Chamomile Extract
Chamomile Extract
Origin:
Botanical
Description:
Chamomile is a herbaceous and viscous plant, with a ramified stem, and fine pale green leaves and a white flower. This plant belongs to the asteracea family.
Properties:
The Chamomile extract has an anti-inflammatory effect due to its content in apigenol, luteolol and their glucosides.
This extract has also a refreshing, softening and relieving anti-itching activity.
The Chamomile is active against spasm and may stimulate the appetite.
It is widely used against skin irritation in several skin inflammation, insect bites, stings and even burns and can help in the treatment of acne.
The active ingredients found in the flower of Chamomile are volatile oils, also know as essential oils and flavonoids.
Essential oils act by soothing irritated skin or tissue and are proven to help with skin irritations and acne.
Flavonoids, on the other hand, are anti-oxidant and assist the body’s healing and protect from the detrimental changes made to the body by free radicals.