Lonicera japonica (Japanese Honeysuckle)* is a twining vine with sweet, vanilla-scented flowers that have been used in traditional Chinese medicine for centuries.
Although considered a highly invasive species, Japanese Honeysuckle is a soothing botanical used internally in Chinese medicine, and externally for its highly beneficial skin care properties.
The presence of flavonoids in this botanical lend to it potent antioxidant and anti-irritant properties, making Japanese Honeysuckle extract a valuable ingredient for many skin care products. It may be found in Alchemilla cleansers and masks for its marvelously soothing properties, and in our moisturizers for its highly desirable antioxidant benefits.
*Note: Our Honeysuckle extract is an unconcentrated form made the old-fashioned way (tea, maceration etc.) and does not contain solvents or impurities. It is not sourced from Campo Research (Plantserve), who manufacture a highly concentrated form of this extract for the purposes of preservation.
Skin Care Benefits: Antioxidant, Soothing Anti-Irritant
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