This HND piece takes a look at our largest organ...our skin. We start off with a bit of anatomy, and then segue into a few ancient remedies that are still very much in use today. Aloe, for example, goes back a staggering 6,000 years—to the Egyptians. Another golden oldie—Saffron Oil—is identified with Cleopatra.
And, then there's one from Africa: Shea butter, which is attracting plenty of attention from academic research labs, in light of it seemingly "cure-all" benefits to the skin.
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