Standardization: 12.5% Silymarin
Milk Thistle Liquid Extract – Standardized is a liquid blend of Milk Thistle Extract and Propanediol produced through a unique manufacturing technology.
With Milk Thistle Liquid Extract is standardized for Silymarin (12.5%), which belongs to a range of flavonoids, better known as phytonutrients or more simply as “plant chemicals.” With strong antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, Silymarin from Milk Thistle is reputed to smooth the appearance of wrinkles and toughness and to lessen the appearance of a reduction in suppleness.
A plant-based origin, Propanediol is a biodegradable solvent that is NPA approved, making it an excellent corn sugar-derived alternative to petroleum-based Glycols for hair- and skin care formulations. It offers benefits and functionalities that include improved emollience, enhanced viscosity, non-irritating properties, exceptional sensory characteristics, clarity, and anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties, among many more.
The characteristic color of this botanical extract imbues natural and organic cosmetic formulations with its innate hue. This means that the product colors that were formerly possible to obtain only through the use of artificial and often objectionable constituents can now be achieved though plant-based ingredients that impart not only their beneficial, skin health-enhancing properties but also their individual natural colors. It is strongly recommended that small batch trials be conducted to determine the dosage required to achieve the desired shade imbued by the extract. The original color of Milk Thistle Liquid Extract – Standardized is Light Brown to Dark Brown; however, there is a possibility of this color changing, depending on the formulation to which it is added.
Recommended Usage Level: 1-3% in skincare products.
Storage: Stable when stored in a cool, dry place.
Shelf Life: Approximately 18 months
Liquid Extracts FAQ
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As with any manufacturing process, New Directions Aromatics strongly recommends small lab scale testing for evaluation purposes prior to full commercial manufacturing. As the ordinary or otherwise use(s) of this product is outside the control of New Directions Aromatics Inc., no representation or warranty, expressed or implied is made as to the effect(s) of such use(s) (including damage or injury), or the results obtained.
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