Dictionary of active substances
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Fatty acid esters of sunflower oil
Sunflower Seed Oil Polyglyceryl-6 Esters
This ester is a composition of organic sunflower oil and vegetable organic glycerin which allows including the sunflower oil in an aqueous base formulation without the need to add solvents. The ester is rich in unsaturated fatty acids with caring and moisturising properties and helps to revitalize the skin.
Fatty component of rape oil and Chinese wood oil
Brassica Campestris / Aleurites Fordi Oel Copolymer
It is a composition of different vegetable oils such as for example rape oil or Chinese wood oil. It builds a protective film on the skin against permanent contact with liquids and makes the skin more resistant. Skin appearance is immediately and permanently improved, the skin feels softer, more smooth and supple.
Organic compounds extracted from vegetable scent glands are called fragrance. They could either be used totally as essential oils or as individual substances in newly composed perfumes.
Boswellia Serrata Extract
Frankincense is a special extract of the resin (olibanum indicum). The shrub grows on stony and dry soil and is native to North Africa and the Arabian Peninsula. Frankincense has anti-inflammatory, soothing and antimicrobial properties. (Picture credits: ©huandi/123rf.com)