This ingredient has many benefits for the skin. The Calming Cream makes use of the strong water-attracting property, so that the skin is better hydrated and the skin feels smoother and more supple.
Avena Sativa (Oat extract)
The cream contains the natural anti-oxidant compounds from oats, such as polyphenols, flavonoids and the anti-irritant properties of avenanthramides. Several studies have shown that oats soothe irritated skin.
The Greek name for this plant is Althaea Officinalis. Althaea comes from Althaia and means medicine, while Officinalis means apothecary’s workshop. In the Netherlands it is known as marshmallow leaf, has an anti-inflammatory and calming effect on the skin. The external use on eczema spots, boils and dermatitis has been described. More about Mashmallow root