Latin Name: Aloe barbadensis leaf extract and Glycine soja (soybean) Oil
Method of Extraction: Macerated in Soybean Oil
Cultivation: Natural, GMO free
Shelf Life: 6 months – 1 year, refrigeration recommended
Aloe Vera is said to encourage skin rejuvenation, healing of wounds and treatment of sunburns and is also thought to help relieve arthritis pain and reduce scarring. It is used in lip balms, creams, lotions, body butters, hair oil treatments and other skin care formulations. By using the oil, you can add the healing properties of Aloe Vera to your product without needing to worry about the bacterial and mold growth that can occur when using the pure gel. Use at 5-10% in formulations.
Aloe Vera Oil is made by taking 1000 lbs of fresh aloe leaves, adding them to 110 gallons of soybean oil and cooking until the leaves have broken down. Then, the residue is removed and the product is filtered. There is little oil to Aloe, so the product has about 1% aloe oil, but approximately 15% of the product has the benefits of the aloe plant (i.e. gel and wax).
Feels good to use a product so healthy for skin that glides well when massaging.
I am very pleased with this product and use it in shampoo and shaving soap. Customers appreciate how it soothes their skin and scalp.