Dictionary of active substances
A B C E F G H I J L M N O P R S T U V Z
Rape oil is extracted from the seeds of the rape (or colza) (Brassica napus). It has a high content of vitamin E (natural antioxidant) and is rich in phytosterols (similar to the skins sterols). Phytosterols bind moisture, increase the skin smoothness and protect the skin.
Rosa Damascena Flower Oil
Rose oil is extracted from Damask Rose which is native to Bulgaria. It has antimicrobial, flavouring and anti-inflammatory properties and is often used in aroma therapy.
Rosmarinus Officinalis Leaf Extract / Rosmarinus Officinalis Oil
Rosemary is native to the Mediterranean region and was over the years also cultivated in other countries like Central Asia, South Africa and the US. It has antioxidant, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and circulation-enhancing properties and activates the skins metabolism.