What is Sophora Japonica Flower Extract?
Sophora Japonica aka Japanese Pagoda tree extract in skincare and cosmetics is an antioxidant and skin protecting ingredient.
Sophora Flower (Huai Hua) shows anti-irritant, anti-oxidant and glutathione enhancing (anti-aging) properties (in vitro).
More information on Sophora Japonica Flower Extract
Sophora Japonica is an extract of the flowers of the Chinese Scholar Tree or the Japanese Pagoda Tree, Sophora japonica L., Leguminosae. The dried flowers and buds of Sophora japonica are used as a medicinal herb in China, Japan and Korea to treat bleeding hemorrhoids and hematemesis. Main components of Sophora japonica include flavones, tetraglycosides, isoflavones, isoflavone tetraglycosides, triterpene glycosides, phospholipids, alkaloids, amino acids and polysaccharides. Moreover, Sophora japonica contains five main flavonoids of rutin, quercetin, isorhamnetin, isorhamnetin, genistein and kaempferol.