Plant and Herbs

Cimicifuga Heracleifolia extract for Skin

Cimicifuga heracleifolia is a popular traditional Chinese medicine, which has been extensively used in Asian countries for its antipyretic, anti-inflammatory, and analgesic activities.

What are the benefits of Cimicifuga heracleifolia extract for the skin?

  • Relieve menopausal symptoms: Cimicifuga heracleifolia extract can help in relieving menopausal symptoms and it could be considered a promising alternative adulterant in the market of botanical dietary supplements.
  • Can help patients with hyperinsulinism-hyperammonemia syndrome: Cimicifuga heracleifolia extract regulates insulin release by altering GDH activity in primary cultured islets and this may be used to modulate GDH activity in patients with hyperinsulinism-hyperammonemia syndrome.
  • It can treat hyperpigmentation: Cimicifuga heracleifolia would be a useful therapeutic agent for treating hyperpigmentation and an effective component in whitening and/or lightening cosmetics.
  • Anti-aging: Cimicifuga heracleifolia extract has the potential to prevent wrinkle formation by up-regulating type-1 procollagen and down-regulating MMP-1 in human dermal fibroblasts.

Who can use Cimicifuga Heracleifolia extract?

Cimicifuga Heracleifolia extract should be 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.