Frankincense Carteri Extract
INCI: Glycerin, Aqua, Boswellia Carterii Resin Extract
Dosage: 1 - 10%
pH value: 4. 0 - 5. 0
Processing: In the warm formulation
soluble in water
This essence exists to 2/3 of glycerine
Boswellia Extract is an extract from Olibanum (Boswellia serrata) in glycerin and water. Frankincense has been used for thousands of years as incense and in Ayurvedic medicine for its anti-inflammatory and astringent properties. The main active of Boswellia are Boswellic acids. Thanks to their dual inhibitory activity on th 5-lipoxygenase and leukocyte elastase, they are highly effective in cosmetic products with firming and Anti-aging activity. Indian frankincense (Boswellia serrata) in the family Burseraceae is a deciduous tree which grows to about 15 metres. It has a papery bark, compound, ovate leaves with serrated edges and small, white flowers in clusters. Boswellia species belong to the same family as myrrh producing plants. (Boswellia carteri is African frankincense). The oleo-gum resin is harvested by making small cuts in the bark.
Boswellia Extract is ideal for use in a wide range of products, including anti-acne, general skin care, sensitive / dry skin, general hair care, bath + shower care, men's grooming, and shaving.