Our Organic Amaranth Seed Total CO2 Extract is produced using CO2 supercritical extraction from certified organic Amaranth Seeds harvested in Peru. The Amaranthus, Amaranthus caudatus is a flowering plant that is also known as Love-Lies-Bleeding because its beautiful purple-red flowers droop downwards. This intriguing annual plant grows in South America and tropical areas worldwide. The plant has a fascinating history, and the seeds and leaves have been used since ancient times for culinary, medicinal and topical applications.
Organic Amaranth Seed Total CO2 Extract is a beautiful extract that is comprised mostly of Linoleic Acid, a beneficial polyunsaturated fatty acid. The extract is also abundant in monounsaturated fatty acids, squalene, plant sterols and tocopherols. It is remarkably helpful in maintaining healthy skin, supporting skin elasticity, soothing problem skin, minimizing the appearance of wrinkles and supporting those with maturing skin.
The extract is pale to medium yellow in color and possesses a characteristic, herbal aroma. It is fluid at room temperature and absorbs well.
Our Organic Amaranth Seed Total CO2 Extract is 100% natural. As with all of our organic ingredients, it is certified organic by CCOF. A maximum 0.1% Organic Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Extract has been added to ensure stable shelf life.
Composition (See Specs for Details):
- Sterols (Sitosterol)
- Tocopherols (Alpha-Tocopherol)
- Fatty Acid Composition:
- C18:1 Oleic Acid
- C18:2 Linoleic Acid
*Typical Shelf Life begins on the date of manufacture and is defined as the typical shelf life of an ingredient when it is stored and handled properly. The Typical Shelf Life is offered as a general guideline. It should not be considered to be an expiration date. Many ingredients are usable beyond the stated date, especially when stored and handled very carefully.