Green tea leaves have recently become very popular for their many health benefits. Green tea leaves are known to be an excellent ingredient in skin care; they contain antioxidants and have anti-aging and anti-inflammatory properties. Some of the uses of green tea leaves include as a means to fight acne, wrinkles and skin cancer. Because green tea is thought to help protect the skin from UV rays it can reduce the damaging effects from exposure to the sun and therefore help protect from skin cancer as well as signs of aging caused by sun damage.
Green tea leaves are an excellent addition to any formulation related to the skin; it can be used in exfoliants, face washes, body washes, lotions and many other types of skin care products.
We offer extracts in Glycerin, Zemea, Butylene Glycol and Propylene Glycol.
Bio-Botanica® Inc. utilizes its proprietary Bio-Chelation® process to manufacture botanical extracts in combination with Zemea® for natural applications. Zemea is a natural and highly pure colourless glycol, derived from a sustainable and renewable corn sugar fermentation process. Zemea propanediol is the perfect glycol solution for formulations where non-petroleum based ingredients are desired. With its skin-friendly performance, including no irritation, enhanced moisturization and excellent aesthetics, Zemea is seeing rapid popularity. Environmental sustainability benefits include significantly lower greenhouse gas emissions and lower energy consumption in its production (based on LCA data).
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