💬 what is Alpha arbutin?
Alpha-arbutin is a natural active substance extracted from the leaves of Arctostaphylos uva-ursi, a perennial evergreen shrub belonging to the Ericaceae family. It has hydrophilic glucose residues and phenolic hydroxyl groups, which can inhibit the bioactivity of tyrosinase and reduce the formation of melanin in cells, thereby whitening the skin. Therefore, Alpha-arbutin is widely used as a skin-whitening agent and tyrosinase inhibitor.
where is it extracted from?
Alpha-arbutin is a natural active substance derived from a perennial evergreen small shrub plant of the genus Ursa in the rhododendron family. It has hydrophilic glucose residues and phenol groups, which can inhibit the biological activity of tyrosinase, reduce the formation of cellular melanin, and play a whitening effect. Therefore, Alpha-arbutin is widely used as a skin whitening agent and tyrosinase inhibitor.
💬What are the benefits of it?
Alpha-arbutin has a variety of skin care benefits, including:
1.Whitening skin: Alpha-arbutin can inhibit the activity of tyrosinase in the skin, block the formation of melanin, and accelerate the decomposition and excretion of melanin, thereby reducing skin pigmentation, removing stains and freckles.
2.Anti-inflammatory and bactericidal: Alpha-arbutin is a plant extract, has a certain anti-inflammatory and bactericidal effect, can treat some skin diseases, such as seborrheic dermatitis, acne and so on.
3.Antioxidant: Alpha-arbutin contains certain flavonoids, which have antioxidant effects, can resist the damage of free radicals, and delay skin aging.
4.Moisturizing: The glucose residues in Alpha-arbutin can play a moisturizing role, making the skin more hydrated and smooth.
💬How effective is Alpha-arbutin in whitening?
The whitening effect of Alpha-arbutin is widely recognized. It can effectively inhibit the activity of tyrosinase in the skin, block the formation of melanin, and accelerate the decomposition and excretion of melanin, thereby reducing skin pigmentation and removing freckles and freckles.
Compared with other whitening ingredients, Alpha-arbutin’s whitening effect is more gentle, and will not cause excessive irritation and damage to the skin, and it is suitable for people with various skin types. In addition, Alpha-arbutin also has anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antioxidant, moisturizing and other effects, which can comprehensively improve the quality and appearance of the skin.
It should be noted that when using skincare products containing Alpha-arbutin, it is still necessary to conduct a skin test to confirm that there is no allergic reaction before normal use.
💬What fields Alpha arbutin can be used for?
Alpha arbutin has been widely used in many fields.
1. In the field of food, alpha arbutin can be used as an antioxidant and preservative to increase the shelf life and nutritional value of food. Some beverages, fruit juices, pastries, chocolate and other products have begun to add alpha arbutin.
2. In the field of health products, alpha arbutin can be used in the production of health food and health products to prevent and treat cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, liver disease, obesity and other diseases.
3. In the field of medicine, alpha arbutin can be used as a Chinese herbal medicine for the production of traditional Chinese medicine preparations for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases, hyperlipidemia, diabetes, liver disease, etc. At the same time, some pharmaceutical companies have developed alpha-arbutin tablets, capsules and other drugs.
4. In addition, alpha arbutin can also be used in the field of cosmetics, with obvious antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, blood pressure, blood sugar, blood lipid and other biological activities, has a protective effect on the skin.
In short, alpha arbutin is a natural ingredient with a variety of biological activities and health benefits, and has been widely used in many fields.