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Coconut Endosperm (Kinetin)



SKU 112

Quantity Price
10+ Items $11.25

Skin Concern:  Overall skin health

Skin Type: All skin types

Dr. Sivak's Notes:

Coconut endosperm contains vitamins, amino acids, sugars, minerals and the well known plant hormone kinetin.

Our coconut endosperm is dried using lyophilization (freeze drying), a method that ensures complete preservation of activity. Liquid coconut endosperm is coconut milk.

Coral Nutrient Serum features coconut endosperm along with many other nutritious actives.


Each tube (5 g) is enough for about 4 fl oz of cream or lotion at approximately 4% concentration. First dissolve Coconut Endosperm in a small amount of warm water, then add to the cream or lotion. Use in your favorite cream or add to our Canvas Base Cream or European Cream.


Lipophilic extracts are very hygroscopic. Keep tube well closed in a cool, dry place until ready to use.


Coconut endosperm.

Coconut milk is liquid coconut endosperm. In nature it both stimulates the plant embryo to grow and at the same time supplies the plant embryo with food. Results from callus cultures show that its active components stimulate the growth of foreign cells, too. Endosperm is the seed tissue, both liquid and solid, used to provide nutrition to the plant embryo before it emerges and can obtain its own nutrition via photosynthesis.*


Coconut endosperm is the perfect cell food because the plant embryo is isolated from the environment until emergence, and the liquid endosperm provides everything the plant embryo needs and stimulates its growth. J. Van Overbeek (Rijksuniversiteit Utrecht) introduced coconut milk in 1941 as a new component of nutrient media for plant cell cultures.*


(*See reference tab for scientific resources)

Tulecke, W. et al., (1961) The biochemical composition of coconut water (coconut milk) as related to its use in plant tissue culture. In Contributions of the Boyce Thompson Institute, vol 21, pp 115-128.

Customer Reviews**

  • Author: rebecca
    This gentle active seems to almost "feed" the skin. I can count on this to impart a silky feeling to my skin when I add it to my concoctions. I will be creating a body lotion for myself with this soon!


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