Persea gratissima fruit extract (inci)

Author: Prof. Dr. med. Peter Altmeyer

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020

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Avocado fruit extract; Avocado oil; CAS number: 8024-32-6

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Persea gratissima fruit extract is the extract obtained from the flesh of the avocado (alligator pear) by cold pressing. The main components of the extract are vitamin E, vitamin A, phytosterols and lecithin.

The extract is used in cosmetic formulations. It acts as an emollient (makes the skin smooth and supple), moisturizer (increases the water content of the skin) and skin care product.

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020