Burdock extract is obtained from the root of the plant which grows spontaneously in Europe, Asia and North America. It has large green leaves, the flowers are like small purplish thistles. The leaves of the plant are used but above all the root which, harvested before flowering, is cut transversely and lengthwise before subjecting it to drying.
Characteristics and Benefits of Burdock extract
Rich in inulin, tannins and vitamins, thanks to its antiseborrheic properties , Burdock root is used in cosmetics for the care of oily and acne-prone skin thanks to its purifying and soothing action .
Furthermore, the functional active ingredients contained in it protect the skin collagen from alterations caused by exposure to sunlight and inhibit hyaluronidase, responsible for most of the damage to the skin and subcutaneous tissues that are observed in the case of acne and seborrheic dermatitis.