What is Allantoin?

Allantoin is a natural chemical compound that is produced by many organisms, including animals, bacteria and plants. For instance, it can be found in botanical extracts of the comfrey plant as well as in urine from cows and other mammals. Allantoin can be chemically synthesized. Chemically synthesize bulk allantoin is reportedly identical to natural allantoin, and is therefore considered safe and non-toxic.

Allantoin - Anti-Irritant & Skin Protectant

Allantoin is a natural soothing, anti-irritant, and skin protectant that  increases the water content of the extracellular matrix which provides structural support to cells and is an important part of connective tissue. Allantoin also increases the smoothness of the skin; promotes cell replication; and promotes the healing of wounds, burns, and scars.

Allantoin - Used in Many Skin-Care Products

The product is used in many skin care products including shampoos, lipsticks, anti-acne products,clarifying lotions, various cosmetic lotions and creams, and other cosmetic and pharmaceutical products. It is added to skin care products for its moisturizing effect as well as its ability to cause the outer layer of dead skin cells to loosen and shed. In Nashville allantoin is appreciated for its use in sun care products,

Allantoin Odorless, Non-Toxic & Non-Allergenic

Allantoin is odorless, non-toxic, and non-allergenic in both its natural and chemically synthesized form. Because it is so good for the skin and is compatible with cosmetic raw materials, over 10,000 patents mention allantoin.

Disclaimer: The information presented herein  is intended for educational purposes only. These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, cure, treat or prevent disease. Individual results may vary, and before using any supplements, it is always advisable to consult with your own health care provider.

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