Vegetable Glycerine

Vegetable Glycerine

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SKU: 446005-05Size: 16 fl oz

$15.67
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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 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.

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

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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

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Questions & Answers for Vegetable Glycerine

Is your vegetable glycerin palm oil or soy. Also do you have organic palm oil glycerin.
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Question by: Dave on April 08, 2014
Our conventional glycerin is derived from sustainably harvested palm oil. We also have organic glycerin that is derived from organic soy.
Answer by: Starwest Staff on April 08, 2014
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Is this food grade? From what is the glycerin sourced?
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Question by: Rebekah on April 08, 2014
Yes, it's food grade. Our conventional glycerin is sourced from sustainably harvested palm and our organic glycerin is sourced from organic soy.
Answer by: Starwest Staff on April 08, 2014
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