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Dr. Spencer's Breast Cream - More Information:

What's In This Beautiful Cream?

The first ingredient in Dr. Spencer's Breast Cream is Love. It also contains the essence of a dozen roses. Other natural ingredients include:

  • Spirulina Algae extract (water base)
  • Aloe Vera Juice
  • Glyceryl Stearate
  • PEG-100 Stearate
  • Safflower Oil
  • Octyl Palmitate
  • Cetyl Alcohol
  • Stearic Acid
  • Optiphen plus natural preservative
  • Allantoin
  • Vitamin E
  • Opa natural preservative
  • Essential oils Lavender/Rose

This is an all-natural cream. However, some of the ingredients have names that would seem to indicate otherwise. The following is a description of the ingredients in lay terms.

  1. Spirulina Algae Extract in Purified Water

    The Spirulina in this cream is a special strain of algae developed specifically for this product. The uniqueness of the algae is a result of how the algae is grown. Spirulina is a fresh water blue green algae that is commonly ingested as a super food. Spirulina is considered to be one of the most concentrated and health giving super foods on the planet. There have been more studies on the benefits of this super food than perhaps any other food. Multitudes of benefits have been ascribed to this very special algae.

    Spirulina is a blue green algae. The light green color of your cream comes from this ingredient. This algae is not harvested from a lake where there is no control of contaminants or pollution. This algae is grown in man-made ponds containing fresh pure water that is regularly monitored so as to insure the purity of the growing environment. Nutrients are specifically measured. There are no pesticides or harmful chemicals used in the growing process. Spirulina in the growing process keeps its own pond free of bacteria. These biological contaminants are not able to grow in its presence. This makes it very easy to maintain a pure growing environment.
  2. Aloe Vera Juice
    The Aloe Vera plant is well recognized as a plant with healing qualities. Many studies have verified its benefit for skin as well as the immune system in general. Ancient drawings of the plant have been discovered on cave walls making it the oldest plant documented as having healing qualities.
  3. Glyceryl Stearate and PEG-100 Stearate
    These are variations of similar items as the names suggest. Glyceryl Stearate comes from natural stearic acid and glycerin that is derived from either Palm or Soy oil. Glycerin and stearic acid are discussed below.
  4. Safflower Oil
    This is a cold pressed oil extracted from the seeds of the Safflower plant. Safflower oil is flavorless and colorless, and nutritionally similar to sunflower oil. Other than its use in cosmetics, it is used mainly as a cooking oil, in salad dressings, and for the production of margarine. It may also be taken as a nutritional supplement.
  5. Octyl Palmitate
    This ingredient is made from palm oil. Palm oil is a form of edible vegetable oil obtained from the fruit of the palm tree. Recently Palm oil has surpassed soybean oil as the most widely produced vegetable oil in the world.
  6. Cetyl Alcohol
    This is not an alcohol like you think of an alcohol. Cetyl alcohol is a white solid that in this product is derived from naturally occurring fatty acids in coconut oil.
  7. Stearic Acid
    Stearic Acid is a fatty acid that comes from vegetable fats and oils or animal fat. The vegetable form is used in this product.
  8. Allantoin
    Allantoin is a naturally occurring compound found in a variety of foods such as wheat sprouts and beets. This form is from the comfrey plant which has been observed to help wounds heal and stimulates the growth of healthy tissue.
  9. Tocopheryl Acetate
    This is another term for Vitamin E.
  10. Opa Natural Preservative
    This is a blend of Plant Glycerin, Citric acid, Ascorbic acid and Sodium Chloride. Plant Glycerin is a natural syrupy liquid found extensively in cells of plants. Natural Glycerin is derived from oils and fats from plant sources. Glycerin is prevalent in higher plants and seaweed and in animals. Citric acid is a natural compound that is classified as a weak organic acid that is used as a natural preservative. Ascorbic acid is a monosaccharide classified as a Sugar acid. In this form is it is commonly referred to as Vitamin C. Sodium Chloride is simple table salt.
  11. The Essential Oils of French Lavender & Bulgarian Rose (Otto) are in this cream.
    Lavender is used as a natural fragrance whereas Bulgarian Rose is used because of benefits reported with its use topically. Since fragrance is a personal preference, the amount of Lavender used is intended to merely mask the boring scent of the base cream.

The Fine Print

There are provisions within the FDA that allow for health benefit claims to be made with oral nutrients. The FDA, however, does not have the same provisions for nutrients that are administered topically and thus no claims are allowed at this time. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease or condition. If pregnant or breast feeding consult a physician prior to use.

If You Experience Discomfort
It has been reported that some women experienced temporary tenderness of the breast tissue with regular massaging with the cream. It has been speculated that this may be a result of triggering lymphatic drainage as a result of regular massage or the active ingredients entering the skin may be facilitating a detoxifying reaction, although there is no proof that these explanations are correct.

If you feel any discomfort, stop using the cream until the sensation has completely subsided. At that point start the cream again. If the tenderness returns after initiating use of the cream, again stop using the cream. Do not return to use until all tenderness again has dissipated. As you go through this process the tenderness should become less with each return to use of the cream or it takes longer for this to show up. Eventually tenderness does not return.

If you are an exception whereby discomfort always returns with use of the cream and it is not becoming less with each attempt, it is advised to discontinue the cream entirely and consult your physician for a breast exam. To date there are no reports of such an experience. However, if this does take place please contact us and report your experience.