Inhibitory effect of a novel combination of Salvia hispanica (chia) seed and Punica granatum (pomegranate) fruit extracts on melanin production.

@article{Diwakar2014InhibitoryEO,
  title={Inhibitory effect of a novel combination of Salvia hispanica (chia) seed and Punica granatum (pomegranate) fruit extracts on melanin production.},
  author={Ganesh Diwakar and Jatinder Rana and Lisa L. Saito and D. M. Vredeveld and Dorothy Zemaitis and Jeffrey D. Scholten},
  journal={Fitoterapia},
  year={2014},
  volume={97},
  pages={
          164-71
        }
}
In recent years, dietary fatty acids have been extensively evaluated for nutritional as well as cosmetic benefits. Among the dietary fats, the omega-3 (ω3) and omega-6 (ω6) forms of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) have been found to exhibit many biological functions in the skin such as prevention of transepidermal water loss, maintenance of the stratum corneum epidermal barrier, and disruption of melanogenesis in epidermal melanocytes. In this study, we examined the effect of chia seed… CONTINUE READING
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