Prodcut Name:Chondrus Crispus (Carrageenan) Extract
Latin Name:Chondrus Crispus
Package: 25kg per durm
Shelf Life: 24 months
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What is Chondrus Crispus (Carrageenan) Extract?
Chondrus Crispus (carrageenan) extract is also known as Carrageen extract. It is a polysaccharide extract of Irish moss, a form of seaweed.Carrageenan is the collective name for a group of long-chain carbohydrates (polysaccharides), which are contained in the cells of various red algae. Carrageenan is used as a natural gelling and bulking agent, emulsion stabilizer, viscosity regulator and improves consistency.
Chondrus Crispus Carrageenan Extract is a skin conditioning agent and is useful in the control of viscosity in an overall product. Due to it being a seaweed extract it is packed full of vitamins and minerals which are vital to the maintenance of healthy carrageenan extract for skin. Perhaps the most interesting property of Chondrus Crispus extract is its ability to protect against UV rays. Making it especially useful in the development of sun screen .
The hydrophilic molecules in this seaweed provide optimal and natural hydration, which protects, softens and soothes your skin. Chondrus crispus (carrageenan) extract is rich in fatty acids and phenols that preserve the skin’s natural protective film and fights dryness.Its high concentration of carrageenans gives it unique texturizing properties that we use in some formulations as a natural silicone to give our creams a silken feel.
Chondrus Crispus (Carrageenan) Extract,Chondrus Crispus Carrageenan Extract
|Latin Name||chondrus crispus|
|Part Used||whole body|
|Grade||Food, Pharm, Cosmetics Grade|
|Storage||Store in a well-closed container away from moisture and direct sunlight|
|Shelf Life||24 months if sealed and stored properly|
|Sterilization Method||High-temperature, non-irradiated.|
Certification of Analysis
|Part Used||whole body||Conforms|
|Loss on Drying||≤5.0%||Conforms|
|Particle size||95% pass 80 mesh||Conforms|
|Heavy metals||NMT 10ppm||Conforms|
|GMO Status||GMO Free||Conforms|
|Total Plate Count||10,000cfu/g Max||Conforms|
|Yeast & Mold||1,000cfu/g Max||Conforms|
Chondrus Crispus (Carrageenan) Extract Benefits:
Chondrus Crispus Carrageenan Extract is filmogenic, which means that it creates a non-occlusive protective surface that protects the skin from dehydration, making it ideal for dry, rough, sensitive, mature or oily skin.
1.Promote gut health
A conducted study shows prebiotic effects related with consumption of Carrageenan. Chondrus Crispus Carrageenan Extract positively influence development of beneficial microbial communities found in digestive tract. It enhances gut health and promote immune response. Study shows that Carrageenan assures intestinal lining being corroded by alcohol by defending against stomach ulcers.
Studies have shown that Chondrus Crispus Carrageenan Extract displays antioxidant activity which nullifies free radicals causing significant damage to the body when left unchecked. Free radicals are associated to causing health problems such as Parkinson’s disease, diabetes, cancer and age related eye diseases.
3.Positive effect on cholesterol
The presence of high level of bad cholesterol results atherosclerosis promoting the chances of strokes and heart attacks. Study shows that diet which incorporate Chondrus Crispus Carrageenan Extract lowers lipid and blood cholesterol levels. Another study shows that not for preventing atherosclerosis but Carrageenan is used to treat cardiovascular diseases.
4.Treat flu and cold
About hundreds of millions of people in United States experience common cold each year. Study recently carried out in Austria analyzed antiviral properties related with carrageenan extract for skin. Some same properties compose Carrageenan valued as a thickener in foods and also effectively helpful when used as an ingredient in nasal sprays. Study has shown that Carrageenan gel is able to adhere directly to viruses and prevent it to hook up to nasal wall and limit its ability to propagate. Chondrus crispus (carrageenan) extract appears to be effective for treating specific cold virus.
Chondrus Crispus (Carrageenan) Extract Application:
Use Chondrus Crispus Carrageenan Extract for treating bronchitis, coughs, intestinal problems and tuberculosis.
Chondrus Crispus extract is also used to treat peptic ulcers.
Apply it directly to the skin for discomfort around anus.