Elderflower has many beauty benefits.
These include skin softening & smoothing effects, anti-inflammatory & anti-wrinkle properties & is great for all skin types. Who wouldn’t want this in their skincare!
Elderflowers are a creamy white, five-petaled blossom which cluster into bunches on an Elderberry shrub. They have a sweet scent aroma sometimes described as fresh hay with mild anise notes.
Elderflowers are nutrient & antioxidant rich. Some of the nutrients found in Elderflower include Bioflavonoids, Choline, Omega-3 fatty acids, Omega-6 fatty acids, Pectin and Tannins. They also contain vitamins A, B-1, B-2, B-3 complex. These give the elderflower its anti-inflammatory, anticancer and antiviral properties.
1. Anti-wrinkle, anti-aging benefits
Elderflower has anti-inflammatory properties and is rich in vitamins, flavonoids and quercetin. They are also rich in bioflavonoids which help prevent wrinkles from developing.
Elderflower contains anti-oxidants that protect against sun and other free-radical damage. They have also been shown to promote blood circulation and are packed with vitamins A, B, C, and E. These are excellent for making the skin firmer, improving complexion and evening out skin tone.
2. Promote Healthy Clear skin
The anti-microbial and anti-fungal compounds in elderflower help to keep the skin healthy and clear. They balance out excess oils helping to prevent break-outs. Elderflowers are ideal for cleansing the skin.
3. Poor minimising & Skin smoothing effects
Elderflower are mildly astringent so are helpful in refining the complexion. The astringent properties cause the skin to tighten, reducing the size and appearance of pores. The reduction of pores in the skin to a healthy size has the benefit of making the skin look and feel smoother and fresh.
Our raw beauty naturally Lemon myrtle & Elderflower Body Wash is a hydrating natural body wash containing certified organic elderflower extract & lemon myrtle essential oil. It is gentle enough for use by the whole family and has been found to assist in relieving a wide variety of skin conditions, including eczema, psoriasis & acne.