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Mastic liposome treatment for shiny and impure skin

  title={Mastic liposome treatment for shiny and impure skin},
  author={Franziska Wandrey and Daniel Schmid},
Mastic is the resin harvested from the Pistacia lentiscus trees from the Greek island of Chios. It has been used as a precious natural remedy against various ailments since ancient times. The water-insoluble oleoresin was made available for skin care application by stabilising it in a liposomal preparation. In this form, mastic inhibits the sebum production enhancing enzyme 5a-reductase type I in vitro. In clinical studies with volunteers suffering from oily skin and impurities it was shown… 

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