Lonicera Japonica (Japanese Honeysuckle Flower) Extract
High antibacterial and antioxidant properties. Aids the protection of skin from free radical damage and infections.
The Lonicera japonica (Japanese Honeysuckle Flower) Extract is one of the most common plant species in the Caprifoliaceae family. It is a native flower to Asia. Honeysuckle is a highly fragrant flowering that produces a flavorful nectar. Uses medicinally worldwide, Honeysuckle is an effective treatment for various medical conditions.
It is called jinyinhua in China, and suikazura in Japan, and used to treat digestive issues, inflammation, viral symptoms, and bacterial infections. Honeysuckle leaves have been applied topically to alleviate itching and swelling. It is also used to treat cold, flu, diabetes, rheumatoid—the list goes on.
In skin care, the Lonicera japonica Flower Extract has been found to provide anti-inflammatory activity, pain relief, antibacterial action, and detoxifying properties. Honeysuckle Flower Extract has been found to rid the body of toxins while treating a variety of infections. It has also been used to treat digestive problems, and manage blood sugar.
Honeysuckle delivers vitamins and minerals while supplying the body with necessary fibers. It’s high nutritional value is the reason it is consumed as a beverage and also blended with other herbs to create medicinal treatments. Among the long list of benefits that may be found with the flowering plant, are its ability to block free radicals, and improve dry hair and skin.