Jewelweed Extract

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INCI:Water & Impatiens Balsamina (Garden Balsam) Leaf Extract

Jewelweed extract is a water soluble extract derived from the leaf of Impatiens Balsamina, which was grown in the USA.

Jewelweed has been used as a folk remedy to combat poison ivy skin irritation. Jewelweed Extract has substantiated claims showing a marked decrease in redness when skin was exposed to UV light. A 10% extract addition to water then applied to the skin showed an increase in 2.4 SPF units vs the control which was water only.

Suggested usage rates are 2 to 10%.