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.
|Common name||Loquat, Japanese plum|
|Scientific name||Eriobotrya japonica|
|INCI name||Eriobotrya Japonica Leaf Extract|
|Korean Cosmetic ingredient name||비파나무잎추출물|
|Used part||Leaf /|
|Potential benefits in cosmetics||anti-oxidant / anti-inflammatory /|
|Known active compounds||flavonoids, caratenoids, phenolic compounds, oleanolic, ursolic acid|
Eriobotrya japonica is a large evergreen shrub in the family Rosaceae. Although native to southeastChina, it has been naturalized in India, Korea, the Mediterranean, and Japan for over 1,000 years. Theoval, yellow fruits borne from E. japonica shrubs are enjoyed across the world for their succulent tangyflesh. In addition to its delicious fruit, the leaves of E. japonica are also used in Traditional OrientalMedicine. In Korea, the leaf of E. japonica has a tradition of being used to treat pain and chronic inflam-matory conditions, such as headache, low back pain, asthma, and bronchitis. Through its demulcentproperties, it is also said to soothe the digestive and respiratory systems. Constituents such as oleano-lic and ursolic acid are largely responsible for the anti-oxidant actions. Results indicate E. japonica mayscavenge free radicals and have a high phenolic content both of which signal its use as an anti-oxidant.The triterpene acids are also biochemically active in inhibiting inflammatory cytokine production and ininterrupting MAPK signalling pathways.