Botanica GmbH

Botanica is a part of the Care Solutions Business Line within Evonik's Life Sciences Nutrition & Care Division.

With its presence in Switzerland, France and Germany, Botanica is a European leader in sustainable botanical extracts for the personal care industry. Drawing on Botanica’s plant know-how and extraction competence allows Evonik to develop a wide, innovative range of sustainable base extracts in order to strengthen its broad portfolio of actives. Evonik leads the active ingredient market, of which 40-50 percent is botanicals. Furthermore, Botanica’s highly customizable extracts boost the portfolio of unique system solutions offered by the Care Solutions Business Line. The Nutrition & Care Division aims to increase its share of system solutions from 20 percent today to more than 50 percent by 2030.


Plant extracts lend a unique quality to any cosmetic product and may boost a product’s skincare properties. Botanica has over 1000 different plants at its disposal from which to obtain extracts. Different components, such as flowers, leaves and roots, can be obtained from a wide range of plants. New plant discoveries are always being added from all over the world.