Anti-inflammatory effect of hamamelis lotion in a UVB erythema test.

  title={Anti-inflammatory effect of hamamelis lotion in a UVB erythema test.},
  author={Betsy Hughes-Formella and Kerstin Bohnsack and Frank Rippke and Gerd Benner and Michael Rudolph and Irene Tausch and Johannes Gassmueller},
  volume={196 3},
BACKGROUND Although Hamamelis virginiana has long been used in the traditional treatment of skin diseases, there are few controlled clinical studies defining the extent of its anti-inflammatory action. OBJECTIVE The anti-inflammatory efficacy of pH5 Eucerin aftersun lotion with 10% hamamelis distillate, the vehicle and a prior aftersun formulation were tested in 30 healthy volunteers using a modified UVB erythema test as model of inflammation. METHODS Four UVB doses ranging from 1 to 2 MED… CONTINUE READING


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