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Centaurea Cyanus Flower Water

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Also-called-like-this: Cornflower Flower Water
What-it-does: soothing

Details

Flower distillate coming from the beautiful blue flowers, commonly known as cornflower.  The flowers are traditionally used in European phytotherapy to treat smaller eye inflammations and contain polysaccharides (mainly galacturonic acid, arabinose, glucose, rhamnose, and galactose) with anti-inflammatory and soothing properties

Show me some proof

  • Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 1999, Anti-inflammatory and immunological effects of Centaurea cyanus flower-heads