ACTISMART™ Lemon myrtle

Aboriginal tradition to soothe the skin

Botanical extract that inhibits specific proinflammatory mechanisms, such as inflammasome formation and mast cell degranulation, which lead to skin sensitivity and itching

The Australian dream for sensitive skin

Its scientific name is Backhousia citriodora and it is one of the most referenced plants in the Australian aboriginal traditional medicine, for its potential shoothing and anti-inflammatory properties.

The leaves of Lemon myrtle are the source of compounds with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects.

In vitro efficacy

  • Inhibition of the expression of inflammasome genes, suggesting a decrease in the inflammatory response
  • Decreased levels of proinflammatory cytokines, which are released after inflammasome activation
  • Lower mast cell degranulation for a skin soothing effect and a relieve in itchiness

Cosmetic applications

Sensitive skin care products like soothing, after sun or aftershave formulations.


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