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Our Promise

Derived from nature. Proven by science.

Our promise is to provide effective skin care using our multi-faceted plant-derived flavokines, while maintaining the scientific integrity of the product.

Our products are based on a proprietary blend of naturally-occurring phytochemicals termed, flavokine™. A phytochemical is a non-nutrient plant product containing disease-fighting compounds. The benefits of flavokine™ to overall skin health is immeasurable. Not only does flavokine™ attack the source of the problem, it also stimulates the skin’s natural defense and repair mechanisms.

All of our products are safe and effective with clinically proven activity. They can be used to treat and protect against skin conditions in children and adults, and do not require a prescription. 

You can purchase our products directly from the website, over the phone (1-888-321-MRSA), or ask your doctor or pharmacist to special order!

Scientific Advisory Board

Gary Pekoe
PhD / Chief Scientific Officer

Dr. Pekoe has over 25 years experience in successful dermatological (and other) product development. He directed the successful clinical development of Bactroban®, the first FDA-approved single agent topical prescription antibiotic. 

Dr. Pekoe has been a successful entrepreneur for the past 15 years through his consulting practice, Arkios BioDevelopment.

Judith Williams
MD / Eastern Virginia Medical School, Department of Dermatology

Dr. Williams is board certified in Pediatric Dermatology with clinical interests and skills in vascular malformations. She received her medical degree from Pennsylvania State University of Medicine, completed her internship at Ohio State University School of Medicine, Columbus Children’s Hospital and her residencies at Ohio State, Columbus Children’s Hospital (Pediatrics) and Penn State (Dermatology). 

Dr. Williams completed her fellowship training in Pediatric Dermatology at Children’s Hospital and Health Center, San Diego, CA. She is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the Society for Pediatric Dermatology. 

Her current Practice is located at Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters, 601 Children’s Lane, Norfolk, VA 23507.

Dennis West
PhD / Northwestern University, Department of Dermatology

Dr. Dennis West is the Vincent W. Foglia Family Research Professor of Dermatology and the Director of the Dermatopharmacology/ Clinical Research Program at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine. He is also a Professor for the College of Pharmacy at the University of Illinois at Chicago, a Chair for Administrative Review for the Institutional Review Board for the Office for the Protection of Research Subjects at Northwestern University and a Lecturer for the MD/PhD Program in the Department of Dermatology at the University of Catania, Italy. 

He received his M.S. from the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy and his Ph.D. in Pharmacology from Pacific Western University in Louisiana. Dr. West is an internationally known expert in dermatopharmacology, particularly in the area of percutaneous absorption and systemic and topical therapy for skin disorders. He is the new Dermatology Chair for the USP DI (United States Pharmacopeia Drug Information).

Arnold Oppenheim
MD / Virginia Beach Dermatology

Dr. Oppenheim attended Antioch College for his undergraduate studies and received his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine. He completed an internship at Johns Hopkins and following residencies in pathology at Massachusetts General Hospital and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Dr. Oppenheim decided he most of all wanted to become a dermatologist. 

He underwent his dermatology training at Mt. Sinai Medical Center of Miami Beach under the tutelage of renowned dermatopharmacologist, Dr. Philip Frost. He then completed his pathology residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital. 

Aside from his thriving dermatology practice in Virginia Beach for the past 27 years, Dr. Oppenheim also served as a major for 8 years with the 18th Field Hospital of the United States Army Reserve, as a family physician in South Boston, Virginia and as a general physician with the Indian Health Service in Poplar, Montana. He serves as an Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Eastern Virginia Medical School and is on the active staff at Sentara Virginia Beach General and Sentara Bayside Hospitals.

Knox Van Dyke
PhD / West Virginia University, Department of Biochemistry

Dr. Van Dyke completed his undergraduate studies at Knox College and received his PhD from Saint Louis University. His postdoctoral training was completed at West Virginia University, where he is currently serving as a Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and as a part of the WVU Interdepartmental Graduate Program in Genetics. 

Dr. Van Dyke conducts research centered in chemotherapy and inflammation where he and his team are developing new methods (including genetic probes) to control diseases such as black lung, silicosis, fibrosis and emphysema.

James Leyden
MD / University of Pennsylvania, Department of Dermatology

Dr. Leyden serves as an Emeritus Professor of Dermatology for the University of Pennsylvania and as a consultant for major pharmaceutical companies. He received his medical degree from University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, completed his internship at Temple University Hospital and his residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.