Carica Papaya Fruit Extract

Carica Papaya Fruit Extract is derived from the fruit of the Carica papaya plant, in the genus Carica. It is a native of the American tropics. Carica Papaya Fruit Extract has a large amount of antibacterial properties which have traditionally been used in the topical treatment of cuts, rashes, stings, and burns. Additionally, Carica Papaya Fruit Extract is an effective, nonabrasive exfoliant. An enzyme in the fruit, papain, helps to remove impurities and exfoliate away dead skin cells. Regular use of the ingredient is said to help to fade acne spots, scars, and sun damage.

Can be found in the following O Naturals Product(s): Brown Sugar & Papaya Face & Body Scrub