True Marshmallow

Althea Officinalis (Marshmallow) Extract, Althea Officinalis (Marshmallow)

Marschmellow is part of the Malvaceae family and is native to Europe, Central Russia, Western Asia and Northern Africa. It has a strong soothing effect and ability to coat the skin with a protective layer, thanks to the mucilage contained in it. Skin becomes soft, smooth, is healed and calmed, and benefits from the anti-inflammatory effects of the plant. Allergy suffers tolerates the active ingredients well.

Cosmetic properties:

  • soothing, healing, calming & anti-inflammatory effects, suitable for allergy suffers
  • coats the skin, making it soft and smooths dry & irritated skin

see Heike Käser 2010, "Naturkosmetische Rohstoffe", Linz, Verlag Freya, 3. Edition 2012