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Em & El Organics Ultimate Healing Salve

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Em & El Organics Ultimate Healing Salve product label collected on September 08, 2020 for safety according to the methodology outlined in our Skin Deep Cosmetics Database. We assess the ingredients listed on the labels of personal care products based on data in toxicity and regulatory databases, government and health agency assessments and the open scientific literature. EWG's rating for Em & El Organics Ultimate Healing Salve is 4.

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Data last updated: September 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
  • Use restrictions
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: TEA TREE ESSENTIAL OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE)
Appeared as: CHAMOMILE

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE (COMFREY)
Appeared as: COMFREY

• Cancer (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (high)

Limited
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL
Appeared as: PEPPERMINT ESSENTIAL OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
Appeared as: LAVENDER ESSENTIAL OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: COCONUT OIL

Limited

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Appeared as: SHEA BUTTER

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited
CAMELINA SATIVA (GOLD OF PLEASURE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CAMELINA SATIVA OIL

None
ROSE HIPS SEED OIL
Appeared as: ROSEHIP SEED OIL

Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: COCOA BUTTER

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Coconut Oil* (Infused with Calendula*, Chamomile* & Comfrey*), Shea Butter*, Beeswax, Camelina Sativa Oil*, Rosehip Seed Oil*, Cocoa Butter*, Pure Essential Oils of Lavender*, Peppermint* & Tea Tree* (*Certified Organic)

Directions from packaging:

Apply a thin layer to skin as needed

Warnings from packaging:

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