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Age Spots


Age spots are flat brown areas of Skin that may develop, especially on the exposed surface of face and hands, with the coming of middle age. They are sometimes referred to as liver spots.

Two medical terms are used to describe this condition: senile lentigo, or actinic keratosis. Actinic keratosis develops over a lifetime of exposure to the sun, resulting in localised thickening of the Skin. It is potentially malignant.

In an older person, a former beauty mark can turn out to be Hutchinson?s freckle. Often malignant, it should be removed.


Ginkgo biloba (3)
Milk Thistle


Selenium (1)
B Complex
Vitamin C (2)


1. Wood SM: Effects of Beta Carotene and Selenium supplementation in aged humans, Dissertation Abstracts International, 55(4), 1994, p 1387.
2. CheraSkin E: Chronologic versus biologic age, Journal of advancement in Medicine, 7(1), spring 1994, p 31-41.
3. Allard M: Treatment of the disorders of Aging with Ginkgo biloba extract - from pharmacology to clinical medicine, Press Medicine, 15(31), Sept 1986, p 1540-1545.


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