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||Korean ash tree|
|Scientific name||Fraxinus rhynchophylla|
|INCI name||Fraxinus Rhynchophylla Leaf Extract|
|Korean Cosmetic ingredient name||물푸렌나무잎추출물|
|Used part||Leaf /|
|Potential benefits in cosmetics||anti-oxidant / anti-inflammatory / skin brightening /|
|Known active compounds||esculetin, esculin, fraxin, scopolin|
The genus Fraxinus is distributed in the temperate regions and the subtropics of the NorthernHemisphere. It is a genus of flowering plants that contain between 45 and 65 species. The presenceof coumarins, secoiridoids, and phenylethanoids is a characteristic feature of Fraxinus species. Fraxinusrhynchophylla, also known as Korean ash, is a deciduous tree native to Korea, and used in orientalmedicine.
In Traditional Korean Medicine, the bark is used for treating eye disease, inflammation, and fever. It hasalso been used as a natural dye giving a blue color. The Korean name of this tree literally means ‘Treethat makes water blue’. The coumarin glucosides, esculin, and fraxin are found in almost all Fraxinusspecies. Various coumarin compounds have been isolated, such as esculetin and fraxetin, which haveanti-oxidant effects by blocking superoxide production and lipid peroxidation.