I’m always on the lookout for ways to get worm composting on the radar screen of the (non-composting) mainstream public, but I can honestly say that figuring out some way to use worm castings in beauty products has never once crossed my mind!
Thanks very much to Louise for alerting me about this intriguing news release! Pretty crazy stuff – and if castings DO indeed have any anti-aging properties (we shall see if anyone else backs up this claim), this could end up getting pretty interesting!
Here is a blurb:
Organic farmers already know earthworm castings make plants grow larger and faster by promoting healthy stem cells and extending the life cycle with an arsenal of anti-aging enzymes. According to Wayne Perry, Head of Development for GSC Products, those same compounds produce similar anti-aging effects on human skin.
Read the full news release here: Earthworm Poop Has Big Anti-Aging Benefits For Skin