Argemone Mexicana Callus Extract

Chicalote Callus Extract

→ Mexican Name: Extracto de Chicalote
→ INCI: Argemone Mexicana Callus Extract
→ Derivation: 🌹 Flower
→ Country of origin: 🇲🇽 Mexico


Argemone Mexicana extract is derived from the callus culture of the Argemone mexicana plant, also known as prickly poppy. This extract contains bioactive compounds such as alkaloids, flavonoids and phenolics, indicating strong antioxidant potential.

GC-MS profiling of methanolic extracts from A. mexicana callus revealed the presence of various important antioxidants such as 1,3-propanediol, squalene, and vitamin E.

These bioactive compounds have therapeutic applications in treating inflammation and other ailments.

Therefore, it offers benefits such as antioxidant protection, skin conditioning, and soothing properties. But, achieving optimal effects requires careful formulation.


  • Anti-blemish
  • Anti-aging
  • Skin barrier protector


It offers antioxidant protection, skin conditioning, and soothing properties. Achieving optimal effects requires careful formulation to ensure the correct amount is used in skincare products.


Antioxidant Support, Signs of Aging, Textural Irregularities, Barrier Support

Suitable for

  • Normal skin
  • Combination skin
  • Blemished skin
  • Oily skin

Our approach to ingredients

At Viva Maia, we're proud to introduce a unique skincare collection that marries the profound heritage of pre-Hispanic cultures with modern scientific innovation.

Our formulations are crafted from 100% natural ingredients, selected for their effectiveness and eco-friendly nature. With Mexico's rich biodiversity, we tap into potent and sustainable ingredients.

We cultivate many of these ingredients ourselves and meticulously handcraft our extracts, powders, and oils.