Citric acid 100g pure pharmaceutical grade
Citric acid is an alpha hydroxy acid used in personal care products to adjust the acidity or promote skin peeling and re-growth in the case of anti-aging products. However, it is much weaker peeling agent in comparison with Glycolic, Lactic and Malic Acids. Citric acid is naturally found in citric fruits and vegetables, providing the characteristic acidic taste. It is most concentrated in lemons and limes, where it can comprise as much as 8% of the dry weight of the fruit..
In biochemistry it is important as an intermediate in the citric acid cycle and, therefore, occurs in the metabolism of almost all living things. It also acts as an antioxidant.