Emu oil (Dromiceius)
Emu oil (Dromiceius) is the oil obtained from the fat of the emu, Domaius novaehollandiae, a bird native to Australia. Emu oil is use in cosmetics and personal care products as a skin conditioning agent that slows the loss of water from the skin by forming a barrier on the skin’s surface 1.
This ingredient can be found in the following products in United States:
- FIRM with Ambrotose® Body Crème
- International Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary and Handbook. Washington, D.C.: The Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association, 2006.