The recipe for beauty
BIRCH, TAR, WILLOW
An extract isolated from the external part of the birch's bark and leaves contains betulina, saponins and glawinids that are a real benefit to the condition of the skin and hair and have strong regenerating, anti-inflammatory and disinfecting properties. Due to the cleansing and antiseptic effect, it improves greasy hair prone to dandruff. A shampoo with birch extract can soothe scalp inflammation.
White willow extract contains tannins, salicylic compounds (salicylic acids precursors), organic acids and minerals. It is applied by the cosmetic industry in skin care products as it has demonstrated to have excellent anti-inflammatory, keratolytic (facilitates exfoliation of stratum corneum), toning, bacteriostatic effect, it also seals capillaries and cleanses skin pores. Therefore, the extract is recommended for rosacea, acne, oily and mixed skin. At the same time, shampoos containing white willow extract are excellent solution for greasy hair prone do dandruff.
Tips on the hair care
The shoe inserts have been cut out of the birch bark. It was believed that they effectively prevent feet from sweating and quickly release from exhaustion.
Willows,next to the poplars, are the fastest growing trees in Europe. For example, common osier's growth during the first year may reach 3m!
Pine tar exhibits a powerful antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, antipruritic and antifungal properties. So is ideal for cosmetics, mainly as an ingredient of anti-dandruff and anti-seborrhoeic products.