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||Japanese hawthorn|
|Scientific name||Crataegus cuneata|
|INCI name||Crataegus Cuneata Fruit Extract|
|Korean Cosmetic ingredient name||일본산사나무열매추출물|
|Used part||Fruit /|
|Potential benefits in cosmetics||anti-oxidant /|
|Known active compounds||cuneataol, hyperoside, proanthocyanidins, flavan-3-ol|
Crataegus cuneata is in the large plant family Rosaceae. Its properties include sour, sweet, and slightlywarm. In Traditional Oriental Medicine, C. cuneata has been used to treat digestive stagnation, toinvigorate blood circulation, and in the treatment of hyperlipidaemia. It has also been used as a remedyto normailze cardiac activity. Recent research has indicated a water decoction of the root is effective inimproving male fertility.
Extracts of C. cuneata fruit have also displayed anti-oxidant properties by effectively scavengingsuperoxide anion and hydroxyl free radical produced through oxidative stress.