Pomegranate extract is obtained from Punica granatum, with origin from Iran. The main components of pomegranate contain: ellagic acid, anthocycanins, punicalagin, polyphenols. It has many medical benefits such as antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-angiogenesis (in cancer treatment).
Studies show that pomegranate extract is rich in polyphenols – antioxidants that help neutralize free radicals, prevent damage and repair damaged skin caused by UV rays (especially UVB), typically hyperpigmentation, age spots and skin cancer.
Some important ingredients such as anthocyanidin, ellagic acid and punicalagin in extracts have the ability to stimulate circulation and cell regeneration, this helps to regenerate, nourish and healthy skin. In particular, ellagic acid not only inhibits the enzyme that causes collagen breakdown, but also prolongs the life of fibroblasts, maintaining the integrity and elasticity of the skin structure.
Pomegranate extract has also been shown to fight chronic inflammation (caused by sunlight, polluted environment) by inhibiting pre-inflammatory cytokines, reducing MMPs, keeping the dermis in firm, preventive condition. premature aging.