Plant and Herbs

Ophiopogon Japonicus Root Extract for skin and body

Ophiopogon japonicus root extract has been used in traditional Chinese medicine and also a food ingredient for a long time in China.

What are the benefits of Ophiopogon Japonicus Root Extract?

  • It moisturizes the skin: ophiopogon japonicus root extract helps to moisturize the skin and prevent dryness.
  • It is an antioxidant: the root of Ophiopogon japonicus contained 17 different homoisoflavonoid compounds. Two major isolated homoisoflavonoid compounds (methylophiopogonanone A and methylophiopogonanone B) showed high antioxidant content.
  • It contains steroidal saponins, homoisoflavonoids, and polysaccharides: which exhibited many pharmacological activities, such as cardiovascular protection, anti-inflammation, anticancer, immunomodulation, cough relief, antimicrobial, and anti-diabetes.
  • It is anti-inflammatory: there are studies showing that ophiopogon japonicus root extract can soothe and calm atopic dermatitis because of its anti-inflammatory properties.

Who can use it?

Ophiopogon japonicus root extract is suitable for all skin types including sensitive skin and skin of colour, but you should make sure you do not have any allergic reaction to this root extract.