Tomato Extract Containing Lycopene is an ethyl acetate extract of the natural tomato lipids. It is produced from the pulp of ripe fruits of Lycopersicon esculentum Mill. (Fam. Solanaceae), After removing the tomato water-soluble fraction. It contains not less than 95.0 percent and not more than 105.0 percent of the labeled amount of lycopene (C40H56). It contains not less than 4.7 percent and not more than 12.0 percent of lycopene (C40H56), not less than 0.8 percent of the combined amount of phytofluene (C40H68) and phytoene (C40H64), not less than 0.2 percent of beta carotene (C40H56), and not less than 1.0 percent of tocopherols (C28H48O2) on the anhydrous basis. Tocopherols may be added as antioxidants.
The tomato extract oleoresin works magic on the skin to defeat free radicals. Scientific studies have found this extract can “shield” the skin from sunburn and the free radicals that lead to premature aging.
The natural tomato extract has been thoroughly tested and found to be a safe and beneficial health supplement by leading scientific authorities.
External use of tomatoes or tomato extract can also promote the skin health. Applying tomato juice or tomato pulp on skin and then washing it off with cold water is a very good remedy to clean the skin. This helps to remove the dust and dead cells of the skin. Applying tomato juice on acne can cure acne completely. Applying tomato extract or tomato pulps on any kind of skin irritation helps to treat the affected area.