pumpkin seed extract

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Thickeners/Emulsifiers , Emollients , Antioxidants , Skin-Identical/Repairing Ingredients

Type of squash that is a very good source of antioxidant cartenoids and vitamin E. Pumpkin seed extract and pumpkin seed oil are also a great source of essential fatty acids (including linoleic acid) and zinc (Sources: Journal of Food Science, June 2012, pages C653-657; Natural Product Research, September 2011, pages 1,524-1,539; and www.naturaldatabase.com). It's an excellent non-fragrant plant extract to see in cosmetics.

See fatty acid , antioxidant

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