Citrus Aurantifolia Fruit Extract (INCI)

INCI name: CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA FRUIT EXTRACT

Origin

Limes are the fruit of Citrus aurantifolia (Swingle), belong to the orange family and are a vitamin C booster.
Originally native to the East Indian Archipelago, the plant belongs to the Rutaceare family. Today’s distribution area includes all subtropical areas of Central America, Africa and Asia.
Liquid extracts or the essential oil of the ripe fruit are used.

Active ingredients

The main ingredients are monoterpenes (limonene, linalool, geraniol, citral), sesquiterpenes (farnesol), aldehydes and organic acids (citric acid).

Effect

Lime oil has an antioxidant effect (free radical scavenging properties). The juice, on the contrary, tightens, cleanses and refreshes the skin.

  • skin caring
  • antioxidant

Use

Citrus Aurantifolia Fruit Extracts have a skin nourishing effect. The extract is used in lotions, creams, shampoos and soaps, shower baths.

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