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 plum, Japanese apricot, Ume|
|Scientific name||Prunus mume|
|INCI name||Prunus Mume Flower Extract|
|Korean Cosmetic ingredient name||매화추출물|
|Used part||Flower /|
|Potential benefits in cosmetics||anti-oxidant /|
|Known active compounds||phenolic compounds, chlorogenic acid, rutin|
Prunus mume is an attractive flowering tree in the family Rosaceae, which has been widely cultivated across Asia for the last 3,000 years. Throughout Asia, the fruits are made into a sweet refreshing drink which is reported to possess tonic like properties. In Korea and Japan, plum wine made from P. mume fruits is a popular alcoholic drink. Nearly all parts of the plant can be used medicinally: the fruit to cure fevers, the juice to relieve tension, and the flower to treat eye pain and skin conditions. In recent papers, phenolic compounds have received much attention as studies indicate they may contain anti-mutagenic, anti-carcinogenic, and anti-oxidant properties.