Every cloud has a silver lining

Written by on April 18, 2010 in in the news with 3 Comments

European rosaceans unable to fly right now might temper their frustration with the thought that the subtle atmospheric changes caused by the eruption of Eyjafjallajökull might just be helping their symptoms.

The volcanic stuff being spewed into the air is rich in sulphurous materials. Sulphur, of course, is a well established rosacea topical. Now, you may be sure that this is no desperate effort to make that which is topical, relevant: rosaceans have often reported considerable improvement when spending time at the seaside. Sulphurous compounds are especially abundant in the air about the coast. Intriguingly, one of these – dimethyl sulphate – is a precursor to DMSO, a penetration enhancer. (Slap on your Metrogel, Finacea or Elidel and head to the beach!)

The rosacean’s ideal holiday destination? The coast of Iceland during her warm summer months, perhaps?  Just don’t look at the bar bill.

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3 Reader Comments

  1. Doug says:

    OR could it be the all the sun they are getting? Increasing their Vit D levels? Just a thought…

  2. leslie says:

    I am just impressed that you spelled ‘Eyjafjallajökull.’

    🙂

  3. David Pascoe says:

    Spelling is easy, I want to hear it pronounced 😉

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