Portulaca Oleracea, also commonly known as Purslane, is a succulent that is mistaken sometimes as a weed but is actually super botanical for health and skin.
Purslane was used historically for medicinal purposes in traditional Chinese medicine to treat insect and snake bites and is also known for its diuretic, purifying and anti-diabetic properties. The historical dermatological use for medicinal purposes has seen renewed interest in modern day cosmetics. It has shown anti-aging efficacy and has become a powerful ingredient for beautiful skin.
Purslane is loaded with omega-3 fatty acids, minerals and antioxidants like vitamin E, C and beta carotene. Antioxidants and nutrients of the Purslane stimulates the production of collagen and has a regenerative effects on a cellular level. It has shown anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties along with wound healing properties.
Telomerase, an enzyme that protects our DNA and prolongs cell life, is known as the “fountain of youth enzyme” for its role in strengthening the cell both in function and lifespan. Research has shown that Purslane stimulates telomerase production. Stronger healthier and better functioning cells means stronger healthier skin. Purslane is a natural age fighting ingredient that will beautify all skin types.