A plant used in Chinese medicine for a varitety of ailments. Some research has shown this extract to have skin-soothing and antioxidant properties. There is no research showing extracts of this plant have any benefitÎ¾when applied toÎ¾skin. It does contain glucoside and polysaccharide, but whether these can affect skin through topical application of the extract is unknown.
References for this information:
British Journal of Pharmacology, December 2000, issue 7, pages 1285-1293