It is rich in oligofructosans from chicory, oligosaccharides that promote the synthesis of the main components of the skin (collagen) and limit the degradation of the extracellular matrix. Strengthens the skin barrier and its regeneration. Increases the differentiation, cornification and renewal of cells. Stimulates the skin's natural defenses.
The origin of chicory is located around the Mediterranean Sea. It was already known and cultivated in ancient Egypt and the Romans frequently used its leaves and roots for their medicinal properties
Also known as Vitamin D-like by restoring the functions of the vitamin D receptor, thus recovering the molecular network involved in the differentiation of keratinocytes.
Cichorium intybus is a perennial herb that comes from the Mediterranean, it has been used since time immemorial as a natural remedy. It grows wild on the edges of farms and paths. Also called chicory or escarole, the entire plant is consumed: the stems, leaves, heads and roots. Chicory root is also credited with many health and skin benefits, as it is a powerful antioxidant.