Benefits Of Emu oil

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Since centuries emu has been considered to be the core of existence by the Aborigines of Australia. The emu offered them with the required food, shelter clothing, and spiritual sustenance. The Emu oil is obtained from a dense thick layer of subcutaneous fat which is found on the back of this bird. Although, it has been mostly used for the production of cosmetics, but studies have shown that emu oil has numerous medical properties. It is now used for the manufacture of various types of medicines, mostly used for treating different kinds of body pains such as chronic arthritis, sprains, and muscle pains. The various benefits of emu oil are as follows:

1.Benefits to the skin.
The chemical composition of emu oil is very similar to the human skin. When applied on the upper surface of the skin it gets easily absorbed in the skin. So the benefits of emu oil not only have a positive effect on the upper surface of the skin but on the deeper layers of the epidermis as well.

2.Prevent the formation of acne.
When oils other than emu oil are applied on the skin they clog the skin pores and result in the formation of acne, pimples and other kin problems. Emu oil is non-comodogenic in nature and does not clog skin pores. So it prevents the skin from many such problems.

3.Acts as an antioxidant for the skin.
Emu oil contains good quantities of Vitamin E , which acts as an antioxidant for the akin and the body. It thus helps to remove toxins form the skin.

4.Helps in healing wounds.
Emu oil contains vitamin A and vitamin E. Both these vitamins are good at healing wounds, thus making emu oil a good skin repairer and excellent healing agent.

5.Treats joint pains.
Emu oil contains a compound known as Linoleic acid that is very beneficial for easing muscle aches and relieving joint pains.
Emu oil is naturally enriched with anti-inflammatory and pain relieving agents. Products obtained by using emu oil helps to reduce discomfort in the body. They also help in soothing sore muscles and joints thus offering relief from leg cramps, muscle pains and pulls. It is frequently used as a sports medicine, by sports teams and fitness centers all over the world.

6.Rejuvenates the skin.
The Oleic acid content of emu oil helps in the formation of new skin cells. Emu oil is thus considered as an anti-wrinkle agent and helps in rejuvenating the skin. The Sapogens, present in it helps to soften the skin and improving its overall appearance.

So next time when you are out for buying your skin products, consider the many benefits of emu oil and then make your purchases. This multipurpose oil will not only moisturize your skin but also will help in generating new skin cells and heal various small and big wounds.

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  1. Joel

    October 19, 2010 8:48 am

    I read that emu oil contains Omega 3 and Omega 6 essential fatty acids, which contributes to its anti inflammatory properties, and also offers anti bacterial and anti fungal action.

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