Syzygium Leuhmanii (Lilly Pilly) Fruit Extract
What is it?
This super plant is harvested from a Myrtaceae. S. paniculatum tree, which is endemic to New South Wales, Australia. You can find them along the coasta; strip in five separate geographical areas: Jervis Bay, Coalcliff, Botany Bay, Central Coast and Seal Rocks. Also called Riberry, Lilly Pillies were regularly consumed as food and medicine by the Aboriginal people in Australia. Because of its sweet, tarty taste children loved to snack on them, while the adults turned to them for medicinal purposes. Today, because the plant’s fruits and flowers are rich in nutrients and anti-aging properties, it has now become a highly sought-after component in hair care products.
What are the benefits?
- It’s a natural hair plumper because of its rich astringent content
- Vitamin c and fruit acids in the plant assist in plumping up the fullness and volume of the strands of hair
- Protects the hair and scalp from free radicals
- Rich in antioxidants
- Slows down hair ageing
- The vitamin E and anthocyanins, as well as the essential minerals like magnesium and potassium effectively reduce inflammation, which speeds up healing of wounds. So if you or your client has scalp issues like eczema and dermatitis, using hair products that contain Lilly Pilly could help diminish the swelling and the likelihood of them ever coming back.