Calendula Oil (infused)
INCI: Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil and Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract
Calendula oil is derived from the marigold flower and is known for its many skin benefits. Some of the key skin benefits of calendula oil include:
Anti-inflammatory properties: The oil has anti-inflammatory properties that make it effective in reducing redness, swelling, and irritation in the skin.
Moisturizing: It is a natural moisturizer that helps to hydrate and soothe dry, itchy skin.
Antioxidant: Contains antioxidants that help to protect the skin against damage from free radicals.
Healing: Calendula oil has been used for centuries to help heal cuts, wounds, and other skin injuries. It is believed to promote the growth of new skin cells, which can speed up the healing process.
Soothing: Calendula oil is often used to soothe skin that has been irritated by eczema, psoriasis, and other skin conditions.
Anti-aging: Calendula oil may help to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, as well as improve skin elasticity, thanks to its antioxidant properties.
Calendula oil contains a variety of antioxidants, including:
Carotenoids: Carotenoids are pigments that give the marigold flower its yellow and orange color. Some of the most common carotenoids found in calendula oil include lutein and zeaxanthin, which are known for their antioxidant properties.
Flavonoids: Flavonoids are a type of antioxidant that are found in many plants, including calendula. Some of the most common flavonoids found in calendula oil include quercetin and kaempferol, which are known for their anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
Triterpenoids: Triterpenoids are a type of compound found in many plants, including calendula. Some of the most common triterpenoids found in calendula oil include oleanolic acid and ursolic acid, which are known for their anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
These antioxidants play an important role in protecting the skin against damage from free radicals, which can cause oxidative stress and contribute to the aging of the skin. Additionally, they help to reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and other signs of aging, as well as improve skin elasticity and hydration.
Fatty Acid Profile
C16:0 PALMITIC 4.0 – 9.0
C18:0 STEARIC <7.0
C18:1 OLEIC 14.0 – 42.0
C18:2 LINOLEIC 48.0 – 75.0
C18:3 LINOLENIC <0.5
We can confirm that Calendula, Infused in Sunflower Oil has not been Animal Tested for cosmetic purposes by or on behalf of the company, nor has any of its component parts named in the International Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary & Handbook (11th Edition), 31st December 1990.
Leaping Bunny We can confirm that Calendula, Infused in Sunflower Oil complies with the criteria of the Humane Cosmetics Standard & has not been tested or re-tested on animals for cosmetic purposes by or on behalf of The Formulary
Vegan: We can confirm that Calendula, Infused in Sunflower Oil is suitable for Vegans.
BSE/TSE Status O&3 can confirm that Calendula, Infused in Sunflower Oil is not derived from Animal Origin, therefore a BSE/TSE statement is not applicable.