Rosemary Extract, Antioxidant
FROM £10.07 £8.39
Rosemary extract is suitable as a natural antioxidant in foods and cosmetic/toiletry products. It has a number of more wide-ranging uses which are becoming well documented. Specific inclusion levels for preservative uses are not widely published. It is a natural product and as such it would generally be expected to require higher inclusion levels than synthetics to be effective.
Rosemary antioxidant is a thick, viscous liquid, and due to the colour of the ingredient it may discolour your soaps.
|Extended Information||It is a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agent that prevents carcinogens from binding to DNA, and stimulates liver detoxification of carcinogens. This is a powerful, standardized lipid fat or oil soluble antioxidant used at only 0.1 percent. Recent studies show that rosemary extract and its constituents, carnosol and ursollic acid, enhance activity of enzymes that can detoxify carcinogens. Extract of rosemary is a natural product frequently used in the food industry to prevent spoilage of foods containing fat and has not shown evidence of accumulating in body tissue. Like other antioxidants, it inhibits and fights free radicals. As an extract, it can be used as a natural diuretic, tonic, decongestant, and a tissue toner and firmer.|