Your best healthy skin needs the right balance of nutrients to do its main job: a barrier that protects the rest of your body from things outside it. To help keep your skin looking, working, and feeling good, feed it well from the inside.
Sulfur is a chemical element that is present in all living tissues. After calcium and phosphorus, it is the third most abundant mineral in the human body. Sulfur is also found in garlic, onions, and broccoli.
It is also the third most abundant mineral in the human body. Sulfur seems to have antibacterial effects against the bacteria that cause acne. It also might help promote the loosening and shedding of skin. This is believed to help treat skin conditions such as seborrheic dermatitis or acne.
2. Pine Oil Extract
Pine essential oil is also touted as having anti-inflammatory effects.
In theory, such effects could do two things:
- Ease symptoms of inflammatory skin conditions, such as acne, eczema, and rosacea.
- Alleviate pain from related health conditions, such as arthritis and muscle pain.
5 Benefits of Pine Oil
Pine oil has antimicrobial, antibacterial, antifungal, antiseptic and antirheumatic properties. It works as a good decongestant and expectorant for respiratory ailments as well. Pine oil is also valued for its ability to help:
- Soothe muscular stiffness
- Ease rheumatic pain
- Speed up wound healing
- Protect against airborne pathogenic microorganisms, like Aspergillus and Penicillium genera fungi
- Fight against free radicals with its antioxidant properties
3. Linseed Oil
Linseed oil, like flaxseed oil, is a fatty oil extracted from the cotyledons and inner coats of the linseed or flax seed.
Boiled Linseed Oil (or oil extracted by application of heat and pressure) is generally obtained by pressing.
It is dark and has a bitter taste and an unpleasant odour.