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 TRADITIONAL PLANTS

TRADITIONAL PLANTS

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!

olive


The olive is one of the most popular medicinal plants used in body care.

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Aloe Vera


The name of this well-known medicinal plant comes from the Arabic.

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Mallow


As far back as ancient times, people were aware of the special effect of mallow and cultivated it as a vegetable or medicinal plant.

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Neroli


The essential oil from the bitter orange is one of the most luxurious oils on Earth.

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Chamomile


Whether young or old, everyone has heard of chamomile.

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Calendula


The calendula medicinal plant, also called the marigold, has been given many names throughout history.

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Stinging Nettle


Since its leaves often irritate the skin upon contact, the nettle has acquired a bad reputation among many garden owners.

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Horse Chestnut


Horse chestnut originates from the low mountain regions in Greece, Albania and Macedonia.

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Lavender


Lavender is primarily known for its intensive scent that relaxes the body and mind.

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Spruce Needle


The spruce belongs to the pine family and is considered one of the most important timbers in Central Europe.

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