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||Silver vine, Cat powder|
|Scientific name||Actinidia polygama|
|INCI name||Actinidia Polygama Fruit Extract|
|Korean Cosmetic ingredient name||개다래추출물|
|Used part||Fruit /|
|Potential benefits in cosmetics||anti-oxidant / anti-inflammatory / anti-allergic /|
|Known active compounds||actinidiamide,α-linolenic acid, vitamin C|
Actinidia polygama, known as silver vine due to the silver/white petiole leaves, grows in the mountain-ous areas of East Asia. The yellow fruit is approximately 1.5 cm wide and 3-4 cm long, and is egg oracorn-shaped with many seeds. The fruit of A. polygama has been used as a traditional medicine inKorea for a long time to treat pain, rheumatic arthritis, kidney disease and inflammation. It has beenfound that the fruit’s vitamin C content is 10 times higher than the amount in green tea, indicating it maybe a good source of anti-oxidants.
Several researches have shown that actinidiamide from the fruit of A. polygama have inhibitory effectson beta-hexosaminidase release and on LPS-stimulated NO production, suggesting that it regulatesallergic inflammation.