of accumulated alum salt had dropped below baseline.

After reviewing and studying this data, we asked ourselves, “Why did alum salts store in the non dominant arm more than the dominant side?”  And since breast cancer statistics showed that the upper outer quadrant of the left breast is the predominant location when detecting first stage breast cancer, we wanted to understand why this would be so.  When we analyzed the data and researched further, and when speaking with actual customers (nurses, doctors, buyers, and consumers), we were able to determine that in most cases, when the subject was right handed, their breast issues appeared on the left side and vs versa. 

Statistically more people are right handed than left handed, so that number should be higher automatically and would mean that something else is contributing to stagnation on the non-dominant side,  which is leading to congested lymph nodes and further deterioration of breast health.

We decided after this clinical to investigate breast issues for the upper outer quadrant contacting universities, clinics, scientists, medical groups, etc. for any information on this connection.  We found very little information on the correlation to non-dominant arm and aluminum salts.  Doctors do not normally ask whether the patient is right or left handed. However, doctors, radiologists and operating room nurses report that the left upper outer of the left breast is the most common site for early stage diagnosis.

In 2006 we came upon a group of special international scientists working on similar studies and connections on breast cancer. 

In 2006 we came upon a group of special international scientists working on similar studies and connections on breast cancer.  They work together under the Keele University Aluminum Scientists Group. Dr.  Philippa Darbre from the UK has amassed a vast amount of information on antiperspirants and breast cells.  In two laboratory studies conducted by Dr. Darbre, she reported findings of alum in the fluids of breast cysts as well as in breast tumors. 

Antiperspirants most always consist of alum salts.  The law of osmosis allow these salts to be absorbed and seep into the sweat ducts and in doing so shut them down.  Aluminum has no known human benefit.  It causes oxidative stress and a buildup overtime shows up in other areas.  (Further information will be provided in a follow up article).  One cannot separate the underarm from other parts of the body.  (E.g. The breast drains into the underarms.) We all need to aware of the blockage which antiperspirants are so effective in creating and the trapped residual alum salts backing up into the surrounding tissue including the breasts.

It is amazing that people still use antiperspirants and that relatively little research has been done to examine the connection between antiperspirants and breast cancer

Studies on the long term use of antiperspirants should be available for public review, but they are nowhere to be found.

Watch for Part 2:  Mammogram vs Thermography – How to Detect Blockage from Antiperspirants in Underarms.

The Impact of Ridding the Body of Aluminum via Herbalix Nighttime Cleansing Detox Crème

April 21st, 2014

Did you know that your bloodstream can absorb whatever toxic chemicals you put on your body? If you were to even try to count toxic ingredients in cosmetic and personal care products, it would be overwhelming to find that about one in eight of the 82,000 ingredients used in personal care and cosmetic products have been listed as hazardous. This includes Aluminum, reproductive toxins, endocrine disruptors, carcinogens, and pesticides. Why do people continue to use these products given that they cause such a high risk to our health?

Aluminum The Impact of Ridding the Body of Aluminum via Herbalix Nighttime Cleansing Detox Crème

Aluminum.

Aluminum has cancer-causing properties. New research says that Aluminum has cancer-causing properties, even though it is still considered by the so-called health authorities as perfectly acceptable to eat, apply under the arms as an antiperspirant and to inject into the body of a child as a vaccine adjuvant.

However, according to a recent study published in the Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry there were increased levels of aluminum in non-invasively collected nipple aspirate fluids from 19 breast cancer patients who were tested against 16 healthy control subjects. New research says that Aluminum has cancer-causing properties, even though it is still considered by the so-called health authorities as perfectly acceptable to eat, apply under the arms as an antiperspirant and to inject into the body of a child as a vaccine adjuvant. According to a recent study published in the Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry there were increased levels of aluminum in non-invasively collected nipple aspirate fluids from 19 breast cancer patients who were tested against 16 healthy control subjects.

