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Alkanna Tinctoria Root Extract

This extract is obtained from the root of the Alkanna Tinctoria with a method developed in laboratory, which obtains the main active ingredients. This extract is available in HG, HS, G and OL versions.


Its scientific name is Alkanna Tinctoria, and it is also known as Dye Moth or Devil’s Root. It belongs to the Boraginaceae family, with small violet flowers and a dark red color on the outside and inside violet, enveloping a whitish heart whose medicinal and palliative properties have been used to heal wounds, burns, cracks in hands and feet, and for various skin conditions. The Root of the Traitor was a plant used in medieval times by druids, ancient Celtic priests, for the maceration of vegetable oils intended for various healing purposes. However, the inquisitors forbade it because it dyed the water the color of the blood. It usually grows endemically in the south of France and the coasts of Levante, in the coastal dunes and in the sands of the interior.


In general it stands out for its moisturizing properties and effects, it is an excellent tonic that relieves and helps to heal skin problems such as dryness, dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis, acne, sores, wounds, burns, warts, spots (except those congenital or due to lack of melanin), fungus, boils, blackheads, mud, allergies, fistulas, scalp problems, and so on.

It has important moisturizing and regenerative properties, it helps to activate circulation and eliminate dead skin cells.

It has astringent and emollient properties.

Stretch marks: it is useful to help reduce stretch marks, small lines or skin tears that usually appear on the skin during and after pregnancy or in those people who lose and gain weight quickly.

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