Jambu is a flowering herb commonly used in northern Brazil in typical dishes and as medicine for malaria, and its diuretic, antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory properties.Common names worldwide include toothache plant, paracress, sechuan button, buzz buttons, tingflowers and electric daisy.
In recent years the cosmetic industry has been researching this plant due to its main active compound - spilanthol - which has anesthetic effects and it is said to cause relaxing on facial muscles when applied externally, diminishing the appearance of wrinkles. A few big Brazilian cosmetic companies have incorporated this plant into their formulations.
There isn't enough research on spilanthol - as medicine or cosmetic - for it to be proved useful, but there are many researches happening now and if you Google it you will find interesting information.
I am selling the dry extract as a curiosity as many Brazilian women swear by its anti-aging properties - this product is better suited for people experienced in maceration processes, either with oil or alcohol bases.
I am selling this dry extract for EXTERNAL use, there are many places selling Spilanthol Liquid Extract for internal use and even some places selling fresh flowers.
My experience: I have not had much time to test it, I am using it with Maracuja oil on my eye area - as soon as I apply it I feel a tingling on my skin (I guess it is the reason some companies are using it on aphrodisiac balms) but so far I can't promise any anti-aging results.
NOT TO BE USED BY PREGNANT WOMEN.
For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
My oils and butters are are wild harvested, grown naturally in the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest without any pesticides, they are fair traded and sustainable resources.
This product does not contain color additives or the presence of poisonous or deleterious substances, such as pathogenic microorganisms. This product does not contain TSE/BSE contamination.
Warnings: Avoid contact with eyes, do not ingest. In case of eye contact, flush thoroughly with water, call physician if irritation persists. Keep out of reach of children.