I was introduced to Pearl Powder by Sun Potion a few months ago. I never heard of it until then. I am loving the way my skin is looking. I wanted to learn more and find out how it compared to Collagen.
What is pearl powder?
Pearl (yes, the one your grandma wears as a necklace), from fresh and salt waters is the secret of the sea and can be used medicinally. The valued, luminescent beads have been ground into a fine powder and used topically or taken orally like a supplement for generations all over the world. Cleopatra, queen of Egypt, was known to use pearl in her beauty regimen. The royal children of the pre-colonial Philippines were fed pearl powder to keep their skin bright, clear, and firm. Similarly, pearl was used throughout European history among royal and wealthy families for its beauty and health benefits.
But no cultures have used pearl is such a concerted way as the two largest schools in Eastern medicine: traditional Chinese medicine and ayurvedic medicine.
I’ve always been fascinated by the ocean. The sheer blue vastness and dark depths are simultaneously humbling, awe-inspiring, and sacred. With the majority of our planet being underwater, and 95 percent of the oceans being unexplored, there is endless magic to learn from the sea. As a functional medicine […