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Hair shine study compares daikon radish oil to silicones

For centuries, daikon radish has been revered for its nutritional and cultural significance. Indeed, the annual Daikon Radish Festival (called Daikon Daki in Kyoto) is a testament to this reverence.

In 2011, Natural Plant Products (NPP) developed and introduced Daikon Radish Oil. Daikon Radish Oil is a fully-refined, unique vegetable oil derived from the seeds of Raphanus sativus grown in the Willamette Valley of Oregon, US, and is an ideal choice for use in personal care formulations. In primary market research, Daikon Radish Oil has been noted to have some of the same tactile properties as some silicones. While this is not necessarily a direct replacement for silicones, it is a very interesting alternative for formulators to consider when looking for natural ingredients. Daikon radish is a spring planted crop that grows well on a wide range of soil types. This helps NPP’s farmers maintain field quality. However, the most important factor is that Daikon Radish Oil has the potential to be a highly useful ingredient in the personal care industry. Composed of an atypical mixture of C18, C20, and C22 fatty acids, Daikon Radish Oil offers a new chemistry to fo

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