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DANDELION ROOT EXTRACT

Dandelion root is good for all skin types

Scientific name:  Taraxacum officinale

Family: Asteraceae, daisy

Origin:  Italy

Form:  herbal extract

Parts:  roots

 


GOOD FOR ALL SKIN TYPES

Ingredient Features

  • antioxidant
  • nutritive
  • detoxifier

User Benefits

  • antioxidant
  • nourishing
  • purifying

Function in Products

  • active

Often seen as a weed and closely related to chicory, dandelion has a long history of medicinal use. The leaves are used to purify the blood and aid in treating anemia, probably for their high iron content. The root is sold as a drug in Canada and is a powerful diuretic. Its active constituents include: terpenes, sterols, carotene, flavonoids, phenolcarboxylic acids and coumarin derivatives such as umbelliferone. It is also used to treat edema (water retention) and is a rich source of vitamins and minerals such as vitamins A, D, C, various B vitamins, iron, silicon, magnesium, zinc and manganese. These give dandelion valuable nutritive and antioxidant properties to the skin.


DANDELION ROOT EXTRACT IS IN:

Face Toner

Pangea Organics Italian Green Mandarin and Sweet Lime Facial Toner

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DECYL GLUCOSIDE

Decyl glucoside

Scientific name:  decyl glucoside

Synthetic

Derived from corn starch + coconut oil


GOOD FOR ALL SKIN TYPES

Ingredient Features

  • surfactant
  • mild

User Benefits

  • cleansing
  • non-irritating

Function in Products

    • surfactant

    Decyl Glucoside is a plant-derived non-ionic, sugar-based surfactant prepared by combining corn starch glucose with the fatty alcohol decanol which comes from coconut oil. Due to its natural origin, this cleansing agent is non-irritating, non-toxic and readily biodegradable. This extremely mild and effective non-ionic cleanser creates an excellent lather, rinses quickly, and offers a more natural alternative to harsh surfactants. Decyl Glucoside helps maintain the skin's natural balance without causing dryness and is used in a wide variety of personal care products, including products for individuals with sensitive skin.


    DECYL GLUCOSIDE IS IN: 

    Face Cleanser

    Pangea Organics Australian Wild Plum and Willow Facial Cleanser

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