Calendula Extract H.GL-M.S.
Glycerin, Water, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract
- Calendula extract is produced from the calendula flower-heads and contains essential oil, flavonoids, phenol acids, tannins, carotenoids and other active principles
- Calendula extract is highly recommendable to formulate cosmetic products with tissue regeneration action.
- Re-epithelizing and wound healing activity is one of the most extensively used actions of calendula due to the presence of polysaccharides (mucilage), flavonoids (especially quercetrin-3-O-glycoside), triterpenes and carotenes
- Moisturizing activity of calendula is due to its saponin and mucilage content. These active principles have moisturizing properties.
- Clinical efficacy of this plant has been long demonstrated for Anti-inflammatory activity
- The publication Plant preparations used as ingredients of cosmetic products. 1stedition. Council of Europe, 1994 includes a monograph about the hydroalcoholic dry extract, glycolic extract and oil tincture of Calendula officinalis flowers in which the following cosmetic effects are attributed:
- Emollient, lenitive, protective
- Up to 2% hydroalcoholic extract
- Up to 10% glycolic extract and oil tincture
- In baths, hand care preparations, products for chapped and irritated skins, baby toiletries
- Other possible effects: healing, anti-irritant, antiseptic