Houttuynia Cordata Extract
The plant is found in Japan, Java and Nepal at altitudes of over 6200
feet. It contains a variety of flavoids, flavonoid glycosides (afzerin,
quercitrin, isoquercitrin) and pyridine alkaloids; the essential oil was
found to consist mainly of decanal (capry aldehyd), dodecanal (lauryl
aldehyd) and 2-hendecanon (methyl nonyl ketone). Since ancient times it
has been valued for it absorption properties.
Loquat Leaf Extract
The Loquat leaf contains malic acid, tartaric acid, citric acid, tannate,
carotene, vitamins A, B and C. It's leaves and kernel contain amygdalin (amygdalin
is otherwise known as vitamin B17, or laetrile). It promotes the secretion
of body fluids and has antitussive, expectorant, antiemetic properties. It
has 3000 years of history in muxibustion therapies and has been used
extensively in Buddhist medicine. In India it has been called the king of
The name apparently comes from the Sinhalese word "Turamali"
which was given to mixtures of unidentified gem gravels in Ceylon (now Sri
Lanka) Tourmaline exerts a cleansing and liberating energy upon our entire
nervous system with a clearing and stabilizing effect. Tourmaline is best
know as one of the only minerals to emit far infrared heat - which causes
resonance in the body at the same frequency as water.
Diatomaceous Earth (New!)
A powerful and natural absorbing agent, diatomaceous earth can generally
absorb up to 100% of its own weight in liquid and still exhibit the
properties of dry powder. In fact, it's absorbent qualities make it useful
for spill cleanup (the U.S. Center for Disease Control actually recommends
it to clean up toxic liquid spills). Diatomaceous earth is a natural
occurring siliceous sedimentary mineral compound, and has a soft,
chalk-like feel to it.
Often used in aromatherapy to clear the mind, citronella also possesses
potent anti-bacterial and deodorizing qualities. Native to Sri Lanka and
Java, this aromatic perennial (once extracted) has a softening effect on
the skin, and helps to combat excessive perspiration, making it ideal for
use on the feet.
Dextrin is a product of starch hydrolysis, a carbohydrate having the same
general formula as starch but a smaller and less complex molecule with
Other Body Pure + Ingredients
Vegetable Fiber and Vitamin C