A branded cranberry extract (PACran from Decas Botanical Synergies) was showed in a clinical trial to help prevent urinary tract infections (UTIs) in women. Results from the study were presented at the most recent PhytoPharm conference in Nuremberg.

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Tea Tree Therapy, Inc. has introduced Refreshed Lemon Myrtle Body Care products, which are made with Lemon Myrtle (Backhousia citriodora). This ingredient offers a refreshing, revitalizing lemon scent as well as antiseptic properties. Included in the line are soaps (liquid and bar), body butter, body lotion, massage oil and air freshener.

derma e Natural Bodycare has released Intensive Therapy Foot Crème for pain relief and circulatory support. Made from Pycnogenol, gingko, yarrow, peach seed, menthol, arnica and peppermint, the product helps with tired, swollen, or achy feet. It also is excellent for those who have poor circulation of the feet, says derma e.

New from Reviva Labs is Stem Cell Booster Serum with Swiss apple stem cells, which helps support healthy skin aging. The serum can be applied before day or night cream to boost their effects, says the company, while adding anti-wrinkle and texturizing benefits.

Organix-South offers Naked Organix, a line of four concentrated, scent-free, plant-based face and body butters with matching soaps. Each handcrafted butter/soap combo highlights a different exotic and therapeutic botanical ingredient and protects, repairs and moisturizes the skin, says the firm. Available are Sea Buckthorn, Argan, Tamanu and Neem.

Colorevolution debuts its Chocolate Kit, mineral makeup infused with organic chocolate. The kit contains a Pro Eyeshadow Brush, Hot Chocolate Mineral Eyeshadow, Chocolate Truffle Mineral Eyeshadow, Milk Chocolate Mineral Foundation, Chocolate Mineral Foundation, Pro Foundation/Blush Brush, White Chocolate Mineral Eyeshadow and Chocolate Raspberry Mineral Blush.

Larenim now offers 100% organic Argan Oil, which the company says is “dynamic, delicate” and “minimally processed from the seeds of Moroccan Argania Spinosa trees in order to maintain its exceptional antioxidant qualities.” Argan oil can be used on skin, hair (especially dry ends) and nails, and is rich in vitamin E and essential fatty acids.

Natural Solution oral rinse is available from Dentisse. The product is said to offer a fresher and cleaner-feeling mouth, a lingering cool taste afterward, decreased inflammation and plaque-fighting while cleaning and whitening. Dentisse contains baking soda, aloe vera, essential oils and xylitol.
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