Green Tea Extract
Description: Green tea extract made from evergreen leaves of a small Asian tree that is cultivated in different regions. Undeveloped leaves are harvested manually, steamed to prevent fermentation, and then pressed and dried. Contains 5% of extract dissolved in water & glycerin (50/50) and preserved with potassium sorbate & sodium benzoate. Pale brown liquid, faint herbal odor. Water-soluble.CAS: 56-81-5, 7732-18-5, 84650-60-2, 24634-61-5, 532-32-1INCI Name: Glycerin, water, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) leaf extract
- Potent antioxidant agent due to polyphenols & methylxanthines
- Often used in anti-aging formulas to reinforce anti-aging effects of other ingredients
- Useful against irritated skin.
Use: Use as is, usual final concentrations 0.1-2%. Stable for about 9 months when kept in a closed container at 10-25°C (50-77°F). For external use only.Applications: Anti-aging formulas, sun care and after-sun care products, anti-cellulite treatments and hair care products.