Australian Native Botanicals contain a number of anti-inflammatory, immuno-supportive compounds, from flavonoids and potassium to anthocyanin and gallic acid. Firstly, potassium is vital for muscle health, which is important for comfortable, enjoyable sexual activity and a vital element in any sexual health product! Secondly, anthocyanin aids in preventing premature aging of important tissues. According to the article “Davidson plum – Davidsonia pruriens” published in the Health Benefits Times, anthocyanin “is a potent anti-aging active with restorative and protective qualities, including reduction of DNA damage, [and] restore damaged skin.”
Thirdly, Gallic Acid is also restorative and antiaging. The Health Benefits Times article explains that Gallic Acid belongs to “a class of naturally occurring antioxidants,” the role of which is to reduce oxidative stress within the cells. This stress results from the “overproduction and accumulation of free radicals,” which, in large concentrations, are harmful to the healthy maintenance and reproduction of cells within the body. Recent research has found Gallic Acid to help with a number of skin issues, including dryness and unwanted skin thickness. It has also been proven to regulate the production of “elastin and procollagen” within the body, two compounds that combat skin aging.
In fact, a 2019 study published by the NCBI Journal found that Gallic Acid is even effective in treating infections of vaginal candida (you guessed it -- the dreaded and difficult to get rid of yeast infection), noting that Gallic Acid “efficiently inhibited” the growth of the agent that causes candida. As such, Gallic Acid is not effective simply as a skincare ingredient, but also as a sexual health ingredient. Because enjoyable sexual activity depends largely on healthy muscles, strong skin, and effective lubrication, each of these elements is vital to creating a safe and comfortable experience. In Frenchie’s Oh La La Water Based Love Lube, these compounds work in concert with one another, reinforcing the many positive effects of each antioxidant, vitamin, and chemical.