INCI: Croton Lechleri Resin Extract
Primary Function: Anti-bacterial
Secondary Function: Anti-inflammatory
History of Use: Dragon’s Blood has been used medicinally and as a varnish, an incense, and a dye since ancient times. It is mentioned as early as the 1st century in ancient Roman texts. Medicianally, it was used across the Mediterranean basin and in Asia to as a cure-all. It was used to treat diarrhea and fever and as a general remedy for gastro-intestinal issues. Topically, it was used to heal wounds, due to its anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties.
Ingredient Source: Our Croton Lechleri Resin extract is sourced by an INCI and REACH-Standard-approved supplier that is committed to the reduction of animal testing and improvement in the protection of the environment from the dangers of unregulated chemicals. This ingredient is GMO-free and is developed to be without any irritating fragrance additives.
- Anti-bacterial: Acne is caused by infected pores. Dragons Blood has a sufficient amount of preservation properties that protects the skin from bacteria and fungi that can lead to acne.
- Antioxidant: A dual benefit of antioxidants are that they work to protect the skin and to improve the health of the skin. Dragons Blood contains Taspine, which helps to produce collagen. This helps to improve signs of aging, protect against environmental stressors, stimulate fibroblasts to regenerate a well-stratified epidermis.