Hydrolyzed Eruca Sativa (Arugula) Leaf



Hydrolyzed Eruca Sativa (Arugula) Leaf description

The leaf extract from an edible leafy green vegetable known as arugula as well as rocket. Applied to skin, arugula is a good source of many antioxidants and minerals that help defend skin from environmental damage.

Hydrolyzed Eruca Sativa (Arugula) Leaf references

  • Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Volume 50, 2015, pages 338-345
  • Nutrients, December 2014, pages 5,839-5,852; and April 2014, pages 1,519-1,538

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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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