BioPure Skorpios Suppositories feature a proprietary blend of Cocoa Butter and Calcium Disodium EDTA (750 mg); 30 rectal suppositories per jar.
Each product in the line of BioPure suppositories is made with the purest, highest quality, antioxidant, food grade Cocoa Butter, with the addition of select BioPure products.
Research & More Information
BioPure’s SKORPIOS suppositories contain a base of pure 100% organic cocoa butter with the addition of 750 mg of calcium disodium EDTA (ethylene diamine tetra-acetic acid).
Calcium Sodium EDTA is a synthetic compound that has the ability to chemically bind with metal ions and render them inactive. As a hexadentate (six-toothed) ligand, EDTA has the ability to bind with metals at six different locations. By binding with metal ions, EDTA prevents the metals from being deposited onto the hair, scalp and skin.
Cocoa butter is a vegetable fat that comes from the fermented, roasted, and crushed seeds of the cocoa plant. This emollient is characterized by vitamins, minerals, and bioflavonoids, and has been used for hundreds of years to soothe and moisturize the skin and minimize stretch marks in pregnant women. Cocoa butter’s benefits stem from its antioxidant abilities, attributable to its flavonoid content (12-18%).
BioPure uses a food-grade cocoa butter that is 100% organic, undeodorized and unbleached. The minimal amount of processing that it undergoes preserves the highest antioxidant content possible. It also has a wonderful chocolaty aroma. Cocoa butter is solid at room temperature but melts easily in the body, and its antioxidant properties make it a highly stable emollient that is very resistant to rancidity. All of these properties make cocoa butter an excellent ingredient for its wide use today in skin creams, lotions, soaps, hair products, suppositories, and as a main component of well-loved chocolates.
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