Muntries, Kunzea pomifera

Muntries washMuntries – also known as emu apples, native cranberries, munthari, muntaberry or monterry – are low-growing plants found along the southern coast of Australia. Muntries contain up to four times more antioxidants than blueberries and provide natural waxes that are good for skin nourishment.

PHENOLIC ACIDS: GALLIC ACID DERIVATIVE
Gallic acid is known for its anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal & anti-viral properties
Gallic acid acts as an antioxidant to protect skin cells from free radicals

FLAVONE GLYCOSIDES
Glycosides are important in natural skincare – they facilitate absorption of other vital ingredients into the skin
Hydrate skin by binding onto water molecules
Flavone Glycosides are strong antioxidants, potent in combating the free radicals that damage the skin by stealing the charge from the healthy cells around t and making them unstable. Effective antioxidants are essential for skincare lines to protect the skin from breaking down and aging
Flavone Glycosides stabilizes Vitamin C & works synergistically together and intensifies than anti-oxidant activity of Vitamin C
Flavone Glycosides strengthen capillaries, ideal for reducing dark circles & puffiness under the eye area

ADDITIONAL CONSIDERATIONS:
Vitamin C can benefit skin as it dramatically increases the synthesis of collagen
Vitamin C is an antioxidant that helps reduce skin damage caused by free radicals
Vitamin C delivered into skin cells is thought to reduce wrinkles and improve skin texture

*Information extracted from Native Extracts Website, 2014.