beta-glucan

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Categories:
Anti-Irritants , Antioxidants

Polysaccharide, meaning that it is a sugar (e.g., starch and cellulose) that can be derived from yeast or oats. It has some antioxidant properties and is a strong anti-inflammatory agent (Sources: Journal of Drugs in Dermatology, February 2007, pages 167-170; and Free Radical Biology and Medicine, February 2001, pages 393-402). It is considered an excellent ingredient for reducing redness and other signs of sensitive skin.

See mucopolysaccharide

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