GUARANA EXTRACT

 

Technical Information – Reference: DA-E 21

About Guaraná
Guarana is native of the Amazon. Guarana contains substances stimulants, especially caffeine, and a large amount of tannins. Through the presence of xanthines, acting for the movement, promoting vessel dilation for direct action on the vascular muscle.

Among the various indications for the use of guarana, should highlight cases of tiredness, fatigue, depression and nervous system and in fighting migraine. Guaraná in our body acts as a stimulant, energy, astringent, aphrodisiac and tonic.

Cosmetic properties
Promotes the stimulation of the scalp, reduces the emission of oil in the scalp and maintains the natural oils and tenderness of hair, without a fattening aspect.

Chemical denomination
Paullinia Cupana Seed Extract

CAS # 84929-28-2

Chemical composition
Paullinic acid, oleic acid, caffeine, acylglycerols, Cis- 11 –octadecenoic acid, cyanolipds, fatty acids such as cis-11-eicosanoic, xanthines (tetra-methil-xanthine, hypoxanthine, guanine, theophyline and theobromine), tannins, Saponin (limbonin).

Obtaining
The extract is obtained from the natural source, Paullinia Cupana Seed, 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: Clear, low viscosity.
Color: Brown to dark brown.
Odor: Characteristic.
pH (sol. 10%, 25ºC): 4.0 to 6.0
Density (25ºC): 1,00 to 1,10.
Solubility: water, propylene glycol, glycerin, sorbitol and ethanol.

 

 

 

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