Quinine

Cinchona pubescens Vahl.

Family Rubiaceae

USE IN KLORANE PRODUCTS

We cultivate our cinchona in Ecuador using techniques that respect the surrounding ecosystem. The quality of each plant harvested is controlled in accordance with KLORANE Phytofiliere® specifications. The bark is collected by hand, and its active agent is concentrated in the form of a patented extract, which is scientifically proven to act as a stimulant for the hair bulb. This extract is incorporated into the KLORANE line of anti-hair loss care with cinchona.

PLANT EXTRACT CHARACTERISTICS

The cinchona is a tree of the Rubiaceae family native to South America, traditionally used as a tonic and astringent. We have chosen the Cinchona pubescens Valh. species because its bark is naturally rich in quinine, a molecule with powerful and fortifying properties, the efficacy of which has been scientifically proven.

BOTANICAL FACT SHEET

The red cinchona is a tree that can grow to a height of 50 to 65 feet. It has pinnate leaves that are often reddish in colour, like the petiole. Its regular white or pink flowers have a corolla with lobes covered in white hairs and are grouped in terminal cymes.

TRADITIONAL USES

Red cinchona was a traditional remedy used by the Incas to treat digestive problems and infections. The part used is found in the dried bark. Cinchona, and quinine in particular, were once the primary treatment for malaria. It can be used in low doses as a bitter tonic to stimulate the digestion, and externally for an itchy, desquamating scalp with dandruff.

Hair / WEAK AND THIN fortifying
KLORANE Hair

Conditioner with Quinine and B Vitamins

WEAK AND THIN fortifying Shampoo and conditioner

Action

KLORANE Fortifying and detangling conditioning balm with quinine and B vitamins has energizing and revitalizing properties. It prolongs the effect of KLORANE Fortifying shampoo with quinine and B vitamins, and helps restore strength, energy and shine. Its formula contains a styling and conditioning agent to make detangling easier. It is hypoallergenic.

Application

Apply to the lengths and ends of thoroughly towel-dried hair after washing with KLORANE Fortifying shampoo with quinine and B vitamins. Leave for 2 to 3 minutes, comb through, and rinse thoroughly. Avoid contact with the eyes.

Proven effectiveness

KLORANE Conditioning balm with quinine and B vitamins instantly restores energy and volume.

Capacity

200ml

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