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    Canadian Willowherb Extract

    Epilobium Angustifolium (Canadian Willowherb) Extract

    Canadian Willowherb Extract

    What is it?

    Canadian Willowherb extract contains bioactive molecules with wide ranging capabilities including anti-oxidant, anti-irritant, anti-acne and anti-hyper androgenic bioactivities.

    Key Information

    • Healing: Has been shown to heal burns and soothe skin inflammation.
    • Antibacterial: Its anti-irritant (redness reduction) properties have been demonstrated in independent tests on human subjects, showing a strong reduction of chemical and UV-induced skin redness within 30 minutes of use.

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