Undaria pinnatifida (Wakame)
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Undaria pinnatifida (Wakame)

  • Trace Elemtens: such as Manganese, Sodium and Magnesium
  • Vitamin A, C, E and K
  • Fucoidan for hydration and plumping of the skin
  • Fucoxanthin as an agent to help regulate weight

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Typical applications: Undaria pinnatifida (Wakame)

typical applications for Undaria pinnatifida (Wakame)  Liquid

Typical applications

Undaria pinnatifida, also known as "Wakame" is probably best known as green seaweed salad and soup, which is widely used in Japanese and Korean cuisine. Wakame also has another positive aspect, due to the fucoxanthin it contains, it can be used as an active ingredient for weight reduction. Wakame also contains many different trace elements and vitamins.

Like many other types of algae, Undaria pinnatifida is very good for the skin and is therefore ideally suited for natural cosmetics. Due to its wide range of ingredients, Wakame offers an antioxidant effect that protects the skin from external influences and detoxifies it. What makes Wakame special is that it is part of the brown algae and therefore contains a substance called Fucoidan, which hydrates and tightens the skin.

The liquid is usually used in the production of cosmetics.

This product is available in the following forms of liquid extracts: water extract, glycerin extract and water-glycerin extract.

The product is also available as powder.

Typical applications in the cosmetics industry:

Undaria pinnatifida is a brown alga that exerts a soothing function on the skin. This alga is also a rich source of nutrients when used externally. Hydration due to the polysaccharides, action as an antioxidant and soothing due to the fucoidan are some of the benefits and properties of Undaria pinnatifida macroalga.

Wakame macroalga can reduce the depth of wrinkles and improves the hydration of the skin. In addition, it has the ability to reduce redness after the skin is exposed to UV radiation. Undaria pinnatifida inhibits the activity of radical-producing enzymes and glycation.

Its role as an antioxidant is the basis for the reduction of oxidative stress in tissues and its action as an anti-aging agent. It also has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antimicrobial effects.

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