Pomegranate Seed CO2-to extract (organic), DE-ÖKO-013
Punica granatum – Seed, dried, from organic farming
By supercritical fluid extraction with natural carbon dioxide, no solvent residues, no inorganic salts, no heavy metals, no reproducible microorganisms . The extract is stabilized with FLAVEX Rosemary Antioxidant Extract (organic).
Fatty oil with more than 60 % punicic acid (C18:3 w5), a conjugated linolenic acid (CLnA). Furthermore the extract contains tocopherols, sterols and a small amount of squalene.
In Ayurvedic medicine pomegranate seeds are used to treat fever or polydipsia (pathological thirst) . The extract is also antioxidant and anti-inflammatory .*
Suitable for flavouring food such as edible oils, sauces and dressings.*
Due to its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, the extract is used in skin care products and has a soothing effect on irritated, dry and sensitive skin. The extract also stimulates the production of keratinocytes. Keratinocytes are part of the epidermis, the uppermost skin layer and form keratin, which protects the skin and gives it stability . Therefore the pomegranate seed extract is suitable for all skin care products, especially for skin creams, massage oils or hand creams.*
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 Hamid Reza Rahimia, Mohammad Arastoob and Seyed Nasser Ostada* : A Comprehensive Review of Punica granatum (Pomegranate) Properties inToxicological, Pharmacological, Cellular and Molecular Biology Researches : Iranian Journal of Pharmaceutical Research (2012), 11 (2): 385-400
 Muhammad Nadeem Aslam : Pomegranate as a cosmeceutical source: Pomegranate fractions promote proliferation and procollagen synthesis and inhibit matrix proteinoase-1 production in human skin cells : Journal of ethnopharmacology, Volume 103, Issue 3, 311 – 318