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Our wonderful products are a unique combination of different ingredients taken directly from nature. If you want to learn how they work, then read our glossary.
Here you can find information to ingredients used in Spilanthox therapy.

Acmella Oleracea Extract

Para cress

Para cress (Acmella Oleracea, also known as “herbal Botox”), contains the ingredient Spilanthol. It acts as a natural anesthetic (an effect similar to that of Botox) and immediately smooths expression lines by minimizing facial muscle contractions through „numbing“. (The contractions create wrinkles.) Long-term use reduces wrinkles. Proven effectiveness in numerous studies.

A fundamental ingredient for the visible and rapid reduction of facial wrinkles.

Reduces the intensity of muscle contractions by immediately relaxing the muscles.

Perfect for smoothing out crow’s feet, lines on the forehead or around the mouth, slows down the aging process naturally.

Alcohol

Cera alba

Beeswax

Protects the skin by creating a protective film and provides a special protection for dry and irritated skin. Protects the skin from dehydration.

Citrus Aurantium (Orange) Peel Oil

Orange oil

Orange oil works as an astringent (tightens and makes pores smaller) and strengthens the skin. Smells wonderfully of orange. Stimulates the limbic system in the brain and releases hormones responsible for the feeling of well-being.

Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Oil

Grapefruit oil (makes pores smaller)

Grapefruit oil works as an astringent (tightens and makes pores smaller) and strengthens the skin.

Smells wonderfully of grapefruit. According to studies, women look 5 years younger than their counterparts when they smell of grapefruit.

Cymbopogon Flexousus (Herb) Oil

Lemongrass oil (natural fragrance)

Natural fragrance – reduces or diminishes unpleasant body odors

Disodium Cocoyl Glutamate

Tensid (cleansing)

Mild tensid (plant-based), very effective cleanser and very foamy. Also suitable for cleansing sensitive skin. It is taken from plant oils and is biodegradable.

Glycerin

Glycerin (moisturizer)

Extremely good moisturizer and very compatible with the skin (plant-based)

Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil

Sunflower oil (protects cells)

Sunflower oil is rich in linoleic acids and unsaturated fatty acids. Alpha-Tocopherol protects cells, is an anti-oxidant, and is also very good for the skin. The oil penetrates the skin and leaves it feeling good.

Lactic Acid

Lactic acid (regulates pH-values, moisturizes and softens calloused the skin)

Lactic acid softens calloused skin and moisturizes. Lactic acid regulates the skin’s pH-value and is slightly antibacterial.

Lactobacillus / RYE Flour / Ferment

Fermented rye (rich in Vitamins, enzymatic peeling, reduces wrinkles)

Has a natural, gentle enzymatic peeling effect and plumps up the skin. Rich in organically available ingredients such as lactic, apple and vinegar acid; which also work as enzymatic peeling. Contains 6 of 8 essential amino acids (proteins), which capture free radicals and retain moisture in the skin. Vitamins such as Vitamin B5 and pantothenic acid relax the skin and support its regeneration. Vitamin B3 stabilizes the skin barrier and supports the reduction of wrinkles. Biotin, as well as other minerals and trace elements complement the effects of fermented rye extract.

Magnesium Stearate

Magnesium (moisturizes)

Moisturizes

Olea Europea (Olive) Fruit Oil

Olive oil (smooths, reduces inflammations, moisturizes)

Olive oil smooths the skin and makes it supple. Even dry and scaly skin will become soft and nourished. It is anti-inflammatory and supports blood flow. Rich in oil acids, it moisturizes and protects the skin.

Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil

Almond oil (Captures free radicals, moisturizes, wonderful against wrinkles)

Olive oil penetrates through deep layers of skin and at 90% very rich in simple and complex unsaturated fatty acids. Vitamin E from almond oil protect against free radicals and premature aging of the skin. Maintains moisture in the skin. Long-term use can build up immunity against infections. Easily absorbed by the skin.

Secondary vitamins from the Vitamin B family are also active. They support the absorption of other vitamins, so that their effectiveness is enhanced.

Olive oil contains a range of minerals, including calcium, magnesium and potassium. These also all have their functions, including the stabilization of cell walls, smoothing the complexion and keeping minor infections in check.

Sodium Hyaluronate

Long-chain hyaluronic acid (moisturizing and plumping)

Binds moisture excellent in the skin. Long-chain hyaluronic acid penetrates only into the upper layer of skin and builds an elastic film which helps keep in moisture and supports the skin look fuller and smoother.

Short-chain hyaluronic acid

Excellent moisturizer; due to its small size (molecular weight), it penetrates the skin well and provides an optimal moisturizing, retains moisture, improves the elasticity of the skin and plumps it up.

Hyaluronic acids also capture free radicals and protect the skin from (enviromental) aggressors.

Long-chain hyaluronic acid
Binds moisture excellent in the skin. Long-chain hyaluronic acid penetrates only into the upper layer of skin and builds an elastic film which helps keep in moisture and supports the skin look fuller and smoother.

Short-chain hyaluronic acid
Excellent moisturizer; due to its small size (molecular weight), it penetrates the skin well and provides an optimal moisturizing, retains moisture, improves the elasticity of the skin and plumps it up.

Hyaluronic acids also capture free radicals and protect the skin from (environmental) aggressors.

Spilanthes Oleracea

Herbal-based local anesthetic (smooths expression lines, reduces wrinkles through „numbing“ facial muscle contractions)

Herbal-based extract from the para cress. Reduces wrinkle depth, smooths expression lines and acts as a local anesthetic. Collects in the skin; vanishes slowly after product disuse. By preventing muscle contractions in the face it slows skin aging. A beautiful, natural result, that doesn‘t feel like a mask.

Squalane

Herbal-based Squalan (lipid replenishing, protects from moisture loss)

Phyto-squalan provides a silky feeling and is absorbed well by the skin.

Taken from plants, Squalan replenishes lipids well. It protects the skin from moisture loss and prevents oxidation of skin lipids.

Tocopherol

Vitamin E (schützt vor freien Radikalen. Strafft, wirkt gegen Falten)

Vitamin E is not naturally produced by the body and works as an anti-oxidant that neutralizes free radicals and thereby protect skin cells.

Vitamin E helps tighten the skin, gives it a fresh and young complexion, and increases collagen in the skin. Small wounds heal quicker, as new cells can develop without being attacked by free radicals.

Vitamin E contributes to improved skin complexion, increases moisture and has very strong anti-aging properties.

3-O-Ethyl Ascorbic Acid

Vitamin C (essential for build-up collagen, tightens and refreshes the complexion)

Regenerates the skin and protects against premature aging of the skin through anti-oxidant effect. The skin becomes more elastic due to the creation of collagen. Vitamin C is essential for the creation of collagen. Provides a fresh look.

Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil

Grapeseed oil (protects against free radicals, very rich moisturizer)

Rich on polyphenols and tocopherol (Vitamin E), it has an excellent anti-oxidant effect, protects cells and thereby premature aging of the skin. Grapeseed oil is easily absorbed by the skin and makes it silky smooth and supple.

The oil works against the development of calloused skin by regulating the production of the cebaceous glands. Grapeseed oil is easily absorbed by the skin without leaving an oily film. Grapeseed oil is generally suitable for all skin types. Especially good for impure, mature and dry skin.

Alcohol

Organic alcohol (refines pores, keeps active ingredients in the skin and prevents it from dehydration).

Essential solvent for active ingredients complexes, works astringent, refines pores.

Limonene, Citronellol, Geraniol

Natural fragrances (such as lavender, lemon, etc)

Provides pleasant fragrances, are all-natural, not synthetic

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