Tepezcohuite is derived from the bark of
Mexico's 'skin tree', this non-toxic organic
ingredient is a wonderful natural skin care
product. We have 7 products which
originate from this exceptional ingredient
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Extensive research has been performed in labs
throughout the world. They have found that
Tepezcohuite (spelt Tepescohuite in English) is
non-toxic, a cellular regenerator, an
anti-bacterial 300% more effective than
and a powerful fungicide.
Vital components found in its complex chemical
makeup actually repair and protect skin cells -
giving it the amazing ability to heal a wide
range of skin problems especially acne and to promote
younger-looking, healthy skin.
Reduces the appearance of pigmentation
imbalances, age spots, stretch marks, scars,
cellulite and enlarged pores and also is :
An all Natural Skin Rejuvenator.
Removes all makeup, dirt, oils and grime that
clog the pores. This will stop ACNE
Exfoliates the skin to leave it soft and
radiant, removing dead cells and dry skin.
Renews fresh skin tone for a more youthful
Minimizes wrinkles and fine age lines.
Guard against the signs of aging
Promote the creation of new skin cells
Stimulate the production of collagen and
elastin to improve skin's elasticity
Regenerate deep soft tissue and hair follicles
Heal serious burns and skin blemishes
Treat Psoriasis and Herpes I & II
Relieve the pain of sore, cracked or damaged
Alleviate the discomfort of pressure sores
Defend against bacteria, fungi and viral
infections and germs
The 'magic skin tree', Tepezcohuite (Mimosa
Tenuiflora) is a thorny tree with a wide
distribution, but it is only in very localised
areas of Chiapas, Mexico (Map above).
Tepezcohuite bark has been used by the Maya
since the 10th century to treat skin lesions.
Still used in the region today, it is
particularly effective at healing burns. In
1984, an explosion of a gas factory in Mexico
City left 500 people dead and 5 000 suffering
from severe burns. This overstretched the
medical capabilities of the city. They turned to
Tepezcohuite to treat the burns. Its
anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anaesthetic
and epidermal regeneration properties earned it
the nickname of "miracle plant", and it was
classified as part of Mexico's national