Allantoin

Allantoin is a product of protein metabolism and is found in many plants. It promotes wound healing and accelerates cell regeneration. Particularly its keratolytic (skin regeneration) properties are important for its usage in cosmetics, e.g. allantoin in hand skin care …

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Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice

The aloe vera plant contains valuable amino acids, antioxidants, minerals, trace elements and vitamins. Due to its moisturizing and regenerative properties, the juice of aloe vera leaves is frequently used in cosmetics.

Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil

Vegetable oil from the nut of the argan tree that grows exlusively in Morocco, under controlled biological conditions. Due to its special qualities and the combination of its ingredients, argan oil is one of the world’s most valuable oils. Scientific …

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Betula Alba Juice

Natural birch sap, tapped by cutting into the bark. (please see betula alba leaf extract)

Betula Alba Leaf Extract

Birch is considered a symbol of spring. Natural extract from fresh birch leaves contains essential oils, tannins, vitamin C and saponins. Particularly its astringent and anti-inflammatory effects are interesting for cosmetics. Most commonly found in hair care products for greasy …

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Biosaccharide Gum-1

A biotechnologically produced anionic polysaccharide with moisturizing effects due to water retention in the horny layer.

Bisabolol

An active ingredient of camomile that accelerates the skin’s innate healing process. Due to its anti-inflammatory properties, this active ingredient is excellently suitable for skin care products.

Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter

Valuable vegetable butter, derived from the nuts of the shea tree. It has moisturizing, lipid-replenishing and skin-soothing properties.

Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract

Natural calendula flower extract. This medicinal plant contains many ingredients of medicinal value, e.g. essential oils, saponins, mucins, flavonoids and carotenoids. Having been chosen as “Medicinal Plant of 2009” in Germany, calendula has wound healing, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties.

Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract

Natural camellia sinensis (tea plant) leaf extract. Polyphenols are the main ingredients of tea leaves. Due to its antioxidant properties, green tea is predestined for its use in anti-aging products.

Camphor

Camphor is a fragrant solid with skin-stimulating and antiseptic properties. Therefore, this compound is used for muscle strains or as a cooling agent.

Carnosine

Nature identical multifunctional anti-aging peptide; binds free radicals and strengthens cell membranes. It reduces the reaction between sugar molecules and the collagen and elastin fibers in the skin (one of the reasons for wrinkles and loss of skin elasticity). It …

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Cecropia Obtusa Bark Extract

Natural bark extract of the Amazonian tree Cecropia Obtusa reduces the lacrimal sac volume and improves the appearance of the eye area.

Cellulose (Bambusa Arundinacea)

Cellulose derived from natural bamboo fibres. In emulsions, it provides a pleasant silky skin feel. It has moisture-absorbing properties.

Cera Alba (Beeswax)

This particularly skin-friendly beeswax is used as a consistency agent and emulsifier for lip and skin care products.

Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract

Extract gently derived from organically grown camomile flowers. Camomile has a great tradition as a medicinal plant; its soothing, healing and skin nourishing properties are highly appreciated.

Cymbopogon Schoenanthus Extract

Natural lemongrass extract. Known under the English name of lemongrass and part of the grass family, it is particularly aromatic and has stimulating properties.

Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf Oil

Essential oil extracted from eucalyptus leaves by water vapor distillation. Eucalyptus oil is known to have positive effects on the airways.

Ginkgo Biloba Leaf Extract

In Asia and particularly in traditional Chinese medicine, gingko has always been considered a valuable medicinal plant. Gingko leaves are said to help blood vessels relax and have anti-inflammatory properties.

Glycerin

Trivalent alcohol occurring in all natural fats (triglycerides). Glycerin is a human skin component; found in the skin’s hydrolipidic layer, it is thus considered a very skin-compatible cosmetic agent. It hydrates the skin and supports the skin barrier, e.g. counteracting …

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Glyceryl Oleate

Vegetable glycerin oleic acid ester (glyceryl monooleate) with lipid-replenishing and conditioning properties used in shampoos and shower gels.

Hylocereus Undatus Fruit Extract

Ripe dragon fruit pulp extract. Also known under the name of pitahaya, dragon fruit cactus has skin nourishing and moisturizing properties.

Juniperus Communis Fruit Extract

Juniper berry extract; primarily used for gin making, pharmaceutically speaking, juniper berry plays a supporting role in the treatment of rheumatism and gout.

Macadamia Integrifolia Seed Oil

Macadamia nut oil is extracted by cold pressing. This natural oil is rich in valuable unsaturated fatty acids and has very good skin compatibility.

Magnesium Citrat

Citric acid magnesium salt used as a stimulating and moisturizing mineral source in shower gels.

Melissa Officinalis Leaf Extract

Natural lemon balm leaf extract. Lemon balm is traditionally used internally for digestion problems. Externally, lemon balm leaf preparations are used for rheumatism, neuralgia and particularly for cold sores.

Menthol

Menthol is a crystalline solid with a minty scent that has cooling, refreshing, disinfecting and circulation enhancing properties. Therefore, this compound is used for muscle strains, as a cooling component or in face shaving products.

Nelumbium Speciosum Flower Extract

Extract gently derived from Indian lotus flowers. In Asia, the lotus flower is considered a symbol of beauty and purity. The extract contains essential oils, flavonoids and proteins and has relaxing, soothing and moisturizing properties.

Panax Ginseng Root Extract

For more than 2000 years, ginseng has been used as a remedy in traditional Chinese medicine. The active ingredients of the ginseng root are known for its generally strengthening, protective and regenerating properties.

Panthenol

Provitamin B5 is converted into pantothenic acid inside the body, playing an essential role in the skin’s metabolism (“skin repair effect”). It has anti-inflammatory and wound healing properties.

Piroctone Olamine

Anti-dandruff agent that counteracts fungi and bacteria. This chemically synthesized active ingredient combats yeast (Malassezia), which is an issue in dandruff formation.