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Imperial Peony Oil Extract

| [im-ˈpir-ē-el, ˈpē-e-nē, oil, ik-ˈstrakt] |


Categories: Plant Extracts, Antioxidants

Imperial Peony Oil Extract Skincare Benefits:
Antioxidant
Soothing

The name peony refers to the Greek myth about Paion, a physician to the Greek Gods, and overtime peony has come to suit its name’s origin. Similar to how Paion used peony to cure the illnesses of the gods, peony extract is known to possess both antioxidant and skin-soothing effects. Imperial peony is composed of essential oils, flavonoids, saponins, tannins, organic acids, nickel, calcium, iron, and resins. These components provide strong antioxidant properties that work to help protect the skin by neutralizing free-radicals present in the environment. 1

  1. Lee, S. et al. Partially purified paeoniflorin exerts protective effects on UV-induced DNA damage and reduces facial wrinkles in human skin. Journal of cosmetic science 57.1, 57-64 (2005)