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The Anti-aging effects of Korean Ginseng Berry in the Skin  [2010]

Yeom, M.H., RnD Center, Amorepacific Corporation, Yongin, Republic of Korea Lee, J.Y., RnD Center, Amorepacific Corporation, Yongin, Republic of Korea Kim, J.S., RnD Center, Amorepacific Corporation, Yongin, Republic of Korea Park, C.W., RnD Center, Amorepacific Corporation, Yongin, Republic of Korea et al.

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The root of Korean ginseng (Panax ginseng C.A. Meyer) is a commonly used herbal medicine in China, Korea, Japan. However, the compositions and effects of Korean ginseng berry are not clear to date. In order to investigate the anti-aging effects in the skin, Korean ginseng berry was extracted with 70% ethanol and tested the biological effects. In the results, Korean ginseng berry extract showed an excellent anti-oxidant effect against oxidative stress and decreased MMP-1 over-expression induced by UV irradiation. Especially the main component of Korean ginseng berry extract, ginsenoside Re, increased hyaluronic acid in HaCaT keratinocytes. We improved Korean ginseng berry could be a good material for the anti-aging effect of skin.

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Korean Journal of Pharmacognosy

ISSN : 0253-3073

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