Procyanidin B-2 and the Hair Growing Activity of Proanthocyanidins

May 6, 2003 | Contact Author | By: T Takahashi, A Kamimura and Y Yokoo, Tsukuba Research Laboratories; and Y Watanabe, Watanabe Dermatological Clinic
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Title: Procyanidin B-2 and the Hair Growing Activity of Proanthocyanidins
hair growth stimulantx male pattern baldnessx procyanidin B-2x proanthocyanidinsx
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The fear of suffering hair loss is a cause of unhappiness in many individuals. Consequently there is considerable demand for developing a safe and effective hair-growth stimulant. In this paper we report experiments on mice and humans showing the hair-growth stimulating effects of a natural compound procyanidin B-2 from purified apple juice as treatment for male pattern baldness.

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