Ingredients & Summary
Arnica Montana Flower Extract (Ingredient in Control Topical Solution)
Arnica Montana is a European flowering plant in the sunflower family. It is noted for its large yellow flower head. For centuries people have been using Arnica as a natural remedy for bruising, swelling, & minor injuries. Arnica Montana is a homeopathic topical analgesic that also has anti-inflammatory & antiseptic properties. It is used to treat temporary pain & swelling associated with bruises, aches, sprains & stiffness. It can also be applied to the skin for insect bites, arthritis, muscle and cartilage pain, chapped lips, and acne.
Epilobium Angustifolium Extract (Control Topical solution)
Epilobium Angustifolium extract is derived from a plant commonly known as fireweed in North America, Great Willow herb in Canada & Rosebay Willow herb in Britain. It has been used around the world for hundreds of years as a traditional remedy for the treatment of many disorders and ailments. The plant is an abundant perennial that is a circumpolar member of the evening-primrose family and is a rare alpine plant that contains high levels of flavonoids that are anti-inflammatory. It also acts as a natural analgesic that mimics hydrocortisone to sooth discomfort. Experimental studies have demonstrated that Epilobium extracts possess a broad range of pharmacological and therapeutic properties which includes antioxidant, anti-proliferative, anti irritant, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, anti viral, anti microbial and anti-aging. It is also said to be effective against acne bacteria. It also contains high levels of tannin called ornithine B which helps regulate skin sebum, making it an ideal ingredient for restoring your skin’s natural balance.
Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract (Control Topical Solution & Conceal Ultimate Scar Cream)
Calendula Officinalis is a plant in the genus Calendula of the family Asteraceae and is native to southern Europe. Throughout history Calendula flowers have been used to treat a number of clinical conditions specifically the treatment of dermatological disorders. It is often used for sunburns, rashes, insect bites and other mild skin irritations. Calendula treatments can also help soothe contact dermatitis from environmental causes. Applied topically it can help decrease inflammation and promote the healing of wounds, burns, eczema and other inflammatory skin conditions. It is beneficial for dry or damaged skin and also promotes the fast healing and regeneration of the skin thanks to its anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. Calendula’s effect on inflammation and tissue regeneration makes it an effective natural wound healer. Its acute inflammatory response during the early stages of injury generates factors that are essential for tissue growth and repair. It is an all-natural skin brightener effective at reducing the appearance of scars. Studies reveal that the extract of this herb blossom can stimulate the production of collagen, which is important in proper skin regeneration.
Centella Asiática Leaf-root Extract (Conceal Ultimate Scar Cream)
Centella Asiática Leaf-root Extract known as Centella, Asiatic pennywort or Gotu kola is a herbaceous, frost-tender perennial plant in the flowering plant family Apiaceae. It is native to wetlands in Asia however it also grows in temperate and tropical swampy areas in many world regions. The Plant’s derived ingredients were among the very first used in cosmetics. It has been used to treat many conditions for thousands of years in Africa, India, China, and Indonesia. It is rich in amino acids, beta-carotene, fatty acids, and phytochemicals. This super blend of nutrients offers fantastic benefits for the skin, including powerful anti-aging properties. Other uses include wound healing, trauma, circulation problems (venous insufficiency) including varicose veins and blood clots in the legs. Known to boosts antioxidant activity at the site of wounds it strengthening the skin and increases blood circulation. If applied topically can decrease inflammation, quicken healing, stimulate new cell growth, improves circulation as well as the synthesis of collagen and skin tissue. Collagen is absolutely essential for maintaining a taut and youthful complexion. The natural collagen we are born with diminishes as we age (at a rate of about 1% per year). It is also beneficial in the management of eczema, psoriasis, veins and stretch marks. For acne sufferers, it speeds healing, helping to prevent scarring and prevent future blemishes. This plant is especially good for improving elasticity.
Chlorhexidine Digluconate (Conceal Ultimate Scar Cream)
A topical anti-microbial agent and disinfectant used to treat fungus, bacteria and other skin infections. In cosmetics, it mainly functions as a biocide, oral care agent and preservative. As a biocidal agent, it helps cleanse the skin and eliminates odour by destroying the growth of microorganisms. In addition to preventing bacterial growth on contact, it also has residual effects that inhibit microbial regrowth after application.
The formation of granulation tissue into an open wound allows the re-epithelialization phase to take place, as epithelial cells migrate across the new tissue to form a barrier between the wound and the environment.
Epithelialization is an essential component of wound healing used as a defining parameter of its success. In the absence of re-epithelialization, a wound cannot be considered healed.
A superinfection is a second infection superimposed on an earlier one, especially by a different microbial agent of exogenous or endogenous origin that is resistant to the treatment being used against the first infection.