This natural Vit E powder is used in the food industry. Add up to 1% to your sugar scrubs, your lip balm, lotions and creams and much more. Very economical. The esters of D-Alpha-Tocopheryl have reduced susceptibility to degradation when exposed to air or elevated processing temperatures. These particular benefits allow for flexibility in product formulations. It is water dispersible and water soluble. It is a concentrated form of natural mixed tocopherols derived from edible vegetable oils. Research over the last 10 years indicates it is several times more potent than synthetic vitamin E, which is a mixture of eight alpha-tocopherol isomers.