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To take care of your skin, nature is full of resources. In cosmetics, medicinal plants are increasingly used because of their soothing, smoothing, or even anti-inflammatorys. phytotherapy (the use of plants fortherapeutic purposes) is a very natural solution. interesting for having beautiful skin.

 

So, which plants should you choose to take care of your skin?

 

We take stock…

Laurent Troillet
Laurent Troillet
Co-director @ Grangettes Switzerland
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Aloe vera

Aloe vera is a plant that grows in East Africa and around the Mediterranean. Like the cactus, it contains 99% water. The remaining percentage is made up of vitamins, minerals, magnesium… or 150 elements.

 

To make cosmetic treatments, its juice is extracted: it is a thick and transparent gel enclosed in the leaves. It is excellent for the epidermis, and contains:

  • enzymes, which promote faster healing of tissues;
  • minerals essential to the proper functioning of the skin's enzymatic systems, such as copper, chromium, zinc and even sodium, etc.;
  • Amino acids which promote the renewal of fibroblasts and keratinocytes, which themselves regenerate skin tissues;
  • vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B6, B12, C and E;
  • polysaccharides, which are natural sugars capable of retaining a very large quantity of water.

Aloe vera has moisturizing, soothing and healing properties that are sure to do your skin good.

 

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Green tea

Green tea is ideal for all skin types, with oily skin at the top of the list, because it has a sebum regulating effect. Indeed, its high tannin content offers astringent properties, which allow green tea to absorb excess sebum , toxins and pollution residues. This plant cleanses the skin texture and tightens enlarged pores . It helps you have smoother, clarified, and radiant skin .

 

Green tea is also a great anti-aging partner. It is ultraconcentrated in polyphenols including catechin, which neutralizes thefree radicalsresponsible for premature skin aging. Green tea molecules boost collagen production, help preserve skin elasticity, and delay sagging of the dermis. The icing on the cake: its amino acids optimize the regeneration of the skin barrier.

 

Thanks to its anti-inflammatory properties, green tea also takes care of sensitive skin.

 

It is found in the Grangettes facial makeup remover lotion , to eliminate all impurities and have clean , fresh skin.

 

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Ivy (hedera helix)

Ivy is a woody, evergreen perennial plant . Thanks to the saponosides it contains, it soothes sensitive and irritated skin , as well as superficial cuts and burns . It reduces inflammation and calms skin conditions. It is also a great ally in relieving itchy skin and scalp . A real plus if, for example, you have itchy skin after a shower .

 

Incorporated into cosmetic treatments, ivy gently cleanses and purifies the skin and relieves inflammation. It is found in the Grangettes facial makeup remover , for its moisturizing properties. It will leave your skin soft and supple after each use!

 

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Chamomilla bleue (Chamomilla Recutita Matricaria)

Chamomile is a medicinal plant of the Asteraceae family, mainly native to Central Europe and Western and Central Asia.

 

Blue chamomile extract is ideal for sensitive, red, cracked or damaged skin. It acts to reduce rosacea and protects your skin from external aggressions. The ingredients contained in its essential oil have anti-inflammatory and healing properties. Chamomile stimulatesskin metabolismand regenerates tissues.

 

Skin that is prone toeczema(dermatitis) can also be relieved by chamomile. Furthermore, this plant helps to naturally rebalance oily skin, prone to acne.

 

At Grangettes, we have chosen to use blue chamomile floral water in our eye contour gel , in order to offer you a fresher and luminous look . Combined with caffeine and escin , it fights against puffiness and dark circles, for more radiant, less tired skin!

 

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Burdock

Burdock, also known by the scientific name Arctium Lappa, is a perennial plant native to temperate regions of Europe, Asia and North America. It is rich in phenolic acids, polysaccharides, antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds. It is widely used to treat psoriasis and other skin conditions (wounds, boils, abscesses, etc.). In traditional medicine, Burdock root is also used to treat skin problems such as eczema and acne.

 

The active ingredients of burdock root promote microcirculation on the surface of the epidermis. The appearance of the skin is thus improved and smoothed.

 

Burdock flowers are rich in flavonoids, and antioxidants: its anti-aging properties are well recognized. The flowers slow down free radicals, which slows down the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and stimulates the tone of the epidermis.

 

Finally, burdock in cosmetics can help reduce inflammation and soothe irritated skin.

 

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Calendula

Calendula, also known as marigold, is a plant widely used in skin care products. It has soothing and anti-inflammatory properties, and can be used as a facial oil or incorporated into facial creams.

 

It is an ideal plant for relieving fragile skin and inflamed skin: it has an immediate soothing effect on redness .

 

Calendula is also an anti-oxidant and healing, which is used to soothe skin irritations and sunburn.

 

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The nettle

Nettle is a plant rich in vitamins and minerals essential for skin health. It contributes to the firmness of the skin and delays aging cutaneous. It is also beneficial for the skin due to its anti-inflammatory, purifying and toning properties. It can help reduce acne, eczema and itchy skin.

 

It is a real ally for oily skin , because it regulates sebum . This plant is often used as an ingredient in facial masks, moisturizers or lotions.

 

 

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