Ingredient Spotlight - The miracle that is Neem

Posted by Avishi Organics on 12/21/2016
Ingredient Spotlight - The miracle that is Neem
Amongst the thousands of herbs used in traditional medicine, one plant stands out in its ability to cure the most stubborn of skin ailments with its powerful antibacterial, antiseptic, antiviral, antifungal, anti-inflammatory and skin healing properties. This miracle plant is Neem, and the oil extracted from its seeds has the highest concentration of active compounds (vs. the leaf or bark), making it nothing short of phenomenal! 

5 common infant skin conditions and tips to care for them

Posted by Avishi Organics on 12/13/2016
New parents are often surprised to discover that their newborn baby’s skin is far from being flawless.  Why? Even though a baby’s skin performs the same essential functions as those of an adult, there are key differences. For starters, a baby’s epidermis is 3-5 times thinner than an adult’s, more permeable, less able to retain moisture and consequently, more susceptible to irritations.  The good news is that most of these early skin conditions are harmless, and go away with a little bit of gentle care.  Here are some tips to recognize the 5 most common skin conditions and how to care for them.