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PLUM

of BIO Gascony

Plum d'Ente or Pruneau d'Agen

Nutritive, Moisturizing, Regenerating, Protective

Cultivated on the Landes lands of the Domaine de Gascogne, a very interesting ingredient for skin care. Plum is one of the best anti-aging treatments and has softening properties. This fruit is recognized for its rich composition in vitamins A, B, C, E, antioxidants and omega 6, 9.

The nutrients quickly penetrate the skin. The skin is known to promote hydration and intense nutrition, improving the lipid film of the epidermis,  real barrier against external aggressions, dehydration or inflammation. Its richness in nutrients gives it protective properties against damage caused by free radicals, oxidation, loss of elasticity.

Its cleansing agents, with antimicrobial properties, thus fight skin discomfort and prevent dermatological problems.

Plum protects the skin from the signs of aging and premature aging. It improves elasticity, promotes repair, regeneration, restores tone and vitality to the skin.

Very soft, suitable for all skin types, Plum will leave the skin soft, supple, silky, radiant, plumped.

Name: Prune d'Ente or Pruneau d'Agen

INCI name: Prunus Domestica Seed Oil

Plum oil obtained by first cold pressing

Part of the plant extracted: Plum kernels, Ente variety

Botanical name: Prunus domestica

Botanical family: Rosaceae

Quality: 100% Pure, Natural, ORGANIC without chemical treatment

Country of origin: France - South West - Gascony

Culture: Local & Organic

Recognized function & virtues: Nourishes, hydrates, regenerates, protects, anti-aging, softens, softens, plumps, improves the radiance of the complexion for a healthy glow

Revaluation of "non-standard" fruits discarded from the market, avoids waste, supports the agro-food sectors, recycling of stones.

New in cosmetics!

No animal testing

Culture and process:

Plum trees are grown organically in France in Lot-et-Garonne (South West). The cultivated variety is the Prune d'Ente or Pruneau d'Agen. Their harvest is traditionally carried out between August and September.

  In order to preserve its virtues, organic plum oil is obtained by cold pressing of the amadon located in the pit, then decanted and filtered in order to obtain optimal quality. A passionate producer, he revalues unsold products and waste from the agro-food sector and minimizes any waste.

Historical origin  :

The plum tree would have arrived from China by the Silk Road, however it was already cultivated on the Coteaux de la Garonne by the Gauls. The Crusaders brought back from their expedition to Damascus, the plum which gave the expression "  ... for plums  When they presented themselves to the king, empty-handed bringing only plums. The monks of Clairac abbey would have used the plum brought back, to combine it with a local plum tree, which would have given birth to the plum d'Ente (from the old French "enter" which means "to graft")

The very particular drying technique already mastered by the Gauls, the prunes were then shipped from Agen by boat from the banks of the Garonne, hence the name "prunes of Agen".


Even today the production of this fruit remains emblematic  of the  region South West of France. A true pearl of sweetness, of gluttony, it has been valued in cosmetic vegetable oil for a very recent period.

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