We are at Mibelle involved in the Oleaf4Value project in possible encapsulations and formulations of the different extracts, focusing in the generation for liposomes towards market applications.

A liposome is a small vesicle composed of a lipid double layer. It is formed through a process called self-assembly, where the lipids arrange themselves in a specific manner in an aqueous environment. The formation of liposomes can occur spontaneously under certain conditions. Here’s a step-by-step explanation of how liposomes are formed.

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Here’s an explanation of how liposomes are formed using a high-pressure homogenizer.