Nutraceuticals & Cosmeceuticals

Neutraceuticals are the derivatives or drugs which are extracted from natural sources like fruits and vegetables. These are used as supplements to for additional nutritional value. Categorization of neutraceuticals are as follows:

  • Dietary Fibre
  • Probiotics
  • Prebiotics
  • Polyunsaturated fatty acids
  • Antioxidant vitamins
  • Polyphenols

Cosmeceuticals are the products that are used to enhance the beauty through ingredients that provide additional health benefits. These are applied like cosmetics but ingredient in the product will influence the skins biological function. Classification of cosmeceuticals as follows;

  • Photo aging Agents
  • Peeling Agents
  • Sebum Regulators
  • Hair Growth Enhancers
  • Moisturizers
  • Botanical Extracts
  • Topical Retinoids
  • Depigmentation Agents

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