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Urban Apothecary - Lethbridge, Alberta
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Universal Mushroom Body - Mushroom Body Salve (60ml)

$26.99

Feel the power of mushrooms embracing you with our first out-of-body experience, Universal Mushroom Body. Our healing salve is designed to deeply moisturize, nourish and soothe your largest organ, the skin. Use anywhere on the body that needs deep nourishment, more moisture and extra love. For optimal radiance, dry brush, have a cold shower, and massage salve onto body.

We're thrilled to be introducing a new mushroom to our brand and your bodies - Tremella fuciformis, snow fungus, used in China for thousands of years both as a food and topically in skincare. Tremella holds 500 times its weight in water and is known for its ability to nourish, hydrate, moisturize and improve skin elasticity.

Tremella fuciformis (snow mushroom fruiting body extract)

Tremella mushroom belongs to the jelly fungus family and has many different names. In Chinese, it's called silver ear mushroom. It’s commonly referred to as snow fungus, snow mushroom and beauty mushroom, due to its long-standing use in China. Tremella is known for its ability to nourish, hydrate, moisturize and improve skin elasticity.

Tremella mushroom contains unique polysaccharide compounds that show remarkable water retaining properties. Tremella acts similarly to Hyaluronic Acid by pulling moisture to the skin but while Hyaluronic Acid holds up to 1000 times its weight in water, Tremella mushroom is said to hold 5 times more water.

Ganoderma lucidum (Reishi mushroom fruiting body extract):

The skin benefits of Reishi mushroom include reducing skin inflammation, puffiness, wrinkles and free radical damage, while also promoting cell regeneration. 

Inonotus obliquus (Chaga mushroom fruiting body extract): 

Another powerful antioxidant mushroom. Chaga is rich in superoxide dismutase (SOD) and catalase - two master endogenous antioxidants that help prevent oxidative damage caused by stress. The stressors can be environmental (sun, UV, air pollutants) or physical wounds (over-exfoliating, acne), which can cause skin changes like deterioration, ageing, wrinkles, scarring and more. Chaga also contains Betulonic acid which aids in skin regeneration. 

Calendula officinalis (flower extract):

This is an incredible skin-supporting herb that has antifungal, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that are helpful for healing and soothing our external barrier. Studies have shown it can promote collagen production and that its oil soluble sterols can help plump the skin and keep it thick. It’s used for wound healing and helping inflamed, irritated skin.

Base Ingredients: Beeswax, Shea butter, Cocoa butter, Pumpkin seed oil, Sunflower seed oil, Olive oil, Camellia seed oil, Rosehip oil.