Vegetable Glycerine (4 oz)

Vegetable Glycerine

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Product Name   Size Origin SKU Price Qty
Vegetable Glycerine 4 fl oz 446005-03
Vegetable Glycerine 16 fl oz 446005-05
Vegetable Glycerine 1 gal 446005-07
Vegetable Glycerine 5 gal 446005-08
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Vegetable Glycerine

Starwest Vegetable Glycerine is an amazing product whose unusual combination of properties has made it useful in a wide variety of applications. Historically, glycerine was produced commercially as a by-product in the manufacture of soap. Today, conventional vegetable glycerine is derived from palm oil by the process of hydrogenolysis, which takes off the fatty acids, leaving pure vegetable glycerine.

One factor that makes glycerine so useful is its nontoxicity. As a food, it is easily digested. Metabolized in the body like a carbohydrate, its warm, sweet taste makes it an excellent substitute for sugar (about 80 calories per tblsp). Glycerine 's unique properties and solvent action make it very useful in the production and preservation of herbal extracts. Glycerine is used extensively in the preparation of coffee and tea flavors, and as an ingredient in soft drinks.

Glycerine is also widely used as a humectant, a penetrant, and a softening agent. An effective ingredient in massage preparations, glycerine provides a soothing effect, making the skin supple, and offering a protective action. The emollient and lubricating properties of glycerine make it effective anytime there is hardness, drying, or scaling of the skin.

Starwest Vegetable Glycerine is Certified Kosher.

Ingredients: 100% pure vegetable glycerine USP. Warm sweet taste, ideal for food use.

Packaging: Our 4 oz and 16 oz Vegetable Glycerine is packaged in a clear plastic bottle with a smooth plastic disc cap and a hand press flip closure. The convenient hand flip closure helps ensure that you will dispense just the right amount of your product. Our 1 gallon size is packaged in a high-density polyethylene (HDPE) jug, with a tight-fitting plastic lid to help protect contents from moisture and air, and the 5 gallon size is packaged in a cube container with a spigot and handle.

Directions: When used topically, dilute first for best results.

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Vegetable Glycerine

As a longtime happy customer of Starwest Botanicals vegetable glycerine, let me praise this product. If you want the best, this is it!

by PH on September 22, 2016

Product: Vegetable Glycerine

Very happy

We appreciate the quality, pricing and prompt delivery. We are very happy with our purchases from Starwest Botanicals.

by Fred on August 23, 2016

Product: Vegetable Glycerine

Very good quaility fast service, Web site easy to manuver

I would recommend this product and company to anyone.

by Barb on February 2, 2016

Product: Vegetable Glycerine


I am very happy with the Vegetable Glycerine, ordering it by the gallon keeps me from having to shop so often. This product is the best.

by ET on June 25, 2015

Product: Vegetable Glycerine

Good stiff, all around

Great product, easy to use, fast delivery, great customer service, variety of sizes from 4oz to 5 gal... all around good stuff.

by Good stuff on April 22, 2015

Product: Vegetable Glycerine

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Questions & Answers for Vegetable Glycerine

is this vegetable glycerine from palm or coconut. Thank you
Question by: Dee on June 30, 2014
Starwest Vegetable Glycerine is derived from sustainable, GMO free, palm oil by the process of hydrolysis. Our organic vegetable glycerine is derived from GMO free soy (where in the process of creating vegetable glycerine, it eliminates the proteins that are responsible for allergies to soy products).

Answer by: Starwest Staff on June 30, 2014
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