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||Chinese lespedeza, Chinese bush clover, Silky bush clover, Sericea|
|Scientific name||Lespedeza cuneata|
|INCI name||Lespedeza Cuneata Extract|
|Korean Cosmetic ingredient name||비수리추출물|
|Used part||Whole plant /|
|Potential benefits in cosmetics||anti-oxidant /|
|Known active compounds||beta-sitosterol, quercetin, kaempferol, pinitol, avicuralin|
Chinese lespedeza, also known as Chinese bush clover, sericea lespedeza, or sericea, is a species offlowering plant in the Fabaceae family. It is native to Asia and eastern Australia. The plant is a perennialherb with branches reaching a maximum height of about 2 m. The stems are covered densely in leavesand the flowers occur singularly or in clusters of up to 3 in the leaf axils. The flowers are purple, cream,white, or yellow. Chinese lespedeza has been used as a traditional remedy for coughing and asthma.It has also been medicinally used for the treatment of testicular tuberculosis, hernia, enuresis, dentalcaries, toothache, and skin ulcers. Many active compounds were isolated from the leaves of Chineselespedeza, such as quercetin, kaempferol, and trifolin, which are natural flavonoids. Some of the studiesshowed that this medicinal plant has anti-oxidant activity suggesting the potential of development ofuseful natural anti-oxidants.