Relevant Research: Skincare with Flowers

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  • Scientists from Guangzhou, China, examined the potential anti-inflammatory effects that cherry blossoms have on the skin, and their research suggests that cherry blossom extract could be an effective ingredient in skincare formulas because it reduces nitric oxide production, which in turn, reduces redness and inflammation.
     
  • Researchers from Canada found that dandelion leaf and flower extracts significantly protect from UVB irradiation.
     
  • Studies reveal that topical applications of chamomile can be effective in treating eczema. In fact, it was found to be about 60 percent as effective as 0.25 percent hydrocortisone cream.
     
  • Researchers found that jasmine essential oil can help with wound healing by accelerating collagen formation and improving the antioxidant status in the wound tissue.