Plant extracts & derivatives

Plant extract aka botanical extract-based skin care products are one of the biggest trends in the beauty industry in recent years. Being naturally balanced and dense in active ingredients, botanical extracts are excellent fighters against skin aging and inflammation. 

Euterpe oleracea tree and fruits
Rich in anthocyanins, essential fatty acids, phytosterols, and vitamins, Euterpe oleracea fruit is considered one of the principal berries in the fight against aging. Hence, it is frequently referred to as the “Fountain of Youth.”
Acanthopanax Senticosus

Acanthopanax Senticosus Root Extract raw material derived from the root of Siberian Ginseng (Eleutherococcus senticosus), to meet the aging challenge. Siberian Ginseng is not a "true" ginseng as it is only remotely related to the ginsengs (such as the well-known Panax ginseng).

Acmella Oleracea extract
Acmella Oleracea is an exotic plant, also known as Paracress. In the Indian Ocean region, it is called "Mafane". Reduces facial muscle micro-contractions, smoothes and reduces lines and wrinkles.
Acorus Gramineus
Acorus Gramineus Extract inhibits melanin synthesis and acts as a whitening agent for ultraviolet(UV) sensitive skin.
Aloe Barbadensis

Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice is a clear, light yellow to amber liquid with a light vegetable odor obtained from the inner fillet of Aloe Vera Barbadensis Miller.

Aloe Vera
Easily absorbed by the skin, without being oily, aloe naturally diminishes skin sensitivities to calm irritation. Deeply hydrating, the plant’s potent compounds seal in moisture, plumping, firming and soothing the skin both on and below the surface.
Apple fruit
The Apple awakens energies and is said to have an exceptionally activating effect on the body. The scent contributes to an extremely refreshing and stimulating sensation.
Filipendula ulmaria
Meadowsweet (Filipendula ulmaria) flower extract is obtained from organically grown plants. It contains a natural aspirin-like derivative that imparts anti-inflammatory properties to irritated skin conditions.
Argan tree

Argania Spinosa kernel extract is a natural skincare ingredient with fine lines and a wrinkle-smoothing effect. It instantly leaves skin tightening effects. It contains high molecular weight proteins extracted from seeds of the argan tree fruit.

Argan tree

Argania Spinosa (Argan tree) leaf extract is a natural ingredient against premature aging. It inhibits MMP (Matrix metalloproteinases) and collagenase enzymes responsible for extracellular matrix components and collagen destruction.

Arnica Montana - Mountain arnica
Mountain arnica flower extract is excellent for acne, rashes, tired and aching muscles, bruises, and sprains. It is analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and anti-microbial.
Artemisia umbelliformis

The rare and wild white genepi (Artemisia umbelliformis Lam.), also called yellow genepi, is famous in the Alps and is very often described, next to Edelweiss (Leontopodium alpinum Cass.), as the other symbol of the Alps.

Artemisia Vulgaris

Mugwort (Artemisia Vulgaris) is a herbaceous perennial fragrant plant, that becomes approximately 1-1.8 meters (3-6 ft) high. The plant grows best in full sun places in light, dry, and well-drained soil. As a medical herb, one uses the leaves and the flowering time collected plant.

Astragalus Membranaceus
This critical herb has immune-enhancing, antibacterial, antibiotic, and anti-viral properties and contains antioxidants, which protect our cells against free radical damage.
Oat

Avena Sativa Kernel Extract is a sugar-based tensor ingredient, that efficiently meets this expectation. An elastic, flexible molecule, it is a purified fraction of branched natural polysaccharides obtained from oats produced by organic farming.

Oats

Thanks to its high moisturizing ability oatmeal (Avena Sativa Kernel Flour) is a well-known ingredient widely used in cosmetics and dermatology. It forms a film that retains water in the stratum corneum.

Hordeum Vulgare
Barley contains a large variety of vitamins, including beta carotene (provitamin A), thiamine (vitamin B1), riboflavin (B2), pyridoxine (B6), cobalamins (B12), pantothenic acid (B5), and folic acid (B₉), which all play an essential role in dermal cells metabolism and necessary for normal functioning.
Daisy flowers

Bellis Perennis Flower Extract is derived from Daisy flowers and has skin-brightening properties. Incorporated in skincare products, it fights against age spots, pigmentation disorders, and freckles and exhibits general skin-lightening activity.

Berry Wax (Rhus verniciflua)
Berry wax smoothens and softens the skin, moisturizes the lips and lends the hair a silky shine. It can guard the skin against harmful environmental factors by leaving an invisible protective layer.
Birch

Betula Alba Juice is a Birch sap, a natural toning, firming, and moisturizing ingredient particularly suited for men’s products. Considered a longevity elixir, raw birch sap has been harvested in Korea since the 9th Century.

Bisabolol - chamomile flower
Bisabolol substance comes from the chamomile flower, is antiphlogistic (antiinflammatory), disinfects, soothes. It helps reduce irritation and sensitivity associated with oily skin breakouts.
Bitter ginger (Zingiber Zerumbet)
Bitter ginger (Wild ginger or Zingiber Zerumbet) is a tropical plant from the ginger family that grows up to 3.9 ft tall. Its extract is a natural anti-aging ingredient for body care applications, especially for legs.
Urucum tree

The seeds of the Urucum tree (Bixa Orellana) are known for their ability to protect the skin from free radical damage.  Traditionally used to treat wounds and burns due to its anti-inflammatory properties, Bixa Orellana Seed Extract is ideal for use in cosmetics because of these same abilities.

Black Cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa or Actaea racemosa)
Cimicifuga racemosa is my herb of choice for PMS, pre-menopausal and menopausal conditions, also in breast enlargement formulas thanks to its estrogenic action.
Empetrum nigrum berries
It inhibits Matrix metalloproteinase-1 (MMP1) enzyme release, which is responsible for collagen destruction, and lessens elastase enzyme activity responsible for elastin destruction.
Black oat (Avena strigosa)
Intensely hydrates sensitive skin and hair, refreshes, invigorates and prevents dehydration.
Juglans nigra

Black walnut (Juglans nigra) is also known as American walnut. The tree is one of the most sought-after native hardwoods. The tree grows in small natural groves. They are frequently found in mixed forests. They thrive well on moist alluvial soils.

Citrus Aurantium Dulcis
Blood orange extract is a perfect ingredient for skin care applications thanks to its high content of beta-carotene; vitamins C and B; organic acids, the most abundant of which are of the nature of alpha-hydroxy acids (AHAs); flavonoids.
Boswellia Serrata

Boswellia (Boswellia Serrata) is a plant used in traditional Ayurvedic medicine for centuries that promotes joint comfort and has anti-inflammatory action. Boswellia Serrata Resin Extract is an ingredient originating from historical roots that applied modern science to ancient knowledge.

Buddleja Davidii

The buddleja (Buddleja davidii, butterfly bush, or summer lilac) is a plant of Chinese origin brought to Europe in the nineteenth century for use as a garden shrub. Named after Reverend Adam Buddle and a French Jesuit missionary, Père Armand David, B.