Antioxidant and rejuvenating action of Mursal tea in skin care

Mursal tea, also called mountain tea, Pirin tea, Trigrad tea, Alibotush tea, has been known for its healing properties since ancient times. The herb has a proven antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and antimicrobial effect, thanks to the many active ingredients. Mursal tea extract added to natural cosmetic products enriches them with minerals, essential oils, flavonoids, and antioxidants, which slow down aging and improve the condition of problematic skin.

Mursal tea (Sideritis scardica) is a perennial herbaceous plant of the family Lilacaceae and is endemic to the Balkans. In Bulgaria, it is found in Pirin, Rhodopes, Rzana Planina, and Slavyanka at an altitude of 1400 to 2200 meters. It is also common in some mountains in Greece, North Macedonia, and Albania. The wild Mursal tea is included as an endangered species in the Red Book of Bulgaria. It is grown in cultivated plantations mainly in the Rhodopes.

The botanical name scardica comes from scardus – the Latin name of Shar Mountain. On the other hand, Sideritis is translated from Greek as “made of iron”. In ancient Greece, the herb was used to treat wounds caused by iron weapons during battles.

The supercritical CO2 extract of Mursal tea (Sideritis scardica) in action

The CO2 extract from Mursal tea is obtained by supercritical extraction – the most gentle, innovative method for extracting the useful ingredients from plants – without traces of chemical agents. The extract preserves even the finest aromatic molecules, carriers of the priceless, healing substances from the plants.

Thanks to the content of flavonoids, Mursal tea extract has a pronounced anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and antioxidant effect. The herb is also rich in essential oils, tannins, triterpenoids, phenols.

Therapeutic benefits of CO2 Mursal tea extract:

Rejuvenating action: slows down aging processes in the body at the cellular level.

Antioxidant effect: eliminates the harmful effect on the skin of the external factors of the environment by successfully neutralizing the action of free radicals.

Anti-inflammatory and antibacterial effect: improves the condition of acne and irritations, swelling, redness and itching.

Natural sun protection: forms a fine protective layer on the skin with a natural UV factor.

Healing and restorative effect: helps with conditions such as dermatitis, psoriasis, rosacea.

Pirina Balm with CO2 extract of Mursal tea

Pirina Balm improves the condition of mixed and oily skin thanks to the CO2 extracts of mursal tea, linden, sage sclarea and wild apple with a soothing, softening and rejuvenating effect. It stimulates the skin’s natural power to regenerate and visibly helps to reduce its imperfections. Forms a thin layer with a natural sun protection factor.

Pirina Balm can also be used by men after shaving, it creates a feeling of softness. The skin will be refreshed, nourished and protected.

The 100% natural Pirina Balm:

  • Softens and moisturizes the skin.
  • Improves the condition of skin prone to pimples.
  • Stimulates the skin regeneration process.
  • Protects from wind, cold, sun and has a natural UV factor.
  • It envelops the skin with a gentle protective layer that prevents drying.

The Pirina Balm formula is enriched with easily digestible active ingredients:

CO2 extract from Mursal tea – with a pronounced anti-inflammatory effect, improves the condition of problematic skin.

CO2 extract of Salvia Sklarea – has an antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and rejuvenating effect. Normalizes the secretion of sebaceous glands, regenerates and rejuvenates the skin.

CO2 extract of wild apple – a natural astringent with an effect to reduce pores in oily skin types. Tightens and rejuvenates the skin.

CO2 extract from Linden – has an anti-inflammatory effect and a pronounced antioxidant capacity. It tones the skin, and at the same time the aroma is soothing and relaxing.

Aloe Vera extract – soothes and nourishes and moisturizes the skin. It has pronounced anti-inflammatory properties.

Beeswax – forms a light protective film on the skin while allowing it to breathe.

Lipid complex of vegetable oils: jojoba, avocado, cranberry, cocoa butter, coconut oil, sesame oil, rice oil and palm oil.

For more effective hydration, use Zdravetz floral water before applying Pirina balm.

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