INCI: Beta Vulgaris (Beet) Root Powder
USED PART: FRUIT
Beetroot contains Vitamin C that prevents skin pigmentation, thereby providing a fairer complexion. Beet is also a rich source of iron, phosphorus and protein, which in unison give you a healthy and pinkish skin.
Continuous exposure to the sun can lead to tanning which can make our skin look dull and pale. Beetroot can help you get rid of tanning as well.
Beetroot helps to replenish the moisture in your skin leaving it supple and moist.
Method: Drinking the juice is one option as it clears the blood and body off the toxins.
Common Uses: Extract has been traditionally used as a remedy for the symptoms of joint pains. Being rich in Vitamin C, it contains natural antioxidant properties and can be used in skin care products to maintain the suppleness of the skin and as an ingredient for astringents. It also has soothing properties and can be used in tinctures and body balms. Tincture Usage (1g per 100ml).
Note: The color of this extract may vary from batch to batch.
HOW TO USE BOTANICAL EXTRACTS
*The suggested usage rate is 0.5 - 2% by weight of the product.
HOW TO INCORPORATE EXTRACTS IN FORMULATIONS
*Most extracts should be added to the cool down phase of the formulation.
- For shampoos, creams, and other thick products: Mix 5-10 ml of hot water (45 ̊C – 50 ̊C;the temperature of the cool down phase) into the powdered extract until it dissolves. Combine this mixture thoroughly into the product.
- For mists, toners, and other products that are almost entirely water: There is no need to dissolve the extract before adding it to the product.