Davidson’s Plum

Scientific Name: Davidsonia jerseyana

The scientific name of Davidson’s Plum, Davidsonia jerseyana, is derived from the surname of the Scottish-Australian botanist John Davidson. The plum is native to the rainforest regions of Northern New South Wales and Southern Queensland, where it grows on tall trees with dark green leaves. Davidson’s Plum is a versatile ingredient that has been used in skincare for its numerous benefits.

Davidson’s Plum is a rich source of antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals that are beneficial for the skin. It is known for its deep purple colour and tart flavour, making it a popular ingredient in skincare products. The plum is high in anthocyanins, which are powerful antioxidants that help protect the skin from environmental damage and premature ageing.

Benefits and Uses

  • Rich in antioxidants that help fight free radicals and protect the skin from damage
  • Contains vitamin E, which moisturises and nourishes the skin
  • Helps to brighten and even out skin tone
  • Soothes inflammation and reduces redness
  • Promotes collagen production for firmer, more youthful skin

Davidson’s Plum in Kissed Earth Products

Kissed Earth currently provides a range of skincare products that harness the benefits of Davidson’s Plum. The Awaken Collagen Day Cream features Davidson’s Plum extract to protect the skin from environmental damage. Davidson’s Plum used in Enliven Collagen Eye Cream helps to brighten dark circles. The Radiance Collagen Night Cream includes Davidson’s Plum to help even out skin tone and promote radiance.

Davidson’s Plum FAQs

Davidsons Plum is suitable for all skin types, but it is particularly beneficial for those with sensitive or ageing skin. Its soothing and rejuvenating properties make it ideal for addressing a variety of skin concerns.

The high concentration of antioxidants in Davidson’s Plum helps to combat dullness and discolouration, resulting in a brighter and more radiant complexion over time.

Yes, Davidson’s Plum has anti-inflammatory properties that can help calm redness and irritation associated with acne. It also aids in balancing oil production and promoting clearer skin.

Yes, Davidson’s Plum is gentle and non-irritating, making it safe for sensitive skin. Its natural anti-inflammatory properties can help soothe and calm reactive skin.

Davidson’s Plum can be used daily as part of a morning or evening skincare routine. Incorporating products with Davidson’s Plum into your routine can help maintain healthy, glowing skin.