Almora Botanica Almora Botanica

Ingredients

Dive into our powerful herbarium

Ayurvedic plants and adaptogenic botanicals are at the heart of our formulas. We select the rarest and most nutrient-rich ingredients directly from nature to extract their powerful properties, such as antioxidants, age-reversing sterols, and other rejuvenating and restorative benefits. Discover the plant heroes behind our products...

Flowers


Bidens Pilosa Extract

Bidens Pilosa Extract
INCI NAME
Bidens Pilosa Extract

MAIN PROPERTIES
Bidens pilosa (Kumra in Ayurveda) extracted using supercritical CO2 extraction, makes the skin more elastic, firmer, and smoother, reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. It acts as a natural alternative to retinol (bio retinol).

SIMILAR EFFECTS AS
  • Retinol
 

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Marrubium Vulgare Extract

Marrubium Vulgare Extract
INCI NAME
Marrubium Vulgare Extract

MAIN PROPERTIES
Marrubium vulgare extract (Pahari Gandana in Ayurveda) contains Forsythosides B, which protect skin layers from environmental pollution by improving the skin barrier function.

SIMILAR EFFECTS AS
  • Forsythoside B
  • Bio saccharide gum-4 (Pollustop)®

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Sunflower Seed Oil Unsaponifiables

Sunflower Seed Oil Unsaponifiables
INCI NAME
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil Unsaponifiables

MAIN PROPERTIES
Molecularly distilled phyto-concentrates from organic sunflower oil (Suvarchala in Ayurveda) help strengthen skin ceramides, prevent moisture loss, reducing dermal dryness and roughness.

SIMILAR EFFECTS AS
  • Glycerin
  • Hyaluronic Acid

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Sunflower Sprout Extract

Almora Botanica
INCI NAME
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Sprout Extract

MAIN PROPERTIES
Sunflower sprout extract (Suvarchala in Ayurveda) helps maintain cell viability, preventing loss of skin density, and leaving skin radiant.

SIMILAR EFFECTS AS
  • Niacinamide
  • Zinc oxide
  • Iron oxide

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Roots


Butterfly Ginger Root Extract

Almora Botanica
INCI NAME
Hedychium Coronarium Root Extract

MAIN PROPERTIES
Butterfly Ginger root extract (Shati in Ayurveda) has many skin properties: it helps protect against aggressions such as blue light, UV, and pollution. It also helps skin look radiant and luminous.

SIMILAR EFFECTS AS
  • Bio saccharide gum-4 (Pollustop)®

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Carrot Root Extract

Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Root Extract
INCI NAME
Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Root Extract

MAIN PROPERTIES
Carrot root (Garjara in Ayurveda) - known for its beta carotene content - strengthens the skin barrier and helps retain moisture.

SIMILAR EFFECTS AS
  • Sodium bisulphite

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Seeds


Borage Seed Oil

Borage Seed Oil
INCI NAME
Borago Officinalis Seed Oil

MAIN PROPERTIES
Borage seed oil has powerful hydrating, nourishing, and calming properties.

SIMILAR EFFECTS AS
  • Petrolatum
  • Squalene
  • Glycerin
  • Hyaluronic Acid
 

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Celery Seed Extract

Almora Botanica
INCI NAME
Apium Graveolens (Celery) Seed Extract

MAIN PROPERTIES
Celery seed extract (Ajamoda in Ayurveda) helps tighten pores and rejuvenate the skin texture. It contains senkyulides that restore nail and cuticle integrity, strengthen keratin content, provide structural support, and improve nail thickness.

SIMILAR EFFECTS AS
  • Glycolic acid
  • Azelaic acid
  • Salicylic acid
  • Winter Cherry

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Grape Seed Oil

Almora Botanica
INCI NAME
Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil

MAIN PROPERTIES
Grapeseed oil (Draksha in Ayurveda) is rich in vitamins C, D and E, as well as omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids. It helps hydrate the skin and improves its appearance and texture.

SIMILAR EFFECTS AS
  • Gycerin
  • Hyaluronic Acid
 

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Hazelnut Seed Oil

Almora Botanica
INCI NAME
Corylus Avellana Seed Oil

MAIN PROPERTIES
Hazelnut oil has extraordinary hydrating properties, as it is high in Vitamin E and fatty acids. It is also known as a powerful antioxidant: it prevents sun damage and improves the appearance of wrinkles and dark spots.

SIMILAR EFFECTS AS
  • Ascorbic Acid

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Linseed (Flax) Extract

Linseed
INCI NAME
Linum Usitatissimum (Linseed) Seed Extract

MAIN PROPERTIES
Linseed or Flaxseed extract (Atasi in Ayurveda) helps tighten pores and rejuvenate the skin texture as it contains lignans and antioxidants. Rich in fatty acids, flax seeds extract leaves the skin hydrated, nourished, plump and glowy.

SIMILAR EFFECTS AS
  • Glycolic acid
  • Tri-chloro acetic acid
  • Salicyclic acid
  • Alpha-hydroxy acid
  • Winter Cherry
 

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Sesame Oil Unsaponifiables

Almora Botanica
INCI NAME
Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Oil Unsaponifiables

MAIN PROPERTIES
Sesamin and sesamolin from sesame seed oil (Tila in Ayurveda) are powerful antioxidants that improve elasticity by restructuring the dermal matrix.

