The cherry blossom tree is itself a thing of beauty and now scientists have said that its extract is a promising functional ingredient in skin care products due to its anti-inflammatory properties which have been proven in vitro and in vivo.
A recent study suggests that plum vinegar extract of cherry blossom is a rich source of caffeic acid and other phenolic anti-oxidants.
Cherry blossom is known for its rich anti-oxidant levels and soothing properties. Rich in essential fatty acids, Sakura is an elegant symbol of Japanese beauty, like the rose represents the beauty of the west.
Cherry blossom is related to the rose, rosaceae, the rose family.
Cherry blossom extract recommended for skin care due to anti-inflammatory effect
By Andrew McDougall+, 13-Jan-2015