Using Natural Ingredients

Cool Herbals took the time to come and talk to Celebrity Angels about the benefits of using natural ingredients.

Why are treatments with natural ingredients—used for various ailments throughout our bodies—usually recommended over artificial ones?

Natural ingredients usually have less side effects and are less prone to cause allergies. Usually the natural ingredients have been used over centuries and their beneficial effects are well noted and they tend to be effective. Artificial ingredients or chemical ones, may be effective, but sometimes their use can lead to adverse reactions, quite possibly worse than the ailment being treated!Natural ingredients usually have fewer side effects and are less prone to cause allergies. Usually the natural ingredients have been used over centuries and their beneficial effects are well noted and they tend to be very effective. Artificial ingredients or chemicals may be effective, but very often their use can lead to adverse reactions, quite possibly worse than the ailment being treated!

Examples of natural ingredients include Neem, Basil, and Papaya.

What natural ingredients are known for stimulating hair growth? Is there substantial evidence that these are effective?

There are many natural ingredients used for stimulating hair loss. Neem, Horsetail, Fenugreek, Fennel, and Visnaga. There is good evidence for the positive effects these botanicals have on hair loss and hair thinning. We have added Neem in our Nutrigro Hair Food. This botanical has clinically been shown to have antibacterial and immune boosting properties to stimulate hair growth. A number of botanicals are rich in vital vitamins and minerals such as Fenugreek and Fennel and this may be why they are helpful in hair loss.

See also: A Guide to Gorgeous and Natural Hair 

What supplements and vitamins are important to maintain a balanced body?

To maintain peak health, it is important to have a good combination of vitamins, minerals and protein. It is possible to have this all from plant sources. Biotin, Zinc, Vitamin B, C, Beta Carotene, Magnesium, Zinc, Sulphur and Silica.

Many phytonutrients such as Soy and Fenugreek help to balance the hormones in the body. Men find botanicals such as Saw Palmetto help counteract the effects Testosterone has on the body such as hair thinning and prostate problems. Look for a complete supplement for maximum results. 

We have included the vitamins and minerals required, from botanical sources, where possible to give the right amounts in our Nutrigro Hair Food Capsules.

What advice would you give to a consumer looking for a high quality, all natural wellness product?

Beauty starts from within. It is important to have a healthy body and mind. For optimum health and wellness, a perfect supplement would consist of complete vitamins and minerals and where possible contain phytonutrients from plants.

It is important to use products which are as free as possible from harsh ingredients, artificial colours or preservatives.

Where do herbal remedies and healing originate?

The use of plants as medicines and nourishment dates as far back as the origin of mankind. Even carnivorous animals are known to consume plants.

Through trial and error it was discovered that some plants are good for food, that some are poisonous, and that some produce bodily changes such as increased perspiration, bowel movement, urination, relief of pain, hallucination, and healing. The roots of Indian medicine were set in the sacred writings called the Vedas, which date back as far as the 2nd century BC. The Indian system of medicine was called the Ayurveda. The Indian materia medica, or list of herbs used as medicines, was quite extensive. As early as 800 BC one Indian writer knew 500 medicinal plants.  Use of sandalwood for beautifying, for example, has been documented in the Charaka –a book tracing the origins of health and well-being in India.

How can botanicals and natural materials be used to aid slimming?

Losing weight is sometimes not easy. Today with obesity at an all-time high, it is very important to do what we can to keep our weigh within normal limits.

  1. Cut down on kapha or “heavy” foods.  Kapha food lead to weight gain. These foods are generally dense and high in calories. Go for dry light foods.
  2. Increase Green tea, Ginger and Kelp in your diet. These botanicals help in digesting food, curb the appetite and aid metabolism.  Kelp is believed to slow to conversion of fats and carbohydrates into body fat. Green tea helps create heat in the body to help burning fuels such as fat. Ginger improves digestion. If you cannot eat these daily you can get them in CoolSlim Capsules.
  3. Slimming wraps have botanicals that can help tighten and tone. Use a marine body wrap once a week. This will aid slimming and help to remove toxins, fluids and small amount of fat deposits. The marine extracts act as fat burners increasing the local metabolism. Use a firming body belt in between wraps.

What natural components are useful for tackling spot-prone skin?

Neem is an ayurvedic botanical known as nature’s pharmacy as it is so good for skin conditions. Neem is a natural antibacterial, antifungal and anti yeast and helps keep pores clear. The Brahmi botanical helps to calm down a red acne prone skin.

Use a facial wash containing Neem and Brahmi to keep spots at bay and a cream containing neem will ensure that your skin stays clear. These products are safe and can be used in teens who are suffering from acne. Avoid products containing salicylic acid and tretinoins which can thin the skin.

Basil or Tulsi is great for soothing the skin too. A concoction can also be made with the leaves and it can be drunk to detoxify from within. 


Cool Herbals provide natural slimming, hair loss and skin care products.


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