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Herbal Products can Provide Sun Protection

by Sheela Philomena on August 1, 2012 at 2:02 PM
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 Herbal Products can Provide Sun Protection

Asian ginseng and green tea can prevent sunburn, say researchers.

The study specifically identifies golden serpent fern (Phlebodium aureum or Polypodium leucatomos) and Asian ginseng (Panax ginseng) as herbal products that, when taken orally, may reduce the local and systemic negative effects of UV light exposure, including photoaging, increased risk of skin cancer, and harm done to immune system function.

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Sufficiently high oral doses or topical application of green tea (Camellia sinensis) may also offer photoprotection.

These natural products with proven and promising photoprotective properties are highlighted in an article in Alternative and Complementary Therapies, published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers.

Source: ANI
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