LeaLea is made up of the ingredientsAnacardium Occidentale Linn, (Cashew nut oil extract), Ficus Carica (Fig extract), Chelidonium majus (Celandine extract), Citrus Limon (Lemon extract), Demineralised water and talc (Mineral) together.
All of LeaLea’s ingredients are 100% natural.
Anacardium Occidentale Linn. (Cashew nut oil extract)
The Cashew tree is a tropical evergreen tree on which cashew nuts and cashew apples 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. It 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 has an antiviral and antibacterial effect, which is attributed to the content of chelidonin, coptisin and protopin. Furthermore, it still works as a weak anti-inflammatory. In folk medicine, the juice of the plant is used externally for skin diseases such as warts. As a principle of action lie protein-dissolving and antiviral mechanisms are the basis. The juices 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 their high vitamin C content. However, the fruits, leaves and flowers also contain ingredients that have a disinfecting, fragrant and refreshing, firming, hemostatic and circulation-promoting effect. 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 tap water. LeaLea uses it to achieve the optimal 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 this – he is special, versatile and is preferably used in powdered form as a lubricant with a low abrasive effect or added to substances to give its water-repellent 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. number E 553b.