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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