Patent Pick: White Rose and Gartanin Anti-aging


Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's technology is a skin-lightening, anti-wrinkle composition based on white rose petal extract and a gartanin derivative.

Cosmetic composition to whiten skin and alleviate wrinkles
WIPO Patent Application WO/2015/163528
Publication date: Oct. 29, 2015
Assignee: Chungbuk National University Industry-Academic Cooperation Foundation and Gangneung-Wonju National University Industry Academy Cooperation Group

Disclosed in this patent application is a cosmetic composition including white rose extract and a gartanin derivative isolated from it as the active ingredients.

According to the inventors, the composition is safe for skin. It prevents melanin production by inhibiting tyrosinase activity, thereby having a whitening effect, and exhibits wrinkle-alleviating effects by inhibiting MMP-1 activity.

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