seems that Visionnaire’s secret sauce also has do with something that plants produce called jasmonic acid. There are two ingredients in Visionnaire’s otherwise lackluster formula that point to jasmonic acid: sodium tetrahydrojasmonate and tetrahydrojasmonic acid. And I must admit that jasmonic acid is very interesting.
Jasmonic acid is a “jasmonate” and one of its major functions is to protect a plant under stress. Put a hungry caterpillar on a leaf and the plant will start to produce jasmonic acid. It is actually a kind of hormone and when it senses that the plant is under attack, it inhibits growth. Another thing that jasmonic acid is big on is stimulating tuber formation; jasmonic acid is the main reason a potato becomes a potato. t’s a rather bleak concoction with only a smattering of sodium hyaluronate amongst the many silicones, standard emollients and synthetic thickeners.
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