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We’re pleased to unveil our three latest cosmetic extracts, each offering a unique range of benefits. Let’s explore these unusual botanical actives and the natural cosmetic wonders they provide. 1) RosaVive – Rosa canina Cosmetic Extract: Discover the transformative benefits of Rosehip with RosaVive. With a fruity fragrance and attractive colour, this versatile extract nourishes and moisturises…Read More
We are excited to share this collaboration with Score, who has recently launched a new flavour, umhlonyane. Artemisia afra, commonly known as African wormwood or umhlonyane, is a well-known plant in South Africa with a strong medicinal and cultural significance. “Score Umhlonyane is made from African wormwood that’s grown and harvested in the remote village…Read More
The endocannabinoid system (ECS) regulates multiple physiological processes, including cutaneous cell growth and differentiation. Here, we explored the effects of the major nonpsychotropic phytocannabinoid of Cannabis sativa, (-)-cannabidiol (CBD), on human sebaceous gland function and determined that CBD behaves as a highly effective sebostatic agent. Administration of CBD to cultured human sebocytes and human skin…Read More
Rooibos, native to South Africa, has been used for centuries as a tea; known to have excellent healing properties. Scientists have begun to study this interesting extract, found to contain the flavonoid, Aspalathin. At this time, Aspalathin has only been found in Rooibos. The antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties make Rooibos an attractive new extract to…Read More
Obesity is a significant contributor to increased morbidity and premature mortality due to increasing the risk of many chronic metabolic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and certain types of cancer. Lifestyle modifications such as energy restriction and increased physical activity are highly effective first-line treatment strategies used in the management of obesity.…Read More