Vegetable Glycerine – 99.5% Pure Quality Glycerol
Glycerol pharmaceutical grade
Molecular formula: C3H8O3
This is vegetable glycerine – 99.5% pure quality glycerol is of a pharmaceutical grade supplied in very strong bottle with a safe seal cap.
Vegetable glycerine (VG) is a natural carbohydrate derived from certain types of plants. It is used in every day products worldwide, such as cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and foods. It is non toxic, and also deemed safe for human consumption by the FDA.
What Can I Use Vegetable Glycerine for?
Pharmaceutical and Medical.
Vegetable Glycerine is one of the main components of E-cigarette liquids. It can be used on its own (with flavouring) or combined with propylene glycol (PG). It is also used in skin care products such as cough syrups, toothpaste and mouthwashes. Also it is used in numerous shaving cream and hair care products. As a result it is used throughout the pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries.
Food and Drinks
Glycerine is used in food and drinks. It is a solvent, sweetener and preservative. It’s used as a thickener for liqueurs and as a filling agent for low-fat foods in the food industry. This is so it keeps the taste but is healthier for the user.
Glycerine can be an effective treatment for things such as cuts, bedsores, burns, psoriasis, bites, rashes and also calluses. It is also a good skin cleanser, skin toner and a wonderful skin moisturizer.
Glycerine acts as an anti-freeze for water. If you add enough glycerine to make a solution of 60% glycerine to water, this solution will resist solidifying. It will resist freezing to about -36°c because the freeze point of glycerine is lower than water.
Glycerine is used as a replacement for ethanol and as a solvent when preparing herbal extractions. This is because it is far less harmful than ethanol and has less side effects.
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