Euterpe Oleracea (Acai) Sterols



Euterpe Oleracea (Acai) Sterols description

The sterol portion derived from the acai plant. Plant sterols have a replenishing and hydrating ability on skin. One of the identified sterols in acai is beta-sitosterol, which has soothing benefits for skin.

Euterpe Oleracea (Acai) Sterols references

  • Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi, December 2014, pages 4,620-4,624
  • Journal of Dietary Supplements, May 2012, pages 128-147
  • Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, November 2006, pages 8,598 - 8,603

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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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