Name: Malic acid
Synonyms: hydroxybuccinic acid, Latin Acidum malicum, E296
Chemical formula: C4H6O5
Malic acid (hydroxybuccinic acid, Latin Acidum malicum, E296) is an organic chemical compound. It is a dicarboxylic acid, for example in apples and rhubarb.
- supports fat burning,
- supports the removal of harmful waste products,
- it is an excellent acidity regulator (stronger than citric acid)
- in the 3-5% solution intended for rinsing,
- in the solution above 10% it has antifungal properties, and in an acidic environment it inhibits the growth of fungi and bacteria,
- provides enhancement of antioxidant properties,
- is widely used in cosmetics,
Examples of applications:
- peeling - 10% solution of malic acid mixed with 1 tablespoon of magnesium sulphate (bitter salt),
- soaking feet - in a 15% solution - malic acid softens horny skin and hard nails.
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