Emblica officinalis (gooseberry) fruit extract
Also known as amla, the fruit extract from this Indian berry is among the richest plant sources of antioxidants, particularly the phenolic class of antioxidants which include flavonoids like gallic acid, quercetin, and rutin. These and other antioxidant compounds in gooseberry explain its remarkable ability to defend skin from numerous types of damaging free radicals.
Along with its antioxidant power, Indian gooseberry has proven to be remarkably soothing, with the ability to quiet factors in skin that stir visible signs of trouble, such as redness and increased sensitivity.
References for this information:
Nutrients, December 2016, ePublication
Pharmacological Research, September 2016, pages 180-200
Pharmacognosy Magazine, October 2015, pages S427-S433
Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, May-June 2015, pages 274-282International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Chemical Sciences, January-March 2012, pages 11-16
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