Plant and Herbs

Apocynum Venetum leaf extract for Body

Apocynum Venetum leaf extract, also known as “luobuma”, have long been used in traditional Chinese medicine to treat depression and hypertension in parts of China.

What are the benefits of Apocynum Venetum leaf extract?

  • Antihypertensive: Apocynum Venetum leaf extract has been reported to have a long-lasting relaxant effect and this effect has been proposed to be due to its nitric oxide(NO)-releasing and superoxide anion(SOA)-scavenging properties.
  • Other effects: It has been shown to possess anti-oxidant, antibacterial, and anti-lipid peroxidation effects.

Who can use Apocynum Venetum leaf extract?

Apocynum Venetum leaf extract is suitable for all skin types including sensitive skin and skin of colour, but do make sure to conduct a test patch to see if you are allergic to this extract.