DNA HERBAL GEL
DNA-Herbal Gel is a combination of 3 tried and tested herbal extracts that have proven themselves, over hundreds of years, to be effective, safe and offer complete peace of mind when faced with difficult wounds and ulcers. DNA-Herbal Gel is excellent for the treatment of acne and other skin conditions. The gel is in a water base which is quickly absorbed into the skin.
The ingredients in DNA-Herbal Gel are as follows:
Brahmi - Centella Asiatica
The primary active constituents of Asiatica are triterpene saponins (Triterpenes have been described as anti-inflammatory, antiviral, antimicrobial, and anti-tumoral agents, as well as being immunomodulator compounds. Several of them are implicated in the resolution of immune diseases) and their sapogenins which are mainly responsible for the wound healing and vascular effects by inhibiting the production of collagen at the wound site. These are also beneficial for skin problems and acne.
1. Asiatic acid - This compound is an antioxidant as well as an anti-inflammatory agent which is great for combatting inflammatory acne. Acne is caused by the overproduction of sebum, colonization by bacteria and also clogged pores. The anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory properties of Centella Asiatica makes it a great supporting ingredient for anyone who is dealing with acne.
Calendula is a natural anti-inflammatory. Inflammation of the skin causes breakouts, rosacea, eczema, sensitivity, even a breakdown of collagen. All these inflammatory skin conditions can benefit from calendula’s soothing effects. The anti-inflammatory properties are thanks to calendula flower’s potent dose of flavonoid, saponins, and triterpenoids. These give calendula the ability to prevent the release of histamines, which can cause redness, pain, allergies, and inflammation.
Moisturizing. Calendula is rich in essential fatty acids. The linoleic acid in calendula nourishes the skin from the outside. Linoleic acids give the skin cells the ability to absorb nutrients and hold onto water longer. On the surface, this will look like more supple, nourished, smoother skin.
Protects the skin from external aggressors. The same flavonoids that give calendula the ability to soothe skin also function to protect it. Flavonoids function as a powerful antioxidant, which helps protect your skin against free radical damage. Free radicals are highly destructive molecules that can wreak havoc on the skin. Antioxidants, like the flavonoids in calendula extract, pair with free radicals, essentially neutralizing them before they can do damage that leads to premature aging (increased fine lines and wrinkles), hyperpigmentation, and dullness.
Keeps skin healthy. For hundreds of years, calendula has been used for wound healing. In fact, one study even found that calendula significantly decreased the healing time for C-section scars. The women treated with calendula ointment reported their incisions were less swollen and red than those receiving standard hospital treatment. The healing properties come from calendula’s ability to increase blood flow and oxygen to the skin. This increased blood flow to your skin means more nutrition, which helps your skin function at its healthiest and therefore look its best.
Burdock Root contains a wide range of active ingredients that can help to improve the condition of mild skin complaints. These are: chlorogenic acid (It is well known that chlorogenic acid has remarkable wound healing properties in vivo by enhancing collagen synthesis via upregulation of Tumor Necrosis Factor-α and transforming Growth Factor-β1 in different phases of wound healing and also because of its antioxidant potential (Chen et al., 2013), Lactone, Taraxosterols, Polyacetylenes, Flavonoids and Inulin.
It is the Inulin that is particularly valuable in helping to relieve dry skin conditions. Inulin is a humectant, which means that it draws moisture up through the skin to hydrate the upper layers.
Because of its antiseptic properties, taking Burdock Root can help to reduce the bacteria that cause acne and helps to arrest the growth of acne-causing bacteria. Further, it helps to neutralize the toxins that are embedded upon the skin. Burdock root contains polyacetylene that is known to impede the growth of fungi and bacteria which includes dead skin cells impacted with dried keratin and live bacteria that gives acne its typical, inflamed appearance. As an anti-inflammatory agent, burdock root is excellent for reducing the redness caused by acne. In fact, it is recommended for treating skin conditions like rosacea and eczema that are associated with extreme inflammation of skin. It can also help to reduce toxins, as well as providing anti-inflammatory properties to help reduce the redness and soreness that go along with conditions like mild acne, rosacea, or eczema. Burdock root has active ingredients that have been found to detoxify heavy metals from the blood, improving organ health and the health of the whole body. It also promotes blood circulation to the skin surface, which improves skin health and healing.
2. Madecassic acid - found to have preventive effect on burns and postoperative hypertrophic scars. This is also found to reduce sunspots. It does this by preventing the inflammation caused from UV exposure.
3. Asiaticoside - increases wound healing abilities, increases collagen synthesis and strengthens the skin. It also has anti-inflammatory properties.
4. Madecassoside - speeds wound healing through its anti-oxidative activity and enhances collagen synthesis.