Organic Primula Veris Flower Extract
Primula is a plant genus which comprise of about 400 species. It has been discovered through a number of pharmacological studies that primrose extracts are rich in saponins and phenolic glycosides. In these studies, several flower extracts from Primula Veris L. has been tested for antibacterial activity while decoction from the flowers has been tested for antimitotic activity. All of the tested Primula Veris L. extracts showed inhibitory effect against both Gram positive and Gram negative microorganisms at varying degrees. The most effective fraction was found to be the ethanolic. It has been used in folk remedies to reduce blood clotting and is sometimes used as an antirheumatic.
Primula Veris or more commonly known as cowslip, is high in beta-carotene, vitamin C, calcium, sodium, potassium and salicylates. These are antioxidant and immune system boosting nutrients that can help the skin to recover quickly from various forms of damage such as acne breakouts, rashes and so on. Its cell regenerating properties help to even out skin complexion allowing a more radiant overall appearance.
In skincare, it has been commonly used and proven to be useful in treating acne, pimples, and other skin blemishes. It is also widely recognized for its unique cleansing properties that are able to remove dirt in the pores of the skin. This bring forth a fresher and glowing complexion.