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Mudscupper's Inc. is committed to using the highest quality ingredients from around the world.

All Natural Ingredients

Beeswax: Anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-allergenic, with germicidal antioxidant properties. Provides a natural barrier to help: seal in moisture, protect from UV rays, ward off infection, promote cell growth. Does not clog pores; allows the skin to breathe.High in Vitamin A. Origin: China, Ethiopia, Mexico, USA.

Calendula: Antiseptic; Helps reduce inflammation and improves blood flow to affected area. Origin: India.

Citric Acid: Antioxidant that sloughs off dead skin cells to promote quicker regeneration of new cells. Helps alleviate acne and reduce scaring. Used: as a preservative, for taste, and PH balance. Origin: China, USA.

Comfrey: One of nature's greatest medicinal herbs. Used extensively in salves for: cuts, scratches, burns, insect bites, sunburn, and other skin irritants. Helps: rapid healing, increase cell production, reduce inflammation and scaring. Origin: Asia, Southern Europe.

Dead Sea Salt: Highest concentration of natural minerals and trace elements (92) in the world. Promotes cell growth, increases blood circulation, helps healing, eases discomfort and pain, removes toxins, helps build the immune system, reduces inflammation and opens pores. Origin: Israel.

East Cape Manuka Oil: Anti-inflammatory, antifungal (Pathogenic Fungi), antimicrobial with microbe damage reversing benefits. Promotes healing. Scientific studies have shown East Cape Manuka oil to be a very effective antibacterial against many gram negative and gram positive bacteria; to include Streptococcus and Staphylococcus aureus, Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Origin: East Cape of New Zealand.

Cocoa Butter: High in antioxidants that help fight free radicals. Deep penetrating moisturizer that helps irritations such as eczema and dermatitis. High in Vitamins E and K. Origin: Ivory Coast, West Africa.

Coconut Oil: Antioxidant; Helps provide a protective barrier against UV rays and infection. Helps natural PH balance, softens skin, reduces dryness and inflammation. Aides in reducing symptoms associated with dermatitis, eczema and psoriasis. Origin: South Pacific.

Emulsifying Wax: Used worldwide for binding water and oils to make personal care products. Origin: USA.

Grapeseed Oil: Strong antioxidant rich in vitamins and minerals. Helps: fight cell and tissue damaging free radicals, redues swelling and pain, promotes the immune system, increases blood circulation, and has excellent moisturizing properties. High in Vitamins E, C, D and Beta Carotene. Origin: France.

Jojoba Oil: Helps dissolve sebum that clogs pores thus allowing skin to breathe effectively. May improve skin conditions: psoriasis, chapped skin, sunburn and eczema. High in Vitamins E and B. Origin: Northern Mexico, Southern USA.

Lavender Oil: Analgesic, antiseptic, antiviral, antifungal, bactericide and an anti-inflammatory. Promotes rapid healing, reduces swelling and renown for its calming effects. Origin: France.

Menthol Oil: Derived from peppermint. Important in dental hygiene. It is antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and an astringent. An effective fighter of bacteria which helps prevent gingivitis, tooth decay and bad breath. High in Vitamins C and A. Origin: India, USA.

Palm Oil: Antibacterial and rich in antioxidants. Helps the immune system fight bacteria and viruses. Does not clog pores. High in Vitamins A, D, E and K. Origin: Indonesia.

Peppermint Oil: Important in dental hygiene. It is antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and an astringent. An effective fighter of bacteria which helps prevent gingivitis, tooth decay and bad breath. High in Vitamins C and A. Origin: USA.

Sodium Citrate: PH buffer for acidic liquids and an antioxidant. Neutralizes PH and helps ward off harmful bacteria. Origin: USA.

St. Johns Wort: Antibacterial and antiviral with anti-inflammatory properties. Helps heal minor cuts, scratches and burns. Origin: Great Britain.

Sweet Almond Oil: Excellent skin softener and helps to restore normal PH of the skin. Promotes moisture retention, relieves flaking/itching from eczema, psoriasis and rashes. High in Vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, D and E. Origin: USA.

Stearic Acid: Occurs naturally in cocoa/shea butters. An emulsifier for hand creams and lotions. Origin: China, USA.

Vitamin E: Powerful moisturizer and antioxidant. Fights skin damaging free radicals, promotes cell growth, reduces inflammation and scaring. Excellent for wound healing. Origin: Germany.

Vegetable Glycerin: Pure kosher food grade USP vegetable glycerin; a low glycemic sweetener and thickening agent. Origin: India, USA.

Wheatgerm Oil: Ultra rich in vitamins and antioxidants that repair damaged skin cells. High in Vitamins A, D, E, B1, B2, B3, B6, and F. Origin: USA.

Xylitol: Natural sweetener; inhibits plaque and bacteria strains (strep); reduces gingival inflammation. Origin: USA.

Other Ingredients

Diazolidinyl urea and Iodopropynyl butylcarbamate: Water soluble preservative. An effective antimicrobial; inhibits growth of gram positive and gram negative bacteria, yeasts and molds. Origin: USA.

Polysorbate 20: Derived from coconut oil; a water soluble dispersing agent which allows oil and water to bind. Origin: USA.

USP GRADE White Petrolatum: Highest quality petrolatum. Shields skin from environmental contaminants. Origin: USA.



We select the highest quality all natural ingredients from around the world for use in our products. Our balms should be kept at room temperature: 65 - 75 degrees. If products become too hot or cold, simply place at room temperature. If seperation should occur, it will not effect the product performance.

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