For fans of calming, soothing botanical ingredients, blue tansy is a must-have in skincare. You’ve probably run across it in popular products like the Blue Cocoon, and you’ll recognize it by its telltale indigo or blue color as well as its sweet, herbaceous and slightly fruity aroma. Blue tansy, also referred to as tanacetum annuum, gets its color from its high azulene content. Like German chamomile, blue tansy is a powerful anti-inflammatory ingredient that is valued for treating and healing burned, damaged and inflamed skin.
Formulas with blue tansy can be added to your first aid kit, but it’s fantastic for routine skincare, too—especially if you struggle with red, irritable or blemished skin.
The anti-inflammatory physical benefits aren’t all that blue tansy has to offer. The aroma has therapeutic effects on the mind, too. Blue tansy can be used to induce relaxation plus reduce nervous tension and stress. It’s a calming tonic for the nervous system overall, which is why you’ll find it in aromatherapy products like La Bella Figura’s Travel Therapy. Inhalation also benefits the respiratory system and may help with respiratory conditions like asthma.
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