Melia Azadirachta Flower Extract



Melia Azadirachta Flower Extract description

_Melia azadirachta_ flower extract, also known as chinaberry, comes from a popular plant throughout India, where use of every part of the plant can be seen in the practice of Ayurvedic medicine. It contains antioxidants known to be particularly effective in neutralising peroxyl radicals, a type of free radical that’s widely considered among the most damaging to the body when its production isn’t modulated.

Melia Azadirachta Flower Extract references

  • Natural Product Research, November 2014, ePublication
  • Pharmaceutical Biology, October 2013, pages 1,331-1,340
  • Toxicological Research, December 2010, pages 321-327

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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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