By: Dr. Loretta Lanphier, ND, CN, HHP
September 11th 2004 -
* Completely organic and artificial preservative free. Contains vitamin E and grapefruit seed extract as natural preservatives.
* Made in small batches to insure that your superb natural progesterone cream reaches you in the freshest condition possible. Oasis Serene is made “at need” to ensure potency. Does not sit in a warehouse. All the ingredients are pharmaceutical grade, processed and certified in the US and made in a pharmaceutical environment. A licensed pharmacist with 31 years experience supervises the production, mixing and bottling.
* Independent laboratory certified for the quality of USP progesterone content. Many "popular creams" sold today contain little or no USP progesterone, or at best, have inconsistent levels of progesterone. One study showed that 50 percent of them didn't contain any measurable progesterone. Oasis Serene is one brand that is reliable!
* Made from USP progesterone, not wild yam extract. No published studies conclude that yam increases progesterone levels in animals or humans. While the diosgenin molecule from wild yams can be converted to a progesterone molecule in the laboratory, it canNOT be in the human body. Unconverted diosgenin is a cheap way to produce a progesterone cream, and according to Dr. Lee does not work well. It is important to insist upon USP progesterone, not uncertified cheap ingredients made in some foreign countries.
* Free of Methyl Paraben, Propyl Paraben, Butyl Paraben or any of the related Parabens or estrogenic herbs. Those ingredients are used as preservatives and contribute to estrogen dominance. Paraben-class preservatives also can irritate the skin.
* Free of ethoxylated wetting agents, such as PEG 8 Stearate, PEG 100 Stearate, Polyethylene Glycol, Polysorbate 60, or Polysorbate 80, which may be contaminated with 1,4-dioxane, a known carcinogen.
* Natural Spring Water. Drawn from one of the best crystalline rock aquifer artesian wells in the US.
* Free of mineral oil. Mineral oil blocks the absorption of natural progesterone.
* Free of Stearal Konium Chloride, an emulsifier. According to the University of Texas database, ingestion of 3 cc of this toxic compound is enough to cause fatal convulsions in an adult human.
* Does not use pump bottles. Progesterone or any other sex hormone does not dissolve in lotion or cream. It is suspended. Because of this it is possible to have “migration” which causes the progesterone to “sit on the bottom” of the bottle. A problem with pump bottles is that because of this migration you may get a “hit” of progesterone at the beginning and then absolutely none at the end of the bottle.
* Oasis Serene Plus. Women now have the choice of a progesterone cream with 1500 mg/oz. of USP Progesterone. The Plus formula is recommended for those suffering from severe symptoms of menopause, pms, osteoporosis, endometriosis, fibrocystic breasts and ovarian cysts. Use for 3 months only.
* Transdermal is Best. Oral (pill form) progesterone has to be metabolized by the liver and you would need at least 50x’s more progesterone to get the same effect that you get from using a transdermal progesterone. Why put the liver through extra processing? The problem with progesterone tinctures is that they must be taken throughout the day on a strict schedule in which many women are unable to follow. Transdermal means that it goes on the skin, then directly into the bloodstream and starts hitting the receptor sites immediately.
Oasis Advanced Wellness
16770 Imperial Valley Drive Suite 210
Houston, TX 77060