Derived from radishes fermented with Leuconostoc kimchii, a lactic acid bacteria that has traditionally been used to make kimchi, this product consists of an isolated peptide that is secreted from the bacteria during the fermentation process that has been shown to have antimicrobial benefits.
- Radish root ferment filtrate crops up in a couple of mainstream beauty products such as Peter Thomas Roth Lashes to Die For and Elizabeth Arden Prevage Body. Although Elizabeth Arden completely defeats the object by hedging its bets by adding most parabens known to man and several other preservatives including phenoxyethanol.
- It may also be useful as a topical antimicrobial when addressing problem skin or scalp conditions
- Water soluble
- Naturally derived
- Virtually odorless
- Heat stable to 60°C (140°F)
- Broad spectrum of antibacterial activity
- Compatible with a wide range of cosmetic ingredients.
- Very mild, with low to no irritation potential
- ECOCert Approved for use in ECOCert Certified Organic products
No side effects are known. Please check with your dermatologist.
Unknown, please consult with your doctor.
Source: Lotioncrafter, http://www.lotioncrafter.com/leucidal-liquid.html