VitaliTree Tattoo Salve’s amazing abilities to reduce redness and swelling during the tattoo process and greatly reduce recovery time after are due to utilizing the amazing healing powers of a plant known to the Mayans as the “Miracle Skin Tree”, Tepezcohuite (Mimosa tenuiflora – pronounced “tuh-pez-ko-whee-tay”). This magical medicine tree has been used throughout Central and South America to heal and treat skin conditions of virtually and every kind. It’s historical use by the indigenous Mayan people dates back over a thousand years, and is still used to this day by South and Meso-American naturopaths, doctors, herbalists, curanderos, and other healers where this wondrous plant can be found.* When used as a lubricant during the tattoo process VITALITREE Tattoo Salve provides great benefits such as: 1) EXCELLENT GLIDE: Working with this salve is effortless due to its smooth spreadable texture and its ability to melt easily onto the skin. 2) GREATLY REDUCES REDNESS AND SWELLING: Due to several compounds in Tepezcohuite that are beneficial to the skin, redness and swelling are greatly reduced when utilizing this salve throughout the tattoo process. This makes for for easier visibility of true color tones, and less inflammation in the skin allows for better ink retention.* 3) WON’T CLOG TUBES: Because of its ability to spread thinly and melt easily onto the skin, there is less possibility of this salve clogging up your tubes compared to traditional petroleum based lubricants. When used as an aftercare product VITALITREE Tattoo Salve provides these benefits: 1) FASTER RECOVERY TIMES: Being heavily infused with “The Miracle Skin Tree” Tepezcohuite, utilizing the salve with an artist prescribed aftercare regime can greatly reduce recovery time. Tepezcohuite provides a myriad of natural compounds that have been shown to assist the skin’s natural ability to heal.* 2) LITTLE TO NO ITCH DURING PEELING PHASE: This salve has excellent moisturizing capabilities therefore keeping the skin soft and supple and prevents it from drying out too much. This helps to alleviate the dryness and itching typically experienced, all the while speeding up the healing process itself, therefore shortening the amount of time peeling is experienced.* 3) NO PETROLEUM BASED INGREDIENTS: We use only all natural top quality ingredients, ensuring you are providing the skin with only the best that nature has to offer. Aside from tattoo care, this Tepezcohuite-infused salve can revitalize dry and cracked skin, and could be used to assist in alleviating discomfort from symptoms of various skin conditions, as there are countless reports of this amazing plant being used for virtually every topical condition such as:* • Acne • Athlete’s foot • Bed sores • Burns • Cold sores • Cracked skin • Cradle cap • Cuts • Diaper rash • Dry skin • Eczema • Poison ivy & poison oak • Psoriasis • Rashes • Rosacea • Scars • Scrapes • Shingles • Sunburn • Surgical incisions • and more…* *These statements are for informational purposes ONLY! None of our products or statements have been evaluated by the FDA, and are not intended to diagnose, treat, prevent, or cure any disease. Consult your health care professional before using any new products. Aside from our money back guarantee, we make no claims regarding our products and are not responsible for the way in which they are used by anyone purchasing from this site. By buying from us, you assume all responsibility for your own decisions, and are affirming that you are a sentient being who is capable of thinking for themselves and taking ownership of the outcome of your own actions. We are not liable for however anyone may choose to interpret any information provided.