Rhatany Root Total CO2 Extract, also known as Krameria Root Total CO2 Extract, is obtained by supercritical fluid extraction using carbon dioxide as the solvent. Less than 2% alcohol (ethanol) is added as an entrainer. The extract is standardized using Organic Olive Oil.
Rhatany, Krameria lappacea, is a small perennial shrub with distinctive pink and red flowers. Our Rhatany Root Total CO2 Extract is produced from the dried roots of the plant. The roots of the plant contain lignans that offer numerous benefits within personal care and cosmetic applications.
Rhatany Root Total CO2 Extract is a viscous (thick), brownish orange oil with a mild, pleasant aroma. It contains the CO2-soluble lipophilic compounds, including 25.6% lignans, present within Rhatany Root (Krameria triandra). Rhatany Root Total CO2 Extract is especially well suited for formulations intended to support maturing skin.