Plantain. Protect your beauty.
Owing to its therapeutic qualities plantain (Plantago major) also known as Soldier's herb is one of the best known plants in Latvia. It can help healing bruise and wounds (Do you recall your childhood run down a meadow path?), stimulating cell function. In cosmetics plantain extract protects, hydrates and renews skin naturally. MADARA also draws inspiration from this precious source of nature and includes it in its products thus providing wholesome skin care.
North plantain - comfort and a new day beginning for your skin.
When using makeup it is worthwhile to pay attention if it also takes care of your skin. Often we do not even notice the effect environment has on our skin that can frequently cause dryness, premature ageing and other skin problems. Therapeutic qualities of north plantain are particularly suitable for providing overall comfort for the skin. MADARA uses this plant in its makeup product line as well in order to give visual effect and to take care of your skin.
From leaf to skin
Among all other meadow plants plantain stands out for its richness in bioflavonoid, phenol, tannin and vitamin C that are vital components for the health of skin cells. Research shows that plantain stimulates scar healing and fission of cells, proccesses essential for a healthy and youthful look. Plantain also hydrates the skin. A recent study* has confirmed that plantain has explicit antioxidative properties helping the skin to fight free radicals, moreover, plantain extract can help in the battle against cancer cells by destroying even up to 74% of potentially dangerous tumour cells.
*Biochemical research on Plantago major was performed by L. and Cyamopsis tetragonoloba L., Mohamed, I. Kobeasy, Osama, M. Abdel-Fatah, Samiha M. Abd El-Salam and Zahrat El-Ola M. Mohamed