Recent in Antimicrobial (page 2 of 5)

Grapefruit Seed Extract Antimicrobial and Antioxidant

Natural Sourcing has launched a grapefruit seed extract for the preservation of natural formulations.

Antimicrobial Fusion Peptides

Defense Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) scientists in the UK have engineered antimicrobial peptides based on the human peptide LL-37 that are useful against S. aureus and/or B. cepacia, among others, as well as athlete's foot.

Multifunctional Deodorizing, Antimicrobial Additive

Schülke inc. will highlight various innovations including its multifunctional cosmetic additive combining the skin care and deodorizing properties of ethylhexylglycerin with the antimicrobial properties of phenethyl alcohol.

Researchers Find Greater Antibacterial Activity in Thyme Than Benzoyl Peroxide

Researchers from Leeds Metropolitan University have suggested that thyme may be an effective treatment for acne.

Researchers Show Antimicrobial Efficacy in Chitosan Nanoparticles for Wound Healing

Researchers at Fairleigh Dickinson University have found antimicrobial activity in chitosan nanoparticles (CNP) that may have application in wound healing.

Deo Active Derived From Alpine Lichen

At In-Cosmetics Asia, Cosmetochem International AG will be launching a deodorant and antibacterial active derived from alpine lichen.

Bakuchiol in the Management of Acne-affected Skin

Bakuchiol, a meroterpene of plant origin, is shown here to act against four major pathophysiologic features that cause acne, suggesting its use to complement and/or enhance the effectiveness of current anti-acne agents. In addition, the material is non-irritating, presents no photo- or hydrolytic- stability issues and is easy to use.

Ayurvedic Plant Derivative for Natural Anti-acne Benefits

Unigen Inc. has developed a natural anti-acne ingredient derived from an ayurvedic plant for antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and anti-scarring properties.

Organic Antimicrobials for Acne and Dandruff

Beraca has added two antimicrobial systems to its portfolio; one based on copaiba, acai and andiroba for skin care; and another based on omega-6, flavonoids, gamma oryzanol and middle chain fatty acids for hair care.

Inherent Nano-sized Microbial Warfare

Nanoemulsions have the potential to be inherently antimicrobial, according to Susan Ciotti, PhD, and David Peralta of Nanobio Corporation, a company founded on a nanoemulsion technology with antibacterial benefits.

Hand Sanitizer Actives: A Review

Hand sanitizing is a proven public health benefit that has grown globally. While alcohol is the most tested and proven active used for hand sanitizing, other actives are employed, including quats, triclosan and natural antimicrobials. Here, the authors review the benefits and limitations of various hand sanitizer actives.

Aloe Vera Found Effective for Anti-cavity in Oral Care

Aloe vera tooth gel, according to the report, eliminates pathogenic oral microflora in the mouth similar to toothpaste.