Purslane- The Power Packed Health and Beauty Plant

purslaneQuestion:  I heard   a radio show that discussed the beauty benefits of  an herb called  purslane.  It sounds amazing, maybe too amazing.  Do you recommend it for anti-aging skin care?

Answer:  Cool question!  Purslane is one of the oldest  and widely used medical plants.  It is found throughout the world in warm climates and is a popular vegetable in the Middle and Far East.  Purslane is packed with minerals and  vitamins including, zinc, iron, potassium, vitamin C, antioxidants, and beta carotene.  But wait there’s more.   Purslane has the highest levels of Omega 3 fatty acids found in a vegetable. Seriously.

Studies have shown that purslane preperations  made from dried leaves have significant  anti-inflammatory and anti- pain properties.  To my mind this makes a purslane  the perfect  treatment for  a … Continue Reading…

Its Fashion Flash Monday!

Fashion-Flash-logoThis week the amazing Cindy of Prime Beauty is hosting Fashion Flash. There is  certainly no shortage of beauty sites that deal with skin care and  make-up, but Prime Beauty stands  out for its style and  accuracy.  I especially love the way  that Prime Beauty filters all the advice thru the unique needs of over 40 skin.  Her recent  post on smoky eye for our tribe is a classic.  I shared it on Facebook and downloaded a copy  and used it  to make-up  for my evening out.   If you care about  beauty, subscribe to Prime Beauty   to get every post.

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