Passiflora edulis extract

Plant Extracts

The layperson term for this Brazilian-based plant oil is passion fruit, and it’s not a miracle of nature that addresses all kinds of skin concerns. Rather, it’s just one of many good plant oils to improve the look and feel of dry skin. Passion fruit oil has documented skin-soothing properties.  It’s also a source of lycopene, and antioxidant common to tomatoes. There is no research indicating passion fruit oil is a good source of vitamin C, though it does contain several antioxidant compounds.

References for this information:

International Journal of Cosmetic Science, October 2012, issue 5, pages 435–440

Planta Medica, September 2009, pages 1221–1226

Acta Cirugica Brasiileira, Volume 21, Supplement 3, 2006, pages 55–65

Journal of Medicinal Food, Volume 8, Spring 2005, pages 104–106

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