Herbalix Restoratives (http://www.herbalix.com) has discovered a new insight into the knowledge of breast behavior stemming from the company’s clinical trial (WIRB #IRB00000533) entitled, “Impact of Nighttime Cleansing Detox Deodorant® in Conjunction with Sentinel Breast Crème™ on Obstruent Salt Fluids in Breasts” which was conducted in the United States in 2013. The purpose of this trial was to monitor lymphatic flow patterns in breasts of women with fibrous cystic conditions. and to provide validation in how the Herbalix line of skin chelation detox products cleanse and unclog any lymphatic pathways. The purpose was also to observe emunctory waste, circulation, and lymph flow.

Results were from sequential thermal imaging that recorded, identified and evaluated pattern changes in each breast during the course of the clinical trial. When reviewing thermography images during the study researchers observed what appear to be influences extending from external or seemingly unrelated factors which up to this time had not been linked or associated with breast congestion.

Contributors such as antiperspirants mixed metal earrings, metals in dental work, , crystal style deodorants, and even body piercing, may disrupt and congest the breast’s ability to effectively and efficiently transfer cellular waste thru the underarm or skin in the form of sweat.

The Herbalix Nighttime Detox Cream can be used all over the body. It’s excellent for breast, neck, stomach, groin, as well as the bottom of the feet as a topical detox. HerbalixNighttimeDetoxCreme The Impact of Ridding the Body of Aluminum via Herbalix Nighttime Cleansing Detox Crème

Additional features and benefits of the non-aluminum deodorant are as follows:
• Clinically tested
• Made with safe, botanical, chelating herbs
• Safe, effective, convenient
• Weekly maintenance program for cleansing and wellness
• Resolves asymmetric drainage in underarms

How does it work? You will apply the product for 30 nights initially– as most people have lifetime of toxic accumulation built up in their bodies, and it takes time to detox it all. Apply at bedtime. The monthly maintenance program will help counterbalance the alum as it enters the body in the future from multiple sources.

Don’t be surprised if you smell while detoxing. Some users will experience a temporary sensory reaction caused by what is exiting the body but for many sweating simply reveals an odor while the body is cleansing. After the initial 30-night cleanse, odors can be controlled with periodic application of the detox deodorant and use of a non suppressive day time deodorant.

For more information about organic, non-aluminum skin care products please go to www.herbalix.com.

New Theories on Breast Cancer from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

January 23rd, 2014

A recent study from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington has shown that women who have been taking statin drugs for more than 10 years may face increased invasive breast cancer rates at more than 200 percent. Many physicians will continue to prescribe a daily statin dose to women who have cholesterol levels over 200. According to researchers there are not enough conclusive studies to show that statins actually protect women from fatal heart attacks.

According to the study, in the United States today, 25 percent of American women over 45, who have been taking Cresto, Mevacor, Pravachol or Vytorin, Zocor for more than 10 years had a 204 percent increased chance of developing invasive ductal breast cancer. What’s worse, they have a 243 percent increased chance of developing invasive lobular breast cancer.

To stay in control of our own health, it is best to be proactive by knowing what direction to take and the desired results. Today many individuals are reviewing with experts their lifestyle changes such as diet, exercise, and skin detoxification.

Recent developments in breast health issues are proving to be a game changer. Herbalix formulated Sentinel Breast Creme, designed to help keep breasts clean and healthy. The creme was used by women in a clinical trial showing changes/patterns in the breasts. These changes were tracked and observed thru thermal imaging.

The Sentinel Breast Creme is part of the Herbalix 80 Night Lymph Detox Program.

The 80 Night Lymph Detox Program for Women includes the following:

•Detox Deodorant – 2.5 oz
•Geranium Deodorant – 2.5 oz
•Coriander Kelp Scrub Bar from Whole Nubian Goat’s Milk – 4 oz
•Belly Fat Freedom – 4 oz
•Sentinel Breast Crème – .47 oz

For more information on the effects of aluminum on the body, visit www.Herbalix.com

Source: The Hutchinson Study: Long-term statin use and risk of ductal and lobular breast cancer among women 55-74 years of age. http://bustingbreastcancer.org/national-breast-cancer-prevention-project/breast-cancer-rates-soar-for-women-taking-statin-drugs/#sthash.JyyvYr3Q.dpuf

Google’s Calico Aimed to be Data Source for Anti-Aging

December 13th, 2013

Google has started Calico as a data source for anti-aging and other diseases according to the media as described here by CNN. It appears as if Calico will take a ‘big-data’ approach to speed up health care discoveries on cryonics, cloning and nanotechnology — anything that can help extend human life.

