Elixir10 is a mixture of botanical extracts standardized for chemicals with estrogenic properties. Many of these chemicals have antioxidant properties.
How to use it
Add up to 1 tube to 4 oz of your favorite base cream.
Due to the varying solubilities of the ingredients in this mixture, we recommend adding to a base cream to minimize any feelings of graininess. Store in a cool, dark location.
Genistein, Daidzein, Resveratrol, Linum Usitatissimum (Flax) Seed Extract, Pueraria Lobata (Kudzu) Root Extract, Phloretin, Luteolin, Diosgenin, Apigenin, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate
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