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elecampane

Latin name Inula helenium; it is a plant that can be very sensitizing to skin. In cosmetics, this ingredient is most often added for its fragrance. Thisplant can cause allergic reactions for those allergic to plants in the ragweed family.

Reference for this information:

Herbal Medicine: A Guide for Healthcare Professionals. London, UK: The Pharmaceutical Press, 1996.

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