Regenerating Ingredients for Gen 'S' (part 4/4 - Cellular Extracts)

Regenerating Ingredients for Gen 'S' (part 4/4 - Cellular Extracts)

Top CELLULAR EXTRACTS by NATIVE EXTRACTS for Well-Aging Skin + Hair Care Products

For the grand finale in this series featuring age-embracing ingredients to support healthy skin and hair, we’re covering some of NATIVE EXTRACTS' Cellular Plant Extracts that deliver a species' water-soluble plant profile of phyto-compounds, as they exist in nature. NATIVE EXTRACTS explains the science behind their revolutionary, eco-conscious extractions in the video below.

Find more well-aging ingredients in our previous posts featuring Essential OilsCarrier Oils, and Butters!

Here’s our TOP 10 NATIVE EXTRACTS’ Cellular Extracts for Well-Aging and references to the compounds they deliver (as identified by third party studies featured on each extract’s data sheet). NATIVE EXTRACTS’ research on natural phyto-compounds for scalp and hair care identified 4 major compounds that are worth exploring for miniaturization or thinning. Ask us for the brochure to learn more!

Each species below has a distinct synergistic collection of compounds and derivatives that offer a range of benefits for aging skin and hair.  See NATIVE’s references to publicly available, peer-reviewed research on these compounds below. This is for educational purposes and is not based on clinical trials of the Cellular Extract.

NATIVE'S traceable, transparent and "true to nature" Cellular Extracts deliver natural molecules and connect your brand to nature! 


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Kakadu Plum Cellular Extract
Terminalia ferdinandiana Fruit Extract
NATIVE EXTRACTS’ unique Kakadu Plum Cellular Extract is like none other in that it harnesses the natural Vitamin C molecule in an aqueous format, in addition to Gallic Acid and Tryptophan, which respectively regulate skin aging and have broad lifespan benefits. The highly concentrated essence delivers the active vit C at breakthrough nutrient-densities of 16,000mg/100g. Since 2013, NATIVE has led the discovery of natural Vit C (biological ascorbic acid), sharing new research the Kakadu Plum plant profiling, including amino acid assay that also demonstrates Arginine’s benefit for skin, scalp and hair care. Arginine, one of the four key amino acids in producing keratin, has shown to enhance hair elongation up to 4 times, promoting the growth phase in follicles and increasing nutrient flow to the scalp.
Emu Bush Cellular Extract
Eremophila longifolia Leaf Extract
Ferulic acid, a super anti-oxidant, induces pro-collagen and hyaluronic acid synthesis and alleviates sun-exposure damage. Plus, has Chlorogenic Acid (CGA), an anti-inflammatory, which has shown anti-wrinkle activity, maintaining firmness and flexibility and may prevent UV-induced Erythema (skin reddening). Verbascoside has versatile anti-aging activities and Flavone Glycoside for reducing dark circles and puffiness under the eye area. Quercetin to prevent hair loss and promote hair follicle proliferation
Native Snowflower Cellular Extract
Melaleuca alternifolia Leaf Extract
Packed with compounds that are beneficial for numerous hair and skin applications, such as Quercetin, Kaempferol, Protocatechuic Acid (PCA), Phenolics, Flavonoid Glycosides, and Amino Acids. PCA maintains skin vitality and elasticity for preventing signs of aging like crows feet. Quercetin and Kaempferol have shown to prevent hair loss, promote hair follicle proliferation, stimulate hair regrowth and so much more! Request a brochure to learn more about the benefits of plant-based compounds for hair!
Native River Mint Cellular Extract
Mentha australis Leaf Extract

There is a unique synergy between the phyto-compounds in the NE Native River Mint Cellular Extract that make this eastern Australian Botanical a particularly powerful source of phenolics and the hero compound Rosmarinic, which is an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, UV-photoprotector, anti-acne, antimicrobial, anti-scarring, anti-wrinkle, skin hydrator!


