CAS: 23089-26-1, 515-69-5
Bisabolol [(-)-alpha-bisabolol)], also known as Alpha Bisabolol or levomenol, is the primary constituent of German Chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla or Matricaria recutita), and is also found naturally in the bark of the Candeia (Vanillosmopsis erythropappa) tree of Brazil, which accounts for most of the world's production of this ingredient. It is a terpene and is classed as an alcohol. This product is naturally derived from plant material and it is the (-) a Bisabolol isomer, the active principle in the plant.
a-Bisabolol is a naturally occurring active ingredient that accelerates the healing process of skin and protects it from the effects of daily stress. Known to have anti-irritant and anti-inflammatory properties, a-bisabolol has been shown to reduce UV-induced erythema in-vivo. It has also been demonstrated in studies to enhance the dermal penetration of other ingredients, making it a truly versatile active ingredient for skin care products, especially those containing other active ingredients and cosmeceuticals. It also has natural anti-bacterial as well as anti-mycotic properties.
- Products for sensitive skin
- Baby care products
- After-shave preparations
- After-sun formulations
There is a world-wide shortage of a-Bisabolol and supplies are tight. We'll continue to source this ingredient as we can.
Usage Rate: 0.1 - 0.5%
Appearance: Clear, colorless to slightly yellowish liquid with a mild floral, slightly sweet aroma
Molecular Weight: 222.36
Solubility: Soluble in ethanol, natural, mineral and synthetic oils, insoluble in water
Shelf Life: 2 years from date of purchase
Storage: Store in a very cool (not refrigerated) and dry place away from direct sunlight and heat.
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