‘Feuerstein’ mountain herb extracts
Peppermint extracts have a cleansing and reviving effect and are particularly good for tired, congested and unclear skin. The menthol contained in the mint has mild antiseptic properties which boost the detoxifying and decongesting process by stimulating the lymph flow. Mint is generally recognised as a particularly effective agent for improving skin clarity.
The antibacterial effect of lemon balm extract gently clears skin impurities and prevents them from recurring. Lemon balm has soothing, relaxing and nurturing qualities which also help to reduce swelling. As a cosmetic ingredient, lemon balm simultaneously soothes and refreshes the skin.
Since horsetail contains large quantities of silicic acid, one of its uses is to strengthen the connective tissue. It tones the skin, whilst making it smoother and more elastic. It has mildly astringent qualities which disinfect and help in building up tissue.
The soothing plant extracts from linden blossoms improve cell metabolism and increase the skin’s resilience to harmful environmental influences. Its soothing and tranquilising properties make linden blossom extract particularly suitable for nervous and sensitive skin. This extract refines the complexion, fortifies and refreshes the skin and stimulates its blood circulation.
For thousands of years, specific active substances have been helping the plant to survive in extreme climate conditions with powerful levels of UV radiation and at heights between 1,500 and 3,400 metres. Edelweiss extract has an outstanding ability to neutralise free radicals which explains its use in cosmetics as an anti-aging agent. It protects the skin from UV radiation, counteracts aging of the skin and helps to prevent wrinkles.
Lady’s mantle improves blood circulation within the skin, tightens the connective tissue and counteracts impure and large-pored skin. In addition to its soothing effect on the skin, lady’s mantle is well-known for its balancing and regulating effects on the female organism.
The marigold is a medicinal plant with anti-inflammatory properties. It soothes irritated, stressed skin and has regenerative effects on problem skin areas. Natural healing methods have long since recognised that marigold extracts help in the formation of granulation tissue, stimulate the immune system and possess oestrogenic properties.