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Rhodiola rosea Extracts

It was included in the first Swedish Pharmacopoeia (1755). Vikings used the herb to enhance their physical strength and endurance. Traditional folk medicine used R. rosea to increase physical endurance, work productivity, longevity, resistance to high altitude sickness, and to treat fatigue, depression, anemia, impotence, gastrointestinal ailments, infections, and nervous system disorders.

Cinnamyl alcohol glycoside responsible for the antidepressant and anxiolytic actions of this plant, along with salidroside

The anatomy of golden root

 

Ginger Root Extract

Ginger is a well known spice and flavoring agent which has also been used in traditional medicine in many countries. This large seasonal plant is cultivated in Southeast Asia and China, India, and some parts of Africa. Ginger, a source of valuable phytonutrients, is characterized as having an aromatic odor and a pungent taste. The part of the ginger plant that is used is the root. The flat surfaces of the rhizome are removed, leaving the remains of the underground stem. Ginger contains essential oils including gingerol and zingiberene. It also contains pungent principles such as zingerone, gingerol and shogaol. For centuries, in Ayurvedic and Tibetan systems of medicine, ginger has been used in the management of headache, nervous diseases, nausea, and vomiting. Ginger has been noted to treat migraine headaches without side-effects. In addition, it is also recommended in the management of rheumatic disorders and muscular pain.

Elderberry extract

Elderberries have been used for their medicinal benefits for thousands of years throughout North America, Europe, Western Asia and North Africa. In the Middle Age, it was considered as a Holy Tree due to its ability to improve health and longevity. Elderberries are full of powerful nutrients and have some interesting health benefits.

Elderberries are a dark blue, purplish berry that is both rich in colour and nutrition. These berries contain very high amounts of the polyphenol anthocyanin, which give them their dark colour. Anthocyanin's antioxidant ability allows the berries to survive periods of intense UV light radiation from the sun.

Elderberry has a very high ORAC score: over twice as much as blueberry and cranberry. Elderberry also contains trace minerals and has more vitamin C than oranges.

Sea Buckthorn Oil

Sea buckthorn oil has been used for thousands of years as a natural remedy for various ailments. It is extracted from the berries, leaves, and seeds of the sea buckthorn plant (Hippophae rhamnoides), which is a small shrub that grows at high elevations in the northwestern Himalayan region (Trusted Source). Sometimes called the sacred fruit of the Himalayas, sea buckthorn can be applied to the skin or ingested. A popular remedy in Ayurvedic and traditional Chinese medicines, it can offer health benefits ranging from supporting your heart to protection against diabetes, stomach ulcers, and skin damage.

Raspberry Seed Oil

The raspberry ketone is a natural phenolic compound that is the primary aroma compound of red raspberries. It is used in perfumery, in cosmetics and as a food additive to impart a fruity odor. It is one of the more expensive natural flavors used in the food industry.

Pumpkin Seed Oil

The pumpkin grows as a large, annual creeper. The stems, thick and non-lignified, elongate rapidly in one season, sometimes over 5 m, with some branching. The leaves are alternate, carried by a long upright petiole. They deploy a large palmate blade, almost rounded, presenting 3 important veins. The rod crawls or sometimes climbs on a support. The plant is covered with fine transparent hairs, unpleasant to the touch. The flowers appear in summer, male flowers first, then female flower next, recognizable by its inferior ovary, a small ball under the flower. The stems should be long and branched to produce several female flowers. The fruits are massive and rounded, capable of weighing more than 15 kg. The pumpkin is yellow as it grows, then turns orange as it ripens. It contains large, flat seeds, rich in nutrients

Pomegranate Seed Oil

Pomegranate is an antioxidant, prized for its virtues against cholesterol, cardiovascular risks as well as prostate adenoma and its cancer complications. It is also rich in iron, potassium, copper, vitamins B5, B6, B9 and C. Its therapeutic properties are multiple since the flowers are astringent, especially useful in case of diarrhea or hemorrhage, while the bark is deworming but prohibited for sale because of its poor tolerance.

Perilla Oil

Perilla is usually consumed directly in everyday life. The leaves are green (purple coloured if still young age) is used as a complement in salads, this leaves well-known in the culture barbeque in Korea. The seeds can be extracted an oil which is rich in benefits.

Perilla seed oil contains high levels of omega 3 fatty acids that are known to have antiseptic activity and to be effective against the bacteria responsible for acne. capacity is also attributed to this oil to suppress chronic inflammation and itching. Perilla seed oil is particularly suitable for use in a mixture, in facial massage oil, lotion, cream and as part of the scrub salt formulations.