Turmeric is a perennial herb belonging to the genus Turmeric of the ginger family, and is a traditional Chinese medicine. The anti-cancer component in turmeric is called "curcumin", which is the most important chemical component of turmeric to play a pharmacological role, with antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-angiogenic and anti-tumor pharmacological effects, and no obvious adverse effects.
Currently, the product concept of plant extracts is rather broad. According to the composition of the extracted plants, glycosides, acids, polyphenols, polysaccharides, terpenoids, flavonoids, alkaloids, etc. are formed; according to the properties of the final products, they can be classified as plant oils, infusions, powders, crystals, etc. Turmeric extract is derived from the dried rhizome of Turmeric, family Gingeraceae. It contains volatile oil, the main components of the oil are curcumin, aromatic curcumin, curcumene, etc.; the yellow substance is curcumin. So what are the applications of turmeric extract in cosmetics?
What are the applications of turmeric extract in cosmetics?
In cosmetics, turmeric extract components are most commonly used as anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, fragrance additives and pigments. Turmeric extract is most commonly used in skin care products because there is a lot of information (in vivo tests) that it has antioxidant capacity. Turmeric extract is also considered to be the first choice for the prevention and treatment of a range of skin conditions such as psoriasis, acne, wounds, burns, eczema, sunburn and prevention of aging. While most studies confirm its anti-cancer, anti-cancer and antioxidant properties are achieved orally, there are also studies showing that topical application of turmeric is effective in reducing inflammation as well as anti-microbial. It has also been shown to work synergistically with another natural anti-inflammatory ingredient, pineapple protease. You can find this ingredient in personal care products such as body washes, facial moisturizers/creams, cleansers, anti-aging serums, sunscreens, bath oils, exfoliators/scrubs, baby products, bubble baths, weight loss creams, and tanning creams. Buy from turmeric extract supplier Ace Bio.
Safety of Turmeric Extract
The FDA considers turmeric to be a safe food additive. In conclusion, turmeric extract ingredients are non-toxic and non-irritating and can be safely used in processed cosmetic products. However, there is some evidence that long-term high-dose oral administration of turmeric extract may be toxic to the liver. It is also worth noting that turmeric is a strong fragrance and may cause skin irritation in some people.
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