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Cudrania tricuspidata Root Extract as Whitening and Antiwrinkle Cosmetic Agent
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  • Journal title : Korean Chemical Engineering Research
  • Volume 52, Issue 6,  2014, pp.701-705
  • Publisher : The Korean Institute of Chemical Engineers
  • DOI : 10.9713/kcer.2014.52.6.701
 Title & Authors
Cudrania tricuspidata Root Extract as Whitening and Antiwrinkle Cosmetic Agent
Shin, Hyejin; Jeong, Hyangli; Hwang, Danbi; Kim, Donguk;
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Water extracts of root, leaf, branch and fruit of Cudrania tricuspidata were tested to use as natural antiwrinkle and whitening cosmetic ingredient. Root extract indicated 86.5 mg/g polyphenol concentration and 55.5 mg/g flavonoid concentration. From MTT test, root, branch and fruit extract did not show cell toxicity up to , however, leaf extract displayed significant cell toxicity in concentrations higher than . Cudrania tricuspidata root extracts displayed excellent 81% tyrosinase inhibition (whitening effect), 58% elastase inhibition (antiwrinkle effect) at and showed minor UVB absorbance. When solution and lotion formulation were made including Cudrania tricuspidata root extract, they are stable at for 21 days, but showed significant deviation in viscosity and particle size at . From the study, Cudrania tricuspidata root extract demonstrated good potential for natural whitening and antiwrinkle cosmetic agent.
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