Photoaging, also known as extrinsic aging, is the process by which skin ages after repeated exposure to solar radiation. Ultraviolet light strikes molecules in the skin, breaking bonds and creating free radicals and reactive oxygen species (ROS) that target DNA.
This product is a blend of Yarrow essential oil and pomegranate seed oil. Yarrow essential oil has many benefits on its own, but there are even more benefits packed into the Yarrow|Pom Active Botanical Nutritive Duo. Keep reading to learn more about the unique attributes of this innovative blend.
Hormesis is a toxicology term used to explain how varying amounts of exposure to specific input can have a biphasic curve on the health of an organism. In layman terms, exposure to certain substances may stimulate benefits, but larger doses may be toxic.
We all know the dangers of overexposure to ultraviolet light—nearly everyone has come home after a hot summer day, lobster red from spending too much time in the sun. As a preventative measure against sunburn, we often find ourselves slathering sunscreen on every square inch of exposed skin. But why is sunscreen the first line of defense against sunburns?
Our intestines have important digestive and immune-system supporting functions. The small intestine is a principal site of food digestion and absorption of nutrients.
Need a little digestive support? You’re not alone. It’s estimated that up to 70,000,000 people are in need of some sort of digestive support every day. As a health and wellness company, doTERRA takes digestive health seriously.
Not seeing the results you were expecting from your new and improved dietary habits? A recent study suggests that the reason may be found inside your gut.
The digestive tract is one of the body systems that research has shown to be most positively influenced by essential oils. Being the most innovative and science-focused company in the essential oil industry, doTERRA combined the most efficacious oils for digestive health support into one amazing blend: DigestZen Digestive Blend.
Gastric health is an important contributor to quality of life. The health of the gastric tissue, or mucosa, is dependent on protective mechanisms to balance the natural, harsh conditions imposed by gastric juices and to prevent cellular damage.
Stretching over 25 feet long with total surface area equivalent to half of a badminton court, the intestines serve as the principal site of nutrient absorption. Tiny, finger-like projections called villi line this tubular structure and account for its large surface area. The villi increase this organ’s capacity to soak up vitamins, minerals, and macronutrients.