Coccinia Indica (Ivy Gourd) Fruit Extract


Plant extracts

Coccinia Indica (Ivy Gourd) Fruit Extract description

A fruit whose components can help shield skin from an imbalance of naturally-occurring substances on skin’s surface; however, there’s minimal research attesting to its other benefits for skin, save for being a natural skin-conditioning agent.

Coccinia Indica (Ivy Gourd) Fruit Extract references

  • Advances in Biological Research, January 2010, pages 241-248
  • Journal of Biotechnology, December 2009, pages 7,073-7,076

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Ingredient ratings


Proven and supported by independent studies. Outstanding active ingredient for most skin types or concerns.


Necessary to improve a formula's texture, stability, or penetration.


Generally non-irritating but may have aesthetic, stability, or other issues that limit its usefulness.


There is a likelihood of irritation. Risk increases when combined with other problematic ingredients.


May cause irritation, inflammation, dryness, etc. May offer benefit in some capability but overall, proven to do more harm than good.


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