Natural cosmetics that contain Mimosa Tenuiflora

The Mimosa Tenuiflora is a plant that grows in Central America known, under the name of Tepezcohuite (meaning skin tree), already at the time of the Maya (250 - 950 AD) for its exceptional reparative capacity against burns, ulcers, wounds that do not heal.

Recent studies have shown the presence of active ingredients such as flavonoids, tannins and numerous trace elements.

The active ingredients are obtained from the bark of trees that have reached six years of age.

The extraction procedures vary depending on the type of active ingredient sought.

In general, they occur by prolonged maceration.

Tepezcohuite or Mimosa Tenuiflora extract is used for its remarkable healing capabilities.


In cosmetics, it is used for its soothing, re-epithelizing and protective properties. Mimosa Tenuiflora is an excellent remedy for rebuilding damaged epidermis, already known from Mayan times, who used the powder of the bark on skin lesions, burns and ulcers.

In fact, the extract helps regulate peripheral microcirculation, increases the resistance of endothelia, reduces capillary permeability responsible for edema and skin relaxation, counteracts the damage induced by free radicals and lipoperoxides, regulates the enzymatic activity involved in the onset of inflammation.

Mimosa Tenuiflora extract also possesses an antimicrobial action similar to that of some antibiotics, protecting injured skin from infection. This capacity, very important in case of sores and burns, varicose and diabetic ulcers, can also be exploited to fight acne infections. Laboratory data confirm the total absence of toxicity from the plant. Ointment with Tepezcohuite is useful to properly treat skin having psoriasis, mycosis or ulcerations, useful on dry, rough and cracked skin, with desquamations or itching. Tepezcohuite, develops a soothing and refreshing, reparative, regenerative and eudermic action on the skin. The ointment has no contraindications.

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