RootBioTec Basilicum

RootBioTec Basilicum is an extract of Hairy Root culture.

Infection of plants with the soil bacterium Agrobacterium rhizogenes leads to a natural transformation of plant cells. Infected cells from roots can be propagated on artificial culture media in petri-dishes or suspended in liquid media. These ‘hairy roots’ can be used to produce secondary plant metabolites.

The resulting extract was tested to prove anti-ageing properties, reduction of UV-stress responses, photo protection and maintenance of skin elasticity.

INCI: Ocimum Basilicum Hairy Root Culture Extract (and) Sodium Benzoate (and) Aqua