Marigold Floral Wax – Natural Wax
INCI : Tagetes minuta L
Other names : Pot Marigold, Common Marigold, Ruddles, Scotch Marigold, Egyptian Marigold, European Marigold
Indian variety is known a Tagettes or Genda
By Product of the Absolute manufacturing – Food Grade Hexane is used in extraction process.
Main Chemical Constituents : benzyl, anisic, decylic and cuminic aldehydes, as well as traces of geraniol, farnesol and linalool.
The petals and pollen of Calendula officinalis contain triterpenoid esters and the carotenoids flavaxanthin and auroxanthin (antioxidants and the source of the yellow-orange coloration). The leaves and stems contain other carotenoids, mostly lutein (80%), zeaxanthin (5%), and beta-carotene. Calendula flowers are a rich source of lutein, containing 29.8 mg/100g.
Uses : Marigold Wax can be added to Natural Skincare, Facial Massage oils, Creams etc in variation of 5 to 15%
Origin : Egypt