Plant stem cells have many beneficial properties and effects for skin care. Natural skin care products have evolved a lot over the past few decades with the introduction of new scientific practices. Advanced technology has allowed scientists to extract cells from plants to be used in various cosmetic products and treatments. Stem cells are found in both humans and plants.
Human and animal stem cells are the building blocks for cellular repair and regeneration in the person’s or animal’s body. Plant stem cells are also building blocks for repair and regeneration in the plant. Plants are some of the oldest organisms on earth. Using plant stem cells in skin care products help to stimulate collagen and improve skin elasticity.
As we age, our cell regeneration declines. This is why plant stem cells in skin care products can promote skin regeneration. Read below to learn more on skin care benefits and sources.
Plant Stem Cell Skin Benefits
- Improves cell regeneration
- Stimulates new skin
- Protects against the environment and sun
- Strong antioxidant
- Reduces inflammation
- Helps promote collagen production
Plant stem cells can be from different plant sources. This can include: apples, flowers, herbs, cranberries, grapes, or other plant sources. Each one will have different properties and effects on the skin.
Edelweiss (Leontopodium alpinum) stem cells, a herb native to European countries, has high concentrations of leontopodic acids A and B, which have strong antioxidant properties. It also has anti-inflammatory properties.
Perilla (Perilla frutescens) stem cells, also known as Chinese basil, has been used since ancient times. This herb is in the mint family. Perilla is a strong antioxidant and helps soothe the skin. Perilla stem cell also assist to delay aging and promote regeneration.
Swiss Apple, Uttwiler Spätlauber stem cells are from a rare sour fruit in Switzerland. This active ingredient won the prize in European Innovation “Best Active Ingredient” in 2008. These stem cells has shown to protect cells against damage or death from UV light and studies show it can help smooth crow’s feet.
Tomato (Lycopersicum esculentum) stem cells, has strong antioxidant properties along with significant potential in protecting skin from heavy metal toxicity.
When using plant stem cells in skin care formulations, it is best to use stem cells that have been extracted from active, 100% organic and nutrient-rich plants. Choosing high quality stem cells will help achieve the most results and effectiveness. The process or way the stem cells are extracted from the plant is also important since some processes can use chemicals.
Learn to make this formulation- Unisex Cream with Perilla Plant Stem-Cell. This formulation is excellent for male or female. It is taught in the Pro Natural Skin Care Formulation Course.