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Actique™ Shikon

natural extract used for multiple benefits in personal care products

INCI name: Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride (and) Lithospermum Erythrorhizon Root Extract

  • skin soothing and heat stable red colorant
  • derived from the Chinese medicinal herb Arnebia euchroma (Royle) Johnst
  • traditionally, this herb is used in Chinese medicine for detoxification, blood circulation, and wound healing
  • can be used as an anti-inflammatory agent in lip care, baby care, and ointments
  • safer alternative: natural color additive, used to replace the synthetic dye Red 27