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Cucurbita Pepo Fruit Extract

Our database includes 57 products that contain Cucurbita Pepo Fruit Extract.


Cucurbita Pepo Fruit Extract comes from the field pumpkin, including winter squash and the traditional orange pumpkin we see in Autumn.

Studies show pumpkin extract to have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and healing properties.

Pumpkins are rich in dietary fiber, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, and Vitamin C, manganese, magnesium, and potassium.

These vitamins and minerals all help hydrate, nourish, and protect skin.

The beta-carotene content provides excellent antioxidant properties. In fact, the antioxidant and nourishing potential of pumpkin has been studied extensively.

According to dermatologists, pumpkin enzyme is an AHA with similar properties to glycolic and lactic acid.

However, further studies are needed to look into just how this enzyme works on human skin.

Fun fact: Pumpkins were first domesticated in Southern Mexico about 10,000 years ago.

Cucurbita Pepo Fruit Extract is a rare cosmetic ingredient, with about 0.1% of the products in our database containing it.

What it does:

Skin Conditioning

Where it's used

Cucurbita Pepo Fruit Extract is most often found as ingredient number 20 within an ingredient list.

Of the 1 products in our database that have a known concentration of Cucurbita Pepo Fruit Extract, they all have a concentration of 61% specified within their ingredient lists.

These are the categories of products that use Cucurbita Pepo Fruit Extract the most:

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 55608
  • EC #:  289-741-0
  • All Functions: Skin Conditioning
What is CosIng?

CosIng is the European Commission database for information on cosmetic substances and ingredients.

SkinSort uses CosIng to source some of it's data on ingredient names and functions.