Horse Chestnut Botanical Extract - 50 grams
Standardization: 20% Aescin
Botanical Name: Aesculus hippocastanum
The Horse Chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum) was introduced to Europe from Asia in the 16th Century. Today, Horse Chestnut Extract has found favor in creams as it is reputed to cosmetically reduce the appearance of aging, and protects the elasticity and suppleness of the skin.
HOW TO INCORPORATE EXTRACTS IN FORMULATIONS
*Most extracts should be added to the cool down phase of the formulation.
• For shampoos, creams, and other thick products: Mix 5-10 ml of hot water (45˚C – 50˚C
the temperature of the cool down phase) into the powdered extract until it dissolves.
Combine this mixture thoroughly into the product.
• For mists, toners, and other products that are almost entirely water: There is no need to dissolve the extract before adding it to the product.