Helichrysum Stoechas Extract
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A transparent, brown liquid with a strong herbaceous smell
Helichrysum Extract is produced by the flowers of the Helichrysum stoechas plant, a perennial that grows in Africa, Western Asia, and South Western Europe. The fresh flowering tops are steam distilled to produce this ingredient.
This extract, also known as Everlasting, Immortelle, or St. John's Herb (not to be confused
with St. John’s Wort), has somewhat blurry origin story, but it has been noted
that it was commonly used in ancient Greek culture. There it was used to flavor
food and as a medicinal. It also served medicinal purposes in African and
French cultures. It wasn’t until around 2000 that it
started becoming a popular skin care and aromatherapy ingredient in the United
- Has a purifying effect
- Stimulates new cell growth
SKIN CARE BENEFITS AND USES
- Antioxidant properties help to neutralize free radicals and minimize the signs of aging
- Has superb reparative qualities and can assist in the healing of scars, acne, and stretch marks.
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