Evodia rutaecarpa extract
A species of Asian tree whose fragrant fruit functions as a good anti-inflammatory agent in traditional Chinese medicine, an assertion which has been proven via topical application to human skin. It has multiple pharmacological effects when consumed orally, all due to its many chemical constituents and how they react with the body’s systems. Evodia rutaecarpa is generally not considered safe for oral consumption, especially by pregnant women. However, it has shown anti-cancer effects in vitro (Sources: www.naturaldatabase.com; European Journal of Pharmacology, January 2007, pages 211-217; Journal of Dermatological Science, April 2006, pages 13-21; and Planta Medica, October 2004, pages 904-908).