Helichrysum Stoechas Flower Extract
* Everlasting Extract ORGANIC. The everlasting is an herbaceous plant that grows in open and sunny areas near the sea in the Mediterranean, its name Helichrysum Stoechas comes from the ancient Greek and means lavender of gold.
This extract has a high content of flavonoids and acetophenones with antioxidant properties due to its ability to inhibit oxidases and sequester free radicals, which are responsible for premature aging. In addition flavonoids can increase the availability of endogenous antioxidants, as well as the activity of antioxidant enzymes.
The everlasting extract also possesses anti-inflammatory activity because of its content in phenolic compounds. These compounds in several in vivo studies inhibited edema induced with irritants, so it is advisable for sensitive skin with irritable tendency.