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Nature’s Life supplements are formulated by specialists in the health and natural foods industry and backed by scientific research. Nature's Life only offers nutritional supplements and formulas that are supported with valid, published peer reviewed research. All of their brochures and other educational materials list the published references that support their claims and statements. Customer satisfaction through product effectiveness is Nature’s Life’s paramount goal.

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900 Larkspur Landing Circle, Suite 105
Larkspur, CA, 94939
http://www.natlife.com
8002476997

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Nature's Life - Aloe Vera Gel Herbal Blend With Lavender - 8 oz.

Nature's Life Aloe Vera Gel Herbal Blend with Lavender contains allantoin and azulene to enhance the benefits of aloe vera, producing a superior blend to moisturize and soothe dry irritated skin. When chilled, Nature's Life Aloe Vera Gel Herbal Blend cools and soothes sunburned skin. Used daily, Aloe Vera Gel Herbal Blend helps ensure healthy, beautiful, radiant skin.

Features & Benefits:

  • 98% Pure
  • Paraben Free with Chamomile & Comfrey

Aloe
Parts used and where grown
The aloe plant originally came from Africa. The leaves, which are long, green, fleshy, and have spikes along the edges, are used medicinally. The fresh leaf gel and latex are used for many purposes. Aloe latex is the sticky residue left over after the liquid from cut aloe leaves has evaporated.

Historical or Traditional Use
Aloe has been historically used for many of the same conditions for which it is used today—particularly constipation and minor cuts and burns. In India, it has been used by herbalists to treat intestinal infections, suppressed menses, and colic.

Active constituents
The constituents of aloe latex responsible for its laxative effects are known as anthraquinone glycosides. These molecules are split by the normal bacteria in the large intestines to form other molecules (aglycones), which exert the laxative action. Since aloe is such a powerful laxative, other plant laxatives such as senna or cascara are often recommended first.

Topically, it is not yet clear which constituents are responsible for the wound healing properties of aloe. Test tube studies suggest polysaccharides, such as acemannon, help promote skin healing by anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and immune-stimulating actions. Aloe's effects on the skin may also be enhanced by its high concentration of amino acids, as well as vitamin E, vitamin C, zinc, and essential fatty acids.

Aloe has been used to treat minor burns. Stabilized aloe gel is applied to the affected area of skin three to five times per day. Older case studies reported that aloe gel applied topically could help heal radiation burns, and a small clinical trial found it more effective than a topical petroleum jelly in treating burns. However, a large, modern, placebo-controlled trial did not find aloe effective for treating minor burns.

Two small controlled human trials have found that aloe, either alone or in combination with the oral hypoglycemic drug, glibenclamide, effectively lowers blood sugar in people with type 2 (non-insulin-dependent) diabetes.

An aloe extract in a cream has been shown effective in a double-blind, controlled trial in people with psoriasis.

How much is usually taken?
For constipation, a single 50–200 mg capsule of aloe latex can be taken each day for a maximum of ten days.

For minor burns, the stabilized aloe gel is applied topically to the affected area of skin three to five times per day. Treatment of more serious burns should only be done under the supervision of a healthcare professional. For internal use of aloe gel, two tablespoons (30 ml) three times per day is used by some people with conditions such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis (see precautions below). For type 2 diabetes, clinical trials have used one tablespoon (15 ml) of aloe juice, twice daily. Treatment of diabetes with aloe should only be done under the supervision of a qualified healthcare professional.

Are there any side effects or interactions?
Except in the rare person who is allergic to aloe, topical application of the gel is generally safe. For any burn that blisters significantly or is otherwise severe, medical attention is absolutely essential. In some severe burns and wounds, aloe gel may actually impede healing.

The latex form of aloe should not be used by anyone with inflammatory intestinal diseases, such as Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, or appendicitis. It should also not be used by children, or by women during pregnancy or breast-feeding.

In people with constipation, aloe latex should not be used for more than ten consecutive days as it may lead to dependency and fluid loss. Extensive fluid loss may lead to depletion of important electrolytes in the body such as potassium.

Lavender
Parts used and where grown
Eastern European countries, particularly Bulgaria, as well as France, Britain, Australia, and Russia grow large quantities of lavender. The fragrant flowers of lavender are used in the preparation of herbal medicines.

Historical or Traditional Use
Traditionally, herbalists used lavender for a variety of conditions of the nervous system, including depression and fatigue. It has also been used for headache and rheumatism. Due to its delightful odor, lavender has found wide application in perfumes and cosmetics throughout history.

Active constituents
The volatile oil (also called essential oil) of lavender contains many constituents, including perillyl alcohol and linalool. The oil is thought to be calming and thus can be helpful in some cases of insomnia. One study of elderly people with sleeping troubles found that inhaling lavender oil was as effective as some commonly prescribed sleep medications. Similar results were seen in another trial that included young and middle-aged people with insomnia. A large clinical trial found that lavender oil added to a bath was no more effective than a placebo for relieving perineal discomfort immediately after childbirth. However, perineal pain was reduced three to five days afterward. Lavender is recommended by the German Commission E monograph for indigestion and nervous intestinal discomfort.

