Chamomile blossom extract

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Description

Action:

  • Improved skin regeneration due to increased skin cell proliferation and collagen expression;
  • Skin moisturization effect owing to the high concentration of leucine/isoleucine;
  • Anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, and anti-radical activity through various natural phenolic compounds;
  • Mild skin whitening effect as a result of increased inhibition of tyrosinase – an enzyme involved in melanin synthesis;
  • Well suited for anti-aging products.

Origin

Chamomile was one of the first known and used medical plantsin folk medicine and cosmetics for its anti-inflammatory, healing, and calming properties. It is known to soften and soothe irritated skin, as well as cleanse it. Chamomile infusions were also used for rinsing blonde hair to keep them light, as well as in eye compresses to reduce the swelling around them.