Emerita, Pro-Gest, Balancing Cream, Fragrance-Free, 4 oz (112 g)
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Expiration Date: Jun 2017
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Shipping Weight: 0.35 lbs (0.16 kg)
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- Product Code: EME-30090
- UPC Code: 356163300908
- Package Quantity: 4 oz (112 g)
- Dimensions: 1.5 x 2.5 x 6.7 in, 0.3 lbs (0.14 kg)
- Volume Discount
- The Original Natural Balancing Cream
- Value Size
- The Original Natural Progesterone Cream
What's in it? Contains 450 mg of USP Progesterone per ounce (20 mg per 1/4 teaspoon). Check the side of the box for a complete list of ingredients.
Emerita is a leading brand of natural wellness products for women. We're proud to be women-operated. Since 1978.
Where do I put it?
We get that question a lot. but trust us, there's nothing weird or hard about it. Just massage a dime-size dollop of cream into your skin twice daily. Try your wrists, arms, thighs, tummy - whatever you like.
California law requires us to state the following: Warning: This product contains progesterone, a chemical known to the state of California to cause cancer. As with any product, if you experience irritation or discomfort, discontinue use and consult a licensed health care practitioner. The bottle inside is sealed for your protection.
Water (purified), tocopheryl acetate (vit E), aloe barbadensis (aloe vera) leaf juice, carthamus tinctorius (hybrid safflower) seed oil, panthenol, glycerin, prunus amygdalus dulcis (sweet almond) oil, glyceryl stearate, cetyl alcohol, sodium behenoyl lactylate, stearic acid, USP progesterone, phenoxyethanol, caprylyl glycol, sorbic acid, carbomer, potassium hydroxide.
What's not in it:
No parabens, mineral oil, petroleum or animal anything. And our products are never tested on animals.
iHerb Customer Reviews
I just read this on Dr. Mercola's site: Ideally, progesterone cream should NOT be applied to your skin. Instead use mucous epithelial membranes of your labia or rectum. Absorption through these membranes is more complete than through skin, and hormones absorbed through vaginal membranes enter the same pelvic plexus of veins that your ovaries normally empty into. If you apply the cream to your mucous epithelial membranes that line your uterus and vagina you obtain a virtually ideal administration system. Not only is absorption through these membranes more complete than through your skin, but hormones absorbed through your vaginal membranes enter the very same pelvic plexus of veins that your ovaries normally empty into. From here the hormones are carried to your heart and lungs and distributed to your tissues just as if your ovary had actually produced them. More info here: http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2011/09/18/oral-progesterone-and-progesterone-cream-complications.aspx
I totally recommend Emerita's Pro-Gest - and it really does seem to work. The only thing that keeps me from buying it again is that NOW makes a product that's nearly the same, but a bit stronger, and a bit cheaper by the ounce. Regardless of what you decide to buy, if you buy a natural progesterone cream, make sure it's USP grade progesterone and not just wild yam cream. USP progesterone is processed from wild yam, but unprocessed wild yam won't work the same way, so make sure you see USP progesterone in the ingredients.