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Earth Mama Organic Skin & Scar Balm

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Earth Mama Organic Skin & Scar Balm product label collected on December 04, 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 Earth Mama Organic Skin & Scar Balm is 2.

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Data last updated: December 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 LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Neurotoxicity
  • Use restrictions
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
ROSA RUBIGINOSA SEED OIL
Appeared as: ROSEHIP (ROSA RUBIGINOSA) SEED OIL

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

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

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

Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: MATRICARIA (CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA) FLOWER OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)

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

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: BEESWAX (CERA FLAVA)

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: JOJOBA (SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS) SEED OIL

Limited
CALOPHYLLUM INOPHYLLUM (ALEXANDRIAN LAUREL) OIL
Appeared as: TAMANU (CALOPHYLLUM INOPHYLLUM) OIL

None
HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES KERNEL EXTRACT
Appeared as: SEA BUCKTHORN (HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES) SEED OIL

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSMARY (ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS) LEAF EXTRACT

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SUNFLOWER (HELIANTHUS ANNUUS) SEED OIL

Fair
HYPERICUM PERFORATUM (ST. JOHN'S WORT) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ST JOHN’S WORT (HYPERICUM PERFORATUM) EXTRACT

• Cancer (low)

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA (CALENDULA OFFICINALIS) FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited
CENTELLA ASIATICA (GOTU KOLA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: GOTU KOLA (CENTELLA ASIATICA) EXTRACT

Limited

Limited
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: TEA TREE (MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA) LEAF OIL

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

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.

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Organic Olive (Olea Europaea) Fruit Oil, Organic Beeswax (Cera Flava), Organic Jojoba (Simmondsia Chinensis) Seed Oil, Organic Tamanu (Calophyllum Inophyllum) Oil, Organic Sea Buckthorn (Hippophae Rhamnoides) Seed Oil, Organic Rosehip (Rosa Rubiginosa) Seed Oil, Organic Lavender (Lavandula Angustifolia) Flower Oil, Organic Rosmary (Rosmarinus Officinalis) Leaf Extract,Organic Sunflower (Helianthus Annuus) Seed Oil, Organic St. John’s Wort (Hypericum Perforatum) Extract, Organic Calendula (Calendula Officinalis) Flower Extract, Organic Gotu Kola (Centella Asiatica) Extract, Organic Helichrysum (Helichrysum Italicum) Essential Oil, Organic Matricaria (Chamomilla Recutita) Flower Oil, Organic Tea Tree (Melaleuca Alternifolia) Leaf Oil

Directions from packaging:

Wonderfully good things come in small packages! Go ahead and apply three times a day to surgical wounds, stretch marks, burns, and existing scars - it’s a little jar that’ll go a long way.

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