INDIGO WHAT IS IT?
The Indigo Persicariae, also known as Polygonum tinctorium, is an annual plant native to Japan. Much appreciated by the dyers, it is mainly exploited for the coloring molecule it produces, indigotine.
Imported in France in the 18th century, the persicaria indigo was reintroduced in Provence in 2001. It is in the Luberon region that, since 2014, it is entirely cultivated in organic farming, guarantee of respect for the natural development of the plant: it is indeed to protect itself from insects and solar radiation that it produces blue.
Did you know ? This blue powder of indigo bio, from Provençal and French production of very high quality, also has very interesting cosmetic properties. Let's see them in detail.
The first indigo oil is born!
Drawing on its expertise in beauty oils, and following three years of research, Melvita has developed the very first organic indigo oil. After proving its effectiveness on the hair and scalp, Melvita Research incorporated indigo oil into its new "Expert Hair Care" range.