Guava Oil

(Psidium guajava)

SUMMARY TABLE

INCI NAME - COMPONENTS

CATEGORY

Exotic Lipids

REPRESENTENTED COMPANY

SOCRI

FUNCTIONS

SOLUBILITY

APPEARANCE



ORIGIN

Socri The guava tree is a tropicaI fruit and cultivated in many parts ofBrazil

POPULAR USAGE

Socri lt is consumed fresh or made into a sweet called "goiabada". Guava is considered one of the super fruit due to its high content of Vitamin C, exceeding the content in citrus juices. Therefore, it is used as an additive to other juices and purees, strengthening them into vitamin C.

CHARACTERISTICS

Socri Guava oil has very nourishing and soothing properties. lt is an excellent source of beta-carotene, polyphenols, and vitamins A, K and the B complex, copper, zinc, selenium and phosphorus as well as having a high concentration of linoleic acid, an essential fatty acid. Stands out containing large amounts of lycopene, a powerful antioxidant which has shown to neutralize free radicals.

SKIN CARE

SocriSocri Studies show that guava oil has good antimicrobici activity. Due to its astringent properties is applied to the development of anti-acne preparations. lt's applied as on active beneficial ingredient in topical skin care formulations to protect skin cells from premature aging and damage caused by UV rays and environmental pollution.

Bioactives:

licopen, carotenoids
Unsaponifiable mattar: < 0,5
Saponification: 185 - 200
ladine value: 125 - 140
Melting point:
Fatty acid composition:
lauric (< 1,5); miristic (< 1);
palmitic (8,0 - 10,0); stearic (5,0 - 7,0);
oleic (14,0 - 16,0); linoleic (65,0 - 70,0);
Ratio saturated/unsaturated: 14/86

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