Bamboo Oil is made by crushing bamboo, and then infusing it in sunflower oil. Once the active compounds are transferred to the oil, it is filtered, in order to remove the plant material. We are left with a pure Bamboo Infusion Oil, which is rich in nutrients.
Our Bamboo Oil (Bambusa vulgaris) contains more active compounds than a bamboo powder extract, which has been made from only the bark. Our Bamboo Oil has the benefit of having the bark, leaves, and the valuable inner sap, infused in oil.
Bamboo Oil is a rich source of silica, which plays a crucial role in keeping the skin and hair strong, yet supple. The silica from bamboo extract, improves skin health, by helping the skin retain essential minerals such as calcium, potassium, and magnesium.
Bambusa vulgaris extract consist of a rich source of natural silica, containing over 70% organic silica. Bamboo silica has been used in skin care products, providing strength and resilience to collagen and elastin connective tissues.
Our Bamboo Oil contains significant amounts of bamboo sap silica, which has been reported to heal fresh scars and dermatitis.
Bamboo Oil is also supportive of the synthesis of glycosaminoglycans, which play a key role in moisture retention, so use it for extra dry skin and hair.
This powerful combination of benefits, means that ageing skin, treated with products containing Bamboo Extract Oil, will start to look smoother, firmer and plumper, with regular use,
Bamboo Oil also offers anti-irritant properties, soothing the skin, so psoriasis or eczema produces fewer symptoms. This is due to the fact that Bamboo leaves contain flavonoids and phenols.
Bamboo Extract is recommendable to formulate cosmetic products with anti-irritant activity. Flavonoids are vein-protective agents, which is an essential part of any anti-ageing product.
It has also been found that Bamboo Extract Oil is a great anti-acne ingredient, as it creates a more healthy environment on the surface of the skin, which means the cells are less likely to become irritated or inflamed, therefore reducing the frequency and severity of breakouts.
Phenolic acids in Bamboo Oil Infusion, are mainly chlorogenic acid, and caffeic acid, which together may help reduce the appearance of crow’s feet, mouth lines, and other fine facial lines.
Bamboo Extract is known for its anti-cellulite action, thanks to its anti-inflammatory action, and collagen-strengthening properties.
Benefits of the bamboo leaves extracts, are flavonoids, which protect the skin from oxidative damage caused by free radicals, which can damage DNA of cells. Once DNA is damaged, skin wrinkling begins.
Ingredients: Unrefined infused bamboo oily extract.
This oily extract is made using unrefined organic sunflower oil
Fragrance - Fresh bamboo scent.
There are no other ingredients in this product.