Cannabidiol, or CBD for short, is the third compound discovered by scientists in 1940. At that time, it was also discovered that CBD makes up 40% of the industrial hemp plant extract or Cannabis Sative. A particularly important discovery from the 1990s was that the human body itself produces its own cannabinoids. Cannabidiol or CBD in general acts as a medicine and pain killer. Studies have shown that it regulates inflammatory processes in the skin and helps with chronic skin diseases such as psoriasis and atopic dermatitis.
The active substance is obtained from the extract of red algae of the Pacific Ocean (Ahnfeltiopsis concinna) which acts on hydration, softening and moisturizing. Thanks to the high concentration of carrageenan, red algae gel is an active ingredient that is able to have a protective effect on the skin layer and restore the skin to its natural state.
A 2018 article from a reliable source explored how Roman chamomile extract affects the healing of infected wounds in mice. Chamomile ointment had significantly higher wound healing and antibacterial activity compared to tetracycline and placebo.
Vitamin E is an important antioxidant that has been used in dermatology for more than 50 years. It is an important ingredient in many cosmetic products. Protects the skin from various harmful effects due to solar radiation, acting against free radicals. Experimental studies show that vitamin E has antitumorigenic and photoprotective properties.
Marigold is an aromatic plant traditionally used to treat wounds, ulcers, herpes, scars and skin damage. It is used for the skin mainly due to various anti-inflammatory activities as an analgesic. It can also be used to treat bee stings, eye inflammation, fevers and abscesses, varicose veins, eczema and to relieve toothache. It improves blood and lymph fluid circulation and helps remove toxins from the body.
Studij ulja geranije iz 2017. godine pokazao je da njegova antibakterijskA 2017 study of geranium oil showed that its antibacterial, antimicrobial and antiseptic properties make it useful for reducing acne breakouts, skin irritations and skin infections if applied topically. The anti-inflammatory properties of geranium essential oil also help with a number of inflammatory conditions, especially those that affect the skin.
For centuries, Indian sandalwood oil has been a popular ingredient in Ayurvedic medicine as well as traditional Chinese medicine. The active ingredient of sandalwood oil, alpha-santalol, has been used as a remedy for a number of diseases such as UV-induced skin carcinogenesis, psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, warts, etc.
This study showed that topical application of lavender oil has a beneficial effect on wound healing. It stimulates collagen synthesis and fibroblast differentiation, followed by upper regulation of TGF-β. These data suggest that lavender oil may enhance wound healing by accelerating the early phase of granulation tissue formation, collagen replacement tissue remodeling and wound contraction upgrading TGF-β.
Studies show that topical treatment with sesame oil is associated with higher levels of collagen in wound tissue. Collagen is a structural protein necessary for wound healing. Other studies have shown that topical treatment with sesame oil reduces the time of burns and wound healing. The ability of the oil to accelerate the healing of wounds and burns can be attributed to its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.