Mucilage: What it Is and Benefits for Skin and Hair


Mucilage is found in large amounts in:

  • Aloe Vera
  • Hibiscus
  • Flaxseed
  • Cactus
  • Jute Mallow
  • Okra
  • Fenugreek
  • Cocoa Seeds
  • Violets

Mucilage is a thick gluey substance produced by plants to help store and transfer food (i.e. cacti) and and retain water during seed germination (i.e. cocoa seeds).

Mucilage contains numerous beneficial properties helping soothe irritation, coughs and improving hydration. Mucilage also can be used to thicken and form gels great for skin, hair and medical formulations.

Fenugreek, hibiscus and aloe vera feature in our conditioning hair products! Visit our hair collection to learn more.

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