LENTIL FRUIT EXTRACT

INCI: Lens esculenta fruit extract

What is Lens esculenta fruit extract?

Lentil also is known as Dal, it's a legume native to India, Canada and turkey. It is one of the most important protein sources for vegetarians in Indian subcontinent. They come in different sizes and shapes, usually grow in pods. They come in different colors as well such as yellow, orange, black, yellow, green and red. It contains a variety of phytonutrients such as carotenoids, tocopherols, saponins, phytic acid, phenolics, and phytosterols.

Use & Benefits

It is antioxidant and anti-inflammatory in nature, so any product containing extract is applied on skin or hair It may protect the skin from damaging free radicals and irritants. Since ancient times, the powder of lentils is used on the skin for getting clarifying and cleansing benefits. It seems a newcomer in the cosmetic market since directly the powder or extract is not used rather some constituents are extracted and used further to get a benefit.

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