Plant and Herbs

Saxifraga sarmentosa extract for Skin, Body, and Hair

Saxifraga Sarmentosa Extract is an extract of the herb of the strawberry begonia, Saxifragasarmentosa.

What are the benefits of using Saxifraga sarmentosa extract for the skin, body, and hair?

  • Collagenase and elastase production: Saxifraga sarmentosa extract can help with the production of Collagenase and elastase production that is responsible for premature skin aging.
  • Reduction of skin rash: there are studies showing that Saxifraga sarmentosa extract can reduce skin rash development and penetrate into the epidermis. This demonstrates real inhibitory power on the effects of skin insults leading to an exaggerated inflammatory response. This slows down aging induced by all these skin insults.
  • Antioxidant: Saxifraga sarmentosa extract can help to scavenge free radicals and as a result reduce aging.
  • Anti-tumour: there are studies suggesting that the extract of S. sarmentosa has anti-tumor effects on Lewis lung tumors.
  • Anti-aging: there are studies suggesting that a cream formulation containing Saxifraga sarmentosa extract prevents accelerated aging, decreases age-related skin spots, increases skin firmness, and decreases eye-contour wrinkles.
  • Moisturizes the skin: it also helps to moisturize the skin mainly because of its anti-aging and collagenase and elastase production.
  • Anti-inflammatory: Saxifraga sarmentosa extract has anti-inflammatory properties that can help with skin conditions like psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, allergy, burning, or itching of the skin.
  • Hair loss: Saxifraga sarmentosa extract may help with hair loss.

Who can use Saxifraga sarmentosa extract?

Saxifraga sarmentosa extract is suitable for all skin types including sensitive skin and skin of colour, but do make sure to conduct a test patch to see if you are allergic to this extract.