Certified Organic & Kosher Certified

Lecithin, Liquid

  • Derived from Soy beans (Glycine max)
  • Origin: USA
Lecithin, Liquid

SKU
lec_l8

Extraction Method

Gummed soybeans

Suggested Use

Food and cosmetic use

Overview

Our certified organic liquid Lecithin is produced using a unique process which does not utilize solvent or alcohol extraction. A special medium for both dietary and cosmetic purposes, this lecithin acts as an emulsifier and thickening agent for body care products and improves a products’ shelf life by acting as a mild preservative. Liquid lecithin is a thick viscous semi solid resembling molasses and it may become further liquefied using a double boiler or by placing it in a pot of simmering water for 10-20 minutes.

Organic Soy lecithin contains a natural mixture of triglycerides, phospholipids and glycolipids with a small amount of carbohydrates. Because of its liquid nature, it may be seamlessly blended into cosmetic creations, thus removing blending barriers commonly found in both granules and powder. Made from organic soybeans, our liquid Lecithin is a wonderful ingredient to add to your culinary and body care recipes. It contains many beneficial properties, and is used as an emulsifier, thickener, stabilizer, mild preservative, moisturizer, and emollient. Cosmetically, it may be added to moisturizers, makeup, shampoos, conditioners, body washes, lip balms, and many other products. It is a great alternative to other emulsifying and stabilizing agents, some of which are derived from petrochemical sources. In the kitchen, lecithin is an important ingredient in chocolate, caramels, confectionary coatings for spattering control, to prevent crystallization, and as an emulsifier. It is often present in vegan or low fat cooking as an alternative to fat in baked goods, and improves moisture and texture at the same time. Bakers also employ lecithin for its ability to help dough rise, create uniformity and suspension in the batter, and to lessen the dough’s tendency to be sticky while kneading.

Typical Analysis

Color- Brown
Odor- Heavy resembling oil fats
Acetone insolubles- 61.15%
Acid value- 3.5
Hexane insolubles- 0.16%
HLB Value- 4-6
Soybean oil- 37%
Moisture- 0.18%
Peroxide Value- 0.7 meq/kg
Total plate count- 900 cfu/g

Phosphatide Value
Phosphatidycholine- 16.4%
Phosphatidylethanolamine- 10%
Phosphatidylinositol- 10.2%
Phosphatidic Acid- 2.60%

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