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Product score: 01

Data Availability:

Limited

Just Skin Food Joint Relief Salve (2017 formulation)

CATEGORY

Muscle/Joint Soreness

BRAND

Just Skin Food

DATA LAST UPDATED

February 2017

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • MODERATE
    Cancer
  • LOW
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • LOW
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient scores

Ingredients are scored based on their formulation and concentration in this product. Click on an ingredient for more information.

Ingredient score: 01
POLYGONATUM OFFICINALE RHIZOME/ ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: SOLOMON'S SEAL ROOT
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 04
SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE (COMFREY)
Appeared as: COMFREY
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS • Cancer (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (high)
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Ingredient score: 01
ARCTIUM LAPPA (BURDOCK) ROOT
Appeared as: BURDOCK ROOT
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredient score: 01
URTICA DIOICA (NETTLE)
Appeared as: STINGING NETTLE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) not reported, hair conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
ORIGANUM VULGARE (OREGANO)
Appeared as: OREGANO
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredient score: 01
ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM (COMMON YARROW)
Appeared as: YARROW
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
HYPERICUM PERFORATUM (ST. JOHN'S WORT)
Appeared as: ST JOHNS WORT
Data Availability: Fair
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Ingredient score: 01
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLIVE OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, perfuming
CONCERNS • Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) OIL
Appeared as: APRICOT KERNEL OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredient score: 01
BEESWAX
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) binder, emulsion stabilizer, epilating agent, fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent -miscellaneous, surfactant - emulsifying agent, viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, emollient, emulsifying, film forming, perfuming
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Ingredient score: 01
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: VITAMIN E
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous;skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
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Ingredients from packaging:

organically sourced, organically homegrown, or wildcrafted, unless otherwise indicated. Solomon's seal root, comfrey, burdock root, stinging nettle, oregano, yarrow, st johns wort, infused cold pressed extra virgin olive oil, apricot kernel oil, local unrefined beeswax, vitamin e

Directions from packaging:

Apply the product as often as needed on a clean surface with clean hands so as to avoid contaminating the container

Product's animal testing policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.


Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Understanding scores

Cosmetics and personal care products are not required to be tested for safety before being allowed on the market. The Skin Deep® scoring system was designed to help the public understand whether a product is safe to use or whether it contains ingredients of concern.

Every product and ingredient in Skin Deep gets a two-part score – one for hazard and one for data availability. The safest products score well by both measures, with a low hazard rating and a fair or better data availability rating.

HOW WE DETERMINE SCORES

Hazard score

The Skin Deep ingredient hazard score, from 1 to 10, reflects known and suspected hazards linked to the ingredients. The EWG VERIFIED™ mark means a product meets EWG’s strictest criteria for transparency and health.

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Data availability

The Skin Deep data availability rating reflects the number of scientific studies about the product or ingredient in the published scientific literature.

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