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Organic Eyebright Glycerol Extract

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Best before date of 31st July 2020. If you are viewing this page in our Botanicals category and not on our Short Dated Deals page click here to read about why shorter dates don't mean the product isn't as good as new and they can be a great bargain!

Inci:Glycerin, Euphrasia Officinalis, Aqua, Citric Acid

A glycerin extract of eyebright herb that is anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and astringent, excellent in products for around the eye area.

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

A colourless to pale peach, mobile liquid with a very faint aroma which is made from eyebright herb extracted into vegetable glycerine.

As this is a natural product, there may be some changes in colouration, cloudiness or sediment.
 
The individual materials that make up Eyebright Glycerol Extract are listed on the Cosmetic Ingredient Database (CosIng).

HOW TO USE IT

Skin Care
The vegetable glycerin is an excellent humectant which helps to keep the skin moist and hydrated.
 
Eyebright is one of the classic herbs for using in products for around the eye area.
 
Use the Eyebright Glycerol Extract in gels, serums and eye creams for its anti-wrinkle benefits.
 
It is anti-inflammatory and anti-aging so use in daily creams and lotions but especially in creams and lotions for more mature skin types.
 
It is astringent and soothing so can be used in light lotions and gels designed for oily and problem skin types.
Hair Care
Helps to tone up an oily scalp when used in hair conditioners and hair packs.
 
Other
Use at 3% to 6%.It is safe to use at higher amounts but there is a possibility that the finished product may feel a little sticky.
 
Water soluble so cannot be used in oil only blends.
 
Once opened do not leave the cap off the bottle whilst you are working and after use, squeeze some of the air out of the bottle to reduce potential oxidation and seal tightly.
 
Store in a cool, dry place. Protect from freezing and direct sunlight.

RECIPES & BLENDS

Eyebright works very well with Arnica in products for around the eye area.

Click on the links below to be directed to great recipes featuring Eyebright Glycerol Extract (Organic).