Sun protection in a pill: the photoprotective properties of Polypodium leucotomos extract

@article{ElHaj2015SunPI,
  title={Sun protection in a pill: the photoprotective properties of Polypodium leucotomos extract},
  author={Nura El-Haj and N. Goldstein},
  journal={International Journal of Dermatology},
  year={2015},
  volume={54}
}
Physical blocks (i.e. wearing appropriate clothing), exposure avoidance, and the use of sunscreens are the main methods of photoprotection currently used. However, phytochemical and natural botanical extracts such as polypodium leucotomos, a tropical fern found in Central and South America, demonstrate a strong potential as adjuncts to sunscreen protection. 
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