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

Beneficial for

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


At Viva Maia, we are proud to offer a unique range of skincare products that are deeply rooted in the rich heritage of pre-Hispanic cultures, combined with the advancements of modern science and research. Each product in our line is crafted using 100% natural ingredients, carefully selected to bring a distinctive Mexican touch right to your bathroom.

Our commitment to blending ancient knowledge with contemporary scientific insights ensures that every item we offer not only nourishes and revitalizes your skin but also pays homage to the time-honored traditions that inspire our brand. Experience the best of both worlds with Viva Maia, where tradition meets innovation in skincare.