Trichosanthes kirilowii

A plant appreciated in Ayurveda and Chinese natural medicine. It is used as a remedy for many health complaints. It grows in mountain regions of India. Its fruits are used in natural cosmetics. They are orange and smell like caramel. They are rich in saponins, polysaccharides, oligosaccharides, proteins, amino acids, Vitamin C and roughage. The fruit extract is a strong moisturiser due to high amount of sugars – it helps in keeping optimum skin hydration level. It also helps in wounds healing, irritation soothing and fights inflammations. It is well known to improve microcirculation. to strengthen skin barriers and enhance skin quality.