Mountain Pepper Berries, Tasmannia lanceolata

Mountain Pepper BerryMountain Pepper (Tasmanian Native Pepper or Cornish Pepper leaf) is a perennial shrub native to woodlands & cool temperate rainforests of Tasmania. Belonging to the ancient Gondwanan supercontinent family of plants, Winteraceae, the mountain pepper plant was used in traditional medicine for centuries & represents exciting innovations cosmetic & pharmaceutical industries. This little berry is packed with powerful actives.

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)

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

FLAVONOID GLYCOSIDES – RUTIN
Rutin is a strong antioxidant. Free radicals cause damage to skin by stealing charge from healthy cells, making them unstable
Rutin inhibits Vitamin C to oxidize & become a free radical, intensifying the antioxidant activity of Vitamin C
Rutin strengthens capillaries, reducing dark circles and puffiness
Rutin has anti-inflammatory effects

POLYPHENOL – CHLOROGENIC ACID
Chlorogenic acid is a strong antioxidant

POLYGODIAL
Antifungal & anti-microbial; Potent anti-inflammatory & anti-allergic activities

*Information extracted from Native Extracts Website, 2014.