INGREDIENTS IN DEPTH - OCIMUM BASILICUM HAIRY ROOT CULTURE EXTRACT

SUMMARY: SAFE TO BE USED IN PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS | APPROVED BY REGULATORY BODIES

A well-known, extremely useful and safe ingredient used in haircare products, to prevent hair loss and  promote the growth of denser hair.

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WHAT IS OCIMUM BASILICUM HAIRY ROOT CULTURE EXTRACT: Ocimum basilicum, commonly known as Holy Basil, Sweet Basil, Green Basil which belongs to family Lamiaceae is a herb known for its medicinal value. Ocimum basilicum hairy root culture extract is the extract of hairy root cells of Ocimum basilicum. RootBioTec HO is the most innovative technique which is considered to be a breakthrough solution for hair fall. In this technique, the hairy root culture extract of Ocimum Basilicum is utilized to produce phytogenic compounds which reduce hair fall and promote healthy hair growth.

REVIEW OF OCIMUM BASILICUM HAIRY ROOT CULTURE EXTRACT

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Paula's Choice

EWG

CIR

FDA

EU Cosmetics Regulation

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Ocimum Basilicum Hairy Root Culture extract is well known and one of the most reviewed ingredients. Top regulatory bodies like FDA (Food and Drug Administration ensures the safety, efficacy and security of humans by making sure that cosmetics are safe to use) and EWG (Environmental Working Group Skin Deep is a cosmetic database for ensuring the safety of ingredients being used in personal care products) have rated it safe for use in cosmetics, personal care products.

BENEFITS OF OCIMUM BASILICUM HAIRY ROOT CULTURE EXTRACT: This valuable biological extract has the following benefits:

  • Promotes hair growth: It stimulates the dermal papilla cells which are located at the base of hair follicles, thus promoting the growth of healthy hair.
  • Prevents hair loss: This active cosmetic ingredient treats hair loss in people suffering from androgenic alopecia by inhibiting the activity of 5α reductase and by stimulating the dermal papilla cells.
  • Maintains scalp health: It boosts blood circulation of the scalp and keeps your scalp well hydrated and nourished.
  • Provides antioxidant protection: The antioxidants protect the skin from damage and repair the damaged skin cells, tissues.

Thus, this ingredient is widely used in personal care products.

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ANVEYA INGREDIENTS DIRECTORY

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