Organic Anti-Ageing Cosmeceuticals

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HORSETAIL OIL and H. EXTRACT

Botanical name: 

Equisetum Arvense Extract Oil and Equisetum Arvense Extract.

Origin: One of the oldest medicinal herbs, out of 15 horsetail species, common horsetail (Equisetum Arvense) is best known for its health benefits. Originally from the Pacific Northwest, today is present throughout the world.

Skin benefits: Horsetail contains many nutrients and minerals. These include calcium, iron, manganese, silica and antioxidants. Besides being an antioxidant, horsetail is also antimicrobial, antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory.

It is reported to contain more silicon in the form of silica and silica acids than any other herb, which helps to maintain and recover the connective tissues of the skin, rejuvenating and invigorating it. In this regard, it also helps to form new collagen, an important factor in preventing signs of ageing in the skin.