Zanthoxylum alatum Extract Inhibits Skin Sensitivity

July 24, 2009 | Contact Author | By: G. Guglielmini and A. Cristoni, Indena S.p.A.
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Keywords: Zanthoxylum alatum | Huajiao | soothing efficacy | cutaneous thermal sensitivity | scalp sensitivity

Abstract: A lipophilic extract from the fruits of the Chinese plant Zanthoxylum alatum Roxb can be diluted with oleyl alcohol to yield a cometic ingredient that soothes sensitive skin.

A lipophilic extract has been prepared form the fruits of Zanthoxylum alatum Roxb., a Chinese plant used in China as a spice, and credited with reducing mouth irritation due to food.