Schwanen Garten's Naturally Derived Antioxidants

Schwanen Garten Antioxidant Source™

Naturally Derived Antioxidants

  • Bioavailable antioxidant protection
  • Anti-inflammatory protection
  • Multi-active formula
  • Suitable for topical use, non-toxic, non-irritating, non-allergic, etc.
  • Additional benefits for skin synthesis of collagen and elastine, and many others)

Key Ingredients

All ingredients are phytochemical and absolutely free from hazardous synthetic chemicals, mineral oils, artificial colorants and fragrances, and genetically modified organisms. All of Schwanen Garten’s products is considered as clean beauty.

  • EWG 1 Propanediol

    Propanediol is produced through a proprietary fermentation process using plant-derived glucose instead of petroleum-based feedstocks. propanediol produces 56% less greenhouse gas emissions and consumes 42% less nonrenewable energy than petroleum-based. Propanediol is certified 100% bio-based under the USDA’s BioPreferred® Program and is 100% bio-based glycol alternative to have earned certification from the Natural Products Association.
  • EWG 1 Larix Sibirica Wood Extract

    Siberian larch extract is particularly effective for anti-oxidation and anti-inflammatory and inhibits melanogenesis.
  • EWG 1 Betula Alba (Birch) Extract

    Dry skin is associated with a disturbed skin barrier and reduced formation of epidermal proteins and lipids. Betula alba (birch bark extract) increased skin hydration, reduced the transepidermal water loss, or promoted keratinocyte differentiation in humans in vivo.
  • EWG 1 Centella Asiatica Extract

    Madecassoside is derived from a tropical plant, “Centella Asiatica,” also known as tiger grass. Many research studies indicate that this plant is effective in alleviating and healing damaged skin (scratches, small wounds, and burns). It works especially well in conjunction with vitamin C in rebuilding the skin barrier and in reducing inflammation and redness.
  • EWG 1 Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Extract

    Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) is a shrub of the family Lamiaceae, native to the Mediterranean region. The material used for herbal purposes includes lavender flowers (Lavandula flores) containing essential oil (3%), anthocyanins, phytosterols, sugars, minerals, and tannins. The essential oil contains over 300 chemical compounds. The dominant components are linalool, linalyl acetate, terpinen-4-ol, acetate lavandulol, ocimene, and cineole. Lavender essential oil has good antioxidant and antimicrobial activities and a significant positive effect on the digestive and nervous systems.
  • EWG 1 Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Extract

    The most important constituents of rosemary are caffeic acid and its derivatives such as rosmarinic acid. Its major bioactive components have shown antioxidant, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory activities. Diterpenes and genkwanin from rosemary show membrane-rigidifying effects which may contribute to their antioxidant capacity through hindering diffusion of free radicals.
  • EWG 1 Origanum Vulgare Leaf Extract

    The major components of oregano essential oil were carvacrol, β‐fenchyl alcohol, thymol, and γ‐terpinene. Hot water extract had the strong antioxidant properties and the phenolic content. They proved to be effective in the inhibition of all phases of the peroxidative process.
  • EWG 1 Thymus Vulgaris (Thyme) Extract

    Thyme (Thymus vulgaris L., Lamiaceae) is a subshrub from the Lamiaceae family with plants that are rich in essential oils and antioxidative phenolic substances. The assays for antioxidative activity were the total phenolics according to the Folin−Ciocalteu method, DPPH decoloration, and Fe3+ reduction (FRAP). High polyphenol content, DPPH and ABTS radicals scavenging activity of ethanol thyme extract were evaluated.
  • EWG 1 Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract

    Green tea is a rich source of epigallocatechin gallate one of the most powerful antioxidants available. Epigallocatechin gallate is made of polyphenols that target free radicals, particularly those caused by UV-induced skin damage. Antioxidants are substances that fight free radicals which are known to damage DNA and cause skin cell death. Antioxidants, such as polyphenols in green tea, neutralize free radicals and potentially prevent and reduce sun damage.
  • EWG 1 Polygonum Cuspidatum Root Extract

    Polygonum cuspidatum root extract is a plant whose root is a good source of the potent polyphenolic antioxidant trans-resveratrol, which is considered the most bioavailable form of resveratrol. Also known as Mexican bamboo, and, in Traditional Korean Medicine as Hojang, this plant not only helps thwart free radicals before they can damage skin, it also reduces signs of irritation.
  • EWG 1 Scutellaria Baicalensis Root Extract

    Scutellaria baicalensis root extracts have been used for years as one of the many herbal preparations within the field of Korean medicine. It’s primarily used in cosmetics for its promising ability to interrupt the creation and transfer of excess pigment. The main active ingredient of scutellaria baicalensis is flavonoids, of which the content of baicalin and baicalein is the highest. Modern pharmacological research shows that scutellaria baicalensis has antibacterial, anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory and other effects.
  • EWG 1 Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract

    Glycyrrhiza glabra extract, or licorice root extract, may be effective against bacteria that can infect the skin. Licorice extract contains concentrations of flavonoids, such as glabridin, that equip the skin with antioxidant properties.
  • EWG 1 Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Extract

    Chamomile flower extract acts to inhibit the activation of NF-kB protein, an inflammation factor. In particular, chamomile flower extract is effective in soothing sensitive skin, and can effectively act on sensitive skin. It also regulates sebum secretion and helps keep your skin clean.
  • EWG 1 Zanthoxylum Piperitum Fruit Extract

    It contains a large amount of vitamin C and tocopherol, which protects the skin from the external environment, and has excellent anti-inflammatory and antibacterial effects. In addition, it is a natural-derived ingredient that is used as a natural preservative because it is not irritating or toxic to the skin. It contains an active ingredient called hyperoside and quercitrin, which also has an antioxidant effect.
  • EWG 1 Pulsatilla Koreana Extract

    The root contains saponin, which helps to care for healthy skin. It is used instead of chemical preservatives and is an extract for natural preservatives without irritation and toxicity. It reduces the heat of the skin, soothes the skin and cleanses the skin. Helps to make skin soft and supple.
  • EWG 1 Usnea Barbata (Lichen) Extract

    Usnea Barbata (Lichen) Extract contains a lot of usnic acid to help skin immune activity. Usnea Barbata (Lichen) Extract is an alternative to chemical preservatives. It is an extract for natural preservatives without irritation and toxicity. It helps to increase skin softness and soothes skin.

CAP-e Antioxidant Capacity

CAP-e is a preclinical measure of bioavailability of a compound that describes the efficiency of the compound to be absorbed by human cells, with its antioxidation effectiveness within the cells.

The CAP-e assay is used to test whether natural products contain antioxidants capable of protecting live cells from oxidative damage.(ex-vivo by NIS Labs)

This graph shows that Schwanen Garten’s Exclusive Antioxidant Source TM is 20 times more effective than Original Flavonoids.