The vast majority of ingredients in our line of 100% natural skin care products are grown biodynamically, organically or ethically wild-harvested.

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Echinacea Pallida Extract

Echinacea Pallida ExtractThe purple coneflower native to North America was one of the Native Americans’ most important plants. It is widely known for its strengthening properties. The nutrient-rich echinacea plant is used in skin care particularly for oily skin with a tendency to blackheads and blemishes.
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Elaeis Guineensis (Palm) Oil

A stable, heavy oil derived from the fruit of the palm oil tree, rich in saturated fat, essential fatty acids, tocerpherols and carotenoids. This oil helps the consistency of products.
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Equisetum Arvense Extract

Equisetum Arvense ExtractA survivor of a primitive plant species, field horsetail is high in silica, which supports the health of skin, hair and scalp.
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Esculin

EsculinA glycoside compound found in the bark of the horse chestnut tree, Aesculus hippocastanum. It has a fortifying effect on capillaries and anti-oxidant properties.
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Eugenol

A naturally occurring essential oil compound that is part of the pure essential oil blend that makes up the scent of a formulation. Eugenol is naturally occurring in pure essential oils such as clove, basil and cinnamon. This compound should not be confused with methyl eugenol which has been recognized as a carcinogen by the state of California.
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Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax

Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) WaxCandelilla wax is obtained from a shrub-like member of the spurge family, Euphorbia, native to Mexico. A protective layer of the wax covers the plant. In the same way as it protects the plant, this wax protects the skin against moisture loss and makes it soft and supple. Candelilla is a relatively 'hard' wax, which can firm up other waxes and improve the consistency and texture of lipsticks and creams.
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Euphrasia Officinalis Extract

Euphrasia Officinalis ExtractEyebright is a natural astringent that cleanses the skin and tones the pores. It helps soothe the sensitive area around the eye and contains tannins that help calm irritation.
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Farnesol

A naturally occurring essential oil compound that is part of the pure essential oil blend that makes up the scent of formulations. Farnesol is a natural component of pure essential oils such as rose, neroli, jasmine and ylang-ylang. It is one of the sesquiterpenol alcohols, a group of essential oil compounds researched for calming, soothing properties. Farnesol has been used to normalize sebum secretion, smooth wrinkles and promote skin tone and elasticity.
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Fermented Grain Extract

Fermented Grain ExtractSourdough bread made of freshly milled oats, wheat and rye is subjected to a second fermentation process, in which naturally occurring lactic acid probiotics transform the bread into a highly nutritive substance. The liquid portion that results is called Brottrunk which, literally means “bread drink”–a traditional European health drink. The remaining solid portion, rich in proteins, calcium, iron, vitamins B1, B2, B3, B6, B12, E, and co-enzyme A, is used to make fermented grain extract. It contains natural ferments that help protect the skin’s acid mantle and have humectant and soothing properties. Fermented grain extract also helps break down impurities while bringing moisture and vitality to the skin. Fermented grain extract contains gluten.
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Ferric Ferrocyanide (CI77510)

Also known as Prussian or Berliner Blue, in the 1700s it was the first mineral pigment ever made, Originally, organic sources of iron such as blood and hides, were added to scrap iron and combined in a rudimentary chemical reaction to create a bright blue pigment. Today, the pigment is made without the organic iron in clean, laboratory conditions.
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Foeniculum Vulgare (Fennel) Seed Extract

Foeniculum Vulgare (Fennel) Seed ExtractFennel seeds are rich in saponins and sterols and have been traditionally used as an eye wash for soothing irritations.
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Fragrance (Parfum)

Fragrance (Parfum)In Dr.HauschkaSkin Care products, this term indicates a combination of 100% pure, natural essential oils. Dr.Hauschka fragrances are proprietary blends of pure essential oils specifically developed for each product. European regulations require that we list our pure essential oil scents as "Fragrance (Parfum)" however no synthetic fragrance or perfume ingredients are ever used to scent Dr.Hauschka products.
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Galactoarabinan

GalactoarabinanUsing hot water, an extract can be obtained from larch wood which has softening and conditioning properties for both skin and hair.
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Gentiana Lutea Root Extract

Gentiana Lutea Root ExtractThe yellow gentian is native to mountain regions. It is rich in bitter substances and strengthens and fortifies the skin.
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Geraniol

A naturally occurring essential oil compound that is part of the pure essential oil blend that makes up the scent of a formulation. Geraniol is a natural component of essential oils such as geranium, lavender, rose and palmarosa.
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Ginkgo Biloba Leaf Extract

Rhythmitised dilution of ginkgo invigorates and supports healthy circulation in the skin. It also supports and enhances the skin’s vitality and processes of self renewal.
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Glycerin

GlycerinGlycerin, also known as glycerol, a sugar alcohol and a building block of triglyceride fats and oils. Only plant-derived glycerin is used for Dr.Hauschka Skin Care products. It helps preserve the skin’s moisture.
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Glyceryl Caprylate

Glyceryl CaprylateAn emulsifier made from fatty acids and glycerin derived from plant oils, which helps the consistency of creams and lotions and makes the skin soft and supple.
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Glyceryl Laurate

Glyceryl LaurateAn emulsifier made from fatty acids and glycerin derived from plant oils, which helps the consistency of creams and lotions and makes the skin soft and supple.
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Glyceryl Oleate

Glyceryl OleateAn emulsifier made from fatty acids and glycerin derived from plant oils, which helps the consistency of creams and lotions and makes the skin soft and supple.