The cornflower belongs to the Asteraceae family. They grow in dry, rocky places, in ditches and especially alongside wheat fields. For therapeutic purposes only the blue flowers are used. The flowers are arranged in a bunch, surrounded by green bractee, with the edges covered with brown teeth. Marginal flowers are larger, funnel-shaped with 5 teeth. The central flowers are smaller. Cornflowers contain: polyenes (centaur X), polyenes (centaur Y); bitter substances: centaurina (cnicina); a glycoside: cicorina, mucilages,, tannin, a glycosidic anthocyanide: cyanine, anthocyanidins, potassium and manganese salts. Important active ingredients: centaurine, pelargonine, cyanine, tannin.
Actions: anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, bacteriostatic, emollient, soothing, tonic.
Recommendations and Usage:
- against dark circles and bags under the eyes , apply as compressions twice a day, for about an hour;
- Wrinkles: apply in the form of compressions, twice a day, for about an hour;
- irritated or swollen skin – apply in the form of compressions, twice a day, for about an hour.
Ingredients/100ml: demineralized water, propylene glycol, cornflowers (Centaurea cyanus) -13 g, sodium benzoate, potassium sorbate.Does not contain artificial colorants or allergenic substances Quantity: 50 ml
Warning: children under 12 years old, pregnancy and breastfeeding, never administer for longer than 8 continuous weeks. Stop administering the product in case of allergic reaction.Keep out of reach of children.