The big question is who validates their findings? Harvard is attempting the same thing, so it makes for an interesting conversation.

For the New Year of 2014 Herbalix intends to continue with its mission of educating people about the success of its topical non-aluminum detox products including the Nighttime Cleansing Detox Deodorant as a new scientific way towards better health. The products continue to receive testimonials from customers who rave about the results. Just a few are below:

For anyone who has been using commercial antiperspirants, it is probably a good idea to read the label and see if it contains any type of aluminum, alum, petroleum or propylene glycol. All of these ingredients can lead to the buildup of chemicals under your arms. And if you want to read more about why aluminum in body care products is so bad, then click the link.

Herbalix Detox Deodorant helps to cleanses away alum buildup then release waste fluids. It supports a healthy lymphatic flow, absorbing all types of aluminum, and encourages a reduction in any odors.

Women’s 80 Night Lymph Detox Program – a special detox bundle: Read about the Women’s 80 Night Lymph Detox program with protocol, which includes:
•Detox Deodorant
•Geranium Deodorant
•Coriander Kelp Scrub Bar
•Belly Fat Freedom
•Sentinel Breast Crème

The above products are all each available to purchase individually. Please visit http://www.herbalix.com.

Non-Aluminum Deodorants are Gaining in Popularity

February 8th, 2013

The New Year always prompts people to begin new regimens and promise new affirmations for better health. There are recent studies about the dangers of some of the various ingredients in our everyday personal care items and household products — causing everything from learning deficits to cancer. In fact there has been recent news about the possible link between aluminum and breast cancer. As a result non-aluminum deodorants are gaining in popularity.

Stop and think it through, and it makes sense. Our underarms feature the lymph node which is in turn linked by lymphatic vessels with fluids that surrounds our cells. The lymphatic system plus the sweat glands drain waste from human tissue. This helps the body fight off infections. Some waste leaves our bodies through the sweat glands, and the liver and our kidneys. However, if our lymph glands become filled up with aluminum from the use of antiperspirants, then our bodies can’t drain the waste effectively.

What really happens? Aluminum typically enters our bodies externally via pores and sweat glands, food, water, air and medications, then it collects in the tissues. Ultimately it ends up in our lymph glands. When aluminum is found in the body, it can be a contributing factor in neurological degeneration which is caused by cellular mutation.

Over the last couple of years, there has been an increase in the the use of non-aluminum deodorants as people have learned more over the Internet about the potential dangers of the ingredients in traditional antiperspirant. As organic and green products become more popular, many manufacturers such as Herbalix Restoratives (http://www.herbalix.com) are eager to market their products as genuinely organic.

There are a number of women, and some medical practitioners who believe that antiperspirants are linked to mammography. They often cite the hazardous health effects of radiation, and there are other studies that prove the dangers of many ingredients used in everyday beauty and personal care products including aluminum. This is why you see more and more aluminum-free deodorants on the market.

Natural Skin Care Trends for 2013

December 2nd, 2012

One fairly odd skin care trend for 2013 is a “Nightingale Poo” treatment which has beneficial enzymes in the bird’s feces. Lovely! This treatment can be used to exfoliate and help rejuvenate the skin, and is just one of the many new concepts surrounding natural skin care products. However, this is probably one we would not recommend. However, there is huge growth in the natural and organic skin care and cosmetic industry, as evidenced below.

Mintel, a market research firm, did a forecast back in 2010 showing that the skin care future would be bright with sales projected to increase from $4.35 billion in 2009 to $4.97 in 2013 after economic recovery in the United States and globally. The firm also said that the biggest year on year growth would take place in 2013 at 4.9 percent.

