Vanillyl Butyl Ether to Topically Induce Blood Cell Flux, Warming Sensation

Substances known to impart a sensation of warmth upon application are called warming agents and include capsicum (red pepper), ginger extract and vanillyl alcohol alkyl ether derivatives. Capsicum is the material used most as a warming agent in personal care; however, its side effects may include skin irritation, burning, itching and possible carcinogenicity.1 In relation, vanillyl alcohol alkyl ether derivatives, specifically vanillyl butyl ether (VBE), was investigated as an alternative, milder warming agent for personal care applications.

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