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Why You Should Recommend Doctor's Foot Therapy to Your Patients
Patients who are a diabetic or have diabetes in their family, have a greater risk of developing skin problems on their feet.
Those who are not a diabetic stil only have two feet to carry them around for the rest of their life. Dry skin can causefeet to crack and if bacteria gets in, it could lead to infection. Encouraging your patients to take care of their feet and legs now wil help them insure they have fewer problems later.
Combined with Whole Leaf Aloe Vera, patients will appreciate how this exclusive blend produces the followingbeneficial results for the comfort and health of their feet and legs.
Invigorates and stimulates circulation • Shortens the recovery period from stresses Eases muscle stiffness and soreness • Stimulates blood flow Deodori zes naturall y • Deeply soothes, softens and moisturizes • Cools tired, hot feet and legs Patients will also enjoy the positive qualities of Doctor's Foot Therapy by Blue Spring:
• Absorbs deeply and quickly • Anti-fungal and Anti-bacterial Pleasant mild fragrance of fresh peaches and light mint • Safe for diabetics Enjoyed by men and women • Convenient 2 ounce and 8 ounce size Doctor's Foot Therapy by Blue Spring is a unique combination of Emu Oil, MSM, Menthol (peppermint) and 9
• Linden Flower Directions for use: Apply a generous but thin coat to clean dry feet and legs. Massage thoroughly to feel
instant revitalization and refreshment.
Tips for best use:
Apply before and after stress is placed on feet and legs Apply anytime for quick soothing and relief This product is for external use only.
Product Ingredients: Water, Emu Oil, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Menthol, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate,
Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM), Triethanolamine, Extracts of: (Arnica Montana Flower, Urtica Dioica, Hamamelis
Virginiana (Witch Hazel), Salix Alba (Willow) Bark, Centaurea Cyanus Flower, Chrysanthemum Parthenium (Feverfew),
Tilia Cordata Flower, Calendula Officinalis Flower), Fragrance, Coriandrum Sativum (Coriander) Seed Oil, Capsicum
Annuum Resin, Polyg lyceryl-3 Caprylate, Ascorbyl Palm itate, Carbomer, Sorbitol, Methyl paraben, Propyl paraben,
Diazol idi nyl Urea, FD&C Blue No. 1
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TOLL FREE 1.877.689.7971 WEB www.painrelief.md Emu Oil - Emu oil reduces the visible signs of aging. Emu oil has many soothing health benefits including:
rich in Essential Fatty Acids (EFA's) Omega 3, 6, 9; contains a high amount of Omega 6 (Linoleic Acid) which is
known to ease the discomfort of muscle and joint pain; allows the EFA's to penetrate the layers of the skin down
to a level that starts new cell growth; absorbs deeply and quickly into the skin; keeps skin moisturized and
prevents dry and aging skin; help improve the appearance of wrinkles, stretch marks, burns, scars and
damaged skin; increases oxygen to increase local blood flow where it is applied. This additional blood flow
accelerates the healing process.
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract - Aloe Vera is used externally to treat various skin conditions such as cuts,
burns and eczema. It is commonly believed that sap from Aloe Vera eases pain and reduces inflammation. A
study performed in the 1990s showed that the healing of a moderate to severe burn was sped up by six days
when covering the wound on a regular basis with Aloe Vera gel, compared to the healing of the wound
covered in a gauze bandage (Farrar, 2005).
Menthol - A natural, topically applied, analgesic pain reliever derived from the peppermint plant. Menthol,
when applied at certain levels, is approved as a pain reliever by the FDA. Menthol has a cooling sensation and
a slight peppermint fragrance.
Sodium Lauryl Sulfate - naturally derived from coconut oil. SLS has a long history of safe use in personal care
products. It is used to properly distribute the ingredients throughout the formula.
Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) - MSM is composed of 34% bio-available sulfur, making it the richest
source of organic sulfur available. MSM is a safe, natural, assimilable food, which assists the body in
maintaining adequate sulfur stores. MSM may support the body in regulating insulin production, improving skin
smoothness and elasticity, regulating environmental and allergic sensitivities, enhancing bowel function and
liver detoxification, and enhancing respiratory function.
Triethanolamine - This ingredient is an organic chemical compound used as a pH balancer.
Arnica Montana Flower - Arnica is a perennial herb that grows wild in the woods and mountain pastures of
Central Europe. It has been used in Europe for hundreds of years for the reduction of bruising and swelling and
to shorten the recovery period after physical trauma. It is used externally and best known for helping the body
recover from the stresses of trauma, bruises, stiffness and muscle soreness.
