Scientific Name: Spilanthes acmella
Spilanthes is an astringent herb that helps to rebalance oiliness whilst soothing the skin and can help boost collagen production.
OUR SECRET TO NATURAL ANTI-AGEING
We’ve always known that Spilanthes is a special plant. Firstly, it’s traditionally known as the ‘toothache plant’, due to its mouth-numbing ability when chewing (our team on the farm tell us that the actual flower heads make your fingers tingly, so they’re careful not to touch their eyes after they have been hand picking flowers as they have that numbing effect). Secondly, Spilanthes extract has a soothing effect on the skin.But it’s only recently that we’ve discovered it can also promote skin’s collagen production…
SPILANTHES IS TRADITIONALLY KNOWN AS THE ‘TOOTHACHE’ PLANT AS IT HAS A NATURAL NUMBING EFFECT WHEN CHEWED.