Hawthorn (Crataegus) extract

Hawthorn fruit

Rich in natural and bioactive polyphenols, Hawthorn (Crataegus) fruit extract protects skin cells, especially keratinocytes and fibroblasts, from UV-induced damage and oxidative stress. It's is a natural ingredient that can prevent skin photoaging and preserve collagen synthesis by shielding fibroblasts and enhancing type I procollagen production.

It has been used for wound healing and dermatitis treatment in traditional medicine.  Novel studies showed that Hawthorn extract contains phenols with antimicrobial activities. It's effective against streptococcal dermal infections even if those bacterias are resistant to commonly used antibiotics.

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