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Ribes rubrum

  • History

    "Ribes rubrum", the botanical name for redcurrant, means sour, acidic and red. It is also called "Castillier" or "Gadelier" (in Normandy) or "Raisin de mars" (March grape). It has been known for its medicinal properties since the Middle Ages.

  • Location

    Redcurrants used in extract come from Ardèche (France)

  • Melvita's Commitment

    Known for its antioxidant and purifying properties, the redcurrant is popular for its zesty flavor and delicious scent. Redcurrant extract is used in cosmetic products for its invigorating and refreshing benefits, while also having a gentle action and delighting the senses.