The latest trends today in cosmetics and skin care involve new projection motion sensor technologies. For example, in the Asia Pacific where space is limited, marketers are using technology to target the consumer and bring them into the buying experience. First they will track to find out if you are a man or a woman, and you may hear and see water, then when you walk away this water turns into a trickle.

New technology in Brazil projects images of real live people in digital form onto a screen featuring products along the side. If you are a customer, you would simply point at the product you wish to try, then use your finger to pretend to apply lipstick, and it will suddenly appear on your lips in the image on the mirror.

When it comes to natural skin care products, in 2013 the trends will continue for pure organic skin creams, and serums that support skin cell regeneration. Detoxification creams will become more and more popular – even those that help target belly fat for weight loss – such as Belly Stripper. One detoxing product is called the Herbalix Cleansing Detox Deodorant, which cleanses and deodorizes while you sleep, removing any buildup of metals like aluminum caused from antiperspirants. This ultimately supports healthy lymphatic flow, and ultimately reduces underarm odors altogether.

Sweating is Good For You When You Use Detox Deodorant

September 18th, 2012

Our bodies sweat for a reason, and sweating is good, if not necessary. Sweat means that your body is operating efficiently and releasing toxins from your body. Our skin is the largest organ in our bodies. We must keep it functioning properly.

Unfortunately traditional antiperspirants and deodorants simply plug up your sweat glands using aluminum and other ingredients like parabens that can do more harm than good.

The Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University reminds us that antiperspirants are a drug as they are classified as such by the FDA. If you have used regular deodorant and would like to make the switch to organic deodorant, first use Herbalix Detox Deodorant to help rid your body of toxins like aluminum and petroleum. With a blend of sea vegetables, olive leaf, and coriander, it smells lovely while helping to purify your system.

Use the non-aluminum nighttime Detox Deodorant for thirty consecutive nights. Then a maintenance program will work. Believe it or not, you wont smell any more after using it. Therefore you barely need deodorants at all, but just because we are all so accustomed to them, try organic Herbalix Daytime Deodorants — it comes in no fragrance for those who are sensitive.

For more information visit: http://www.herbalix.com

Preventing Breast Cancer

January 28th, 2012

A new report is out based on a two-year-long study designed to determine if there is a defiite link between breast cancer and our environmental factors. Based on a panel of 15 cancer-research experts and nine members Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies of Science, the members to a look at hormone therapies, plastic, hair dye, heavy metals, flame retardants, chemicals, pesticides and industrial chemicals, radiation, drinking tendencies and smoking and evencanned food. Sadly, about 230,000 women have been diagnosed with invasive breast cancer in the year 2011.

As of yet the report produced inconclusive evidence that chemicals were party to causing breast cancer. It also excited a lack of reliable scientific literature — however, for the first time, the Institute of Medicine is now alerting doctors to pay more  attention to chemicals.  There are even some studies showing biological activity which could be a link to breast cancer.

Researchers did not yet come up with a definitive answer but that does bot mean the chemicals in question are safe. Plus the data on suspect chemicals like parabens or BPA was not as complete as it could have been, partly due relaxed chemical regulations that have allowed 40,000-plus chemicals to be released onto the marketplace without any testing whatsoever for long-term health.

There have been numerous conflicting reports over the years. Some scientists proposed that certain ingredients in underarm antiperspirants or deodorants may be related to breast cancer because they are applied to skin next located next to the breast, and lymph glands. Human exposure to aluminum results in its accumulation over time. This has caused many consumers to start to choose non-aluminum deodorants.

One  chemical widely used as a preservative in  pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and food products has recently been found in tissue samples from 40 women who have breast cancer. There were numerous studies since 1998 which have raised concerns about the potential role of these parabens, which had they have oestrogenic properties. in breast cancer –  The research team studied these samples from 40 women who were having mastectcctomies, finding 99 per cent of the tissue samples contained at least one paraben.

