Marshmallow Root has been used for many years in western herbal medicine to help treat inflammatory skin conditions. This herbal ingredient is native to Europe and is known for its ability to soothe symptoms of eczema and dermatitis.
Inflammation in the skin is provoked by pathogens, mechanical & chemical agents and autoimmune responses. It occurs when the body responds to these by repairing tissue damage and defends against harmful stimuli, symptoms of inflammation in the skin may present as redness, swelling or itching.
To help relieve symptoms of inflammation in the skin we have included Marshmallow Root in our Purifying Gel Cleanser & Hydrating Face Cream. This powerful botanical ingredient is used to relieve eczema, dermatitis and other inflammatory skin conditions.
See below why we love this powerful herbal ingredient -
Research has found that when topical creams containing 20% Marshmallow Root were applied to the skin they significantly reduced skin inflammation. It was also found that Marshmallow Root can stimulate certain cells that have anti-inflammatory activity.
Reduces irritation caused by UV damage
Research has shown that skin irritation caused by UV exposure was significantly reduced when ointment containing 20% Marshmallow Root was applied to the skin.
Delivers essential antioxidants
Marshmallow Root has been found to contain antioxidant properties which will help to protect the skin from free radicals - preventing damage to the skin!