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Natural products and extracts
The word ‘Natural’ is wider than organic, it includes all substances coming from nature. Thus, water, plant oils and clay can also be included. A natural raw material can thus be a mixture of cultivated and natural ingredients, it is not per definition "worse" than an organic but since its origin can not always be verified, it falls into another category.
A natural raw material is processed as little as possible and if it is a sustainable ingredient, it is grown without chemical pesticides and manure. They are therefore said to retain their natural antioxidants, vitamins and fatty acids.