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.
|Scientific name||Fucus vesiculosus|
|INCI name||Fucus Vesiculosus Extract|
|Korean Cosmetic ingredient name||블래더랙앨지추출물|
|Used part||Whole plant /|
|Potential benefits in cosmetics||anti-aging / anti-oxidant / anti-bacterial / anti-fungal /|
|Known active compounds||fucoidan, phlorotannins|
Fucus vesiculosus, commonly known as bladderwrack, is a brown kelp species commonly growing onthe coast of the Atlantic, the Baltic, Irish, and North seas. It is easily recognized by its floating bladdersalong the fronds. It is an edible seaweed popular as a seasoning and used as a dietary supplement tosupport thyroid health.
The stem of F. vesiculosus, the thallus which is mucilaginous has traditionally been used for wounds, tosoothe skin irritation, and to reduce inflammation. It was used as an alternative medicine for thyroiddisorders including underactive thyroid and iodine deficiency. In dermatology, it is used for treatingburns and healing topical ulcers. Recent studies of bladderwrack report that it improves contraction offibroblast-populated collagen gels by enriching integrin molecules and the aqueous extract of itdecreased thickness and increased elasticity in cheek skin by topical application.