Illawarra Flame Tree, Brachychiton acerifolius

Flame TreeThis tiny flower is an amazing discovery, packed with potent bio-actives & benefits. Native to subtropical eastern coastal regions of Australia. Famous for the bright red bell-shaped flowers that cover the tree when it is leafless. Commonly referred to as the “Kurrajong”.

POLYPHENOL FLAVINOID – EPIGALLOCATECHIN
Anti-oxidant : protects cells from lipid peroxidation & DNA damage induced by free radicals
Anti-inflammatory benefits in cosmetic applications
Stimulates healthy collagen production (anti-oxidant)
Protects skin from sun damage

FLAVAN-3-OL CATECHIN
100 X more potent antioxidants than Vit C & 25 X more potent than Vit E
Skin protection – improves photo protection, appearance & hydration of the skin
Flavanoids have the ability to absorb UV

FLAVONE GLYCOSIDES – RUTIN
Maintains good skin conditioning
Anti-inflammatory : strengthens capillaries, reduces dark circles & puffiness
Anti-oxidant : Inhibits oxidation of Vitamin C, stopping it becoming a free radical, intensifying the antioxidant activity of Vitamin C

FLAVONONE GLYCOSIDE – TRIHYDROXY FLAVONONE
Powerful anti-oxidant
Flavonoids have a low toxicity & boost the immune system
Anti-inflammatory
Anti-microbial
Anti-cancer properties
Protect against oxidative & free radical damage, the major contributor to ageing

FLAVONE GLYCOSIDE – TETRA HYDROXY FLAVONE
Strong Anti-oxidants : reducing creation of free radicals, protects the skin from breaking down & aging
Strengthens capillaries, reducing circles & puffiness under the eye
Anti-inflammatory effects

*Information extracted from Native Extracts Website, 2014.