The Garden of Naturalsolution is a leading company in the natural cosmetic ingredients market in Korea.
It specializes in the development and supply of an extensive range of natural ingredients for cosmetic
and food industries since 2004.
|Scientific name||Selaginella tamariscina|
|INCI name||Selaginella Tamariscina Extract|
|Korean Cosmetic ingredient name||권백추출물|
|Used part||Whole plant /|
|Potential benefits in cosmetics||anti-aging / anti-bacterial / anti-allergic / anti-inflammatory /|
|Known active compounds||arbutin, apogenin, amentoflavone, sumaflavone|
Selaginella tamariscina belongs to the ancient plant family Selaginaceae and has long been used inoriental medicine in promoting blood circulation and in the treatment of diabetes. Study has shown thatS. tamariscina lowers blood glucose levels and repairs damaged pancreatic islet β cells as well asreducing the production of the pro-inflammatory cytokines intereukin 1β and TNF-α. Bioflavonoids arethe main active constituents of S. tamariscina, which significantly inhibit the production of MMP-1, theenzyme known for collagen degradation. The constituents sumaflavone and amentoflavone are potentanti-aging chemicals with their ability to block the expression of MMP-1, particularly in response to UVdegradation.