Ropufa: For topical skin care and beauty from within
DSM's omega-6 flower seed oils from borage or evening primrose are naturally rich in polyunsaturated fatty acids with a high content of gamma linolenic acid (GLA). Both available plant derived ROPUFA® have been used for almost 20 years in cosmetic products for a younger and smoother appearance of the skin. Recent scientific publications have again confirmed their benefits for a healthy skin. Use ROPUFA® to enrich your products with natural flower seed oils rich in gamma linolenic acid (GLA). These oils can be used in various application types like skin, body, lip, nail and hair care as well as color cosmetics. In addition ROPUFA® provides the well-known skin benefits of evening primrose and borage seed oils into your supplements and functional food. Scientific publications show that gamma-linolenic-acid-rich oils improve skin elasticity and firmness restore the skin barrier function reduce skin itching reduce dry skin, due to a strong moisturizing effect when applied topically or as a supplement (Beauty from Within). Available Products: ROPUFA® '10'n-6 oil is prepared by extraction of oil from seeds of Oenothera plant or Evening primrose (GLA content >9%). ROPUFA® '25'n-6 oil is prepared by extraction of oil from seeds of the borage plant (GLA content >23%). Our improved production process results in a natural oil with a good stability, slight yellowish color, low odor, and bland taste.