Organic Alchemilla Vulgaris Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract
Organic Alchemilla Vulgaris, commonly known as Lady's Mantle, is a perennial herb that grow in an alpine climate. The leaves of the plant is known its striking resemblance to Cilantro and its ability to collect drops of dew along its edges. It was widely used to treat the cuts and wounds of injured soldiers on ancient battlefields. The common name of the Alchemilla Vulgaris, Lady's Mantle, was given due to its shapely and pleated leaves which looks like a woman's cloak of medieval times.
Alchemilla Vulgaris has potent anti-inflammatory properties and can function as a highly effective astringent. The benefits it provide can be largely attributed to the chemical constituents present in the plant such as tannins, salicylic acid, saponins, phytosterols and flavonoids. With its high tannin content, Alchemilla Vulgaris acts as an astringent in skin care products to tighten skin pores, thus, minimizing its appearance. It also contain salicylic acid, which act as an anti-inflammatory agent and help to reduce the appearance of redness and irritation on the skin. Alchemilla Vulgaris Extract are used in cosmetic formulations such as cleanser and toner to reduce age spots intensity, even up and lightening skin tone as well as minimizing the appearance of pores. This shall in turn rejuvenate the overall facial aesthetics.