Baikal Skullcap｜Multifunctional skin protector
Baikal skullcap (Scutellaria Baicalensis) is not only a precious material of ancient but also a plant extract commonly used in science. Scholars have extracted the effective active ingredients in the Baikal skullcap through scientific technology. Such as Baicalin, Wogonoside, Baicalein, Wogonin…etc. What kind of efficacy do these extracts have? How do reflect its effect in the formula? This article will take you to know.
Protect your skin
The compounds contained in Baikal Skullcap have the property of high UV absorption. Seo et al. (2016) found that sunscreens supplemented with Baikal Skullcap improved the product’s SPF and increased skin protection. Therefore, it is called a natural sunscreen that is gentler on the skin.
Care for sensitive skin
The main active substances of S. baicalensis, baicalein, baicalin, wogonin, wogonoside, and oroxylin A, all have the effect of soothing skin discomfort. The review article in the famous journal Pharmacological Research-Modern Chinese Medicine in 2022, also included Baikal Skullcap as a soothing ingredient in sensitivity cosmetics.
Brighten dull skin
In addition to soothing, Baikal Skullcap also has a brightening effect. Kudo et al. found that Baikal Skullcap has a whitening effect in 2017. This research provides a new option for plant extracts with whitening effects.
Fight oily skin
As a member of soothing plant extracts, Baikal Skullcap also can help reduce acne. Wogonin in Scutellaria can effectively inhibit the reaction caused by Propionibacterium acnes and achieve the effect of stabilizing the skin condition.
To sum up, Baikal Skullcap, as a famous oriental herb, its efficacy has also been confirmed by scientists. In addition, with the right formula, it can increase its effectiveness. Unicare as your skin care product formulator provides you with a variety of formula options. Welcome, Contact us!
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