BERTHOLLETIA EXCELSA EXTRACT

INCI: Bertholletia excelsa pericarp extract

What is Bertholletia excelsa pericarp extract?

Brazil nut tree is another common name for this plant. It hails from the tropical Amazon region. It is an excellent source of selenium, a good source of magnesium, potassium, zinc, and phosphorous. It contains unsaturated fatty acid in its oil similar to olive oil.

Use & Benefits

Brazil Nuts are antioxidant, apart from that, stimulates collagen synthesis. It also moisturizes skin when oil is rubbed on the skin. It helps alleviate all visible signs of aging like fine lines, wrinkles, and sagging skin. Due to high Selenium content, it prevents skin from getting dry and makes skin softer and smoother.

References
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