Litchiderm® LS 9704 is derived from lychee extract. The lychee is used for many applications. In the Chinese pharmacopeia, Semen Litchi (Lychee seed) ¬´Li Zhi ¬ª is recommended for its astringent, analgesic, stomachic and fortifying properties. With stress and aging, skin gets into a ¬´depressed¬ª state easily perceivable by a dull complexion. Different tracers of UV and oxidative stress have been monitored to demonstrate that acting at the source allows maintaining healthy and radiant skin. With LitchidermTM, the skin is comprehensively protected, and appears delightfully blooming, by protecting the skin against dehydration, oxidative stress and accelerated intrinsic and extrinsic aging.
- free radical scavenging similar to vitamin E
- significant inhibition of MMP-1(Matrix Metallo Proteinase: a tracer of oxidative stress)
- reduction of negative effects of UV irradiation on cell metabolism