Skin benefits of a myconoside‐rich extract from resurrection plant Haberlea rhodopensis

  title={Skin benefits of a myconoside‐rich extract from resurrection plant Haberlea rhodopensis},
  author={G. Dell'acqua and K. Schweikert},
  journal={International Journal of Cosmetic Science},
  • G. Dell'acqua, K. Schweikert
  • Published 2012
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • International Journal of Cosmetic Science
  • Resurrection plant Haberlea rhodopensis develops molecules to survive drought stress. These molecules allow the plant to resurge from a desiccation state. We have extracted a specific fraction from the plant (Haberlea extract) and found it rich, among other molecules, of a caffeoyl phenylethanoid glycoside called myconoside, a molecule extremely abundant in the plant with a potential role in survival. Peroxide‐stressed normal human dermal fibroblasts treated with the Haberlea extract, showed… CONTINUE READING
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