|Q: The definition of a naturally occurring chemical
A: According to the Australian Department of Health and ageing definition (http://www.nicnas.gov.au/cosmetics/
what_is_a_cosmetic.asp): A naturally occurring chemical means an unprocessed chemical occurring in a natural environment; or a chemical occurring in a natural environment, being a substance that is extracted by:
Manual, mechanical or gravitational means; or
Dissolution in water; or
A process of heating for the sole purpose of removing uncombined water;
All without chemical change in the substance
Dark Silk is a 100 % plant extract product and manufactured by totally natural procedures according to the above definition.