Swiss Comfrey Root - Ingredient of the Month
What is it?
Swiss Comfrey Root comes from the Comfrey species, which are herbs very popular in organic gardening. A perennial herb belonging to the family Boraginaceae, the root is turnip-like, native to Europe and ours, Switzerland. Used in organic medicine and cosmetics, Swiss Comfery Root is a wonderful ingredient when it comes to natural skincare…
How can Swiss Comfrey Root help my skin?
Swiss Comfrey Root contains high amounts of a substance called Allantoin. This incredible ingredient helps to promote new skin cell growth, encouraging wounds to heal quicker, reducing scaring and promote a healthy and youthful appearance to the skin.
Calming Skin Rashes
Cooling and soothing skin issues such as scratches, rashes and insect bites and stings, Swiss Comfrey Root will reduce any redness in the surrounding area, will healing the irritated and inflamed skin.
Having mild astringent properties, Swiss Comfrey Root tightens, tones and shrinks open pores. It also helps to dry up and ease skin ulcers, sunburn and skin sores, making this versatile ingredient an excellent treatment for eczema, psoriasis and dermatitis.
Found in Swiss Comfrey Root are defensive compounds known as Tannins. These naturally protect the plant, and once applied onto the skin, will protect it from bacteria and toxins from the surrounding environment.
Joint Pain Relief
Another important use of Swiss comfrey Root is that is can help to effectively reduce pain caused by conditions such as arthritis, and injuries like muscle strains and sprains.
Antioxidant & Anti-inflammatory
A substance called Rosmarinic acid is found within the Swiss Comfrey Root and has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects on the skin once applies. It can also help to protect the skin from UV damage.
Vitamins & Mineral Rich
Containing vitamins A, B, and C, along with minerals such as calcium, chromium, magnesium and potassium, Swiss Comfrey Root provides much needed nourishment to the skin, helping to keep it in optimal skin health.
Which Pevonia products contain Swiss Comfrey Root?
A multi-active one step formula for high performing and thorough cleansing and toning. This product is the first step in the collection to normalise the activity of dermal stem cells and stimulate fibroblasts growth.
An accelerated repairing serum for signs of ageing, the Stem Cells Phyto-Elite™ serum helps to smooth and hydrate skin while improving elasticity. The serum also protects and energises skin by preserving dermal stem cells vitality and ability to renew.
This anti-ageing moisturiser smoothes fine lines and wrinkles, while rejuvenating and brightening skin tone. The Stem Cells Phyto-Elite™ Intensive Cream is the final product in the collection to apply to help restore, renew and heal ageing skin by improving epidermal density.
This ground-breaking freeze-dried treatment redefines the anti-ageing facial. Infused with the first ever blend of Argan and Swiss Comfrey Stem Cells and supercharged de-agers like Collagen, Retinol, Elastin and other key actives, it starts working from the first application. Visibly reducing lines and wrinkle depth, it delivers a smoother skin surface with improved firmness, and long-term protection of the skin’s naturally repairing stem cells.
Priced from £130.00 to £170.00 for a 1 hour treatment, the Stem Cells Phyto-Elite™ Freeze-Dried Face treatment is available at Pevonia Spas throughout the UK and Ireland.
The Stem Cells Phyto-Elite™ Multi-Active Foaming Cleanser, Stem Cells Phyto-Elite™ Intensive Serum, Stem Cells Phyto-Elite™ Intensive Cream and the Stem Cells Phyto-Elite™ Freeze-Dried Face Treatment, are offered at Pevonia spas and the homecare products can be bought from www.pevonia.co.uk