Hydrolyzed Adansonia Digitata (Baobab) Seed Extract

Hydrolyzed Adansonia Digitata (Baobab) Seed Extract

What is it? 

Hydrolyzed Baobab Protein is a water-soluble, cosmetic grade vegetable protein extract made from the large seeds of the Adansonia Digitata fruit from the Baobab tree 

Baobab – the iconic tree of Africa 

Other common names: tree of life, upside-down tree, lemonade tree, monkey-bread tree 

  • Baobab is the largest succulent plant in the world  
  • Most renowned for affording protection (from sun and heat) and water 
  • Drinking water is tapped from Baobab’s trunk and roots:  
  • Hollow trunk and branches capture and store up to 5 tons of rainwater during wet season 
  • The centre root drills deep enough to reach water under the desert and brings it to the surfaces exposed roots 
  • The tree thrives into old age and often lives more than 2,000 years  
In African folklore, Baobab is steeped in mystique and legend water infused with Baobab seeds gives strength and good health  
Baobab seeds are carried to a new homestead to bring it good fortune.


    What are the benefits? 

    • Anti-aging for hair 
    • Helps damage recovery. Helps repair damage from relaxing, bleaching and colouring 
    • Increases hair strength and elasticity 
    • Protects from environmental stress i.e. heat, uv 
    • Nourishes hair from root to ends enriching the hair with amino acids to rejuvenate fibres 
    • Delivers conditioning effects 
    • Botanical alternative to dimethicone 
    • Delivers frizz control under humid conditions 
    • Leaves hair softer, stronger, smoother and more manageable 


                                                                                                        EWG’s Skin Deep score = 1