INCI Cicer Arietinum Seed Powder
CAS No.: 92113-26-3
EC No. 295-631-3
Cicer Arietinum Seed Powder is the powder obtained from the dried, ground seeds of the Chickpea, Cicer arietinum L., Fabaceae
The essential components of chickpea seeds are water, protein, fat, starch, oxalic acid, minerals, and vitamins. Furthermore, the storage proteins are the phytoantibiotic pisatin and the included lecithins.
According to recent studies, chickpea flour serves as the main component for the production of lotions or creams whose area of application is the treatment of the skin. It can be for facial cleansing and care, body care, or skin disease treatment.
The functions of the cosmetic ingredient.
HAIR CONDITIONING: improves the appearance and feel of the hair. leaving the hair easy to comb, flexible, soft and shiny and / or imparting volume, lightness, shine, texture, etc.
SKIN CONDITIONING: keeping the skin in good condition. It prevents oxidation thanks to a high dose of antioxidants, and it is a rich source of iron. It helps to remove dead skin cells and draws impurities and excess oil from the skin, which makes it have a positive effect on conditions such as acne.
Chickpea flour can be used in hair cosmetics due to its high protein content and the saponins (foaming effect) it contains. Proteins envelop the hair and facilitate styling.
Color: from white to cream
Shape: Fine Powder Texture
Smell: Typical aroma of chickpeas
Purity> / = 99.9%
Humidity </ = 10%
In lotions and creams up to 10%
In solid soaps and shampoos up to 8%