atractylodes macrocephala root powder
A natural plant extract commonly used in Chinese and Korean herbal medicines. Applied to skin, the root of Atractylodes macrocephala has soothing and antioxidant properties.
References for this information:
Natural Product Research I, Volume 22, 2008 pages 1,418-1,427
Journal of Ethnopharmacology, November 2007, pages 212-217
The Journal of Pharmacy and Phamacology, September 2003, pages 1,275-1,282
Life Sciences, January 2002, pages 1,022-1,023
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