Description: Natural Anti-phlogistic
Benefits: Reduces irritation and erythema, it has skin calming, soothing and healing properties.
INCI Name: See Data Sheet
Inflammation is an important defence process, protecting the skin from disease
and elimination of micro-organisms, in addition to the repair of tissue injured by physical
damage, sun exposure and chemical contact. The process involves the interaction of many
types of cells and chemical messengers, and the end result is characterised by redness, pain,
heat, and swelling of tissue.
Boswellia serrata extract is known to inhibit the key enzyme in the inflammation pathway, 5-lipoxygenase thereby decreasing inflammation. Boswellia serrata is more effective than other anti-irritants, because it has a very specific action, so does not block production of prostaglandins and thromboxanes.
The benefits of Soothex include: