alkmene® has been developing reliable care products for young and mature skin for more than 50 years. What makes these products special is the organic oils and extracts from selected traditional plants. Many of the plants were used as far back as the Middles Ages as powders, ointments and tinctures for a variety of ailments. Have a look through our glossary and find our more about the special properties of the medicinal plants!
As far back as ancient times, people were aware of the special effect of mallow and cultivated it as a vegetable or medicinal plant.Read more
The essential oil from the bitter orange is one of the most luxurious oils on Earth.Read more
The calendula medicinal plant, also called the marigold, has been given many names throughout history.Read more
Since its leaves often irritate the skin upon contact, the nettle has acquired a bad reputation among many garden owners.Read more
Horse chestnut originates from the low mountain regions in Greece, Albania and Macedonia.Read more
Lavender is primarily known for its intensive scent that relaxes the body and mind.Read more
The spruce belongs to the pine family and is considered one of the most important timbers in Central Europe.Read more