Althaea Officinalis Root Extract
* Marshmallow Extract ORGANIC. Althaea officinalis is a vivacious herbaceous plant of great size that was already used by the Egyptians for its emollient properties for the treatment of respiratory conditions, gastric ulcer and inflammations or ulcerations of the oral cavity and the skin.
Endogenous hyaluronic acid is one of the responsible for maintaining the degree of hydration of the skin, one of the functions of the Marshmallow is to prevent the enzyme hyaluronidase (which is responsible for degrading hyaluronic acid) to perform its function. Avoiding the decrease of body hyaluronic acid that has harmful effects on the skin such as aging, dry skin and the generation of inflammatory processes.
In addition Althaea administered topically it is useful in various alterations of the skin, serves to aid in the healing of wounds, burns and irritations. Marshmallow is part of the excipient of some pharmaceutical specialties for dermatological use.