Dr. Hauschka Skin Care

Ingredient Glossary

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In case of conflicting information between an ingredient listing on packaging and the table below, the formulations stated on the packaging take precedence.

Ingredient English Name Contained in Description

Echinacea Pallida Extract

  • Clarifying Toner
  • Labimint Acute Lip Care
The purple coneflower native to North America was one of the Native Americans’ most important plants. It is widely known for its strengthening properties. The nutrient-rich echinacea plant is used in skin care particularly for oily skin with a tendency to blackheads and blemishes.

Elaeis Guineensis (Palm) Oil

Palm Oil
  • Coversticks
A stable, heavy oil derived from the fruit of the palm oil tree, rich in saturated fat, essential fatty acids, tocopherols and carotenoids. This oil helps the consistency of products.

Equisetum Arvense Extract

  • Lavender Sandalwood Calming Body Cream
  • Lemon Lemongrass Vitalizing Body Milk
  • Lemon Lemongrass Vitalizing Body Oil
  • Moor Lavender Calming Body Oil
  • Moor Lavender Calming Bath Essence
  • Regenerating Body Cream
  • Regenerating Hand Cream
  • Regenerating Day Cream
  • Regenerating Eye Cream
  • Regenerating Neck and Décolleté Cream
A survivor of a primitive plant species, field horsetail is high in silica, which supports the health of skin, hair and scalp.


  • Component of Natural Essential Oils in Dr. Hauschka Skin Care
A naturally occurring essential oil compound that is part of the pure essential oil blend that makes up the scent of a formulation. Eugenol is naturally occurring in pure essential oils such as clove, basil and cinnamon. This compound should not be confused with methyl eugenol which has been recognized as a carcinogen by the state of California.

Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax

Candelilla Wax
  • Almond Soothing Body Cream
  • Coversticks
  • Eye Definers
  • Foundations
  • Lip Care Stick
  • Lip Glosses
  • Lipsticks
  • Lip Liners
  • Lip Line Definer 00
  • Sheer Lipsticks
  • Regenerating Body Cream
  • Rose Nurturing Body Cream
  • Volume Mascaras
Candelilla wax is obtained from a shrub-like member of the spurge family, Euphorbia, native to Mexico. A protective layer of the wax covers the plant. In the same way as it protects the plant, this wax protects the skin against moisture loss and makes it soft and supple. Candelilla is a relatively 'hard' wax, which can firm up other waxes and improve the consistency and texture of lipsticks and creams.

Euphrasia Officinalis Extract

  • Eye Revive
  • Liquid Eyeliners
  • Brow & Lash Gel 00
  • Defining Mascaras
  • Volume Mascaras
Eyebright is a natural astringent that cleanses the skin and tones the pores. It helps soothe the sensitive area around the eye and contains tannins that help calm irritation.