Urtica Dioica (Stinging Nettle) - In the United States many remarkable healing properties are attributed to
nettle and the leaf is utilized for different problems than the root. The leaf is used here as a diuretic, for arthritis,
prostatitis, rheumatism, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure and allergic rhinitis. The root is recommended as
a diuretic, for relief of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and other prostate problems, and as a natural remedy to
treat or prevent baldness.
Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) - W itch Hazel is a deciduous shrub or small tree found in North America. It
has exceptional soothing, cleansing and healing properties. The extract from the bark and leaves is used in
therapeutic medicine and in treating bruises. The word witch comes from the Old English meaning pliant or bendable.
Salix Alba (Willow) Bark - Willow bark is from a tree native to Europe and Yugoslavia. Willow has been used
for centuries to ease discomfort associated with the joints, muscles and inflammation. The bark is best known
for its pain- relieving and fever-reducing qualities. In the early 19th century, a French chemist took the principal
active ingredient from Willow Bark, and named it salicin. At the end of the century a chemist at the Bayer
Company in Germany used salacin to develop the world's most used medication. It is called aspirin, or acetyl-
salicylic acid. Many well-known drugs come from this plant compound. Recently, pain sufferers are returning to
the natural sources of salicin to avoid the potentially dangerous side effects of synthetic aspirin.
Centaurea Cyanus Flower - The Cornflower, with star like blossoms of brilliant blue, is a wildflower. It is fairly
common in cultivated fields and by roadsides. The flowers are the part used in modern herbal medicine and are
considered to have characteristics that are tonic, which means invigorating or stimulating
Chrysanthemum Parthenium (Feverfew) - Feverfew is an herb, which was original to Europe but is now grown
on several continents. Greek and European Herbalists historically used it to reduce fevers. Its long history in
traditional medicine includes use as a treatment for what is usually controlled by aspirin. It is known as an
effective treatment for migraine headaches, inflammations such as arthritis and for treating insect bites. It is the
combination of ingredients in the feverfew plant that brings such effective results. Clinical tests have shown the use
of feverfew may reduce frequency and severity of headaches. It may be more effective than other nonsteroidal anti-
inflammatory products (NSAIDS), like aspirin.
Blue Mountain Springs 277 Humberline Dr. Toronto, ON M9W 0B6
TOLL FREE 1.877.689.7971 WEB www.painrelief.md Tilia Cordata Flower (Linden Flower or Lime Tree) - Linden is an herb, which is derived from the lime tree
and has been used in European traditional medicine for centuries. It is known to treat a wide range of healthproblems. The flowers are often added to baths. The active ingredient in Linden helps the body to promotesweating which is helpful to fevers.
Calendula Officinalis Flower - The Common Marigold with its orange gold flower is familiar to most
people. It was well known to the old herbalists as a garden-flower and for use in cooking and medicine. The
Countrie Farme as early as 1699 mentions the Marigold as a specific treatment for headache, jaundice, red eyes,
toothache and ague. (Ague is an old term for fever.) Marigold is thought to act as a stimulant by temporarily
increasing vital processes. In addition it helps the body to promote sweating which is helpful to fevers. The
Marigold flower has historically been rubbed on affected areas as a remedy for pain, sprain and swelling.
Interesting fact: the yellow flowers were at one time used to give cheese a yellow color
Coriandrum Sativum (Coriander) Seed Oil - Coriander, also called cilantro in North America, is an herb.
Coriander is used for: easing arthritis pain because of its powerful anti inflammatory* characteristics; rheumatism
(medical problems affecting the heart, bones, joints, kidney, skin and lung); painful joints; neuralgia (a painful
disorder of the nerves); relieving migraine headaches; relaxes and soothes the nervous system; to keep bacteria
from growing; a natural deodorizer. *Inflammation is a reaction of the tissue of the body to irritation, injury or
infection. Inflammation often causes pain, redness, and swelling.
Capsicum Annuum Resin - Cayenne helps other herbs work better by making them more effective and more
active. It stimulates blood flow and helps carry other medicines to where action is needed.
Polyglyceryl-3 Caprylate - This ingredient comes from plants and is used to fight bacteria.
Ascorbyl Palmitate - Ascorbyl palmitate is an ester (organic compound) formed from Vitamin C (ascorbic
acid) and palmitic acid (an essential fatty acid found in animals and plants and used as an antioxidant). Ascorbyl
Palmitate is a source of Vitamin C and is an antioxidant.
Sorbitol - Sorbitol comes from fruit and berries. It is used to dissolve oil into water.
Methylparaben - This ingredient is used to prohibit mold.
Propylparaben - This ingredient is used for as a preservative and to prevent microbial growth.
Diazolidinyl Urea - This ingredient is used as a safe and effective preservative.
Carbomer - Carbomer is a trade name that is used as a thickening agent.
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