South West Asia
Barley belongs to the genus Hordeum of the grass family. It is an annual grass that grows to about 0.7 to 1.2 meters tall. From a botanical point of view, its grains are one-seeded indehiscent fruits, like nuts. Barley is one of the most important cereals in Germany and around the world.
In the past, barley formed the basis of human nutrition. In addition to its use as a classic grain, its extract is also used in cosmetics as it has many nourishing properties.
The extract of barley is rich in vital nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, proteins and enzymes. It has an antioxidant and moisturizing effect rendering the skin supple, giving it resilience.