ATOMCARE™ Willowherb Extract

Epilobium angustifolium extract got derived from a plant commonly known as fireweed or willow herb. It can have antimicrobial and anti-irritant properties for skin. The most tangible commercial applications of Epilobium angustifolium to date appear to be those related to the topical use of the extracts for their potent anti-irritant, anti-inflammatory, and free radical-scavenging effects. Since time immemorial, the peoples of the forest regions of Canada have used the juices of Willowherb (Epilobium angustifolium) as skin cleansers, fresheners and soothers for irritated areas of the skin. There are abundant ethnobotanical anecdotes concerning the beneficial effects of this substance on irritated skin. Epilobium angustifolium (Rose Bay Willow-herb,Fireweed) contains a bioactive molecule: Oenothein-B, patented for its wide ranging anti-inflammatory, non-steroidal activity. Its antiviral, anti-tumor and free radical scavenging properties soothe inflamed or irritated skin while allowing healing to take place. The potent bioactivity makes it a therapeutic product recommended for irritated, red skin.

Botanical Name

Epilobium angustifolium

Application Result

Anti-irritant, Antioxidant, Calming, Soothing.

Applicable Dosage

2% – 6%