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Shape, Firm & Energize
- Skin Type Normal, Dry, Combination, Oily
- Texture Oil
- Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, Oily
- Texture: Oil
- Concern: Water Retention
Bitter orange Petit Grain (or Bitter Orange) also called bigaradier in French is indigenous to Mediterranean countries. It is thought to have been introduced into Europe around the year 1200 by Arab tradesmen and became widely utilized by Italian, Spanish and French herbalists during the 17th century. One of its essential oils is called petit grain in French.
Lemon Originally from Asia, then established in Greece during Antiquity, the lemon was used in traditional medicine for its antipyretic, anti-infection and digestive benefits. Its precious fruit was eaten by seamen to protect against scurvy during long voyages and the tree spread across the world thanks to these sea expeditions.
Hazelnut The hazelnut is a small tree that grows in woods and hedgerows, very common in European forests. Its fruit, the hazelnut, is a smooth, egg-shaped nut, held at the base in a green sheath with deeply cut-out edges. An edible oil is extracted from the hazelnut. Employed in cooking, it is also much used in soaps, masks and massage oils for its capacity to prevent dehydration. Components founds in its leaves after excellent cellular anti-free radical protection.
Tonka bean A tree common to Venuzuela and French Guiana where it is grown mainly for its seeds. Clusters of purple flowers hang from its branches and produce a fleshy fruit with a stone containing black, 3-4 cm oblong seeds known as Tonka beans. Orangey-yellow oil, rich in coumarin, is extracted from the beans and used mainly to scent tobaccos.Its unique fragrance is used in the perfum industry while its diuretic and draining virtues make it a frequently found ingredient in slimming products.
Sweet Marjoram Marjoram is a plant with small, white flowers that grow in bunches. The Greeks knew the plant well and took it as the symbol of honour and love. Legend recounts how Venus washed and healed Aeneus' wounds using this plant. It was also valued, even then, as much for culinary as medicinal purposes, and we find it mentioned in recipes left to us by Apicius.
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