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Saffron is a spice derived from the flowers of the saffron crocus (Crocus sativus). The plant itself is also abbreviated saffron. Saffron, which for years has been the world's most expensive spice by weight, grows naturally in Southwest Asia. It was cultivated for the first time in the region of Greece.
Characteristic of saffron are the bitter taste and smell of iodoform or hay. They are due to the chemicals picrocrocin and saffron. It also contains the carotenoid dye crocin, which gives a rich golden-yellow color to food. Because of these qualities, saffron is a much sought after spice for food around the world.
Cosmetic benefits of saffron:
Saffron is also a valuable ingredient in the cosmetics industry. Saffron has the properties to relieve common skin problems, including acne.
Saffron has various proven skin-friendly properties. Among them are:
- Protects against UV radiation - the active compound Crocin, which is contained in saffron, has beneficial antioxidant properties that neutralize free radicals. Crocin protects against ultraviolet A (UVA) rays, which are responsible for premature skin aging.
- Anti-inflammatory action - The antioxidant properties of crocin can help fight this oxidative stress and inflammation. According to laboratory studies mentioned above, Crocin inhibits the expression of various inflammatory proteins.
- Helps to heal wounds - cosmetics that contain saffron increase the growth of skin cells, which is necessary for rapid wound healing.
- Reduces hyperpigmentation - the active ingredients in saffron, incl. Crocin reduces melanin levels. The compounds work by suppressing tyrosinase, an enzyme that is essential for the production of melanin.
Glycerin soap with saffron gently cleanses deeply and moisturizes. Gives a radiant and maintained look to the skin. The soap has a gentle and pleasant scent of lilac.
PROPYLENE GLYCOL, GLYCERIN SORBITOL, SODIUM STEARATE, SODIUM LAURETH SULFAT, AQUA, COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE, TRISODIUM DICARBOXYMETHYL ALANINATE, TITANIUM DIOXIDE, PARFUM, LINALOOL, CROCUS SATIVUS STIGMA
The saffron in this soap is produced in Bulgaria!
Apply on the skin, then rinse thoroughly. Can be used daily.
For external use only! Keep away from children. Avoid contact with eyes. In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water.
Packing: 70 g