Dandelion Extract, our natural and organic approach to skincare and farming
Dandelion extract is produced at our farm, with our Dandelions grown without the use of Pesticides of Chemicals. We hand pick the Dandelions and macerate in Organic Glycerine to extract the key properties of the Dandelion flower. Rotated daily for 6 weeks and then filtered with a proprietary UV system, we ensure a rich and pure extract that is suitable for skin and hair use. Our Dandelion extract is suitable for use by Vegans and in vegan skin and hair care products.
Dandelion is a plant rich in natural components that are vital to healthy skin and ensure the continued vitality of the skin.
Dandelion is naturally rich in Antioxidants (especially Vitamin C), Potassium, Calcium, Magnesium and Phosphorous. Vitamins A, B6 and K are all found readily in the Dandelion. The flower has natural antifungal and Germicidal properties.
How to use Naturallythinking Dandelion Extract
Dandelion extract is suitable for use in both skin and hair care products. The extract is both oil and water soluble, giving a smooth and slightly silky feel to the final product that the extract is added to. We recommend usage of 1% Dandelion extract in the final product.
Dandelion extract – key skin benefits
The High Antioxidant content of the Dandelion helps to fight free radicals, which is known to help guard against the signs of ageing.
Rich in Potassium, Calcium, Magnesium and Phosphorous, these are all minerals which are required for healthy skin function.
The natural Antifungal content and the high alkaline levels, help fight off infection in the skin tissues, which can be useful for eczema and the bacteria which promotes acne.
Why is Dandelion used in Acne Treatments?
Dandelion being a stimulant, diuretic and detoxifier in natural can help regulate proper secretion of hormones. This can increase sweating and widen the skin pores, which facilitates the removal of toxins. The antifungal and antimicrobal properties help to keep the skin clean and safe. Vitamin C is a useful anti-inflammatory and this will help hide the appearance of red skin inflammation often associated with acne.
Dandelion and healthy hair
Being rich in Vitamins A, C and E, B Complex Vitamins and minerals (Choline, Iron, Magensium, Phosphorous, Potassium, Biotin and Calcium) it is a god for the hair follicle and healthy hair growth as these are the keys components for healthy, rich and luscious hair.
Dandelion has traditionally been used to treat Dandruff, due to its high Iron content.
* Naturallythinking Dandelion extract is grown at our fields in Banstead. Naturallythinking grow all of their UK based ingredients at their 3 farms in Surrey (Wallington, Carshalton and Banstead). We do not use pesticides or chemicals in the growing or production of our natural ingredients. Our farm at the Telegraph Track in Wallington will open to the public Autumn 2017 where you can see our production, growing and visit our shop or wander around our 25 acres of Lavender fields at your leisure.