TepeZ

The Tepezcohuite tree (TepeZ) is indigenous to Mexico and has been utilized as a natural health cell regenerator since 10th Century.

An ancient secret to a good life

TepeZ is also known as the Skin Tree, the Miracle Tree or Miracle Plant. For centuries this Latin American ingredient has been known as a secret to good life. It is also known as the “Happy Tree” by naturopathic professionals and the “Skin Tree” by medical practitioners. 

This amazing plant has many names, uses and growing regions. It is native to parts of South America and Central America, but especially Brazil and Mexico. Tepezcohuite thrives in warm climates but adapts to extreme conditions make it a resilient and strong tree.

Our Story

In 2018, American Entrepreneur, JoJo Huerta in a discussion with one of his physicians identified the TepeZ ingredient as a solution to some cosmetic health issues. JoJo dedicated the next two years learning more about the “Happy Tree” and its biological make up and how it could help others. Spending countless hours researching, meeting with naturopaths, MD’s, botanists and farmers, he developed his proprietary formulation called “JoJo Balm™” for the purposes of sharing his discovery and bringing the benefits of TepeZ to his close friends and family.

Because of the overwhelming positive responses received by friends and family, we are now releasing JoJo Balm™ to the public!

amazing plants...
incredibly useful

In Mayan culture the Tepezcohuite tree was used as a cure for various skin conditions.

  • Lip Balm
  • Skin Moisturizer
  • Collagen Stimulator
  • Anti-aging effects
  • Tissue Recover
  • Sunspots
  • Antibacterial
  • Anti-Fungal
  • Heals Tattoos​
  • Acne Scarring

JoJo Balm ​Organic Ingredients

Has unique anti-inflammatory properties that are not often found in other oils. This, added to its antioxidant properties, allows Hemp Seed Oil tohelp heal and detoxify your skin, as well as even out your skin tone. It helps lighten or remove skin lesions and blotches that may occur as a result of excessively dry skin. Since it won’t clog your pores like many other oils, you can safely use Hemp Seed Oil to moisturize your skin and do so without any greasy buildup. This oil also provides mild UV protection, which helps prevent damage and diseases related to over-exposure to the sun.
Avocado oil contains various fatty acids like palmitic acid, linoleic, oleic acid and linolenic acid. Other compounds include minerals and vitamins A, C, D and E. Avocado oil is a wonderful antimicrobial, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory skin care moisturizer. It increases collagen synthesis and helps in skin conditions like skin redness, wrinkles and psoriasis. This is an excellent option when you want to soften tough, hard skin, such as the cuticles around your nails.
Almond oil has been used for centuries to treat dry skin conditions, including eczema and psoriasis. Improves acne. The almond oils fatty acid content may help dissolve excess oil on the skin, while the retinoids in the oil may reduce the appearance of acne and improve cell turnover. Almond oil has also been found to reverse sun damage.
The benefits of jojoba oil are earning it a popular place in modern skincare with good reason. Whether it’s used to moisturize dry skin, treat oily skin, help minimize acne problems, heal wounds, or simply provide a defense against the natural aging process. Sebum is produced by the skin’s sebaceous gland and protects the skin from losing moisture. This golden oil is already in use in products that are effectively treating psoriasis, eczema, sunburn and chapped hands.
Beeswax can create a protective layer on the skin. It’s also a humectant, which means that it attracts water. These qualities can help the skin stay hydrated. Thanks to its antibacterial agents, beeswax has a long history of being used for certain skin issues. It includes treating burns and wounds. Nowadays, it’s also used to soothe symptoms of certain skin conditions. Beeswax is also a natural exfoliator, ideal for sloughing away dead skin cells.
High concentrations of fatty acids and vitamins make shea butter an ideal cosmetic ingredient for softening skin. Shea butter also has anti-inflammatory and healing properties. Using shea butter on your body, especially your face, can condition, tone, and soothe your skin. Shea Butter is like food for the skin containing Vitamins A, E and F. Vitamins A and E help the skin keep itself healthy. These vitamins are especially important when it comes to helping sun damaged skin heal. Vitamins A, E and F assist in staving off premature wrinkles and facial lines. Vitamin F serves to protect the skin as well as help it heal.
Rich in fatty acids, coconut oil is not only great at moisturizing the skin but because it also increases skin elasticity, it can be anti-aging, as well. The seemingly magical oil also contains many antioxidants, especially vitamin E, which means it can protect skin from free radical damage.
Tepezcohuite has been used as a medicinal plant since the times of the Mayan empire. The name supposedly means “hill of the tree that bleeds.” In Mayan culture the Tepezcohuite tree was used as a cure for various skin conditions. Tepez has antibacterial properties to help fight against acne, and aids in healing wounds. Anti-fungal properties can help with hair loss. A natural exfoliating texture. Treats most skin conditions (such as eczema, psoriasis, burns, wrinkles, etc.) because it promotes regeneration, rejuvenation, and repair of skin cells.
Vitamin E is a fat-soluble, essential nutrient with anti-inflammatory properties. Vitamin E helps support cell function, and skin health. It’s an antioxidant and may be beneficial at reducing UV damage to skin. It may also be effective at reducing the symptoms of atopic dermatitis and reduces UV light and sun exposure levels in skin.
  • Lavender: Relieve your anxiety and stress and sleep easier.
  • Eucalyptus: Minty with a touch of honey. Eucalyptus oil relieves exhaustion and enhances creativity, relieves pain and heals.
  • Peppermint: Naturally brings you back to center and eliminates fatigue and drifting thoughts. Awakens your senses and enhance your performance.
  • Spearmint: Perfect for boosting your mood and those me time moments. Spearmint is the perfect support for your respiratory system.
  • Gardenia: Helps to neutralize negativity, increase our feeling of well-being and can lift depression.
  • Lemongrass: is clean, crisp and energizing. Wake up the senses with lemongrass the perfect way to start the day.
  • Sweet Orange: Helps increase energy and mood, but also boasts a variety of other health benefits. This powerful essential oil can fight acne, relieve inflammation, promote better appearance of skin.
  • Tea Tree: This oil possesses antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, and antifungal properties. A person can treat acne, athlete’s foot, or head lice using tea tree oil.
  • Turmeric: is used to treat many health conditions. It has anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant properties. A substance in turmeric, eases symptoms of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Ylang Ylang: is also used to relieve pain, reduce inflammation, improve mood, and enhance libido. In addition, it is said to act as a natural insect repellent, promote wound healing, and diminish the appearance of scars when applied to the skin.
  • Lilac: Topical application of this oil helps reduce fine lines and wrinkles, as well as reduce skin sagging, promoting glowing and healthy skin. Due to its antibacterial properties, Lilac helps heal rashes, cuts, and scrapes. It works against acne, eczema, psoriasis, and sunburn, reducing inflammation and itching.
  • Rosemary: Known to stimulate hair growth, reduce pain, soothe inflammation, eliminate headaches, strengthen the immune system, and condition hair to make it look and feel healthy.

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*Uses not evaluated by the FDA. ​