Paper Mulberry Extract, Paper Mulberry, Saa (Thai Name), Paper Mulberry Extract Liquid

Product Name     : Paper Mulberry Extract Liquid

Botanical Name  Broussonetia papyrifera (L.)Vent.

Family Name      :  MORACEAE

Common Name  : Saa (Thai Name)

Part Used           : Bark

Paper mulberry is a middle-sized perennial plant commonly grown along riverbanks.
The extracts from the bark and the root of paper mulberry contains high amount of kazinol F, which acts as a tyrosinase enzyme inhibitor results in less melanin formation. Researches prove that kazinol F is more effective compare to kojic acid, ascorbic acid, and hydroquinone. Moreover, the active ingredients contain free radical scavenging property. Therefore, paper mulberry extract is used as a treatment for freckles.

Paper Mulberry Extract, Paper Mulberry, Saa (Thai Name), Paper Mulberry Extract Liquid

Active Ingredients of Paper Mulberry Extract

Active Ingredients of Paper Mulberry Extract

 

Properties & Application

- Effectiveness on inhibiting tyrosinase enzyme in guinea pigs. After the backshaved brown guinea pigs received 17/[cm. sup. 2] UV-A + UV-B for 10 minutes, 3 times at intervals of 3 days apart, the shaved areas were darkened noticeably. Then 200 l of 0.5% kazinol F solution was applied to the shaved, darkened skin every day for 4 weeks and measured the color change. The whiteness of skin treated for 4 weeks increased much more than of vehicle-treated skin.