Dragon's Blood

$5

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. 

Scientific Benefits: 

  • 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.

For best results see our Personalized Skincare Quiz to determine the optimal combination of of skincare actives for your needs. Our active ingredients are highly concentrated and need to be diluted prior to use. If not using our system stability cannot be guaranteed. 

Full Ingredient List: Water, Glycerin, Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil, Cetearyl Olivate, Musa Sapentum Leaf/Trunk Extract, Sorbitan Olivate, Croton Lechleri Resin Extract
Ingredient Sources: Water, Glycerin, Sunflower, Olive, Banana, Olive, Dragon's Blood (*note this is actually an extract - no real Dragons involved)

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