Water Lily is a plant that grows in water of ponds. Its big leaves are spread on the surface of the water while its flowers seem to float over them. Since times gone by water lilies are regarded as symbols of freshness, purity, beauty and tranquility. Calming effects are attributed to the extract.
The perennial herb with tiny lilac flowers grows in and near the water in many European countries. The oval shaped leaves provide an essential oil similar to peppermint oil. Furthermore, the leaves contain flavonoids, tannins and saccharides. The leaf extract is refreshing, stimulating and vitalizing and has antioxidant, astringent and moisturizing properties.