Acai Berry Extract - liquid
Acai Berry Extract
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INCI Euterpe Oleracea
Acai Palms (Euterpe oleracea) are native to the Central and South America. They grow from Belize to the south of Brazil and Peru in floodplains and swamps.The plant fruit are to similar to grapes, and they are quite rich in fatty acids such as oleic acid, palmitic acid and polyunsaturated linoleic acid. Acai Berry oil is a rich source of antioxidants, phytoestrogens, omega-5 conjugated fatty acids, and conjugated linolenic acid (punicic acid). These fatty acids are powerful anti-inflammatory agents and free radical scavengers.
It is also full of fatty acids which aid in the treatment of deficiencies in dry hair, hair loss and poor wound healing.
The powerful antioxidants found in acai can be employed to defend the skin and hair against such harmful elements as free radicals and neutralize their effects. It is full of minerals and vitamins especially vitamin C which is vital in protecting and repairing hair and skin
- Acai is abundant in omega-3, omega-6, and omega-9 fatty acids. These fatty acids help the skin appear youthful and supple.
Anthocyanins and flavonoids are 2 very potent antioxidants that neutralize free radicals and assist in in the body's cell protection system. This helps keep down the oxidative process which destroys the skin.
Vitamin A acts as a powerful wrinkle fighter. Vitamins help to keep your skin moist and clear. Retinol is a form of Vitamin A that promotes clear pores, increases collagen, and reduces fine lines, wrinkles, and skin discolorations.
B vitamins are known to help transport nutrients to all the cells, including our skin, and fight free radicals.
In addition, acai includes these minerals:
- Calcium helps to regulate skin function, especially the epidermis where it acts it plays an important role in the lipid barrier function, skin regeneration, and antioxidant protection.
- Copper is key to the skins make up. Copper enhances enhances skin hydration, antioxidant protection and firmness.