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Vitamin E is a fat soluble antioxidant that is responsible for maintaining skin health and it’s mostly used as ingredient in manufacturing cosmetics and skin products.  Vitamin E supplements can be applied topically and taken internally for skin protection.  It comes in various forms of cream, oil, or ointment where it absorbs energy from ultraviolet light, thus, avoiding damage on the skin. Vitamin E oil is obtained by combining  Vitamin E powder and natural oil where Alpha-tocopherol as the major source of its ingredient, hence, vitamin E oil can be applied in healing of wounds especially scars and cuts.

Although there is limited proof on the healing powers of Vitamin E for cuts and wounds, majority of pharmacists recommend that it can hasten the rate of recovery.  According to the American Academy of Dermatology research, it shows that vitamin E only cannot improve the injury on the cut or scar but it depends with the injured person and the depth of the cut. Various people respond differently with vitamin E, hence, recovery can be quick in other people than others.  Vitamin E is obtained from breaking capsules into small particles.  It assists in keeping skin smooth and soft for all ages.  It also acts as catalyst in the healing process and eliminates inflammation on the wound increasing its healing rate.  Most dermatologists and experienced doctors suggest that vitamin E helps in healing wounds.

Vitamin E

Vitamin E is fat soluble.  As an antioxidant, it helps hasten the recovery of scars and cuts when applied topically. The Vitamin E oil is important in sunburns, scars, burns and smoothing dry skin.  Majority of the studies show that vitamin E oil easily responds to recovery of cuts and scars but clinical researches has low verification on the healing process. Generally vitamin E oil is verified better when compared to vitamin E as capsule mainly because it softens skin, moisturizes and offers quick recovery on cuts.

 

References:

The Peoples Pharmacy: Can Vitamin E Heal Scars?

Vitamin E Oil: Information on E Vitamins and Oils

Herbs 2000: Cuts and Scrapes

Natural-Remedies –Review.com: Vitamin E Oil for Scars

Skin Healthy: Can vitamin E Oil Heal Scars?

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