Hand Cream with Sweet Orange and Poppy from the Dominican nuns of the Antica Spezieria di Pratovecchio.
With orange extract and the aroma given off by poppy seeds, a particular fragrance of its kind, for a sensation of intense freshness to nourish and moisturize hands and protect them from cracking and dryness.
Handcrafted by the Dominican nuns of Pratovecchio.
For an ancient tradition common to all monastic communities, both male and female, in the Monastery, in addition to embroidery, pyrography, creation of illuminated manuscripts, it was There has always been a Spezieria in which medicinal liqueurs were produced, lactovari (medicinal compounds with honey and sugar) and other specific preparations based on "simple" that is officinal herbs grown in the monastery's garden or wild herbs collected in the woods. These medicines were intended both for internal use in the Monastery as well as for sale to the public.
The practice of the apothecary in the monasteries of both sexes was in fact of ancient date and universally widespread and that of "Speziala" or of "Aromataria" was a task regularly present in female monasteries.
The rediscovery of the preparations of the Ancient apothecary of the Monastery of Santa Maria della Neve and San Domenico originates from this centuries-old tradition, both in the cosmetic field , both healthy and that today the Dominican nuns propose again.
Ingredients: aqua, helianthusannuusseed oil (*), butyrospermumparkiibutter (*), aloe barbadensisleafjuice (*), prunusamygdalus dulcis oil, glycerylstearate, cetearyl alcohol, olea europaeafruit oil (*), glycerin, cellulose, malva sylvestrisleaf water (*), myristyllactate, simmondsiachinensisseed oil, tocopheryl acetate, citrus aurantium dulcis peel oil, panthenol, allantoin, glycinesojaprotein, bisabolol, benzyl alcohol, d-limonene, sodiumlauroylglutamate, sodiumbenzoate, sodiumstearoyllactylate, potassium sorbate, xanthangum, citric acid, tetrasodiumglutamatediacetate. * from organic farming