Anti-Irritants , Antioxidants

There is growing evidence that zinc can be a significant anti-irritant and antioxidant. It also can have anti-acne benefits when combined with a topical antibiotic such as erythromycin. Taken orally, zinc may have positive effects for wound healing and other health benefits (Sources: Dermatologic Surgery, July 2005, pages 837–847; International Journal of Dermatology, September 2002, pages 606–611; and Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, September 1998, pages 13–19).

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