SIMILAR EFFECTS AS
  • Glycerin
  • Hyaluronic Acid
  • Sodium PCA

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Sunflower Seed Oil Unsaponifiables

Sunflower Seed Oil Unsaponifiables
INCI NAME
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil Unsaponifiables

MAIN PROPERTIES
Molecularly distilled phyto-concentrates from organic sunflower oil (Suvarchala in Ayurveda) help strengthen skin ceramides, prevent moisture loss, reducing dermal dryness and roughness.

SIMILAR EFFECTS AS
  • Glycerin
  • Hyaluronic Acid

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Tamarind Seed Polysaccharide

Almora Botanica
INCI NAME
Tamarind Seed Polysaccharide

MAIN PROPERTIES
Tamarind seed polysaccharide (Imlika in Ayurveda) increases filaggrin, an essential protein for maintaining strong skin hydration and integrity.

SIMILAR EFFECTS AS
  • Hyaluronic Acid
  • Tremella Fuciformis

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Plants & Other


Aloe Vera Leaf Juice

Almora Botanica
INCI NAME
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice

MAIN PROPERTIES
Aloe vera (Ghritkumari in Ayurveda) helps soften and smoothen the skin due to its mucilage content. It is a natural gel that absorbs and retains water, moisturizing the skin epithelium.

SIMILAR EFFECTS AS
  • Gycerin
  • Hyaluronic Acid
 

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Caesalpinia Spinosa (Tara) Fruit Pod Extract

Almora Botanica
INCI NAME
Caesalpinia Spinosa Fruit Pod Extract

MAIN PROPERTIES
Caesalpinia Spinosa fruit (Karanja in Ayurveda) comes from the Tara tree, which grows in the Andes. It prevents the skin from dehydration and boosts the skin barrier with moisture. It helps maintain cell viability and also act as a powerful anti-oxidant.

SIMILAR EFFECTS AS
  • Niacinamide
  • Zinc oxide
  • Iron oxide

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Centella Asiatica

Almora Botanica
INCI NAME
Centella Asiatica Leaf Extract

MAIN PROPERTIES
Centella asiatica leaf extract (Mandukaparni in Ayurveda), rich in polyphenols and triterpenes, improves the functionality of fibroblasts and protects collagen networks, smoothing skin surface and maintaining its balance. It acts as a natural alternative to retinol (bio retinol).

SIMILAR EFFECTS AS
  • Palmitoyl tetrapeptides-7
  • Palmitoyl pentapeptide-4
  • Tripeptide
  • Collagen
  • Bakuchiol
  • Snailmucin
  • Retinol
 

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Deodar Cedar Wood Oil

Almora Botanica
INCI NAME
Cedrus Deodara Wood Oil

MAIN PROPERTIES
Deodar cedar wood oil (Daivadaru in Ayurveda) gently soothes and calms the skin.

 

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Lavender Herb Oil

Almora Botanica
INCI NAME
Lavandula Angustifolia Herb Oil

MAIN PROPERTIES
Lavender herb oil (Ustukhudusa in Ayurveda) gently soothes and calms the skin. It also has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties known to treat acne, even skin tone, and reduce wrinkles.

SIMILAR EFFECTS AS
  • Isopropyl alcohol,Eusol
  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Benzal koniun
  • Niacinamide
  • Ceramides
  • Corticosteroids
  • Rosemary Oil
 

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Red Algae Extract

Almora Botanica
INCI NAME
Porphyra Umbilicalis Extract

MAIN PROPERTIES
Red algae extract protects skin from heat exposure and oxidative stress, helping preserve its membrane's lipids.

SIMILAR EFFECTS AS
  • Para methoxy cinamic acid
  • Homosalate
  • Octisalate

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Fruits


Mango Fruit Pulp

Mango Fruit Pulp
INCI NAME
Mangifera Indica (Mango) Fruit Pulp

MAIN PROPERTIES
Mango fruit pulp extract (Aamra in Ayurveda) reduces skin dryness by regulating trans-epidermal water loss.

SIMILAR EFFECTS AS
  • Phosphorus
  • Vitamin E
  • Alpha-hydroxy acids

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All our products are free from:

✗ Additives
✗ Acrylates
✗ Added colors
✗ Animal Extracts
✗ Alcohol
✗ Carbomers
✗ Dyes
✗ DEA (Diethanolamine)
✗ Formaldehyde

✗ Fillers
✗ Glycols
✗ Glutens
✗ GMO-derived ingredients
✗ Hexane
✗ Mineral Oils
✗ Nanoparticles
✗ Parabens
✗ Petroleum derived ingredients

✗ Phenoxyethanol
✗ Phthalates
✗ Polyethylene Glycol
✗ Silicones
✗ Synthetic Fragrances
✗ SLS (Sodium Lauryl Sulfate)
✗ SLES (Sodium Laureth Sulfate)
✗ TEA (Triethanolamine)
✗ Urea