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|Common name||Chaste-leaf fern|
|Scientific name||Neocheiropteris ensata|
|INCI name||Neocheiropteris Ensata Extract (registration in progress)|
|Korean Cosmetic ingredient name||밤일엽추출물|
|Used part||Whole plant /|
|Potential benefits in cosmetics|
|Known active compounds|
Neocheiropteris ensata is a unique fern native to Jeju Island and Jeju is still the only place where itgrows in Korea. It forms a colony in shady or rocky areas in the mountain. It has quite noticeablecharacteristics; the yellow sori formation is normally observed in 2-4 rows on the reverse side of the leafand it keeps the leaf color green, regardless of the season. The most interesting point is that thecommon name chaste-leaf fern is attributed to its appearance that looks like the leaf of a chaste nuttree and one leaf is the whole plant. It is grown indoors as a pot plant for ornamental purposes.
This fern is not a well-known herbal medicine but used to stop bleeding and to invigorate the body asa folk medicine. The efficacy of chaste-leaf fern has not been investigated yet.