Agave Tequilana Stem Extract

Agave Stem Extract

→ Mexican Name: Extracto de Agave
→ INCI: Agave Tequilana Stem Extract
→ Derivation: 🌿 Plant
→ Country of origin: 🇲🇽 Mexico


Agave extract is derived from the stem of the Agave tequilana plant, also known as the blue agave. This extract is rich in natural sugars, particularly fructans, which have hydrating and soothing properties for the skin. It contains various vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, offering benefits such as moisturization, protection against environmental stressors, and support for skin elasticity.


  • Soothe
  • Hydrating
  • Antioxidant
  • Regenerating


It provides deep hydration for softening the skin and protecting it from environmental stressors like pollution and UV radiation, thus reducing premature aging. Its fructo-oligosaccharides attract and retain moisture, keeping the skin hydrated and supple, while promoting the growth of beneficial microorganisms for overall skin health. Additionally, its chemical composition includes α-d-Glcp and (2 → 1)-linked β-d-Fruf residues, which possess antioxidant properties, safeguarding the skin against oxidative stress and environmental damage.


Textural Irregularities, Dryness, Dullness

Suitable for

  • All skin types

Our approach to ingredients

At Viva Maia, we're proud to introduce a unique skincare collection that marries the profound heritage of pre-Hispanic cultures with modern scientific innovation.

Our formulations are crafted from 100% natural ingredients, selected for their effectiveness and eco-friendly nature. With Mexico's rich biodiversity, we tap into potent and sustainable ingredients.

We cultivate many of these ingredients ourselves and meticulously handcraft our extracts, powders, and oils.