Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
Allergies & immunotoxicity
About ILEX PARAGUARIENSIS (MATE) LEAF EXTRACT: Ilex Paraguariensis Leaf Extract is an extract of the leaves of the mate, Ilex paraguariensis.
Function(s): Hair Conditioning Agent; Skin-Conditioning Agent - Miscellaneous; PERFUMING
Synonym(s): ILEX PARAGUARIENSIS LEAF EXTRACT, EXTRACT OF ILEX PARAGUARIENSIS; EXTRACT OF MATE; EXTRACT OF PARAGUAY TEA; EXTRACT OF YERBA MATE; ILEX PARAGUARIENSIS EXTRACT; MATE (ILEX PARAGUARIENSIS) EXTRACT; MATE EXTRACT; MATE LEAF EXTRACT; MATE, EXT.; PARAGUAY TEA EXTRACT; YERBA MATE EXTRACT
|205 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical see search results ->||NLM PubMed|
|IFRA (International Fragrance Assocication). 2010. IFRA Fragrance Ingredient List based on 2008 Use Survey. Accessed online 01/04/2010: http://www.ifraorg.org/Home/News/Latest-News/page.aspx/66?xf_itemId=43&xf_selectionDatapartId=25|
|NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov. |
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