Crown of Gold, Barklya syringifolia

Crown-of-goldThe “Crown of Gold” is an Australian native rainforest tree “wild harvested” in eastern coastal Queensland & New South Wales. Its golden yellow to orange cylindrical flowers have a fresh floral scent. Crown of Gold extract has captured this scent along with many anti-oxidants, anti-ageing actives, anti-inflammatory actives & wound healing properties. An exciting advance towards developing natural, fragrance free products.

Ferulic acid is an anti-oxidant and photo-protective agent used in biomedical and cosmetic formulations to prevent skin cancer and senescence
Ferulic acid compounds have superior clinical anti-aging activity, which can be applied as a novel skin care active

Gallic acid is known for its anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal & anti-viral properties
Gallic acid acts as an anti-oxidant to protect skin cells from free radicals

Glycosides are used for two reasons in natural skincare, they help get other vital ingredients absorbed into the skin & they also are used to hydrate the skin, by binding onto water molecules
Provides potent antioxidant protection and supports healthy immune system function
Supports healthy collagen production, the main component of connective tissue

Flavanols -100 times more potent antioxidants than Vitamin C
Flavanols – 25 times more potent than Vitamin E
Skin protection – photo protection; appearance & hydration of the skin
Flavanols have the ability to absorb UV, possibly making them a useful ingredient in sun screens & other skin care products

Flavone Glycosides are strong antioxidants, reducing the creation of free radicals. Skincare products need antioxidants to protect the skin from ageing
Flavone Glycosides stabilize Vitamin C, works synergistically, intensifying the antioxidant activity of Vitamin C
Strengthens capillaries, reducing dark circles and puffiness under the eye. Anti-inflammatory effects

*Information extracted from Native Extracts Website, 2014.