Cucumber Powder can be reconstituted by adding 10% powder to 90% of water. The resulting mixture will be dark brown and have a light cucumber aroma. As the whole cucumber is used to create the powder, some residue will drop out of solution on standing (this is the residue of the seed). It is best that this is filtered out before the cucumber juice is added into a final product.
Use Level: 0.1-10% but typically 0.1-1%
Heat Tolerance: Good
pH of solution: approx. 4.71 at Room Temp.
Activity: Cucumber extract contains a range of useful actives including vitamins, minerals, amino acids, phytosterols, phenolic acids, fatty acids, and cucurbitacins. The Cucurbitacins are the bitter component of the cucumber, they can be toxic when ingested but in skincare they function as steroids with anti-inflammatory action.
Typical Applications: Skin balancing, soothing, hydrating, refreshing.
Please Note: These products are for cosmetic use only and not to be consumed.
New Directions Australia Pty Ltd. does not supply food grade raw materials and therefore cannot waive GST.
Prior to use: Customers should always refer to the Material Safety Data Sheet / Specification Sheet OR the ingredients label as affixed to each product which are current at the time of supply of the product.
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