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Artichoke leaves have been heralded as a vital ingredient in the fight against ageing. It has many other health benefits, but the leaves are an important part of a lot of youth enhancing products. According to Independent.ie, the globe artichoke, cynara scolymus, is the immature flower of a thistle plant and one of the oldest cultivated vegetables in the world. This beautiful plant comes to fruition in summer and, though a little tricky to prepare, is a delight to eat and bursting with goodness.
While artichokes may not be the easiest food to consume, the sheer volume of nutrients, minerals and phytochemicals found in this extraordinary vegetable make eating them well worth it.
Most people’s favourite part of the artichoke is the heart, but the leaves are actually the source of the vast majority of its health benefits. In clinical studies, artichoke leaf extract has been proven to have potent disease-fighting and anti-ageing properties.
Artichokes are packed with phytonutrients such as quercetin, rutin, gallic acid and cynarin, which all help to protect against many health risks including cancer, heart disease, liver dysfunction, high cholesterol and diabetes.
Gatineau Age Benefit Integral Regenerating Cream is a powerfully targeted cream targets all the advanced signs of ageing whilst providing skin with essential moisture. Artichoke Leaf and Hibiscus Extracts smooth lines and wrinkles whilst Calcium strengthens thinning skin. Restorative and nourishing, this moisturiser offers complete anti-ageing in one simple step.
This cream is perfect for those of age 50 years and beyond as all signs are of ageing are visibly reduce as the skin is restored and regenerated.
Apply morning and evening to a cleansed face, neck and décolleté, using light, circular motions. For best results, follow with Age Benefit™ Integral Regenerating Concentrate.
- Artichoke Leaf and Hibiscus Extract: Slows down the appearance of ageing.
- Red Algae Extract: Revives radiance and helps to correct brown spots.
- Calcium: Helps strengthen thinning skin.
- Sweet Almond Oil: Nourishes and hydrates.