The dry pomegranate extract (Punica Granatum extract) is obtained from the seeds of the pomegranate.
This precious fruit contains mineral salts, such as potassium, zinc, copper, phosphorus and manganese, has a high concentration of vitamins (A, B, C, E, K), but it is especially rich in ellagic acid, punicic acid - a polyunsaturated fatty acid believed to have anti-inflammatory properties -, polyphenols and phytosterols with antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and regenerating action.
Among the numerous bioactive components, Ellagic Acid, which is also found in red fruits (raspberries, strawberries, blueberries), walnuts and Goji berries, is among those most studied for its important antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, immunomodulating and anticancer activities.
Counteracts pathological cell mutations, solar radiation damage and aging processes.
The anti-aging action is multiple: on one side it increases the synthesis of Collagen and Elastin, on the other it inhibits the enzymes that degrade them (MMP-1).
Thanks to the several active principles it contains, Pomegranate boasts soothing properties, useful to treat sensitive and irritated skin; it is in fact an optimal natural remedy we can resort to in case of chapped skin, eczema, rashes or redness due to shaving or waxing, sunburn or small
Thanks to its powerful antioxidant action, this distinctive fruit contrasts the formation of free radicals and helps fight skin damage caused by sun-rays, pollution and stress.
Pomegranate is therefore a natural anti-age remedy, useful to prevent wrinkles and other signs of time, such as loss of elasticity and tone or the appearance of dark spots.
This happens both by its direct antioxidant effect on melanin and by its chelation action on copper, which inhibits tyrosinase, a key enzyme in melanin synthesis.
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