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Cetrimonium Chloride

Cetrimonium Chloride Description Cetrimonium chloride, along with Cetrimonium bromide and Steartrimonium chloride belong to a group called quarternary ammonium salts. These chemicals are used in many different types of personal skin care products as well as in many hair care products. The main job of Cetrimonium chloride is to stop the build up of static […]

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Cocamide DEA

Cocamide DEA Description Cocamide DEA is both water and oil soluble; it is a common ingredient that is found in many personal care products because it is a great emulsifier and foaming agent. It is also a thickening agent that can increase the viscosity of a water based solution. Cocamide DEA’s property to completely dissolve […]

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Sodium Laureth Sulfate

Sodium Laureth Sulfate Description Sodium laureth sulfate, or sodium lauryl ether sulfate, is considered as one of the most inexpensive foaming agents and it is commonly used as an ingredient in many personal care products such as in shampoos, soaps, detergent soaps and toothpastes. This chemical has surfactant and cleansing properties. Sodium laureth sulfate is […]

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Acidophilus

Acidophilus Description Acidophilus is a term that is used to describe a group of bacteria that are primarily used to help aid in a person’s proper digestion, as well as to have a healthy colon. Lactobacillus Acidophilus is one of the many strains of beneficial bacteria that have been added to a variety of milk […]

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Streptococcus Thermophilus

Streptococcus thermophilus Description Streptococcus thermophilus is a Gram-positive bacterium which is also classified as a lactic acid bacterium. It is often found in fermented milk products such as yoghurt, cheeses and milk drinks. It is just one of the many beneficial bacteria that is added to food and drinks to enhance a person’s immune system […]

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Bifidobacterium Bifidum

Bifidobacterium Bifidum Description Bifidobacterium bifidum, which is also called B. bifidum, is actually a bacteria strain which is naturally found in the gut of a healthy human being. It is just one of the many “good bacteria” strains that can help keep the population of harmful bacteria, yeast, fungus and toxins down. Good bacteria colonies […]

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Lactobacillus Bulgaricus

Lactobacillus Bulgaricus Description Lactobacillus bulgaricus, previously classified as Lactobacillus delbrueckii subspecies bulgaricus; is a beneficial bacterium that is primarily used in the proper manufacturing of yoghurt and cheeses. It can be found in products that are naturally fermented. It is a rod shaped Gram-positive bacteria that requires a low pH level to grow and flourish […]

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Sumo Root

Suma Root Description Suma root (Pfaffia paniculata) can also be called Brazilian Ginseng. Suma is a rambling vine that is native throughout South America; it has a native name which is ‘para tudo’ which translates in English to mean “for all”. This name is due to the many therapeutic properties that this vine has. The […]

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Lophatherum Gracile Herb

Lophatherum Gracile Herb Description Lophatherum gracile can also be called Bamboo leaf and Dan Zhu Ye in traditional Chinese medicine. This plant resembles a bamboo hence the name Bamboo leaf; it grows mainly in many regions in Asia as well as throughout China. It has been a part of traditional Chinese medicine for many centuries […]

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Lonicera Japonica Flower

Lonicera Japonica Flower Description Lonicera japonica is also called Japanese Honeysuckle, Suikazura in Japanese and Jinyinhua in Chinese. This plant is native to Asia, mainly in China, Japan and Korea. The Lonicera japonica is a climbing vine that can grow up to 10 meters or more and can be seen covering trees and high fences. […]

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