Mesua Ferrea Flower Extract (Nagkesar)

Nagkesar also known as Mesua Ferrea, is a beautiful evergreen tree and has been used in Ayurveda for centuries for its highly potent properties. The beauty of the plant lies not only in its physical appearance of delicate white petals with bright orange stamens but also in that many parts of the plant is used for various Ayurvedic treatments including its root, bark, leaves, seeds, flowers and wood.



This herb has astringent properties that helps soothe and treat acne, oily skin. Nagkesar minimizes open pores and leaves the skin firm and toned. Enriched with anti-inflammatory properties which help relive swelling, redness and inflammation. Nagkesar extracts are highly potent and effectively treat acne scars, dark spots and blemishes that are often the result of oily and pigmented skin. This herb deeply clarifies and purifies the skin for an even toned and glowing complexion, while it lightens pigmentation and rigid blemishes. It is rich in antioxidants which help the skin from harmful UV rays and early signs of aging.

The kernels of Nagkesar may be helpful in skin eruption. The oil obtained from Nagkesar can be used for skin infections, scabies, and wounds. It also has antiseptic and disinfecting properties. Taken with red sandalwood might be made into a paste and used on the skin to fade away the dark marks on the face and to obtain glowing skin.