Treasures of the Sea
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They’re more than just your favorite piece of jewelry. They’re pure, yet powerful, and gifted with the widest range of benefits – both for your mental and physical health. We’re talking about some of nature’s finest treasures: pearls. Used since ancient China and India and loved in medieval Europe and Arabia, pearls have been a valued ingredient of many curative powders, balms and potions – and they continue to be used today in cosmetics, as well as for their medicinal value.

Better Skin and Digestion: The Miracles of Pearl Powder 

Pearl powder has been used since ancient civilizations, both as a medicine and as part of cosmetics – and its ability to stimulate new skin growth and heal is well documented. Moreover, pearl powder is one of the best natural remedies out there used in releasing toxins, as well as diminishing sun damage and other undesirable skin issues. Most products on the market that include the miraculous ingredient promise (as well as deliver) more luminous, pearl-like skin, fewer wrinkles and that natural glow that only pearls possess.

Made out of natural freshwater pearls or saltwater pearls, pearl powder is a very potent antioxidant that stimulates the regeneration of skin cells, as well as optimizes new bone growth while increasing existing bone density. As a result of these miraculous properties, pearl powder is currently one of the most innovative ingredients found in various nutritive supplements on the market.

But there’s more to pearls than just their cosmetic abilities. In Ayurvedic medicine, pearl powder is used for its ability to increase strength and boost the immune system – while in the seventeenth century, English medicine used pearls as a means of prolonging life, according to the work of scientist Francis Bacon. In addition, various Asian cultures use pearls in dust form in the treatment of digestive disorders, as well as in the cure or ease of muscular issues and fertility affections. Mixed with different herbal powders, pearls are consumed in their fine granular form or as capsules.

Soothing, Calming and Nurturing: The Protective Properties of Mother of Pearl

Mother of pearl is currently used in jewelry, fashion, as well as home d├ęcor – but few know that its properties go beyond its shiny and appealing surface. Like pearls, mother of pearl is yet another aid used for thousands of years in traditional medicine. Its uses range from heightening intuition to stimulating sensitivity, as well as imagination. Moreover, the mother of pearl symbolizes protection, functioning as an aid against negative influence and energy, while attracting prosperity. Like its name suggests, the radiant lining of shells is a powerful and beneficial stone for children, all while having the ability to purify environments.

Known as the gentle healing power of the sea, mother of pearl comes with a wide range of properties that positively affect mental health. With its calming and soothing properties, as well as capacity to balance emotions and stimulate emotional intelligence, mother of pearl is also a token of good luck, as established by ancient practitioners of feng shui.