How much is usually taken?
The German Commission E monograph suggests 1–2 teaspoons (5–10 grams) of the herb be taken as a tea. The tea can be made by steeping 2 teaspoons (10 grams) of leaves in 1 cup (250 ml) of boiling water for fifteen minutes. Three cups (750 ml) can be consumed each day. For internal applications, 1/2–3/4 teaspoon (2–4 ml) of tincture can be taken two or three times per day. Several drops of the oil can be added to a bath or diluted in vegetable oil for topical applications. The concentrated oil is not for internal use, except under medical supervision.

Are there any side effects or interactions?
Internal use of the volatile oil can cause severe nausea. Very small amounts should be used only under the supervision of a healthcare professional. Excessive intake (several times more than listed above) may cause drowsiness.8 External use in reasonable amounts is safe during pregnancy and breast-feeding.

In case reports, three young boys developed breast enlargement (gynecomastia) after repeated topical application of products that contained lavender oil and tea tree oil. The problem resolved after they stopped using the oils. While a cause–effect relationship was not conclusively proven, it was suggested by the fact that these oils have been found to have estrogen-like effects in test tube studies.

About Nature's Life
Mission Statement: "To ethically provide quality products and services to improve nutrition and health"

Product
Nature's Life's supplements are formulated by specialists in the health and natural foods industry and backed by scientific research. Nature's Life only offers nutritional supplements and formulas that are supported with valid, published peer reviewed research. All of Nature's Life's brochures and other educational materials list the published references that support our claims and statements. Customer satisfaction through product effectiveness is Nature's Life's paramount goal.

The Best Before dates on the containers assure Nature's Life's customers that Nature's Life's products are still 100% effective through that date. Nature's Life protects every bottle with two separate tamper-evident seals.

Education
Nature's Life publishes a series of consumer brochures and Product Presentation Sheets designed to help people make informed health choices. Substantial time is spent researching and verifying scientific studies until Nature's Life is producing, and validating, the best possible benefit information.

Affiliations
Nature's Life represents, and lobbies for, Nature's Life consumers' health freedoms. Nature's Life is also a strong advocate for freedom of choice in health care products and practices. Nature's Life actively monitors state, federal and international regulatory agencies and legislators, and actively participate in reforms. Nature's Life is a recognized industry leader in the improvement of quality standards for nutritional supplements, and Nature's Life works hard to ensure that your best interests are being promoted and protected.

A message from the President of Nature's Life
Nothing is more important than your good health, a philosophy Nature's Life takes to heart.

Nature's Life believes in making top quality products that are consistently effective. Nature's Life also believes in sharing their knowledge to create better-informed consumers. Part of this sharing process is the FULL disclosure of every ingredient in every product, and informative publications supporting their claims.

Nature's Life confidently stands behind all of their formulas. Nature's Life only uses components with valid scientific evidence of their health benefits, and Nature's Life always ensures that their products are made, and labeled, with your safety in mind. If Nature's Life can't substantiate the health benefits of an ingredient with human research, they don't use it. Everyone has the right to basic nutrition and we make it affordable and beneficial.

I am glad to be a part of Nature's Life. Helping to improve and maintain the health and well-being of people, and the environment, in which we live, is a reward unmatched by any other. Nature's Life hopes that this catalog is valuable to you in selecting the highest quality, best valued nutritional supplements. We look forward to a continued cooperative relationship with you, including prosperity in knowledge and health.

Nature's Life appreciates your support, and the opportunity to be a part of your wellness program.

Suggested Use
Apply to skin daily as needed.

Warnings

For External Use only. avoid contact with eyes. keep out of reach of children. If irritation, redness, or discomfot occurs, discontinue use and consult a licensed health care practitioner.
Ingredients

Purified Water, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Allantoin, Sodium PCA, Chamomile Flower Extract, Cucumber Fruit Extract, Comfrey Root Extract, Phenoxyethanol, Lavender Oil, Citric Acid Anhydrous, Carbomer, Sodium Benzoate, Sodium Bicarbonate, and Potassium Sorbate.
About Nature's Life
Nature’s Life supplements are formulated by specialists in the health and natural foods industry and backed by scientific research. Nature's Life only offers nutritional supplements and formulas that are supported with valid, published peer reviewed research. All of their brochures and other educational materials list the published references that support their claims and statements. Customer satisfaction through product effectiveness is Nature’s Life’s paramount goal.
900 Larkspur Landing Circle, Suite 105
Larkspur, CA, 94939
Phone: 8002476997
Fax: 8006437195
http://www.natlife.com
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Average Customer Rating: (5 out of 5)

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  • By Cara ( Presque Isle, ME)
    8/3/2011 6:07:29 AM

    I recommend this product!
    Excellent for sunburns and bug bites. Very soothing to the skin and has a pleasant, light scent.
  • By Sandra ( Cartersville, GA)
    9/19/2013 10:30:25 AM

    I recommend this product!
    Love Aloe Vera, so great for the skin and the added Lavender is a plus with all the mosquitos in the south.
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