Lonicera Caprifolium (honeysuckle) Flower Extract
Antimicrobial, antibacterial. Used as a natural preservative in formulations.
Lonicera caprifolium, is referred to by many aliases woodbine flower, goat-leaf honeysuckle, Italian honeysuckle, is from the Caprifoliaceae family along with its relative species Lonicera Japonica. Caprifolium is native to the Northern Hemisphere
Honeysuckle is mostly used as an anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial agent. It is an effective antimicrobial for both gram negative and gram positive growth. For this reason, it is sometimes used as a natural preservative to extend the shelf life of personal care products.