Amaranthus caudatus L., Amaranthaceae
High squalene content
Oleic acid: 20-35 %Linoleic acid:42-52 %Fat byproducts: Squalene ca. 5%
Yellow oil stabilized with 0,05 % Organic Rosmarin Antioxidant ExtractSmell / taste: product typical
Squalene content > 5 %
Used in cosmetics products for dry and sensitvie skin, to improve skin elasticity, reduce wrinkles and as prophylaxis against skin ageing. Furthermore it has a soothing and healing effect on damaged, allergy-prone and itchy skin.
Amaranth seed oil is used in the dietary supplement market because it contains valuable unsaturated fatty acids and squalenes.
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