Non-fragrant plant extract that, due to its naturally occurring components known as mulberroside A and F, has shown potential to prevent excess melanin production. [1,2,3] Concentration protocols have not been established, so it’s best to look for mulberry extract in combination with other proven skin-lightening ingredients.
- Wang S, Liu X, Zhang J, Zang Y. An efficient preparation of mulberroside a from the branch bark of mulberry and its effect on the inhibition of tyosinase activity. PLoS One. 2014;9(10):e109396.
- Park K, Kim J, Hwang D, Yoo Y, Lim Y. Inhibitory effect of mulberroside A and its derivatives on melanogenesis induced by ultraviolet B radiation. Food Chem Toxicol. 2011;49(12):3038-45.
- Lee S, Choi S, Kim H, Hwang J, Lee B, Gao J, Kim S. Mulberroside F isolated from the leaves of Morus alba inhibits melanin biosynthesis. Biol Pharm Bull. 2002;25(8):1045-8.