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Burt’s Bees Res-Q Ointment: Look at the label

Posted Apr 21 2013 2:13am

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Res-Q Ointment is the 15th best selling beauty product on this week. It sounds sort of like a drug product because it promises to “comfort life’s bumps and bruises.” Let’s look at the label to see what makes it so rescue-y.

Prunus amygdalus dulcis (sweet almond) oil, olea europaea (olive) fruit oil
Emollients with some moisturizing properties.

The “backbone” of the formula that gives it body and texture.

Symphytum officinale (comfrey) root extract
A natural source of allantoin, a skin healing agent.

Theobroma cacao (cocoa) seed butter
Natural moisturizer.

Triticum vulgare (wheat) germ oil

Lavandula hybrida (lavandin) oil
That’s right, lavandin NOT lavender. This is a hybrid of two lavender plants that is supposedly beneficial for inflammation, respiratory and circulatory conditions.

Tocopheryl acetate
Vitamin E acetate.

Symphytum officinale (comfrey) leaf powder
See above.

Another form of Vitamin E

Rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) leaf extract
Smells good and may help you remember stuff.

Glycine soja (soybean) oil,  Canola oil
Two more natural oils.

Natural plant pigment which may help with wound healing.

Assuming this is the complete ingredient list (you never can tell on there’s no preservative. So even though the product has no water in it that could support microbial growth, if you dip your wet, dirty fingers in the product it could become contaminated.

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