Desert Lime is a natural, stable and active bio-available Vitamin C. BODI's Desert Lime cellular extract is the first multifunctional botanical extract of this species, delivering one of the most powerful ranges of harnessed natural compounds. With its phytoactive compounds, this extract provides hydration, de-pigmentation, collagen synthesis, lightening, wrinkle reduction and antiaging all in the one source.
The Australian Desert Lime is packed with potent actives which support collagen production and skin repair. BODI's active Desert Lime extract provides the following beneficial effects:
- Limnocitrin assists the absorption of vital nutrients, hydrates the skin by binding onto water molecules, provides potent antioxidant protection, supports a healthy immune function for the skin, and supports healthy collagen production.
- Furanocoumarin induces the positive proliferation of skin cells.
- Coumarin has anti-fungicidal, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits, and is able to block out short wave UV rays.
- Natural Vitamin C plays a vital role in collagen synthesis and photo-protection and is highly effective in skin reduction, skin firming, and reducing hyperpigmentation by inhibiting the enzyme trosinase. It has potent activity in protecting the skin from damaging free radicals and has a significant positive effect on improving skin hydration.
- Ferulic acid has proven clinical antiaging activity, antioxidant and skin hydration activity. It is also a photo-protective agent.
- Lignan is a natural substance that binds cells together and helps to keep skin supple and toned. It is a potent antioxidant and also has antiwrinkle and antiaging activity.