Scutellaria baicalensis extract is a light yellow powder obtained by extraction and drying of Scutellaria baicalensis, which can be used in cosmetics and medicine. What are the functions and effects?
It can be used in cosmetics:
Scutellaria baicalensis extract as a cosmeceutical component, its main pharmacological effects are as follows:
① It can inhibit various skin pathogenic fungi, which has anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic effects. Scutellaria baicalensis has an inhibitory effect on a variety of Gram-positive bacteria, Gram-negative bacteria, and pathogenic skin fungi. In terms of anti-allergic reactions, baicalin has a stronger effect than glycosides.
②Absorbs ultraviolet rays, it has anti-allergic effect, and has a certain repairing effect on sunburned skin: Scutellaria baicalensis is a good skin scavenger. In terms of sun protection, baicalin can absorb ultraviolet rays, remove oxygen free radicals, inhibit the production of melanin, and make the skin clean and smooth. Studies have shown that if the content of Scutellaria baicalensis reaches 0.8 g/ml, its sun protection index can reach SPF354, Baicalin can inhibit Propionibacterium acnes: vitro experiments have shown that the effect of baicalin in inhibiting Propionibacterium acnes at the same concentration is twice that of metronidazole and 115 times that of erythromycin.
③ It has antioxidant effect: Current studies have shown that the free radical scavenging activity of flavonoids is closely related to the number and structure of phenolic hydroxyl groups contained in them. Its zinc baicalin and copper baicalin have obvious scavenging effect on superoxide free radicals and protect skin cells from excessive oxidation of oxygen free radicals.
④ Based on the skin care pharmacology of Scutellaria baicalensis extract, medical skin care products are often added to the soft film powder as a mask, which has the skin whitening, freckle removal and acne removal efficacy, or added to whitening cosmetics, acne treatment products, anti-allergic products and sunscreen products in a certain proportion, combined with its free radical scavenging effect, showing that the extract has increased skin metabolism, increased skin bulletSex and wrinkle resistance, which can be used in anti-aging cosmetics; In addition, the extracts of Scutellaria baicalensis can also be used as anti-inflammatory agents, sebum secretion inhibitors and moisturizers.
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