Rhubarb extract

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Description

Action

  • High anti-radical activity;
  • Significant skin whitening effect due to increased inhibition of tyrosinase – an enzyme involved in melanin synthesis;
  • Well suited for use in skin (and hair) whitening products.

Origin

Due to their beneficial effect on health, rhubarb has been used in traditional medicine for almost 5000 years, and today it is also increasingly used in topical skincare products. The plant has a high
the concentration of tannin, vitamins, and phenolic compounds that contribute to its anti-radical, photoprotective, and whitening activities.