Pure Thai Naturals

Mosquitoes and DEET: FDA Approved So It Must Be Safe?

Mosquitoes and DEET:  FDA Approved So It Must Be Safe?
DEET is controversial chemical officially considered by governments to be safe when used as directed, but which also has major concerns raised about the potential health risks associated with its use, particularly in regards to birth defects, neurological toxicity, nausea and gastric upsets.

Vetiver: Fragrant, Prevents Scarring & Anti-inflammatory - The Thai King's Gift

Vetiver: Fragrant, Prevents Scarring & Anti-inflammatory - The Thai King's Gift
Vetiver oil, also known as Khus oil, is a type of essential oil that is extracted from the roots of the vetiver grass (Vetiveria zizanioides). The ...

Moringa Seed Oil: Natural Sunscreen & Powerful Skin Healing

Moringa Seed Oil: Natural Sunscreen & Powerful Skin Healing

Moringa seed oil is a natural and effective ingredient that can be used to improve the overall health and appearance of the skin. With its powerful natural sunscreen properties, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and antimicrobial properties, it may help to reduce sun-induced skin damage, reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, improve the overall health of the skin, and reduce the risk of skin infections.

Beeswax: Unique Enzymes and Proteins for Healing

Beeswax: Unique Enzymes and Proteins for Healing

Beeswax has been used for centuries in traditional medicine to help with wound healing. A study published in the Journal of Ethnopharmacology found that beeswax has wound healing activity. In this study, the researchers observed that when applied topically to rats, beeswax helped to promote the growth of new skin cells, as well as reducing inflammation and scarring.

Banana Buds - Rich in Fruit Acids for Skin Health and Skin Renewal

Banana Buds - Rich in Fruit Acids for Skin Health and Skin Renewal
Banana flowers are a natural fruit acid powerhouse and contain a number of different fruit acids and nutrients that may be able to help improve the health and appearance of your skin. 

Magnesium Chloride for Skin Health, Acne, Eczema and Dermatitis

Magnesium Chloride for Skin Health, Acne, Eczema and Dermatitis

Research suggests that magnesium chloride may be able to help improve a variety of skin conditions, including acne, eczema, and dermatitis.  Magnesium chloride may be able to benefit the skin by helping to reduce inflammation, improving skin hydration and reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles; it may also help improve skin elasticity. 

Why Hot Weather Can Leve Us Feeling Blurgh

Why Hot Weather  Can Leve Us Feeling Blurgh
Hot weather and heavy sweating can have a HUGE impact on the way we feel, since sweating depletes us of magnesium, a key mineral for all sorts of bodily functions from regulating heart rhythm, nerve function, the way we think, moods, sleep patterns and muscle recovery.

มลพิษทางอากาศและฤดูการเผาไหม้ - แมกนีเซียมคลอไรด์เป็นสิ่งสำคัญ

มลพิษทางอากาศและฤดูการเผาไหม้ - แมกนีเซียมคลอไรด์เป็นสิ่งสำคัญ
มลพิษทางอากาศเกิดขึ้นด้วยสาเหตุที่แตกต่างกัน ตั้งแต่ "ฤดูกาลเผาไหม้" ทางการเกษตรในท้องถิ่นทั่วโลก ไปจนถึงการใช้ชีวิตในเมืองที่มีความหนาแน่นสูง การป...

Air Pollution & Burning Season - Magnesium Chloride Is Important

Burning season in Chiang Mai , Thailand

High levels of air pollution happen for different reasons, from local agricultural "burning seasons” all over the world to high density urban living, industrial waste discharge, riding motorcycles or bicycles in heavy traffic and atmospheric weather phenomena which trap contaminated air.  The compound Magnesium Chloride (MgCl2) is one of the most bio-available forms of magnesium and clinical studies show it is readily absorbed through the skin.  Magnesium Chloride is particularly helpful to support the body's natural detox and elimination functions, helping to mitigate the exposure to toxins.

 

Headache: Does Science Agree With Thai Grandmas?

Headache: Does Science Agree With Thai Grandmas?
Every Thai grandma does it - massages some Ya Mong Yen (Thai cooling balm) into the temples at the first sign of a headache.  But is there science to support this traditional Thai remedy?