• Derived from: apples
  • Pronunciation: \ˈpīrəs \ˈmāləs \
  • Type: Naturally-derived
  • Other names: Apple extract

What Is Pyrus Malus Fruit Extract?

Apple extract is derived from the fruit, leaves, stems, roots or flowers of pyrus malus apples.[1] The fruit grows on trees common in the northwestern region of the Himalayas.[2]

What Does Pyrus Malus Fruit Extract Do in Our products?

Apple fruit extract is a skin-conditioner and antioxidant.[3,4] We use the ingredient in our bubble bath. However, apple extract can also be found in sunscreen, shampoo, moisturizer, soap, makeup and many other products.[5,6]

Why Puracy Uses Pyrus Malus Fruit Extract

The Cosmetics Ingredients Review has deemed that apple fruit extract is not an irritant or sensitizer in humans.[8] Whole Foods has deemed the ingredient acceptable in its body care and cleaning product quality standards.[9,10]

How Pyrus Malus Fruit Extract Is Made

Apple fruit extract is made by first peeling and drying the fruit. The result is then powdered using ethanol. The ethanol is evaporated using an evaporator. The extract can also be made using water and butylene glycol, butylene glycol, or glycerin.[7]

Certifications

Sources

[1] Cosmeticsinfo.org
[2] Cosmetic Ingredient Review
[3] Environmental Working Group
[4] Cosmeticsinfo.org
[5] Environmental Working Group
[6] Cosmeticsinfo.org
[7] Cosmetic Ingredient Review
[8] Cosmetic Ingredient Review
[9] Whole Foods Market
[10] Whole Foods Market

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