FSS Cucumber Extract G (Glycerin)
Preserved Naturally with Leucidal Liquid
The cucumber (Cucumis sativus) is a widely
cultivated plant in the gourd family Cucurbitaceae. This plant is a creeping
vine with thin spiraling tendrils and large leaves
that form a canopy over the fruit. The fruit is commonly harvested while still
green; though generally after the fruits outgrow their spines.
nutritious than most fruit with at least 95% water content, the fresh cucumber
is still a source of vitamin C, vitamin K, and potassium,also providing
dietary fiber, vitamin A, vitamin B6, thiamin, folate, pantothenic acid,
magnesium, phosphorus, copper, and manganese. It was very popular in the ancient
civilizations of Egypt, Greece and Rome, where people not only consumed the
fruit but also utilized it for its beneficial skin healing properties.
been used internally for the treatment of blemished skin and heat rash and
applied externally as a poultice for burns, sores and softening of the skin.
The flesh of
cucumbers is primarily composed of water but also contains ascorbic acid
(vitamin C) and caffeic acid, both of which prevent water retention, help soothe
skin irritations and reduce swelling. Cucumbers’ hard skin is rich in fiber and
contains a variety of beneficial minerals including silica, potassium and magnesium.
The silica in cucumber is an essential component of healthy connective tissue,
which includes muscles, tendons, ligaments, cartilage, and bone.
is often recommended as a source of silica to improve the complexion and health
of the skin, plus cucumber’s high water content makes it
naturally hydrating—a must for glowing skin. Cucumbers are also used topically
for various types of skin problems, including swelling under the eyes, sunburn
FSS Cucumber Extract G is a whole fruit hydro-glycolic extract
that can be incorporated into a range of cosmetic formulations to provide a
moisturizing, soothing feel on the skin.
Benefits of using Cucumber Extract into your skincare
ü Reduce the appearance of dark circles & Under Eye Puffiness
ü Helps Reduce Freckles
ü Improve Complexion
ü Tighten Open Pores - Excellent for use in Toner Formula
Water & Glycerin & Cucumis Sativus
(Cucumber) Fruit Extract
Suggested Use Levels:
Light Yellow to Dark Brown
Storage: Protected from direct
light and humidity at a temperature of 50°-77°F (10°-25°C)
Shelf life: 12 months, properly stored, in sealed container.
This product should be
added to a formulation at the recommended usage rate.