Technical Information – Reference: DA-E 18

About Acerola
Acerola was declared a state secret and not allowed to leave the countries where it was grown and industrialized. With the discovery, began its cultivation and commercial use, leading to a search growing fruit. Today, Brazil is the largest producer, consumer and exporter of acerola world.

Acerola presents, in the same amount of pulp, up to 100 times more vitamin C than orange and lemon, 20 times more than the guava and 10 times more than the cashew or mulberry. Only 4 units of the fruit supply the daily requirement of vitamin C for an adult.

Cosmetic properties
Antioxidant, moisturizing, remineralising, smoothing and skin softener. The mucilages and proteins are responsible for the actions of skin moisturizing and conditioning hair.
Serves as adjuvant therapy in the treatment of premature aging and hair conditioning. It can be used in products for regenerators and creams before and after the sun.

Chemical denomination
Malpighia glabra L.fruit Extract.

CAS # 223747-63-5

Chemical composition
The acerola extract is rich in b-carotene, vitamin C, A, B1, B2, mucilages, proteins, flavonoids, minerals (Fe, Ca, F), rutin.

The extract is obtained from the natural source, fruit, through for an exclusive process of super critic extraction. This process allows the maintainance the fruit’s best properties for cosmetic use.

Physiochemical Characteristics
Appearance:               Limpid Liquid
Color:                          Ligthely Redish
Odor:                          Characteristic.
pH (sol. 10%, 25ºC): 3.0 to 5.0
Density (25ºC):           0,950 a 1,100



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