Decades ago we identified nature as the most powerful source of inspiration and ingredients

Over 60 years of experience in developing, producing and marketing high-quality Botanicals have made Symrise a global market leader in this area

Our mission is to bring the best of nature closer to everybody’s day-to-day life by supplying the cosmetic industry with valuable and reliable products. Symrise Botanicals are behind leading cosmetic brands as they enhance the overall performance of skin care products by adding natural highlights that are greatly inspirational while at the same time beneficial as they often come with proven skin care activities. 

We provide a huge range of Botanicals in different formats - from traditional extracts to fresh plant juices, vegetable oils or fragrant flower extracts. Our extensive portfolio includes the use of spices, nuts, plant waters, fruit juices, milk extracts, gemstones and many of our products are certified organic by Ecocert & COSMOS standards. 

Efficient and inspiring Botanicals

Efficient and inspiring

Because we work with consumers, customers, and trend experts, our selection of plant-based ingredients have the right focus for a wide- range of outputs

Symrise Botanicals stand out for their versatility, ease of use and reliable high quality. They can be signature ingredients and inspire whole new consumer brands and product lines.

The Symrise research and product development teams cooperate with partners from around the world, always looking for the next generation of valuable natural ingredients. Thanks to our clear understanding of consumer needs and expectations we are able to develop inspiring, trendy and efficient products for tomorrow's new product launch.


Actipone® is our premium range of high-quality and mainly standardized Botanicals and perfectly represents the combination of emotion and activity. The inspirational water-soluble extracts come along with proven benefits for skin and hair care products. These activities cover a wide range of cosmetic needs such as antioxidant, skin brightening, soothing, anti-aging, skin firming and hair care benefits.

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Extrapone® is our established line of water-soluble plant extracts that Symrise introduced to the market back in the 1950s. From the beginning it was our target to provide easy-to-use Botanicals in a huge variety of highly emotional, traditional but sometimes also exotic extracts that help producers of skin and hair cosmetics to convey the natural product story in a very comprehensible and realistic manner.

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Oils and Butters

Our range of natural plant oils and butters comprises a variety of traditional and exotic lipophilic ingredients. From avocado oil to mango butter, the products we produce are able to bring nourishing and caring aspects to skin and hair care formulations.

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Flowerpone® and Flowerconcentrole®

Ingredients coming from nature are a valuable source of inspiration. Especially flowers have always been essential ingredients for their fragrances and properties in beauty products.  Used in many different types of applications they represent sensuality and beauty. Our Flowerpone® and Flowerconcentrole® ranges translate the delicate scent of flowers into cosmetic products, and are able to mask base odors.

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