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Healthy hair, skin, and nails protect the body from external factors, and are often a sign of overall health. While a well-balanced diet is a great place to start, there are a few key nutrients that work extra hard to help them maintain their strength and appearance over time. Glow Trio contains nutrient-dense and antioxidant-rich ingredients to help keep your hair strong, skin radiant, and nails looking their best.*
Biotin may play a role in supporting nail health. Researchers conducted a study of 22 volunteers and found that 2.5 mg biotin daily for 6-15 months improved cases of brittle nails, increased nail thickness and lamellar splitting.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) concluded that a cause and effect relationship has been established between the consumption of biotin and maintenance of normal hair.
Treatment of brittle fingernails and onychoscizia with biotin: scanning electron microscopy.
Colombo VE, Gerber F, Bronhofer M, Floersheim GL, J Am Acad Dermatol, 1990
Scientific Opinion on the substantiation of health claims related to biotin and energy-yielding metabolism (ID 114,117), macronutrient metabolism (ID 113, 114, 117), maintenance of skin and mucous membranes (ID 115), maintenance of hair (ID 118, 2876) and function of the nervous system (ID 116) pursuant to Article 13(1) of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006.
EFSA Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA), EFSA Journal, 2009
Sea Buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides L.) is a thorny bush native to European and Asian countries such as India, Pakistan, China, Russia and Nepal. The latin name, Hippophae, is derived from the Greek words, “hippo” which means horse and “pharos” which means shine. Sea Buckthon was traditionally used in ancient Greece as horse feed because it made their coats shine.
The fruit/berries of Sea Buckthorn naturally contain a powerhouse of nutrients such as proteins, essential amino acids, fatty acids (oleic acid, linoleic acid, linolenic acid), phytosterols (beta-sitosterol, ergosterol, amyrins), vitamins and minerals. One of main antioxidant vitamins found in sea buckthorn berries is Vitamin C (ascorbic acid). Flavonoids are also a major component of sea buckthorn berries, with the main components being leucocyanidin, catechin, flavonols (isorhamnetin, quassin, camellin) and trace flavanone. The flavonoid, isorhamnetin, is found in the largest amount. Additionally, organic acids such as malic acid and quinic acid can be found in the fruit of sea buckthorn.
Phytochemical and Pharmacological Profile of Seabuckthorn Oil: A review
Kumar R, Kumar GP, Chaurasia OP, Singh SB, Research Journal of Medicinal Plant, 2011