The Power of Plant Extracts

The Power of Plant Extracts

Posted by Essential Dog on Aug 20, 2021

Plant extracts have recently become popular in cosmetics as an alternative to synthetic ingredients.

Here is a list of plant extracts according to aromatherapy principles and often used by practitioners for the following:

Neem Seed Extract:

Improves skin health, insecticidal, kills fleas.

Calendula & Nettle Extracts:

Anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, eczema & dandruff

Chamomile Extract:

Anti-inflammatory, may help heal wounds and rashes

Comfrey & Horsetail Extract:

Anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, good for eczema and dandruff. Helpful in healing wounds, itchiness and rashes.

Kakadu Plum Extract:

An antioxidant high in Vitamin C that helps reduce skin impurities and free radicals.

Burdock Root Extract:

Purifying, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory and promotes a healthy, shiny coat.

Australian Finger Lime Extract:

Anti-bacterial and anti-fungal