The BioMiura organic cosmetics line with saffron consists of:
The common base is saffron (Crocus sativus), a plant of the Iridaceae family that is cultivated
in Asia Minor and
many states in the Mediterranean basin. From the trifid stigma, we get the spice called “saffron”.
components contribute to the characteristics of this spice: crocin, which is responsible for the yellow colouring
activity; picrocrocin, which is a bitter glucoside that gives the flavour, and safranal, which is
Saffron is composed of 12 % water, 4 % fibre, 5 % ash and the remaining portion consists of: fats, carbohydrates, proteins, and mineral salts, with the latter including: calcium, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, iron, magnesium, and manganese, present in a higher percentage. It is also rich in many vitamins, including vitamin A, folic acid, riboflavin, niacin, and vitamin C, which are essential for health.
Much of the research that has been published in scientific journals define saffron as being “the king of antioxidants” , and the reason for this powerful effect lies in the crocetin, crocin, picrocrocin, and carotenoids that are contained in stigmas (red threads in the centre of the flower). These components bind to free radicals and neutralize them , protecting the cells and keeping them young and healthy. Therefore, saffron has important anti-aging functions, and can further fight spots and signs of aging.
Known for its anti-aging and exfoliating properties, saffron is extraordinarily effective in the aesthetic field, firming and toning the skin tissues. It also restores elasticity, softness and hydration to the skin, such that it gives a healthy shine to the skin. This product is recommended for use on the face, body and eye contour, especially for mature and loose skin.
Saffron penetrates easily through the skin, exerting a powerful regenerating and restoring action. This helps to improve hydration, slowing down the skin’s aging process and preventing wrinkles. If used daily, mature skin will regain vitality, remaining soft and silky smooth.