What is it?
Blue Daisy, or Globularia alypum, is a popular traditional plant, heavily used in Northern African countries to treat a number of diseases ranging from skin and cardiovascular diseases all the way to chronic inflammatory disorders. The leaves, stems, and roots of this beautiful, bluish-purple flower-bearing plant sure do pack a punch with natural remedies and folk medicine.
How it helps skin?
Rich in polyphenols, blue daisy is a natural antioxidant that helps combat skin concerns caused by free radicals. Studies have demonstrated high activity in antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and antimicrobial effects. The high levels of phenolic compounds, including flavonoids and anthocyanins, help keep your skin soothed and relieved from discomfort and redness.
Did you know?
Blue daisy originates in North Africa and goes by a bunch of different local names: Zrigua in Tunisia, Ain Larneb in Morocco and Ain-Defla in Algeria.
Why we chose it?
Blue daisy is the classic example of a natural remedy that was accepted into contemporary medicine after years of positive clinical studies. Blue Daisies have such a rich history of use throughout Africa, starting in folk medicine and eventually appearing in skincare because of its powerful benefits for everything from skin brightening to soothing.