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. 

Canadian fir

Balsam is a volatile, resinous substance that contains benzoic, cinnamic, or similar acids. The principal balsams are those derived from the Canadian fir (Abies Balsamea).

Acacia Senegal

The gum of acacia is considered highly nutritious. During the gum harvest, the Moors of the desert are said to live almost entirely on it. It has been proven that 6 ounces is sufficient to support an adult for 24 hours.

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.
Actinidia Chinensis

Kiwi is an egg-shaped fruit with a fuzzy brown outer skin and sweet, green flesh. It is an odd but appealing native of New Zealand, the leading producer of kiwi fruit in the world. Kiwi (Actinidia Chinensis Fruit) contains vitamin C and is high in potassium, averaging 250 mg per fruit.

Horse Chestnut

Horse Chestnut (Aesculus Hippocastanum) has tonic and narcotic properties and has been used to treat intermittent fevers, rheumatism, neuralgia, and congestion. Its astringent qualities have also helped treat skin sores and ulcers.

Blue Agave

Blue Agave (Agave Tequilana) is a plant of the Agavoideae subfamily with a succulent stem cultivated for tequila production. It is a monocarpic plant that blooms only once in its life after a decade and then dies.

Lady's Mantle

In the Middle Ages, a Lady's Mantle (Alchemilla Vulgaris) was considered sacred to various Earth goddesses and later became the herb of the Virgin Mary. The herb's styptic, tissue-contracting, and astringent properties made it useful for treating wounds and stopping bleeding.

Aloe Barbadensis

Greek historian Discorides recorded the use of aloe as a healing herb more than 2000 years ago. The gel was applied externally to wounds to clear blemishes, soothe itches, and maintain healthy skin. There is a legend that Cleopatra massaged fresh aloe into her skin daily to preserve her beauty.

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.
Angelica Archangelica

Angelica (Angelica Archangelica) has been used to relieve pain associated with headaches, nasal and sinus congestion, and toothache.

Angelica Sinensis

This Chinese plant, Angelica Polymorpha Sinensis, not to be confused with the more common Angelica Archangelica, has been used to relieve pain associated with headaches, nasal and sinus congestion, and toothache.

Cherimoya

Proclaimed by Mark Twain as "deliciousness itself" and prized by the Incas, the Cherimoya (Annona Cherimola) has grown in the highlands of Peru and Ecuador for centuries. Annona Cherimola is considered a good source of niacin, phosphorous, and thiamin.

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.
Burdock

The leaves of Burdock (Arctium Lappa) have been used externally for treating knee disorders and swollen joints. Arctium Lappa has antibacterial, diuretic, and antifungal properties, which make it helpful in washing for sores and treating acne, eczema, ulcers, and scaly skin disorders.

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

Arnica preparations are primarily for external use. When used as a tincture or salve, they help promote healing wounds, bruises, and irritation when the skin is unbroken.

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 grows to approximately 1-1.8 meters (3-6 ft) high. The plant grows best in full sun places in light, dry, and well-drained soil. One uses the leaves and the flowering time collected plant as a medical herb.

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.

Oat

Oats (Avena Sativa) and oat products have been eaten since the first century A.D., but the therapeutic uses of oats have only recently been documented.

Waterhyssop

Bacopa Monnieri Extract is an herbal anti-stress agent derived from Waterhyssop. It is based on the Ayurvedic healing system. It is an active ingredient in Sederma's complex called Bacocalmine™.