The history of Amaranthus caudatus plant goes back about 8000 years ago when this crop was an indispensable part of the culinary, medicinal and spiritual practices of the Aztecs. The Amaranth flour is gluten free making it suitable for people who have a gluten intolerancy (Celiac Disease). One Amaranth plant wields upto 160000 grains which is used to extract both the oil and flour.
High in omega-6 and omega-9 fatty acids, Amaranth Seed Oil penetrates the skin quickly without feeling greasy feeling on the skin. Its ability to penetrate deep into the skin tissue helps it transport other ingredients that cannot penetrate through the skin on their own. The rich Squalene content imparts anti-aging, anti-inflammatory, and anti-oxidation properties to Amaranth Seed Oil apart from being a natural skin identical chemical that forms a protective, waterproof barrier to TEWL (Trans Epidermal Water Loss) aiding moisture retention. Moreover, Its nutrient-dense composition gives Amaranth Oil excellent skin regeneration properties, which may be especially important for those who suffer from skin conditions such as psoriasis or dermatitis.
Known for its super emollient and deeply hydrating properties, Amaranth Oil can naturally help increase hair's elasticity and consistently restore shine to dull, damaged hair. Amaranth Seed Oil also makes a fabulous conditioner for hair and can help to keep the scalp healthy when used as a pre-shampoo oil treatment.
Nature In Bottle certify that Amaranth Seed Oil is suitable for cosmetic application and is not included in the list of substances prohibited in cosmetic products. Neither does it contain parabens, restricted preservatives, colorants or UV filters (Annex II - VI of EU Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009).(Download Declaration)
Nature In Bottle certify that Amaranth Seed Oil is cruelty-free and free of animal testing.
Nature In Bottle does not conduct or commission animal testing of any cosmetic ingredient, raw material, or formulation of any finished product in the context of Cosmetics Regulation (EC) 1223/2009. Additionally, we do not buy any ingredient, formulation, or product from any supplier or manufacturer that conducted, commissioned, or had been a party to Animal Testing. We also encourages customers who manufacture cosmetics and skin care products to avoid animal-tested ingredients and offer cruelty-free products to their customers.
Nature In Bottle certify that Amaranth Seed Oil contain no animal ingredients or animal by-products, use no animal ingredients or by-products in the manufacturing process, nor does the above product come in contact with any animal products during storage and transportation.(Download Declaration)
Nature In Bottle certify that Amaranth Seed Oil is free of Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy (TSE) and Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE). We further declare that this product is Dioxin Free.(Download Declaration)
Nature In Bottle certify that Amaranth Seed Oil is manufactured without the use of genetically modified organisms and without the use of raw materials or processing aids containing or derived from genetically modified material. As such, Amaranth Seed Oil should be considered non-Genetically Modified in the context with the directives outlined in Regulation (EC) No. 1830/2003 and 1829/2003.
Nature In Bottle also declares that Amaranth Seed Oil has not been:
1) Exposed to Irradiation
2) Derived from Sewage Sludge
3) Treated with Ethyl Oxide
Nature In Bottle can approve that Amaranth Seed Oil does not contain as an ingredient and is not manufactured on processing equipment that comes in contact with gluten or products containing gluten.(Download Declaration)
Nature In Bottle confirm that Amaranth Seed Oil is free of any Melamine and hence should be considered to be Melamine-free.(Download Declaration)
Nature In Bottle can approve with reference to Amaranth Seed Oil that no Nanomaterials were added at any stage of the manufacturing/production process, in accordance with EU Cosmetics Regulation.(Download Declaration)
Nature In Bottle certify that Amaranth Seed Oil does not contain chemicals that are listed on California's Safe Drinking Water & Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, also commonly known as Proposition 65 (Prop 65).
Proposition 65, officially known as the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, was enacted as a ballot initiative in November 1986. The proposition protects the state's drinking water sources from being contaminated with chemicals known to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm, and requires businesses to inform Californians about exposures to such chemicals.
Proposition 65 requires the state to maintain and update a list of chemicals known to the state to cause cancer or reproductive toxicity.
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Nature In Bottle declare that Amaranth Seed Oil is compliant with the European Union Regulation (EC) 1907/2006 governing the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) and does not contain substances above 0.1% weight of a Substance of Very High Concern (SVHC) listed in Annex XIV as of July 16, 2019.
Furthermore, Amaranth Seed Oil is also compliant with the European Union Regulation (EC) 1272/2008 Classification, Labeling and Packaging of Substances and Mixtures (CLP Regulation) under entries 28 to 30 of Annex XVII of REACH, which prohibits the use of carcinogenic, mutagenic or reprotoxic category 1A or 1B substances (CMR category 1A or 1B substances) in products supplied to the general public.
Based on the ISO 16128-1:2016 (Definitions for ingredients) and ISO 16128-2:2017 (Criteria for ingredients and products), Nature In Bottle can advise that Amaranth Seed Oil would have a Natural Origin Index of 1 and therefore, could be considered to come under the definition of a 'Natural Ingredient'.(Download Declaration)
Based on our knowledge of the production process, raw materials and equipments used, there is no potential for any residual solvents to be present in Amaranth Seed Oil.(Download Declaration)
Nature In Bottle certify that Amaranth Seed Oil is manufactured completely from raw materials none of which is listed on the Appendices of the the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).(Download Declaration)