Yerba Mate Cellular Extract
Ilex paraguariensis Leaf Extract

The Yerba Mate Cellular Extract antioxidant powerhouse with phyto- compounds to be considered for firming and toning skin as well as numerous skin conditions, including blemishes, reactive skin, fine lines and wrinkles, inflammation, hair maintenance and more. Offering a wide range of natural molecules in a water- soluble format: theobromine, phenolic acids, caffeine, chlorogenic acid, flavonoid glycoside, rutin, lignan, quercetin and kaemperfol, this is a great ingredient to consider for cellulite, under eye and body toning possibilities!

In addition to other listed compounds and their benefits for hair, Lignan may also counteract miniaturization of hair, and it has also been used in treatment of dandruff and hair loss.

Chamomile Cellular Extract
Chamomilla recutita (matricaria) Flower Extract

Herniarin, beneficial antioxidant in prevention of aging-associated alterations. Apigenin (super important) for aging as it has shown in studies to reduce fine lines and wrinkles, improve skin elasticity, stimulate collagen synthesis, possess anti-glycation activities. Casticin and Methocy-Coumarin two anti-inflammatory compounds and may even show benefits for scarring.


Mountain Pepper Leaf Cellular Extract
Tasmannia lanceolata Leaf Extract

One of the highest antioxidant-rated species from Australia. Procyanidins have shown to improve women’s facial over pigmentation caused by sun exposure and hormonal abnormalities.

Improve hair condition and growth, through Procyanidins, which have shown promise for male pattern baldness as a hair-cycle-converting agent – keeping it in the growing anagen phase.

Kangaroo Flower Cellular Extract
Anigozanthos flavidus Flower/Leaf Extract

This unique Australian native has a range of compounds for premature aging: Tetrahydroxy Flavone and Rutin, Flavonoid Glycosides, Phenolics, Amino Acids and more that together maintain skin vitality, renewal, stimulation of collagen, and so much more.

Amino Acids contribute to hair viability by constituting the building blocks for hair strand synthesis alongside aspect of maintenance and protection.

Australian Pineapple Cellular Extract
Ananas sativa Fruit Extract

Harvested in Australia’s hot and wet climates of the far north Queensland region, it has been revered for its combination of natural exfoliating alpha-hydroxy acids (AHAs). NE Pineapple Cellular Extract delivers phyto-compounds to consider for premature aging, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties and potential activity for counteracting grey hair. It also most notably has Glutamyl-cysteine, the precursor to Glutathione, the mother antioxidant!

Glutamyl-cysteine has many benefits, but when it comes to hair, it’s ALMIGHTY – showing evidence to counteract greying hair by neutralizing hydrogen peroxide, for which build-up in hair is associated with loss of pigment.

 ........okay we cheated, just three more that we specifically recommend for hair!


White Cypress Cellular Extract
Callitris glaucophylla Leaf Extract

Unlike any of the other extracts we have mentioned here, this one contains Catechin, which is a compound shown to prevent wrinkle formation, alleviate swelling, and more!

For hair, this is a wealth of procyanidins that are known to promote hair growth, and can be considered for use in hair treatments, conditioners, serums, volumizing products and more!

Banana Cellular Extract
Musa paradisiaca Fruit Extract

A common berry, yes a berry, offers an uncommon compound, Gallocatechin, which has strong antioxidant capacity and cellular level safeguarding…the descriptions are getting shorter. Can you tell we’re getting tired? You can always request a data sheet to learn more!

In addition to aforementioned Procyanidin, Amino Acids can contribute to hair viability by constituting the
building blocks for hair strand synthesis alongside
multiple aspects of hair maintenance and protection.

Green Tea Cellular Extract
Camellia sinensis Leaf Extract

Green Tea has a unique cocktail of phyto-compounds such as theanine, caffeine, tryptophan, theobromine, catechins, and an important consideration for all haircare applications for its source of EGCG.

EGCC (Epigallocatechin-3-Gallate) is an effective antioxidant in reducing harm caused by oxidative stress, which promotes hair growth and vitality as a stimulator of hair follicle stem cells. In addition, Caffeine has shown outstanding hair growth with good skin penetration and retention.



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