Epilobium Angustifolium Extract


Plant extracts

Epilobium Angustifolium Extract description

_Epilobium angustifolium_ extract is derived from a plant commonly known as fireweed or willow herb. It is known to have soothing and antioxidant effects on skin.

Epilobium Angustifolium Extract references

  • Phytotherapy Research, July 2018, pages 1,220-1,240; and August 2016, pages 1,287-1,297
  • Journal of Ethnopharmacology, October 2014, pages 316-346
  • Phytomedicine, May 2011, pages 557-560
  • Journal of Plant Ecology, September 2008, pages 149-159
  • Journal of Agricultural Food Chemistry, October 1999, pages 3,954-3,962

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Ingredient ratings


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


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


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


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


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


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