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Beija Flor Naturals Elixir, Licorice Root

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Beija Flor Naturals Elixir, Licorice Root product label collected on August 21, 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 Beija Flor Naturals Elixir, Licorice Root is 3.

Data last updated: August 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA (LICORICE) ROOT
Appeared as: LICORICE ROOT

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) LEAF
Appeared as: PEPPERMINT

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

Fair
ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) BRAN OIL
Appeared as: RICEBRAN OIL

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)

Fair
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CASTOR OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERINE

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good
LECITHIN
Appeared as: LETICHEN

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

None
ORBIGNYA OLEIFERA (BABASSU) OIL
Appeared as: BABSSU OIL

Limited
PRUNUS PERSICA (PEACH) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: PEACH KERNEL OIL

Limited
ARCTIUM LAPPA (BURDOCK) ROOT
Appeared as: BURDOCK ROOT

Limited
AZADIRACHTA INDICA (NEEM) BARK
Appeared as: NEEM

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: VITAMIN E

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY)
Appeared as: ROSEMARY

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:

Organic Babssu Oil, Ricebran Oil, Castor Oil, Glycerine, organic Peach Kernel Oil, Licorice Root, Burdock Root, Neem, Vitamin E, organic rosemary, organic peppermint, letichen, paraben free preservative.

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