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and food industries since 2004.
|Common name||Siler root, Fangfeng, Bangpung, Jangmyeongcho|
|Scientific name||Saposhnikovia divaricata|
|INCI name||Saposhnikovia Divaricata Root Extract|
|Korean Cosmetic ingredient name||방풍추출물|
|Used part||Root /|
|Potential benefits in cosmetics||anti-inflammatory / anti-allergic /|
|Known active compounds||anomalin, prim-O-glucosylcimifugin, sec-O-Glucosylhamaudol|
Saposhnikovia divaricata is synonymously used with Ledebouriella seseloides. In Korea, it is grown nearwarm seashores of Jeju and Ulleung Island, and they endure strong winds from the ocean. Flowersbloom during the summer, having a white color and looks similar to Angelica dahurica or Angelica gigas.As a food material, the young leaves are freshly consumed as a salad with a bittersweet taste. Theleaves are also steamed with shells. Its common name in Korean, Bangpung, means ‘protect fromstroke’, reflects how it was mainly used as a traditional medicine. In addition, it is used to alleviate feverand relieve pain.
As S. divaricata has been widely used to treat anti-inflammatory diseases, many effects related toinflammation of S. divaricata have been reported. A pyranocoumarin, anomalin, isolated from methanolextract of S. divaricata exhibited a potent anti-inflammatory effect on LPS-induced RAW 264.7 macro-phages. Also, the ethanol extract of S. divaricata root was effective in treating allergic contact dermatitisby reducing the ear swelling and the intense cellular infiltration of inflammatory cells in the ear tissue.