ferulic acid

Plant-based, phenolic antioxidant that is found in bran, among other plants.

Research has shown that it provides antioxidant benefits to skin while enhancing the stability of topical applications of antioxidant vitamins C and E. It also helps defend skin against environmental assault.

References for this information:

Food and Chemical Toxicology, March 2014, pages 185-195

The Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, May 2012, pages 443-451

International Journal of Pharmaceutics, October 2010, pages 44-51

Journal of Clinical Biochemistry and Nutrition, March 2007, pages 92-100

Journal of Investigative Dermatology, October 2005, pages 826-832

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