Borage, also known as star-flower because of its star-shaped flowers, is another superhero amongst beneficial plants. It is the highest known source of Gamma Linoleic Acid (GLA). GLA is one of the essential fatty acids that are necessary for our living but are not made by our bodies.
In skincare rosemary extract is used as a powerful natural antioxidant thanks to its rosmanarinic acid that also has anti-bacterial and skin calming effects. Further, rosemary is known to be a rich source of manganese, a mineral that helps minimize wrinkles and protects the skin from damage.
Also called Sangre de Drago, dragon’s blood is a resin, sap, extracted from a tree indigenous to South America – Croton lechleri. As this tree is commonly referred to as “dragon tree” and its sap has a vibrant deep red 🩸 colour, the red resin received the name of Dragon’s Blood.