Scientific name: Myrtillus Fruit Extract vaccinium
Classification: Vegetable extract
Tales from nature
The black blueberry is a shrub from twenty to sixty centimeters with bluish fruits in the shape of small berries. Much appreciated by Native Americans, the wild blueberry forms a five -pointed star that the "great spirit" sent to mitigate hunger, according to their beliefs. The Indians used blueberries for medical purposes by creating aromatic infusions with the roots of the plant. Today America is the largest world blueberry manufacturer.
Rich in active ingredients, it has soothing properties, calming skin, rebalancing, anti -inflammatory, antioxidants and protective of capillaries and blood vessels. In the cosmetic field it is used in products for sensitive, red, or fragile skin, or in case of dark circles, to improve blood microcirculation.
The glycolic extract of blueberry has soothing properties on the redness of the fragile or stressed skin, fights free radicals and stimulates the synthesis of collagen. It is rich in vitamins (A, group B, C, PP) and minerals (calcium, sodium, phosphorus, potassium) which give it important antioxidant properties.
It makes hair soft and shiny. Also used also as a fragrance with a bitter and pungent note. Like the most common berries, it is a welcoming "cosy" ingredients that recalls intimate and personal memories, linked to childhood and adolescence.