Cananga Odorata Flower Extract

Worst

Fragrance Synthetic and Natural

No known benefits

Cananga Odorata Flower Extract description

Fragrant, volatile oil that can also be a skin sensitizer, though it’s also a potent antioxidant and may help improve uneven skin tone. It presents a bigger risk when used daily rather than intermittently.

Cananga Odorata Flower Extract references

  • Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, July 2015, ePublication
  • Indian Journal of Dermatology, February 2014, pages 200-201

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Ingredient ratings

Best

Proven and supported by independent studies. Outstanding active ingredient for most skin types or concerns.

Good

Necessary to improve a formula's texture, stability, or penetration.

Average

Generally non-irritating but may have aesthetic, stability, or other issues that limit its usefulness.

Bad

There is a likelihood of irritation. Risk increases when combined with other problematic ingredients.

Worst

May cause irritation, inflammation, dryness, etc. May offer benefit in some capability but overall, proven to do more harm than good.

unknown

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Not rated

We have not yet rated this ingredient because we have not had a chance to review the research on it.