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Plant-based oils, essential oils and cannabidiol, find out more about all the ingredients in our Sowé products.

Latin name: Argania spinosa.

Properties: Softening, Toning, Regenerating, Protecting, Nourishing._

Botany:

The argan tree, Argania Spinosa, family Sapotaceae, is a thorny tree with edible fruit a...

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Latin name: Adonsonia.

Properties: Softening, Nourishing, Soothing, Protecting, Regenerating._

Botany:

The baobab is a tropical tree from the Bombacaceaes family, native to Africa. The tree has a characteristic, lo...

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Latin name: Citrus bergamia.

Properties: Skin antiseptic, Sebum regulator, Regenerating, Purifying, Astringent._

Botany:

The bergamot has been cultivated mainly in Italy, in the Calabria region, since the 18th century, but there are...

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Latin name: Cinnamomum camphora CT linalol.

Properties: Regenerating, Radiant skin, Astringent, Purifying, Anti-wrinkle._

Botany:

Camphor, also known as Shiu Wood or Chinese Laurel, is a tree in the laurel family. Originally from Asia, this ...

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Latin name: Calendula officinalis.

Properties: Anti-inflammatory, Antioxidant, Soothing, Repairing, Softening._

Botany:

Calendula or marigold is also called "the bride of the sun" because it follows the movements of the s...

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Latin name: Cannabidiol.

Properties: Moisturising, Protective, Sebum regulating, Antioxidant, Healing, Anti-acne, Anti-inflammatory, Anti-ageing._

Chemistry:

Cannabidiol (CBD) is a molecule extracted from the hemp plant, which belongs to the Cannabinaceae family and...

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Latin name: Cannabidiol.

Properties: Anti-inflammatory, Soothing, Antioxidant, Sleep quality, Muscle recovery, Relaxing._

Chemistry:

Cannabidiol (CBD) is a molecule extracted from the hemp plant, which belongs to the Cannabinaceae family and...

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Latin name: Cannabis Sativa.

Properties: Regenerating, Soothing, Hydrating, Softening, Antioxidant._

Botany:

Hemp belongs to the large family Cannabinaceae and the genus Cannabis. There are several families of cannabis w...

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Latin name: Citrus limon.

Properties: Revitalizing, Antioxidant, Skin tonic, Purifying._

Botany :

Lemon is the fruit of the lemon tree, a shrub of the Rutaceae family. The essential oil is extracted from its ...

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Latin name: Opuntia ficus-indica.

Properties: Anti-wrinkle, Protective, Regenerating, Toning._

Botany:

The prickly pear, also known as the "cactus pear", is a fleshy berry produced by the prickly pear and...

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Latin name: Punica granatum.

Properties: Soothing, Firming, Anti-inflammatory, Regenerating, Antioxidant._

Botany:

The pomegranate is a small tree (up to 5 m high) that can live for several hundred years. Its orange-red, apple...

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Latin name: Hibiscus rosa-sinensis.

Properties: Protective, Repairing, Nourishing, Rich in vitamin E, Softening._

Botany:

Hibiscus oil is an oil obtained by cold pressing the seeds contained in the capsules of the fruits that open at...

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Latin name: Simmondsia chinensis.

Properties: Sebum regulator, Protective, Moisturising, Softening, Soothing, Regenerating._

Botany:

Jojoba is a thick, bushy shrub from arid and semi-arid regions. It can grow up to 5 metres in height. It is a t...

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Latin name: Lavandula angustifolia ssp. angustifolia.

Properties: Regenerating, Purifying, Repairing, Anti-inflammatory, Healing._

Botany:

Lavender was discovered in the western Mediterranean region. Used since Antiquity by the Romans for its therape...

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Latin name: Macadamia Ternifolia.

Properties: Nourishing, Softening, Firming, Repairing._

Botany:

The oil extracted from Macadamia integrifolia nuts comes from a tropical tree in Australia, Hawaii and also Ken...

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Latin name: Citrus aurantium var. amara.

Properties: Antioxidant, Hydrating, Tonic._

Botany: 

Neroli, also known as orange blossom, comes from the flower of the bigaradier (bitter orange tree),...

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Latin name: Citrus sinensis.

Properties: Antioxidant, Sebum regulator, Anti-inflammatory._

Botany:

The orange tree has been present in Asia for 4500 years, and was cultivated by the Sumerians, then the Egyptian...

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Latin name: Pogostemon cablin.

Properties: Healing, Purifying, Regenerating._

Botany:

Patchouli comes from a tropical plant from Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines. It is an aromatic herb whos...

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Latin name: Citrus aurantium ssp aurantium.

Properties: Revitalising, Healing, Anti-inflammatory, Sebum regulating._

Botany: 

Petitgrain comes from the leaves of the bigaradier (bitter orange tree), a tree native to Asia. The...

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Latin name: Cananga odorata.

Properties: Anti-inflammatory, Toning, Regenerating, Purifying._

Botany:

Native to Southeast Asia, ylang-ylang or ilang-ilang is a tropical tree in the Annonaceae family. The name ylan...

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