Parabens are a chemical compound found in many toiletry products and that includes underarm deodorants. The most common parabens used in cosmetic products are propylparaben, butylparaben and methylparaben, and also  sobutylparaben and benzylparaben.   millions of people globally still use traditional products that are made with alum salts or aluminum and parabens, although many people have migrated towards non-aluminum deodorant in recent years.

What is interesting is that the team found even women who didn’t use underarm deodorants still had parabens in their tissue, which suggests that they are entering the breast tissue via other sources, ultimately confirming there is, “no simple cause and effect relationship between parabens in underarm products and breast cancer.”

There are companies like Herbalix Restoratives that make detox cleansing deodorants that rid the body of excess aluminums, and it is recommended that women use non-aluminum deodorant and anti-perspirants.

Even though the treatment for breast cancer has come a long way, and the death rate has fallen by more than 30 percent since the year 1990, actual breast cancer prevention has not come very far as of yet. Even though there has been evidence that links chemicals and other environmental contaminants to the disease, there are some other science-based ways that could protect women.

It is essential to be active and cut any excess body fat to avoid risks for breast cancer risk dramatically. Obesity, along with genetics, contributes to about 30 percent of the breast cancer diagnoses, so watch what you eat — go organic to avoid chemicals, and avoid canned foods. Try a non-aluminum deodorant, avoid excess radiation, research your hormone therapies carefully, watch the amount of alcohol you drink, and quit smoking.

The study’s researchers have also placed a big emphasis on the possible role of benzene in causing breast cancer. You can get a whiff of benzene as it vapors off when you pump gas for your car, or inhale air pollution. Always avoid running your car inside a garage, and be careful around gas-powered equipment such as leaf blowers or mowers. Don’t store these items in your home’s basement. Benzene also often emits from scented candles, creating indoor air pollution. Get beeswax candles instead. And overall start using green products to reduce chemicals in your home.

Using Natural Deodorant Benefits the Environment

August 17th, 2011

We have all heard about the possible connection between the chemicals found in cosmetic products and potentially increased rates of cancer. This is just one reason why many people have already switched from a traditional deodorant to a natural deodorant because they are free of toxic chemicals and other ingredients that can cause skin irritations or even allergic reactions. However,  in addition to keeping your body free of chemicals, keeping our environment free from chemicals is a good idea too.

Did you realize that traditional deodorants are often releasing dangerous chemicals into our environment? For instance, mineral oil releases a great deal of carbon emissions into the air during manufacturing.  This is an ingredient used in traditional deodorants. What’s more, there are other substances like  formaldehyde triclosan and harming the earth’s plants and wildlife after  entering the atmosphere. Even the process of mining the aluminum used in many traditional antiperspirants will pollute the waterways, and destroy the landscape. And not only that, but it also consumes large amounts of electricity.

According to Lester Brown’s Eco-Economy: Building an Economy for the Earth, carbon emissions that are released during the mining and production of mineral oil and aluminum contribute to greenhouse gasses and global warming.  The aluminum industry consumes as much electricity as the entire continent of Africa.

Even more frightening,  chemical residue from deodorants with chemicals like aluminum washes off when we are taking a shower, and then  flushes down the drain and into the water system.  Aluminum chlorohydrate is a recognized drinking water pollutant that damages the ecosystem, and it is the active ingredient in many traditional antiperspirant products. Then there is triclosan, an antimicrobial agent that accumulates in the streams and rivers, and ultimately damages our marine life.  Formaldehyde, and mineral oil, parabens  and diethanolamine  also accumulate in the water sources and  eventually will contaminate our drinking water.

Natural deodorants do not contain ingredients that harm the environment. The ingredients found in a natural deodorant is usually biodegradable and does not damage our environment the way their traditional counterparts. What’s more, their manufacturing processes are  environmentally sound and requires fewer resources.

Visit www.herbalix.com to learn more about its organic skin care products, including the nighttime Cleansing Detox Deodorant. Remember what you put on your skin matters.