Date seed CO2 total extract

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INCI-Name: Phoenix Dactylifera (Date) Seed Extract

CAS-No.: 90027-90-0

EINECS-No.: 289-776-1

ORIGIN: Tunisia

CHARACTERISTICS: Clear yellow liquid. Soluble in oil / insoluble in alcohol and water

PRODUCTION PROCESS: By supercritical fluid extraction using natural carbon dioxide as a solvent


Phoenix Dactylifera (Date) Seed

Date Palm is one of the oldest fruit-bearing trees on earth, the fruits are nutritious and healthy. It has a wide range of therapeutic uses. Cultivated in Tunisia for 5000 years, the Date Palm tree is often called « The tree of life » in the desertic region, so called for the high nutritional value of its dates, praised all over the world.

As a source of fatty acids and vitamins, Phoenix dactylifera L., seed extract forms the essence of it all, it is known as an antioxidant and has been proven to have an exceptional affinity to skin.


ACTIFS PRECIEUX sources itself through fair trade cooperatives by creating jobs opportunities with the best social practices for rural employees and by valorizing the Mediterranean and Tunisian plant heritage. Our Black Cumin  seeds are sourced from conscious growers. 




Skin care:

  • Skin moisturizing/ skin nourishing
  • Anti-aging/ anti-wrinkle/ regenerating effect
  • Youthful look

Recommended % of use: 0.1-5

Hair care :

  • Enhances hair density
  • Prevents premature greying
  • Reduces hair loss

Recommended % of use: 0.1-5


  • Polyunsaturated fatty acids> 40%,
  • Oleic acid > 30%,
  • Lauric acid >20 %

Skin benefits​
The date seed extract is one of nature´s most marvelous ingredient that contains effective molecules essential for giving a plump-looking skin [1-5].

  • Helps to moisturize, nourish and revitalize dry and aging skin, by delaying the visible effects of aging.
  • Keeps the skin appearance flawless by improving barrier function, strengthing the hydrolipidic film, and helping maintain the elasticity and suppleness of the skin.

Hair benefits​

Our Date seed extract OLEOLIFE contains an incredible amount of vitamins and essential fatty acids, effective to enhance hair density, reduce hair loss, and prevent premature greying.

  • Omega-6 and Omega-9 fatty acids, promote hair moisturizer by helping to control water loss.
  • Lauric acid promotes a healthy scalp environment to grow hair, while nourishing and strengthening it.



1] Bauza E, Dal Farra C, Berghi A, Oberto G, Peyronel D, and Domloge N, Date palm kernel extract exhibits antiaging properties and significantly reduces skin wrinkles. International Journal of Tissue Reactions 24(4): 131-136 (2002).

[2] Nakatsuji T, Kao MC, Fang J-Y, Zouboulis CC, Zhang L, Gallo RL, and Huang CM, Antimicrobial Property of Lauric Acid Against Propionibacterium Acnes: Its Therapeutic Potential for Inflammatory Acne Vulgaris. Journal of Investigative Dermatology 129(10): 2480–2488 (2009).

[3] Dammak I, Boudaya S, Abdallah FB, Besbes S, Attia H, Turki H, and Hentati B, Date seed oil inhibits hydrogen peroxide-induced oxidative stress in human epidermal keratinocytes. International Journal of Dermatology 49: 262-268 (2010).

[4] Ines D, Sonia B, Fatma BA, Souhail B, Hamadi A, Hamida T, and Basma H, Date seed oil inhibits hydrogen peroxide-induced oxidative stress in human epidermal keratinocytes. International Journal of Dermatology 49: 262-268 (2010).

[5] Abdul Afiq MJ, Abdul Rahman R, Che Man YB, AL-Kahtani HA, and Mansor TST, Date seed and date seed oil. International Food Research Journal 20 (5): 2035-2043 (2013)