LeaLea is made up of the following ingredients Anacardium Occidentale Linn, , (Cashew nut oil extract), Ficus Carica (Fig extract), Chelidonium Majus (celandine extract), Citrus Limon (lemon extract), Demineralized water and Talcum (Mineral) together.
All ingredients of LeaLea are 100% natural and pure vegetable.
Anacardium Occidentale Linn. (Cashew nut oil extract) 553b.
The cashew tree is a tropical evergreen tree on which the cashew nut and cashew apple grow. Officially classified as Anacardium occidentale, it can grow up to 14 meters tall. The cashew nut is the seed of the tree and is used as a snack or for cooking. The cashew apple is the fruit whose pulp is made into a sweet, tart fruit drink or distilled into a liqueur.
The shell and other parts of the tree are used in a variety of applications. For example, for the production of lubricants or paints. But traditionally also for snake bites and as a basis for other natural remedies. Originally from north-eastern Brazil, the tree is now grown in all tropical regions, from Vietnam and Nigeria as the main producers, to the Philippines, Ivory Coast and Indonesia.
Ficus Carica (fig extract)
This natural extract is rich in vitamin A and beta-carotene and protects the cells from free radicals. I t is also a wonderful exfoliant for refreshing and smooth skin. Fig Extract works with the neuropeptides to break down fat cells and boosts cell metabolism for a faster healing process
Chelidonium majus (celandine extract)
The celandine (Chelidonium majus)comes from the poppy family. The celandine extract is antiviral and antibacterial, due to its content of chelidonin, coptisin and protopine. It also has a weak anti-inflammatory effect. In folk medicine, the juice of the plant is used externally in skin diseases such as warts. The principle of action is based on protein-dissolving and antiviral mechanisms. The juice and the ointment are very irritating, which can lead to burning when applied.
Citrus limon (lemon extract)
The lemon is the fruit of the lemon tree and is grown by industry for consumption as well as raw material for industrial processing. The lemon and other citrus fruits are known for theirhigh vitamin C content However, the fruits, leaves and flowers also contain ingredients that have a disinfecting, fragrant and refreshing, firming, hemostatic and circulation-promotingeffect. Because of these unique qualities, they are indispensable for the food and cosmetics industries, as well as for the detergent and healthcare industries.
Demineralized water is water (H2O) without the minerals found in normal spring water or performance water. LeaLea uses it to achieve the optimum consistency for the cream so that it can be applied more easily to the application area.
Talcum is a mineral and is called talcum powder. The mineral is water repellent and feels soapy or greasy, so it is often referred to as soapstone.
Because of its special properties, it is versatile and is preferably used in powdered form as a lubricant with low abrasiveness or added to substances to provide water repellency or sealing properties.
In food technology, talcum is used as a release agent and vehicle (for dyes). It is authorized in the EU as a food additive with the number E 553b .