Lemon Myrtle

NATIVE EXTRACTS' innovation in CELLULAR EXTRACTION uses Biomimicry to deliver the first 'True to Nature' Lemon Myrtle extract, delivering its full plant profile of water-soluble phyto-actives. Cellular Extracts are naturally multifunctional, and Lemon Myrtle offers a powerhouse of antioxidants that target a wide range of applications – after sun care, hydration, under eye area and advanced natural hair care. A flowering plant endemic to subtropical rainforests of central and south-eastern Queensland. Recognised by the aromatherapy industry for it's uplifting freshness, it's water-soluble actives are gaining recognition and featuring in soaps, lotions, lip balms and body butters, shampoos and shower gels; as well as a new dimension to existing Lemon Myrtle products.

ACTIVES & BENEFITS

FLAVANOL : CATECHIN

  • Catechins -100 times more potent antioxidants than Vitamin C;
  • Catechins - 25 times more potent than Vitamin E;
  • Skin protection – photo protection; appearance and hydration of the skin;
  • Flavonoids have the ability to absorb UV, possibly making them a useful ingredient in sunscreens and other skin care products;
  • Potent actve for the development of hair care products with protective effects on hair damage.

FLAVANOL : EPICATECHIN

  • Skin protection – photo protection; appearance and hydration of the skin;
  • Flavonoids have the ability to absorb UV, possibly making them a useful ingredient in sun screens and other skin care products;
  • Potent actve for the development of hair care products with protective effects on hair damage.

FLAVONE GLYCOSIDES

  • Strong scavenging action on free radicals;
  • Anti-inflammatory effect on inflammatory cells by suppressing the production of active oxygen;
  • Potent anti-aging activity;
  • Anti-aging active : Neo-collagenesis, stimulates the growth of collagen in the skin reducing fine lines and wrinkles;
  • Flavone Glycosides stabilise Vitamin C, works synergistically, intensifying the antioxidant activity of Vitamin C;
  • Strengthens capillaries, reducing dark circles and puffiness under the eye.

CITRAL*

  • Gives extracts its lemon odour and is known for its anti-bacterial activity;
  • Antioxidant andf anti-inflammatory activities.

REFERENCE Flavanol : Catechin, Flavanol : Epicatechin, Flavone Glycosides and  Citral are major peaks independently identified and verified by Plant Sciences Analytical Services, Southern Cross University. 2012.  SDS, Specifications and CofAs are available.

*II/358 R1: This restriction applies only to EU

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Product Name

NE Lemon Myrtle Extract ANE0035
Backhousia citriodora

Applications

Anti-aging Cosmetics
Anti-wrinkle Collagen Boost
Teenage Skin
Under Eye Repair
Serums
Skin Repair/Firming
Advanced Hair Care
Mens Lines
Whitening/Brightening
Antioxidant Treatments
Collagen Support
Active Mists/Toners

Composition

Results based on Hydrophilic Water-soluble Extracts

Other Extract Options:

Dilution 1:10
Ethanol
Organic
Preserved or Unpreserved

Origin

Leaf

Odour Profile

Sweet citral fragrance

Use Level

Concentrate: 0.5 - <1.0%
Cosmetic (1:10): <5.0%

Compliance

Backhousia citriodora (Lemon Myrtle) Leaf Extract
CAS: 84775-80-4
EC: 283-909-7

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