INCI: Curculigo Orchioides Root Extract
Extraction: This plant is also known as Kali Musali, it is one of the Kerala’s Ten Sacred Flowers (one of the 29 India states) and it is mostly cultivated in Central Himalaya, India, Sri Lanka and Japan.
Benefits: In this extract, a purified part of the Curculigo root is obtained, which is rich in total sugars and curculigosides. This ingredient has been traditionally used for its multiple beneficial for health properties, for instance, in pruritus treatment, skin diseases, cuts and wounds. Moreover, it has aphrodisiac, anti-inflammatory, sedative, antioxidant and anticancer properties. It is also part of the traditional Chinese medicine for its toning properties.