Amaranth Protein P2
A natural peptide hydrolysate from amaranth seed obtained via a proprietary sustainable water based process. Known to the Aztecs as the "grain of the gods", amaranth is a perfectly balanced protein source rich in bioactive peptides.1
The unique peptide blend in BPN Amaranth Peptide repairs and strengthens damaged hair. Due to their low molecular weight and moisture binding properties, the peptides are able to penetrate and hydrate the hair.
BPN Amaranth Peptide is suitable for use in hair care products.
Recommended Useage Level: 5-20%
Typical Product Data
Appearance Light brown powder
Active Content 60%
Molecular Weight 1-15 kDa
Loss on drying 5-10%
Aerobic Bacteria <500 cfu/ml
Yeast <50 cfu/ml
Mould <50 cfu/ml
Pathogens Not detected
Ex vivo studies on human hair has shown BPN Amaranth Peptide to offer a reparative effect against chemically induced damage.
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1. Silva-Sánchez, C. et al. Bioactive Peptides in Amaranth (Amaranthus hypochondriacus) Seed. J. Agric. Food Chem. 2008, 56, 1233–1240.