The Garden of Naturalsolution is a leading company in the natural cosmetic ingredients market in Korea.
It specializes in the development and supply of an extensive range of natural ingredients for cosmetic
and food industries since 2004.
|Common name||White mulberry|
|Scientific name||Morus alba|
|INCI name||Morus Alba Leaf Extract|
|Korean Cosmetic ingredient name||상엽추출물|
|Used part||Leaf /|
|Potential benefits in cosmetics||anti-inflammatory / anti-oxidant / anti-microbial / wound healing /|
|Known active compounds||apigenin, chlorogenic acid|
The white mulberry tree is mainly found growing in Korea, China, and Japan. This tree has beenregarded valuable due to its numerous utilities. The leaves are mainly used for feeding silkworms, thebark is used for making furniture and the berries are used for making wine. Many parts of the mulberrytree such as leaves, berries, and bark have diverse biological activities and have been used intraditional medicine in Asia. Mulberry leaf is often enjoyed as an herbal infusion, known for the beneficialeffects on diabetes by reducing blood-sugar level. It is also good for headaches, quenches thirsts, andalleviates skin problems.
Efficacies of hydrogel containing apigenin isolated from ethanol extract of M. alba leaves were tested,which exhibited wound healing effects in both diabetic and normal wound tissues in vivo. At the sametime, considerable anti-oxidant activities were observed. Ethanol extract of M. alba exhibited effects onbacteria-capable occurring periodontal diseases. Inhibitory effects on acute inflammation weredisplayed by the ethanol extract of M. alba leaves.