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||Linden viburnum, Linden arrow wood|
|Scientific name||Viburnum dilatatum|
|INCI name||Viburnum Dilatatum Leaf/Stem Extract|
|Korean Cosmetic ingredient name||가막살나무잎/줄기추출물|
|Used part||Leaf / Stem /|
|Potential benefits in cosmetics||anti-inflammatory / anti-oxidant /|
|Known active compounds||viburnudienone B1 methyl ester|
Viburnum dilatatum is native to East Asia and it is found in southern parts of Korea, especially in Jeju Island.During the spring, it produces small white flowers which is described as looking like a fog in Korea. Also,they have a unique flower language, meaning love is stronger than death. The red fruits appear in clustersas autumn approaches and they remain hanging from the tree even in the winter. Therefore, they can be agood food source for birds and its Korean name Gamaksalnamu represents this tree as a rice tree forcrows. The fruits are made into an alcoholic drink, and the decoction of the fruits is applied directly tofreckles and blemishes on the face. The leaves and stems are consumed medicinally after sundried andboiled to treat a common cold, flu, atopic dermatitis, and indigestion. Young leaves are also eaten as avegetable.
According to a study on V. dilatatum as a cosmetic ingredient, it exhibited anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatoryproperties. Ethanol extract of V. dilatatum was fractionated by four different solvents. Medium polar fraction-ations showed anti-oxidant activity and non-polar fractionations showed anti-inflammatory activity. Also,safety was confirmed from clinical evaluation from primary human skin irritation test in this study.