This dragons blood face cream is rich with excellent regenerative properties. Snail secretion and extract of the well known dragons blood tree (croton lechleri tree resin) offer a powerful combination for skin that genuinely requires a nourishing, regenerative approach from skincare.
Beaute Mediterranea Dragons Blood Regenerative Cream provides much needed hydration and valuable nutrients, skin is calmed, moisturised, nourished and regenerated, giving a more radiant appearance. Skin is softer, firmer and more supple. Dragons Blood Regenerative Cream also includes aloe vera, hydrolysed collagen, vitamin E and allantoin, to further enhance the effect of the snail secretion and UV filters to help to protect the skin from ultraviolet rays.
What is Dragons Blood?
Dragon’s blood looks how you would imagine dragon’s blood to look like, red in colour. Named after its red colour, and the fact that when heated it bubbles and boils like blood. Myth has it that it actually came from the blood of elephants and dragons that had died in combat.
A bright red tree resin produced by several different tree species. These trees known to grow in places like the Amazon, Canary Islands, Morocco and Sumatra. Documented as far back as the 15th century for its use. Dragon’s Blood made its way into Europe largely through the Incense trade.
Used in a surprising number of ways over the years. Varnish for violinmakers, dye, toothpaste, ink in China, as well as medicines because of it large list of health benefits. Dragon’s Blood has a sweet, soft smell.
Why use Dragons Blood in Skincare?
The Croton Lechleri tree resin has been used over centuries for its antiviral and wound-healing properties. Taspine, a compound found within Dragons Blood has both anti-inflammatory and healing effects and a proanthocyanidin component with has antiviral activities. As a result, cuts, bites, burns, stings, rashes, abrasions, sores, and wounds benefit from application of the healing red latex of this tree. Dragon’s Blood contains a broad range of naturally-occurring compounds that help skin to regenerate and heal. Therefore for skincare it has powerful uses as an active ingredient.
The red coloured tree sap forms a unique protective second skin, working to protect the skin from outside aggressions, reducing irritation and redness and healing the skin. The actual role of sap in this tree is to protect and heal the trunk of the tree, so its effect on human skin is quite similar. It is a really amazing ingredient.
Dragon’s blood is healing, protective, firming and soothing for the skin. Suitable for all skin types, however it is particularly great for sensitive skin due to its soothing effects.