Galanga Extract is a natural extract obtained from the roots of Kaempferia galanga using a proprietary extraction process. The resultant extract composition provides multifaceted benefits in acne fighting formulations. It could also be used in mouth washes & deodorants, moisturizers & face masks and hair care products.

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Epidemiological data and laboratory studies provide increasing evidence of the role of phytonutrients in the diet, in healthy aging and longevity. Researchers in the late 1970s noted that residents in certain areas of France who avidly consumed red wine.

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Free radical chain reactions are implicated in most degenerative biological reactions. Free radicals on the surface of the skin therefore catalyze aging. Herbal extracts contain natural compounds that scavenge free radicals, or inhibit their propagation.

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A brochure detailing Sabinsa’s new line of flavor and fragrance ingredients is now available. Please contact Sabinsa NJ office to receive a free copy of this informative publication. Call: (732)777­1111 or e­mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. This new product line covers a wide range of flavor and fragrance raw materials.

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A new brochure detailing Sabinsa’s expanding line of cosmeceutical ingredients is now available. Please contact Sabinsa NJ office to receive a ree copy of this informative publication.

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Initial benefits of oolong tea were first noticed after 1­2 weeks of treatment. Marked to moderate improvement was observed in 74 (63%) of the 118 patients after 1 month. After 6 months of treatment, a good response was still observed in 64 patients (54%). The authors attribute oolong tea’s beneficial effects in the recalcitrant AD cases to the antiallergic properties of the tea’s polyphenols.

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CosmoperineTM (*), chemically known as tetrahydropiperine, is prepared from piperine, the active principle of black pepper and long pepper. It can be added to cosmetic products (e.g. lotions, creams, balms, etc.) to improve skin penetration of the products’ active compounds

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Green tea extract by virtue of its content of catechins, particularly epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) is valued as a topical antioxidant. The stability of epigallocatechin gallate in dermatological and cosmetic formulations, prepared as creams and gels, determines its functionality as an antioxidant.

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Sabinsa® Corporation supplies several ingredients for use in topical formulations. These include fine chemicals and herbal extracts. A few are described here:

  • Aleuritic acid, a potential substitute for alpha­hydroxy acids and valued for its antioxidant action on the skin.
  • Boswellin®, the standardized extract (65% boswellic acids) from Boswellia serrata is a clinically proven anti­inflammatory agent.

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Tetrahydrocurcuminoids (THC), a derivative of curcuminoids, is finding increasing acceptance in cosmetic applications. This compound is colorless, unlike the yellow curcuminoids. It could therefore be used in color free food and cosmetic products that currently employ conventional synthetic antioxidants.

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