Elderberry Botanical Extract Powder
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- Recommended Use & Storage
Elderberries are nutrient & antioxidant-rich. Some of the nutrients found include Bioflavonoids, Choline, quercetin, Omega-3 fatty acids, Omega-6 fatty acids, Pectin, and Tannins. They also contain vitamins A, B-1, B-2, and B-3 complex. These give elderberries anti-inflammatory, anticancer, and antiviral properties. The benefits of this nutrient-dense extract include skin softening & smoothing effects, and anti-inflammatory & anti-wrinkle properties. Great for all skin types, the anti-microbial and anti-fungal compounds in elderberries help to keep the skin healthy and acne-free. They balance out excess sebum oil and help to prevent breakouts. Elderflower and berry extracts are ideal for skin and hair cleansing.
INCI Nomenclature: Euterpe oleracea
Appearance: Light to Dark Purple Free Flowing Powder
Solubility: Water Soluble
Suggested Use Levels: .5-2.0%
Storage: Protected from direct light and humidity at a temperature of 50°-77°F (10°-25°C)
Shelf life: 12 months, properly stored, in a sealed container.
Formulation Notes: Most extracts should be added to the cool-down phase of the formulation.
• Thick Products such as shampoos, creams, and lotions need to be diluted: Mix 1-2 tsp of hot water (105˚F – 120˚F) or as needed until the powdered extract completely dissolves. Combine this mixture thoroughly into the product.
• Add directly to products that contain a high percentage of water, such as mists & toners.
This product should be added to a formulation at the recommended usage rate.
Common Uses: Elderberry Botanical Extract Powder helps your skin balance out excess oils. This helps to prevent breakouts and keeps your skin healthy and clear. These anti-microbial and anti-fungal properties also help reduce swelling and calm the skin. Elderberry is a powerhouse for oily skin types or people prone to breakouts.
This product is cosmetic grade & for external use only.