BY-DONNA GATES FOR SELINA NATURALLY® The inner ecosystem is a civilization that lives in the small and large intestine. In a healthy body, this civilization consists mostly of neutral bacteria. Fifteen to twenty percent of the civilization is considered good bacteria, these are bacteria doing important things for the digestion of foods. Also, even in a healthy body, there are a small number of “bad” bacteria which do not throw the system out of balance. There have been over 400 different microorganisms identified that could live in the gut. Many of them, as I mentioned, are neutral.
Skin is our largest protective organ! Collagen accounts for up to 75% of the weight of the dermis and is responsible for the resilience and elasticity of the skin. Collagen, which is mostly made up of silica, is the glue that holds us together. Our connective tissues consist of collagen, elastin, mucopolysaccharides and mucous carbohydrates which aid in moisture retention.
Although you may have never heard of the herb turmeric (Curcuma longa), you’ve probably tried it. You may be surprised to learn that turmeric is what gives the mustard you slather on your hot dog or ham sandwich that bright yellow color. If you’ve ever eaten too many of those foods, the medicinal properties of turmeric might have even saved you from a nasty stomachache!
Synthovial Seven®, Hyaluronic Acid Use our patented oral Synthovial Seven® to supplement your body’s HA supply on the inside, and apply Hyalogic new patented HylaRub™ to the outside and help maintain healthy joints and normal mobility.