Photoprotective Effects of Topical Formulations Containing a Combination of Ginkgo biloba and Green Tea Extracts

  title={Photoprotective Effects of Topical Formulations Containing a Combination of Ginkgo biloba and Green Tea Extracts},
  author={Susi Elaine Dal Belo and Lorena Rigo Gaspar and Patr{\'i}cia Maria Berardo Gonçalves Maia Campos},
  journal={Phytotherapy Research},
  • Susi Elaine Dal Belo, Lorena Rigo Gaspar, Patrícia Maria Berardo Gonçalves Maia Campos
  • Published 2011
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Phytotherapy Research
  • The beneficial photoprotective effects of topical formulations containing combined extracts of Ginkgo biloba (GB) and green tea (GT) have not been investigated. The present study aims to assess the photoprotective effects of topical formulations containing GB and GT combined or not by applications on the dorsal skin of hairless mice prior to UVA/B irradiation. After 20 h, skin barrier damage (TEWL), erythema, histological alterations and sunburn cell formation were evaluated. The results showed… CONTINUE READING
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