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Blithe Vital Treatment, 5 Energy Roots

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Blithe Vital Treatment, 5 Energy Roots product label collected on September 14, 2018 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 Blithe Vital Treatment, 5 Energy Roots is 3.

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Data last updated: September 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited
ROSA DAMASCENA (ROSE) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: ROSA DAMASCENA FLOWER OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Robust

Fair
PANAX GINSENG (GINSENG) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PANAX GINSENG ROOT EXTRACT

None

None

Limited
NELUMBO NUCIFERA (SACRED LOTUS) EXTRACT
Appeared as: NELUMBO NUCIFERA (INDIAN LOTUS) ROOT EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

None

Limited
PORIA COCOS (FU-LING) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PORIA COCOS EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

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

None

Limited
CIMICIFUGA RACEMOSA (BLACK COHOSH) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CIMICIFUGA RACEMOSA ROOT EXTRACT

Limited
REHMANNIA GLUTINOSA (CHINESE FOXGLOVE) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: REHMANNIA GLUTINOSA ROOT EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (low)

None

• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited
ASTRAGALUS MEMBRANACEUS (HUANG QI) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ASTRAGALUS MEMBRANACEUS ROOT EXTRACT

None

Limited
SEDUM ROSEA ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: RHODIOLA ROSEA ROOT EXTRACT

Limited
PAEONIA SUFFRUTICOSA (MOUTAN) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PAEONIA SUFFRUTICOSA ROOT EXTRACT

Limited

Limited
PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PUNICA GRANATUM FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited
MORUS ALBA (MULBERRY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: MORUS ALBA FRUIT EXTRACT

Fair
GINKGO BILOBA (MAIDENHAIR TREE) NUT EXTRACT
Appeared as: GINKGO BILOBA NUT EXTRACT

Limited

None

Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL OIL

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

Limited

Limited

Fair

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

Limited
CARAMEL COLOR
Appeared as: CARAMEL

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:

Water, Panax Ginseng Root Extract(11%), Platycodon Grandiflorum Root Extract(8.75%), Codonopsis Lanceolata Root Extract(8.75%), Nelumbo Nucifera (Indian Lotus) Root Extract(8.75%), Arctium Lappa (Burdock) Root Extract (8.75%), Butylene Glycol, Glycereth-26, 1,2-Hexanediol, Glycerin, Hydroxyethyl Urea, Viscum Album (Mistletoe) Leaf Extract, Imperata Cylindrica Root Extract, Poria Cocos Extract, Paeonia Albiflora Root Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Angelica Gigas Root Extract, Cimicifuga Racemosa Root Extract, Rehmannia Glutinosa Root Extract, Dioscorea Japonica Root Extract, Astragalus Membranaceus Root Extract, Lepidium Meyenii Root Extract, Rhodiola Rosea Root Extract, Paeonia Suffruticosa Root Extract, Ficus Carica (Fig) Fruit Extract, Punica Granatum Fruit Extract, Morus Alba Fruit Extract, Ginkgo Biloba Nut Extract, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Leaf Extract, Candida Bombicola/Glucose/Methyl Rapeseedate Ferment, Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Dimethicone, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Rosa Damascena Flower Oil, Dipropylene Glycol, Pentylene Glycol, Caprylyl Glycol, Isopropyl Myristate, Potassium Hydroxide, Disodium EDTA, Xanthan Gum, Caramel

Directions from packaging:

Dispense a dime-size amount into palms and pat gently into cleansed skin. Follow with your usual serum and moisturizer.

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