Blackberry, Rubus fruticosus

Native-BlackberryAustralian Blackberry contains enormous amounts of Anthrocyanocides (powerful antioxidants) found in the pigment that gives it the dark purple/black colour. Studies show anthocyanin to have the strongest anti-inflammatory effect of any flavonoid. There’s growing evidence that anthocyanin has significant beneficial effects for human skin when included in diet or from a topical application. Also known as Bramble, Dewberry & Gout Berry.

FLAVONOID – ANTHOCYANIN
Anti-inflammatory action reduces the appearance of fine lines & wrinkles
Anthocyanins are found to have the strongest anti-inflammatory effect of any flavonoid tested
Antioxidant, & anti-inflammatory properties
Improves collagen
Behaves like an alpha-hydroxy acid (AHA)
Helps cells neutralize naturally occurring toxic free-radicals

PHENOLIC COMPOUND
Antimicrobial, antioxidant, & anti-inflammatory properties
Antioxidant activity considered stronger than that of Vitamin E
Anti-inflammatory action reduces the appearance of fine lines & wrinkles
Behaves like an alpha-hydroxy acid (AHA)

FLAVONE GLYCOSIDES  –  QUERCETIN
Quercetin belongs to a group of plant pigments called flavonoids that give many fruits, flowers, and vegetables their color
Flavone Glycosides are strong antioxidants, reducing the creation of free radicals. Antioxidants protect the skin from breaking down & ageing

*Information extracted from Native Extracts Website, 2014.