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Arnica (fleurs) extrait CO2-to, 4 % lactones sesquiterpéniques
Product-No.: 043.002


Matières Premières:
Arnica montana – Flowers, dried

Fabrication:
By supercritical fluid extraction with natural carbon dioxide, no solvent residues, no inorganic salts, no heavy metals, no reproducible microorganisms [1]. This CO2-extract is standardized with sunflower oil (organic) to a constant content of sesquiterpene lactones.

Ingrédients:
3,5 – 4,5 % sesquiterpene lactones, triterpenediol esters (faradiol- and arnidiolester), a small amount of essential oil, waxes, resins.

Utilisation:
Arnica flower preparations are used in traditional medicine for external application in cases of injury and accidental consequences, such as haematomas, bruises and sprains. Arnica is also used to treat rheumatic muscle and joint complaints and inflammation of the mucous membranes in the mouth and throat. The flowers are also effective against inflammations caused by insect bites [2].*

 

 

Arnica extract can be used as a fragrance in perfumes or other cosmetic products. The extract is also used as a skin care agent in many different cosmetics [3]. Only suitable for external use.*

Littérature:
[1] P. Manninen, E. Häivälä, S. Sarimo, H. Kallio : Distribution of microbes in supercritical CO2 extraction of sea buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides) oils : Zeitschrift für Lebensmitteluntersuchung und -Forschung / Springerverlag (1997) 204: 202-205
[2] F.C. Czygan, D. Frohne, Chr. Höltzel, A. Nagell, P. Pachaöy, H.J. Pfänder, M. Wichtl, g. Willhuhn, W. Buff : Teedrogen und Phytopharmaka, 3. Auflage. : Stuttgart: Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH 1997
[3] European Commission Health & Consumers Directorate. : Cosmetic Ingredients and Substances (CosIng®) Database. : Brussels, Belgium: European Commission.

 

* Statements summarise literature evidence and have informative character. They might be derived from in vitro or animal tests and thus not be substantiated for humans. Statements have not been evaluated by competent authorities and do not refer to finished products. The marketer of any finished product containing any FLAVEX extract as ingredient is responsible for assuring that the claims made for his product are lawful and comply with all applicable laws and regulations of the country in which the product is to be sold.